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CHR&R seeks talented individuals to serve in new Deputy Director positions

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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We are looking for two talented individuals to join the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) program leadership team at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The Deputy Director of Data and Science (PVL # 85411) and the Deputy Director of Community Transformation (PVL #85410) are new positions created in response to the upcoming retirement of CHR&R Co-Director, Dr. Bridget Catlin. The Deputy Directors will work closely with CHR&R Director, Dr. Julie Willems Van Dijk, to refine the vision and strategies that will advance local work to build health based on CHR&R’s guiding principles.

 

The Deputy Director of Data and Science will lead the production of the following activities to achieve that vision:

  • The County Health Rankings, providing a reliable source of local data to communities to help them identify opportunities to improve their health.
  • The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps  website, integrating local data and tools and guidance to help communities build a Culture of Health, including What Works for Health, a nationally recognized resource to help find the most effective strategies for improving community health.
  • Associated research and development including:
    • An extramural research program with researchers at organizations across the nation involving creative uses of Rankings data and methodological improvements, as well as work assessing how our services are used across the nation,
    • Intramural quantitative and qualitative research around population health assessment and community health improvement leading to publications for technical and non-technical audiences, and
    • Development of new tools and guidance to support community health assessment and improvement.

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The Deputy Director of Community Transformation will lead the production of the following activities to achieve that vision:

  • The Roadmaps to Health Action Center including leading state-of-the-art web-based guidance for community health improvement, instructional strategies (e.g. webinars, virtual learning communities), and personalized coaching support delivered by a nationwide network of community coaches;
  • Community engagement work associated with the annual County Health Rankings release including state teams, funding opportunities, media, and other related activities;
  • Partnership strategies that align multi-sector partners with the CHR&R principles and support work to expand the portfolio of local leaders who are implementing activities to improve health;
  • Network strategies to integrate and synergize work among the variety of national, state, and regional organizations and initiatives who are working to improve health within local communities; and
  • Dissemination strategies that maximize CHR&R’s presence and contribution at national meetings, expert advisory groups and in the peer-reviewed and lay literature.

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