The Town of Needham seeks a highly qualified individual to provide support on special projects related to public health, aging and youth to fill the position of Professional/Technical Support Specialist II. Under the general direction of the Director of Health and Human Services, the Professional/Technical Support Specialist II will work on a variety of initiatives, based on the priorities of the department. Types of projects include program development, quality improvement, communications, and evaluation. They will need to feel comfortable working across different health and human services issues, such as healthy aging, affordable housing, and climate change. This position will involve grant writing to advance the department’s goals.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
- Develop, implement, and evaluate relevant programs by translating research into practice
- Lead grant proposal processes, including identifying and writing grants
- Interact and collaborate with different stakeholders in Needham, including residents and community partners
- Develop and disseminate communications materials
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