The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has an immediate opening for one full-time policy analyst to support the Center’s Tribal public health work and other projects.
The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.
We expect that the person hired for this position will devote a substantial portion of their time to supporting the Center’s public health policy work with Tribal communities and Tribal public health advocates. Minimum qualifications include: experience working with Tribal governments or Native-led organizations, or experience living in a Native Nation; good writing and communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues or ideas using language appropriate to audiences of specialists or non-specialists; and demonstrated attention to detail. Candidates must also be able to work under short deadlines, and to work effectively with community partners of many backgrounds. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field relevant to Tribal public health, is also required. Preferred qualifications include any of the following: a certificate in Tribal public health or public health, or a master’s degree in Tribal public health, public health, public health administration, public policy or a similar field; experience in food and agriculture policy development, active transportation policy development, or Tribal public health policy; knowledge of child care regulations and policies; and/or knowledge of relevant research and analytical methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. This is a fulltime, grant-funded position working out of St. Paul, and is dependent on the continued availability of funding.
To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to email@example.com; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than January 31, 2020.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law- Public Health Law Center
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.