$78,435 - $125,500
November 3, 2023
Saint Paul, MN (USA)
The Center, one of America's preeminent centers of expertise in public health law, strives to advance health equity through the power of law and policy. The Center supports its partners in transforming their environments through policies to promote healthy food access, reduce or eliminate commercial tobacco, and support governance processes designed to lead to equitable outcomes.
The Public Health Law Center (the "Center"), a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is seeking to hire a Program Director who has a passion for working for the social good and who share our commitment to advancing racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We are looking for a candidate with a demonstrated ability to work in partnership with diverse populations and social identities, and with those most affected by systemic health problems.
The prospective employee will lead the Center's climate policy project pursuing a healthy built environment for all. We seek to advance health and climate equity by strengthening laws and policies relating to building decarbonization, particularly for disenfranchised and marginalized populations. Our current climate justice work aims to attain greater protections for residents assisted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by raising awareness of the causes of indoor air pollution and by connecting housing providers and residents to financial resources available to support energy efficiency improvements and climate change resilience. The climate policy attorneys also provide legal technical assistance in support of efforts to enact local laws to decarbonize buildings and move away from the harmful effects of burning fossil fuels indoors.
Salary & Benefits
$78,435 - $125,500
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include:
Saint Paul, MN (USA)
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Mitchell Hamline School of Law, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms, benefits the classroom, the institution, and the legal profession. Mitchell Hamline is a respectful community that embraces differences and an environment that encourages, supports, and welcomes diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace diversity. We recognize the importance of creating a culture that supports and welcomes all members who choose our school to work or learn. Each student (past, present, and future) and employee's unique cultural background, life experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints are considered and valued. Mitchell Hamline strives to provide an excellent educational and employment experience by practicing inclusivity as we work, educate, and learn with one another. Mitchell Hamline is committed to these efforts and believe in promoting a philosophy of anti-racism, cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural respect in our educational curriculum, in our organizational operations, and throughout the communities we impact. Accordingly, we encourage members of diverse and under-represented groups to apply. (AA/EEO)
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse employee base that is committed to teaching and working in an environment focused on equity and inclusion. The Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney is responsible for ensuring equity and inclusion is rooted into their day-to-day work. The Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney must strive to promote equity through continuous learning and improvement, the positive development of our community, and the identification and removal of barriers.
Additional information about our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion can be found here.
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