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Community Health Strategist

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/05/27
Category: Public Health
Sub Category: Community Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 26.70
Maximum Salary: 33.37
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Vision: Healthy People in Healthy Communities

Mission: Partnering to promote and protect health in our communities

Values: Excellence / Positive Impact / Partnership / Innovation / Credibility / Humanity 

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community in a meaningful way that allows you to make a positive impact on thousands of lives? Central District Health (CDH) is currently recruiting for a motivated individual to join our dedicated group of public health professionals to serve as our Community Health Strategist with the Western Idaho Community Health Collaborative. The position will be responsible for developing, leading, and facilitating the collaborative and related subgroups. The selected candidate will research and develop strategies for community health improvement, strengthen the public health infrastructure, and develop strategic partnerships across sectors and jurisdictions. The selected candidate has the option of being based in our Boise office or in Southwest District Health’s office located in Caldwell.

If you have a passion for helping and partnering with others in your community, perhaps it’s time you considered a rewarding career with CDH.

CDH is dedicated to living our values, is focused on a healthy work/life balance, has a culture that is centered on teamwork and empowerment, and provides an amazing benefit package including: PERSI Retirement Benefits (consistently ranked as one of the nation's best lifetime defined benefit retirement plans), Medical/Dental Benefits (employee plans are available at no cost) and Life Insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents. Paid time-off includes vacation and sick leave that begin accruing immediately upon hire, 11 paid holidays per year, and paid parental leave. Educational benefits include up to $2500 per year tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.

Typical Duties:

  • Collaborate, plan, organize, and implement health strategies with community partners;
  • Engage Stakeholders and community partners;
  • Track and evaluate health data;
  • Develop and present reports;
  • Manage a budget consisting of public and private funds;
  • Manage contracts and subgrants;
  • Work with grant writers to identify funding sources;
  • Assess emerging health needs to improve community health;
  • Excel in relationship building;
  • Be curious and adaptable;
  • Exhibit knowledge in all areas of public health;
  • Know and understand regional equity such as urban versus rural;
  • The ability to interface and work with a variety of communities throughout the region;
  • Communication and facilitation skills;
  • Capture action items and ensure follow up activities occur;
  • Manage multiple projects with internal and external partners effectively;
  • Ensure motivation and engagement of stakeholders and community partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of:

  • Health care and/or human service systems.


  • Researching, planning, organizing, monitoring and evaluating a health care and/or human service related program;
  • Analyzing cost effectiveness of health care/human services delivery;
  • Interpreting and applying laws and regulations.

Supplemental Information:

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Central District Health!

If you have questions about this position please contact us at:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 208.327.8503

CDH is a Tobacco-Free Workplace. Employees of CDH are required to refrain from the use of any nicotine products. CDH will not hire tobacco or nicotine users.

CDH is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. CDH prohibits discrimination against any individual based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, disabilities, veterans’ status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

CDH is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact 208.327.8503, or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Notice: Idaho’s Public Health Districts are agencies that are authorized by the State of Idaho as independent bodies. District employees are not State of Idaho employees, rather District employees who receive benefits through the Office of Group Insurance.