The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Director - Director, Community and Regional Impact

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $10,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-12-01-0379
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Dell Medical School promises to build a healthy local community as a model for the nation. To improve health will require understanding where Dell Med is best positioned to effectively intervene, working with partners to address pressing health needs and enabling the regional health ecosystem.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Inform, facilitate and coordinate the enterprise in service of measurably improving health locally, and enriching our community and ecosystem.

Essential Functions

Facilitate the prioritization, resourcing and coordination of work such as community needs assessment, social determinants, regional economy, health professions pipeline and interventions in community health. Connect this work with interventions in clinical care through the health enterprise, education and research initiatives. Facilitate a process to ensure measurement of baselines and reporting against these to show progress. Use a lens of community impact to highlight gaps and facilitate the identification of solutions to build a vital health ecosystem in Central Texas. Manage a process to solicit and vet initiatives that enhance community impact especially in addressing social, economic, behavioral and structural interventions. Manage initiative reviews and enable due diligence, leveraging resources from across the institution as necessary. Manage internal communication and reporting on the portfolio of approved initiatives. Facilitate the creation and engagement of advisory groups, taskforces and consultants to inform our work from a community and regional standpoint. Identify opportunities, design and manage engagements with key community stakeholders to inform and provide feedback for Dell Med's work. Identify and manage the work of consultants or internal resources to support economic and health analyses that inform Dell Med's work in community impact. Manage the development, tracking and reporting of Dell Med goals and metrics on community and regional impact. Build a centralized resource and process to support the capture of progress from across the enterprise against community impact goals. Facilitate strategic initiatives to advance impact. Examples include: Identifying and collaborating with partners to assess and guide Dell Med's impact on the economy and workforce; and on the health of the region, especially the historically underserved; coordinating with partners to impact K-12 education to improve health and enable a diverse pipeline for the health professions; working with community outreach, communications and population health to identify the best ways to make Dell Med employees more plugged into the community they serve.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

10+ years work experience with increasing seniority in facilitating health or other socioeconomic impact in a community or region through analysis, policy, partnership or related mechanisms. An advanced degree in public or population health, public policy, public affairs, business or related area. Significant work experience with evidence of impact can substitute. Experience collaborating with and improving the lives of communities in Central Texas, especially those that have the least access to appropriate health care. A passion for using data and information to anchor and track progress on complex multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder issues. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in analyzing and representing data and stories to engage our diverse communities. Multisector work experience, for example in some combination of public, private and academic settings or to support diverse health interventions like health product development, community-based health interventions and clinical care, etc.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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