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Health Coordinator

Health Coordinator
1.00
Salary
$51,740.40
Starting salary may be adjusted up to $57,456.00 based on previous experience.
Medical, dental & vision, paid vacation, sick time and 9 holidays/year. Life insurance provided, as well as long and short term disability coverage.
The retirement plan, with MCC contribution of 7%, begins after six months of employment.

For Canada, the minimum starting salary would be $57,218.00 CAD.

This position offers to work from 0.8 to 1.0 of FTE

*Some locations have higher starting salaries based on cost of living difference.

Akron, PA or Winnipeg, MB (preferred); hybrid work options possible; remote work in the United States or Canada where MCC is a registered employer .
 
The city of Lancaster, PA is home to a population of 59,600 people. As of 2017, 11.3% of Lancaster city, PA residents were born outside of the country. Akron, PA. Akron PA (pop 3,500) is a small town in Lancaster County, Pa., about 10 miles from Lancaster city.

Lancaster County is home to large Mennonite, Amish and Brethren in Christ communities
characterized by theological as well as racial/ethnic and cultural diversity in addition to many other church traditions. Millersville University, Franklin and and Marshall College, and Elizabethtown College (founded by Church of the Brethren) are located in Lancaster County. There are a number of smaller private, Bible and community colleges.

Approximately 70 MCC U.S. staff work in Akron. The Akron office is an open office environment.

Winnipeg is a city of approximately 700,000 people located on the Red River, 108 km’s north of the US border. Being near the center of Canada, it is a major transportation center. The city’s population is fairly diverse, representing people from many different cultures. Most of the people are English speaking with French, Filipino and Chinese being other predominant languages. There are about 65,000 First Nations people living in Winnipeg.

Oct 10, 2022
Nov 21, 2022
Indeterminate
All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to: a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active participation in a Christian church or Christian community; and nonviolent peacemaking. MCC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to employment equity. MCC values diversity and invites all qualified candidates to apply.

Organizational values and culture: All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active church membership; and nonviolent peacemaking. MCC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to employment equity. MCC values diversity and invites all qualified candidates to apply.

Essential:
•    Bachelors degree
•    3-5 years relevant experience
o    3-5 years of intercultural experience.
o    3-5 years of work experience in public health work, including outcomes-based planning, monitoring, and evaluation of health programs.
•    Extensive knowledge of the global public health field.
•    Robust analytical and research skills.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills.
•    Ability to maintain and foster strong relationship via email and other virtual means of communications.
•    Strong facilitation skills, including facilitation of virtual meetings.
•    Extensive experience with outcomes-based project planning, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.

Preferred:
•    Master’s degree in public health or related field
•    Ability to communicate in one or more languages other than English. Spanish or French ability desirable.
•    Extensive work experience outside the U.S. and Canada preferred (preferably in the global South and related to the position’s responsibilities).

Employment eligibility: Legally eligible to work in the U.S. or Canada . MCC offers of employment are subject to a successful criminal background check(s).

Resource and support MCC staff and partners globally in the development of MCC’s health program by supporting project development, reviewing proposals and reports, providing training in planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and health sector best practices. Review and approve all health projects. Provide platform (coordinating/convening) for fostering connections across MCC health programs. Conduct and support research into and evaluation of MCC health program. Provide information and a strong connection to Communications and Donor Relations for support of health programs. The health coordinator position is based in MCC’s Planning, Learning, and Disaster Response (PLDR) department.
 
Specific Tasks and Duties:

Major Responsibilities

50% Review and approve all health projects and review project reporting
20% Resource MCC program and partner staff in health sector best practices and PMER, including PLDR training efforts
20% Conduct and support research into the impact of and learnings from MCC-supported health efforts
10% Support Communications and Donor Relations initiatives related to health program

1. Review and approve all projects in the health sector. In MCC’s international program, all MCC projects are reviewed and approved by Area Directors and the relevant PLDR sector coordinator. This review and approval process includes constructive engagement with country program staff and occasionally with partners. The health coordinator is brought in for review and approval of emergency assistance projects focused on health and of external grants proposals for health initiatives.
2. Review health project reporting and discuss that reporting with country program staff on an ongoing basis.
4. Conduct and support research into the impact of and learnings from MCC-supported health efforts.
5. Resource MCC program and partner staff in best practices from the health sector through a variety of virtual and in-person learning events.
6. Participate in PLDR’s ongoing training efforts (including general orientation and program skills training)
7. Lead and participate in various working groups and standing committees as needed.
8. Support Communications and Donor Relations initiatives related to health program.
9. Other duties as assigned on a temporary basis

Supervision: No direct supervision

Travel expectations: 31-40 nights away for travel internationally

Physical Activity/Demands:
• Occasionallyascending or descending stairs/ladders or the like.
• Constantly remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.
• Occasionally moving about to accomplish tasks or move from one worksite to another.
• Occasionally light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds .
• Constantly repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• Constantly assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned.

Environment Conditions – exposed to :
• Occasionally low temperatures.
• Occasionally high temperatures
• Occasionally outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
• Occasionally noisy environments.

Anti-oppression commitment: MCC expects all staff to actively participate in an organization culture that focuses on dismantling any barriers based on race, economic inequality or gender-based oppression. This includes an expectation to assess and address any barriers within themselves, within their team(s), and within MCC.

Safeguarding commitment:
All MCC Staff are expected to work collaboratively to create and maintain an organizational culture that prevents and responds to situations of abuse of power (sexual harassment, child abuse, racism, exploitation, and fraud among other situations).

Provide support to MCC programs to assess, manage, and monitor risks related to safeguarding, fraud, and other abuses of power in project design, implantation, and monitoring.

This job description is designed to be a thorough list of the employee’s responsibilities. It may not be an exhaustive list of duties, particularly for short-term duties that may arise. This Job Description will be reviewed and updated at least annually to ensure recurring and routine duties are included in this job description.

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