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Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Administrative Assistant

To staff our expanding programs, the Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is hiring a full-time Administrative Assistant who have a passion for working for the social good and who share our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We offer a pleasant campus work environment and competitive benefits.

The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.

The administrative assistant provides administrative support to the Public Health Law Center and is responsible for: compiling and entering data for reporting purposes; maintaining files, databases and records; supporting internal and external meeting planning, scheduling, and logistics; making travel arrangements for staff; note taking; providing backup support for event coordination; and other various tasks as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

*High school diploma;
*Excellent customer service skills;
*Proven ability to interact in a professional and diplomatic manner with a variety of personalities;
*Understanding of and value for equity and health equity as organizational operating principles,
*Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and to handle multiple projects simultaneously working independently and as part of a team;
*An organized and detail-oriented approach;
*Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access), content management systems and office technologies; and
*Ability to prioritize, problem solve and manage multiple projects.

Preferred qualifications:

*Passion for public health;
*Two years of relevant professional experience;
*Associate’s degree or equivalent post-secondary education;
*Proofreading and editing skills.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter by e-mail to phlcjobs@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Communications Specialist

The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, nonprofit affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has an immediate opening for one full-time Communications Specialist who has a passion for working for the social good and who shares our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. The position will be a member of a 3-person Communication department, and support the Director of Communications with a variety of activities to advance the mission of the Center. We offer a pleasant campus work environment and competitive benefits.

The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communications, journalism, or other. (Additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for the degree.)
  • Zero to two years of professional communications experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with many different stakeholders.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Pro-active, organized and detailed-orientated, with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Drupal, or other content management systems.
  • Experience working with email marketing tools.
  • Experience with photography, and the editing of digital images.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS.
  • Public Health, health, legal, academic or nonprofit experience.

To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to phlcjobs@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than February 28, 2020.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Policy Analyst

The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has an immediate opening for one full-time policy analyst who has a passion for working for the social good and who shares our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. This position will support the Center’s Tribal public health work and other projects.

The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.

We expect that the person hired for this position will devote a substantial portion of their time to supporting the Center’s public health policy work with Tribal communities and Tribal public health advocates. Minimum qualifications include: experience working with Tribal governments or Native-led organizations, or experience living in a Native Nation; good writing and communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues or ideas using language appropriate to audiences of specialists or non-specialists; and demonstrated attention to detail. Candidates must also be able to work under short deadlines, and to work effectively with community partners of many backgrounds. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field relevant to Tribal public health, is also required. Preferred qualifications include any of the following: a certificate in Tribal public health or public health, or a master’s degree in Tribal public health, public health, public health administration, public policy or a similar field; experience in food and agriculture policy development, active transportation policy development, or Tribal public health policy; knowledge of child care regulations and policies; and/or knowledge of relevant research and analytical methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. This is a fulltime, grant-funded position working out of St. Paul, and is dependent on the continued availability of funding.

To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to phlcjobs@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than January 31, 2020.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply .

Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney - Healthy Eating Active Living

To staff our expanding programs, the Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is hiring up to four full-time Staff Attorneys/Senior Staff Attorneys who have a passion for working for the social good and who share our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We offer a pleasant campus work environment and competitive benefits. The Center’s commercial tobacco team seeks to hire up to three attorneys, and the healthy eating and active living team seeks to hire one attorney. All positions are located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.

Minimum qualifications include admission to a state or Tribal bar and excellent legal research, writing, and public speaking skills. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated ability to work in partnership with diverse populations and social identities, and with those most affected by systemic health problems. The Senior Staff Attorney level requires at least five years of public health law experience and the demonstrated ability to work with substantial independence in furtherance of the Center’s mission.

Preference will be given to candidates who have relevant experience in one or more of the following: public health law, Tribal law, federal Indian law, housing law, municipal law, land use planning, or administrative law. Candidates with experience living in and working with Tribal communities, or with experience drafting, implementing, or enforcing local, state, or Tribal laws, are also preferred. Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel is required.

To apply, please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to phlcjobs@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than January 31, 2020.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney - Tobacco Control

To staff our expanding programs, the Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is hiring up to four full-time Staff Attorneys/Senior Staff Attorneys who have a passion for working for the social good and who share our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We offer a pleasant campus work environment and competitive benefits. The Center’s commercial tobacco team seeks to hire up to three attorneys, and the healthy eating and active living team seeks to hire one attorney.

The Center’s mission is health through the power of law and policy. The Center empowers its partners to reduce and eliminate commercial tobacco, promote healthy food, support physical activity, and address other causes of chronic disease. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. Our partnerships include Tribal health leaders, federal agencies, national health advocacy organizations, state and local governments, planners, researchers, attorneys, community coalitions, and individuals working on public health issues. Our deep knowledge, thoughtful legal and policy analysis, and individualized approach help these partners create healthier communities around the country.

Minimum qualifications include admission to a state or Tribal bar and excellent legal research, writing, and public speaking skills. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated ability to work in partnership with diverse populations and social identities, and with those most affected by systemic health problems. The Senior Staff Attorney level requires at least five years of public health law experience and the demonstrated ability to work with substantial independence in furtherance of the Center’s mission.

Preference will be given to candidates who have relevant experience in one or more of the following: public health law, Tribal law, federal Indian law, housing law, municipal law, land use planning, or administrative law. Candidates with experience living in and working with Tribal communities, or with experience drafting, implementing, or enforcing local, state, or Tribal laws, are also preferred. Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel is required.

To apply, please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to phlcjobs@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than January 31, 2020.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Research Assistants

The Public Health Law Center is looking for student legal Research Assistants who are interested in public policy work and have a passion for working for the social good and who share our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. The Center, one of America’s preeminent centers of expertise in public health law and policy, uses the law to improve health by developing cutting-edge policies, providing guidance on public health legal issues and helping defend effective laws against legal challenges. Working with partners nationwide, the Center helps create communities where everyone can be healthy, and empowers its partners to transform their environments by promoting healthy food, eliminating commercial tobacco, and encouraging active lifestyles. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work. We provide legal research and other legal policy support to groups both in Minnesota and across the U.S., including local and state health departments, the CDC, health advocacy organizations, government attorneys, community coalitions, and others working on public health policy.  The Center has immediate openings for part-time on campus legal Research Assistants to work 15-20 hours per week.  Duties will include working with staff attorneys and policy analysts to examine federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies; help prepare publications and memos on legal and policy issues; and respond to requests for legal research and other legal technical assistance on questions related to food policy, active transportation, e-cigarettes, commercial tobacco usage, and health equity.  Student legal Research Assistants have opportunities to learn about local government laws and authority, state and federal regulatory processes, land use laws, business licensing laws, food safety laws, and other areas of practice. Applicants must be in a JD program, or have experience in the legal or policy field.  Qualified applicants will have excellent legal research and writing skills, strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills, and ability to work independently. This is a good opportunity for students to hone their research and writing skills under the supervision of nationally recognized public health law experts.

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jon Lee, (jon.lee@mitchellhamline.edu). Although these are not exclusively work study positions please note your work study eligibility in your application e-mail and your cover letter. This position pays between $11.50 and $13.50 per hour depending on year of study.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.