Job Opportunity: Interim (includes access to the City's health insurance)

Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator Job Opportunities

Posted: 10/26/2021

Rate: $29.00 - $41.00 per hour

The City of Sioux Falls Health Department is accepting applications for an interim Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator. The qualified applicant should be a detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects in a public health environment. The Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator will plan, organize, and implement a comprehensive externally-focused community engagement strategy for the Health Department, with the goal of advancing community health. Activities will include; collaborating with department staff to strategize, coordinate, develop, and implement marketing, communications, and community engagement plans in support of the department’s mission, goals, and initiatives; creating, managing, and implementing comprehensive multimedia programming, including internet, social media platforms, website management, and other digital communication channels, for the Health Department to communicate the department’s activities and initiatives, and inform the community on topical health issues; researching public opinion, knowledge, and perception on key health issues and engaging diverse internal and external stakeholder segments to build awareness and effectively disseminate accurate and timely health information; and forging relationships with stakeholders and facilitating outreach to diverse and medically-underserved populations to advance health equity.

This is an interim position, meaning a non-civil service 40 hours per week position with no benefits except access to the City of Sioux Falls’ health insurance program.

Qualifications and Skills:

A bachelor’s degree in public health, communications, social sciences, or other related field is required.  Wage is based on experience, and two (2) years’ experience in a community engagement, communications, public relations, or public health position is preferred. 

Apply today to become part of ONE Team and help us take care of today for a better tomorrow! This job listing is open until filled. EOE.

Positions at Public Health Department are subject to the CMS Covid-19 vaccination requirements.

Our Culture:

Our core values of safety, teamwork, innovation, character and respect build community from the inside out. Employees’ top culture drivers include a strong sense of accomplishment, growth through learning and training, and supportive colleagues. Team members achieve job satisfaction every day with the knowledge that their service positively impacts the high quality of life this community enjoys. 

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