|Minnesota Department of Health
Working Title: Substance Use/Misuse Community Specialist
Job Class: State Program Administrator Senior
Agency: Health Department
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division is looking to add a Substance Use/Misuse Specialist to their growing team! This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with communities experiencing disparate rates of substance use disorder and overdose, including but not limited to the Black/African American communities.
Primary Job Duties:
The following minimum qualifications must be clearly demonstrated on the applicant's resume/application to be considered for this position.
Two (2) years of working experience in the following:
The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check and employment reference check. There is travel associated with this position and the selected candidate will be responsible for transportation.
How to Apply
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About Health Department
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.
Why Work for Us
We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.
A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate what assistance is needed.