**SEARCH EXTENDED** City of Portland Public Health Director/Administrator

City of Portland Public Health Director/Administrator
Health and Human Services Department – SEARCH EXTENDED – The Public Health Administrator/Director serves as the Director of the Public Health Division for the City of Portland – This professional, senior leadership position involves work directing municipal public health programs within the context of core public health functions. This position is responsible for the overall administration of the City of Portland’s public health programs, including development of program policy, assessment of community needs, and assessment of the available resources to meet these needs. This position requires responsibility for overall leadership on public health issues, financial management, long range and strategic planning for public health programs. The Public Health Administrator/Director is responsible for the promotion of the public’s health and emerging public health issues within the community and within City government. The Public Health Administrator/Director establishes standard operating procedures, works within union contracts, supervises the selection of Division personnel and is responsible for the development of the Public Health Division’s budget. This position, or their designee, serves as the Local Health Officer.
Extensive experience in public health administration and management, with a master’s degree in public health or a related field, a degree in business or public administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following skills and abilities: Extensive knowledge on public health issues in policy arenas. Financial management experience with multiple public and private funding sources and third-party payors. Proven ability to work independently to achieve goals and objectives, and cooperatively with other service providers in program planning implementation. Ability to effectively delegate responsibilities to Division staff. Proven ability to write grants, develop contracts and negotiate financial arrangements to improve the public’s health. Experience effectively developing and promoting public health policy at all levels of government. Excellent communication skills to promote public health issues, topics and programs and ability to articulate core functions to varied audiences. Well-versed in the dynamics of organizational communication and practices and effective communication within the organization and in the community. Ability to utilize technology in data collection, analysis and dissemination. Active involvement in national, state and local public health professional associations. Necessary Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. Must have and maintain a good driving record. Salary range: $87,165 – $104,072 annually.

TO APPLY and for further details on this position, please visit our Job Posting at https://selfservice.portlandmaine.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, as they are received, through Friday, February 28, 2020.

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

City of Portland, Maine
Human Resources Office
389 Congress St., Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
Tel (207) 874-8624
Fax (207) 874-8937

Community Health Educator

Redington Fairview General Hospital’s Education Department is seeking one qualified individual with experience in assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of community health education programs and resources. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, self-directed, organized and willing to engage our community through health promotion. This position is full time (40 hours/week) and requires flexibility in schedule and a valid Maine Driver’s License. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills and strong presentation and public speaking skills. Must demonstrate the ability to establish clear project goals and objectives. Experience in group facilitation with varying age groups is preferred. Computer applications experience including Microsoft and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Education is preferred. Visit www.rfgh.net to apply.

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living – MaineGeneral Health

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living, 40 hrs

MaineGeneral Health
149 North Street
Waterville, Maine, 04901
United States

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our customers and caregivers. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting full time opportunity for an individual to join our team as Health Educator Specialist. The primary role of this position is to assist the Program Coordinator with the development and implementation of activities for Substance Use Prevention and Expanded Recovery grant in the MaineGeneral Health service area. If you have a passion for service excellence, we want to hear from you!


  • Assists Prevention & Healthy Living Team with needs assessments, program design, implementation and evaluation. 
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks and projects to ensure timely completion. 
  • Maintains data tracking spreadsheets, inputting data and performing quality assurance audits. 
  • Assists with special events and projects, communicating with partners/sponsors and ensuring availability of resources/materials. 
  • Interacts and responds to patients and communities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health or related field preferred 
  • 1 or more years of health education instruction experience is preferred 
  • Group facilitation experience and skills 
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred 
  • Substance Use Prevention experience strongly preferred 
  • Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications 
  • Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities 
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Confident and effective oral and written communication skills


Position Highlights:

  • Generous earned program plan
  • Robust employee wellness program 
  • Full time benefits package to include, health, dental, and retirement plan options

FMI: https://mainegeneral.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=6100&site=4

Development Coordinator (Independent Contractor)

Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic (PRHDR) is a 501 c 3 non-profit corporation based out of Portland, Maine. The two-pronged mission of PRHDR is to deliver primary care services to patients in an underserved region in the northern mountains of the Dominican Republic, and to train Maine healthcare profession students in a resource limited global environment. The program was created 24 years ago and boasts continuity of care for patients and interdisciplinary training of healthcare profession students. Now is a critical time for the organization as we plan to grow and evolve

The Development Coordinator is a non-staff independent contractor who will support the organizational growth of Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic through fundraising efforts and public relations to ensure sustainable resources for mission partners, volunteers, and future program needs. The Development Coordinator will report to the President of the Board of Directors and will be a main player on the board’s fundraising committee to maintain and grow the donor and grant based fundraising plan that expands on PRHDR’s 24-year history of success.

This position is budgeted for 12-15 hours weekly, is time-contracted to a negotiable term, and is renewable with the same or expanded hours based on net revenue raised in the contract period. It is the vision of the PRHDR board based on the success of this role to eventually evolve to full time staff and office space based on revenue raised. There is potential growth for the consultant based on success for more hours and responsibilities. At this time there is no office space, therefore the coordinator will be required to work from home and meet remotely with Board Members on an as needed basis.


Development Tasks

• Build upon existing Annual Fund plan to solicit past donors, program alumni, corporations, and new donors
• Identify, propose, and collaborate to secure new revenue through grant funding as a means of strengthening PRHDR’s impact and sustainability in accordance with our mission and vision
• Manage and update PRHDR’s constituent data in Donor Snap and Constant Contact
• Act as support to trip volunteers fundraising for PRHDR
• Train volunteers and Board members to assist with fundraising, communications, or other administrative needs as needed to complete initiatives
• Coordinate special fundraising events agreed to by the board
• Document fundraising costs and revenue in collaboration with the Treasurer of the Board

Marketing/Public Relations Tasks

● Assist in the planning of public relations and fundraising materials, including brochures, flyers, forms, correspondence with donors, invitations, email, newsletter and website material. Collaborate with the Web site and Communications Board chairs on design and production
● Create and disseminate marketing materials for special fundraising events
● Create and disseminate annual appeal campaign with Board approval
● Assist President and volunteers with stewardship and acknowledgement processes


Professional Competencies
● Preference for three years development and fundraising experience
● Demonstrated effectiveness in raising funds from individuals, corporations, foundations, and grantors
● Strong organizational and project management skills
● Ability to initiate, plan, and implement projects within a budget agreed to by the Board of PRHDR and to report finances on time and accurately
● Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to craft compelling documents to engage a wide range of stakeholders
● Successful experience in grant writing
● Knowledge of nonprofit fundraising rules under Maine and federal regulations
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office systems, donor database management, Facebook

Personal Competencies
• Commitment to gaining a thorough understanding of the PRHDR mission and goals
● Highly efficient, innovative, flexible thinker
● Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
● Prior exposure to service-learning and/or cross cultural programs is desirable


Independent contractor. Contract terms are negotiable.


Submit cover letter and resume to Alex Beggs at Alex.Beggs@Maine.edu by Jan 1st 2020