We are hiring 🙂


MNPQC is adding to our team as we continue to scale our programs and initiatives to support more birthing people across Minnesota!

If an open position sounds like it’s right up your alley, please consider applying! If you’re not looking for a new role, we’d love for you to share this page to folks in your professional and personal network who may be interested.

Finally, as mentioned in each position description, our work is primarily done remotely, with the occasional meeting and/or conference in person!

What we need

Quality Improvement Program Manager

The Minnesota Perinatal Organization (MPO) is looking for a dedicated individual to organize, manage projects and volunteers, balance deadlines, and facilitate collaborative meetings supporting a statewide quality improvement (QI) organization, the Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MNPQC).

Program Managment:

  • Work within a team to develop and coordinate activities of MNPQC and its initiatives; activities may include, but are not limited to, facilitating meetings, processing data, preparing presentations and reports, and evaluating MNPQC and its initiatives
  • Develop and maintain relationships with QI leaders in Minnesota and nationally
  • Participate in idea development and grant writing for QI-related funding opportunities
  • Attend monthly National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (NNPQC) meetings on behalf of MNPQC and communicate regularly with perinatal quality collaboratives (PQCs) throughout the nation
  • Support with the planning and execution of MNPQC Member Meetings
  • Communicate with external key partners regularly (both statewide and nationally)
  • Contribute to the overall staff team to plan QI sessions/speakers for the MNPQC Annual Conference
  • Lead dissemination of MNPQC work
  • Contribute to the management of MNPQC communications, including coordinating content for MNPQC In the Know newsletter, manage MNPQC email, and other communications regarding MNPQC
  • Recruit organizations for MNPQC membership and to participate in QI initiatives
  • Engage public health partners, family advisors, and people with lived experience
  • Contribute to grant reporting requirements as needed
  • Contribute to the overall success and sustainability of MNPQC

Preferred Requirements:

  • Must reside in Minnesota and have reliable internet access; please let us know if internet access is currently a barrier
  • Managed projects, including tracking deadlines and tasks
  • Ability to write across different program needs such as reports for grant requirements, content within resource development, and messaging to support communications
  • Familiarity with the concept of quality improvement (QI), experience planning and facilitating meetings for a diverse audience, and an interest in continuing to learn
  • Provided administrative support for team members as needed
  • Experience in data management tools like Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to schedule large, small, external, and internal meetings/webinars with tools like Zoom, google calendar, basecamp
  • Ability to plan and coordinate meetings, webinars (virtual and in-person)
  • Experience in office applications such as Zoom, Google and Basecamp
  • Experience in financial and operation management
  • Developed written and verbal communications for projects, reports and/or resources
  • Other Requirements: Willingness to travel throughout Minnesota as needed for meetings and events. Must provide own transportation. Mileage reimbursement available.
  • Three years professional experience of above minimum qualifications that a Bachelor’s degree may substitute for one year experience and Master’s degree may substitute for two years of experience.
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    All positions will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

  • About MNPQC

    The Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MNPQC) is a network of organizations, medical providers, content experts, and community voices led by the Minnesota Perinatal Organization (MPO) in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). We seek to improve perinatal and infant health outcomes with an emphasis on improving health equity for all birthing people.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    MNPQC values experience and success in working across multiple lines of difference and strongly encourages candidates of all identities and experiences to apply for open positions. MNPQC is an equal opportunity employer.