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LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT (Contingent Upon Funding) Policy Analyst Project R.E.N.E.W. Los Angeles County In preparation for possible funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently recruiting for several Policy Analysts to assist the Project Director of the proposed project, Renew Environments for Nutrition, Exercise & Wellness in Los Angeles County (RENEW LAC). If funded, this project will implement a two-year countywide initiative that will focus on policy, system-level, and environmental changes to prevent obesity, improve nutrition, and increase physical activity among all children and adults in the county. The initiative will encompass more than 10 interventional strategies and will partner with local city and community leaders, governmental agencies, and community-based organizations, including the 30+ County of Los Angeles departments, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, two city public health departments (Long Beach and Pasadena), and a large number of diverse community-based organizations. The Policy Analyst will help direct one of several units within RENEW LAC, focusing on specific community interventions to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Hiring is contingent on receipt of the CDC funding. Please note that this will be a two-year contract position. The position will report directly to the Project Director of the RENEW LAC project. Appointments to positions are contingent upon funding. Salary range: $5833 - $7333 per month Job functions: Manages project activities, including oversight of contractors and consultants in assigned area of the Project. Helps direct daily operation and administration of RENEW LAC, including working with key programs within the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and other units in DPH. Guides nutrition and physical activity policy development process among RENEW LAC partners, works with partners to develop and implement community action plans, and ensures progress toward policy passage and implementation. Works with partners to identify technical assistance needs and ensure that TA needs are met. Helps convene key workshops, coalitions and partnerships including the Leadership Team (comprised of elected officials, businesses, philanthropic organizations, and CBO leaders) and the Community Coalition. Monitors unit budget, monthly reports, milestones, and key accomplishments Helps prepare reports for CDC and communicates updates and project findings to key stakeholders. th Location: Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, 3530 Wilshire Boulevard, 8 Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in public health or a related field-AND- at least 2 year of experience in public health or a related field, -OR- a Bachelor's degree in public health or a related field -AND- at least 4 years of experience in public health or a related field. Desirable Qualifications: Experience in policy development, adoption and/or implementation Content expertise in nutrition and/or physical activity promotion Experience in program planning, evaluation, and grant management. If interested, please submit the following documents: Cover letter describing interest and qualifications, and a resume or curriculum vitae. Please submit documents to the attention of: Dr. Paul Simon, Director, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury th Prevention, 3530 Wilshire Boulevard, 8 Floor, Los Angeles, California 90010, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (213) 351-2713. THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL COUNTY EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT. Hiring contingent on receiving funding from the CDC
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