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Community Health Information Specialist

Salary: $45,000-$53,000
Location: Remote

The Institute for People, Place, and Possibility (IP3) is seeking a Community Health Information Specialist to support Community Commons and IP3 Assess. The position is ideal for someone with interest, curiosity, and experience in public health, equity, and community well-being, and a desire to grow skills in information management and data analysis. For IP3 Assess (60%), the Specialist will help prepare data used in community health assessments, including health, environment, economy, education, food and other topic areas. For Community Commons (40%), the Specialist will support the database team with categorizing web-based resources, collecting metadata, writing descriptions, etc.

Duties will include:

60% Data Support for IP3 Assess

  • Source data from public databases including the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services among others

  • Process and prepare geospatial datasets for use with IP3 Assess

  • Write metadata and documentation for sourced data

  • Perform quality assurance checks on prepared datasets

  • Support internal process development and improvement


40% Information Support for Community Commons

  • Curate and categorize resources (e.g., publications, podcasts, videos) 

  • Write metadata for identified resources 

  • Source images and stage identified resources

  • Perform quality assurance checks on existing Community Commons resources

  • Support internal process development and improvement


Experience and Qualifications 

Ideal candidates have the following qualifications: 


  • Bachelor's degree or higher or commensurate knowledge and experience

  • Experience supporting Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA), Community Health Assessments (CHA), Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIP) or similar community assessments (preferred)

  • Familiarity working with publicly accessible datasets from sources such as the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Experience preparing, analyzing and validating large datasets

  • Exceptionally high attention to detail

  • Clear, concise writing and copy editing skills

  • Fluency in spreadsheet programs such as Excel

  • Experience working in databases 

  • Experience or interest in learning Tableau, R, Python, AirTable, ArcGIS, QGIS and/or comparable data analysis tools

The IP3 team is fully remote and uses virtual collaboration platforms including Zoom, Google Workspace, Slack and Basecamp. Team members are expected to telecommute for this position. This position will be supervised by the Project Director, Research and Learning. As an organization with the core mission to advance well-being and equity, IP3 is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in hiring. People with disabilities, LGBTQIA2+ people, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Commitment & Compensation

This is a full-time, salaried position, working 40 hours per week with a salary range of $45,000 – $53,000 per year depending on qualifications. Benefits include a flexible work environment, flexible paid time off; access to group health insurance; a home office stipend, and a commitment to work-life balance.


Submission Requirements

 Submissions must be received by 11:59 PST on October 30, 2022 to be considered.

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