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COVID Health Equity Coordinator

POSTING DATE: DECEMBER 31, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: * OPEN UNTIL FILLED

This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified

Full-Time, Unclassified, Grant-Funded Position

PAY GRADE: M District Entry / Hiring Salary: $66,158.17/year
Salary is based on education and experience

LOCATION: Columbus Dept. of Public Health, 2100 Comer Ave., Columbus, GA, 2nd Floor, Health & Human Services Center

DUTIES: Under Supervision, this position will oversee the daily work of the district’s assigned COVID-19 Health Equity Navigators and will liaise with the state office District Liaison on COVID-19 health equity outreach efforts throughout the West Central Health District. Will assist in community outreach and engagement, training, and support in connecting community members with resources and services. Assist with improving testing and contact tracing among populations at higher risk and that are underserved, including racial and ethnic minorities and rural communities. This position will assist with addressing vaccine hesitancy within these communities and other challenges including difficulty navigating processes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Two years of related experience.

An applicant who has a disability which requires special accommodations should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH” then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.

Applicants chosen for employment may be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/ Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks