MPA and MPP Job list Current Job Openings

Melissa Hall melissa.hall at
Wed Apr 22 17:25:40 MDT 2015

Health Policy Analyst – Voices for Utah Children

Job Description: Voices for Utah Children is seeking a Health Policy Analyst. In collaboration with Utah Children’s executive staff, the Health Policy Analyst will develop and advocate for public policy that ensures all children and families in Utah are healthy and thriving by ensuring:

• Utah children and families have health coverage
• Utah children and families have access to high quality health care services regardless of socio-economic status
• Health care disparities are reduced
• Child health quality and outcome measures in Utah are improving.

lincoln at<mailto:lincoln at>

Development Coordinator Events – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Salary: $29,990 - $44,850 DOE
Job Description: Position Title: Development Coordinator
Position Classification: Exempt; Approved range: $29,900 – $44,850
Work Schedule: 40 Hours Monday – Friday (and some nights/weekends)
Supervisor: VP of Philanthropy

Primary Responsibilities:

1. To lead and direct all development events for BBBSU in support of our mission and in accordance with the agency development and strategic plans.
a. Special events leadership will include developing and overseeing event timelines, budgets and
checklists, working with volunteer planning committees, securing sponsors and participants,
coordinating and executing logistics, and stewarding participants.
2. To oversee the Donor Perfect database records to ensure development team is always able to rely on most
current information.
3. To oversee thank you note distribution for proper stewardship of donors.
4. To participate in development team planning and regular meetings to ensure effective development work
on behalf of agency.

Jill.Sundstrom at<mailto:Jill.Sundstrom at>

Salt Lake County Criminal Justice Services is committed to providing the citizens of Salt Lake County with effective and innovative alternatives to incarceration. We achieve this mission by offering opportunities for clients to succeed through the delivery of quality, evidence-based services.

We provide a balance of jail release, appropriate levels of supervision, client education, treatment and competency development, and offender accountability.

Criminal Justice Services is responsive to the growing needs of our community. We have developed, as well as adopted, many programs that have been proven effective and been used across the country. This active approach reflects our vision for crime reduction, tax savings, and safety for Salt Lake County citizens. To learn more about Criminal Justice Services please visit our website.<>

Division Director – Criminal Justice Services, Salt Lake County

Administrative Coordinator – University of Utah Policy Lab

Organizes, manages, and coordinates the Innovation Fellowship Program at the new Policy Innovation Lab housed at the Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah.

The mission of the Lab is to improve outcomes for at-risk individuals in communities around the Western US through the development of innovative models like outcomes-based financing (“pay for success”) that involve collaborations between the private, public and nonprofit sectors to deliver evidence-backed, high impact interventions. The Innovation Fellowship Program is a unique offering of the Lab providing funding and technical support for select state and local governments around the Western US who are committed to implementing innovative and impactful programs like pay for success projects. The position will be the Lab’s primary point of contact with Innovation Fellows around the region, will be involved at a high level in all stages of pay for success project analysis, design, construction and implementation in the various Innovation Fellowship jurisdictions around the region, will help problem solve, answer questions and connect Innovation Fellows with Lab and other sector resources around the country. The position will also plan, prepare and help deliver trainings and workshops to Innovation Fellows and other stakeholders in targeted jurisdictions. The position will work with a variety of Lab staff, faculty, stakeholders and other clients of the Lab.

Note that this position is contingent upon ongoing grant funding for the Lab.

April 1, 2015


The Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) offers an exceptional opportunity for a professional interested in International Relations to apply those skills to help shape U.S. foreign relations “one hand-shake at a time.” Since 1967, UCCD has promoted respect and understanding between the people of Utah and other nations as a nonpartisan, nonprofit, community based organization.

UCCD serves as a private-sector partner with the U.S. Department of State to administer the International Visitor Leadership Program, a professional and cultural exchange program for emerging leaders. Each year UCCD welcomes nearly 400 leaders from over 100 different countries to Utah to meet with their professional counterparts and to meet with ordinary citizens. We are guided by the belief that respect and understanding is cultivated through person-to-person meetings and open dialogue, which helps to build a more peaceful world through citizen diplomacy.

Our current Executive Director is retiring. Having lead UCCD for the past seventeen years, she has shaped UCCD into one of the most trusted and successful councils in our national network, and distinguished UCCD as Utah’s leader in professional and cultural exchanges. She leaves UCCD well positioned for continued success in the future.


Leadership & Management

 Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.

 Actively engage and energize UCCD board members, staff, volunteers, funders and partnering organizations.

 Develop, maintain and support a strong Board of Directors, and serve as ex-officio of each committee.

 Lead, coach, develop and retain UCCD staff.

Fundraising, Marketing & Communications

 Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations.

 Deepen and refine all aspects of marketing and communications – from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.

 Utilize community relationships to garner new funding and programming opportunities

 Advocate to elected officials at federal and state levels.


The successful candidate will demonstrate their passion and commitment to UCCD’s mission through their prior work and experiences. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Candidates from both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors will be considered. While not required, the following qualifications are highly desirable:

 Advanced degree, with at least 5 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance and outcomes based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having development and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.

 Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.

 Excellence in organizational management with ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and create and manage a budget.

 Past success working with a Board of Trustees with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.

 Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.

 Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator.

 Action oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovation approach to business planning.

Key Traits

Key traits of the Executive Director include: self-directed; creative thinker; problem-solver; adaptable to changing circumstances; highly organized; ability to work within a non-partisan context; gracious, engaging and confident in any social situation; polished, professional personal brand.

Other Information:

 Hours 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 Some evenings required

 Office conveniently located on the campus of Westminster College

Salary and Benefits:

 $54,000 - $62,000 based upon experience

 401K Plan

 Holidays and Paid Time Off

To Apply:

 Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Writing Sample to:

Martha Felt Barton, Board Chair

marthafelt801 at

 Applications accepted through May 1, 2015

 Position available July 1, 2015

 To learn more visit:

Melissa Yack Hall, MPA, Ph.D.
MPA Program Manager<>

Directions to OSH 214<>

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