Job Posting for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Assistant Contact Coordinator

Join an exciting new initiative bringing together health care providers and community organizations to build and implement programs that address the social determinants of health and address root causes of health inequity.  

The Office of Health Equity is seeking an Assistant Contract Coordinator to provide support to the Contract Coordinator in overseeing contracts, while fostering strategic partnerships between vendors, community health centers, and organizations that support the specific and varied needs of geographic communities and priority populations, such as community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Serving Organizations. The Assistant Contract Coordinator will demonstrate a strong commitment to establishing and maintaining harmonious and supportive working relationships with community members, organizations, and others through effective communication—coupled with the ability to engage, seek out and value the input of diverse partners. In addition to monitoring day-to-day program needs and outcomes, the incumbent will support fiscal oversight of all identified contracts. This position will support capacity building engagement, review budgets, budget amendments, and vendor invoices ensuring the vendors are in compliance with state and federal audit requirements. The incumbent will also coordinate with internal fiscal and grants compliance teams across the Department to ensure appropriate oversight of the contracts and implement standards of best practices for subrecipient monitoring.

The Office of Health Equity (OHE) works to address social determinants so everyone can attain their full health potential. We acknowledge the history of structural racism and its impact on health. All efforts are centered on dismantling ableist systems, ensuring equitable access, and supporting the needs of people with disabilities. People with lived experience in these communities and/or in protected classes are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • passionate about and familiar with the social determinants of health and their measurement;
  • has at least 3 years of experience in administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration; and
  • a deep understanding of and ability to apply a health, racial and disability equity approach to work.

To see the complete job posting and to apply, click here.

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