Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

This is an archive of thoughts I had about indicators and the community indicators movement. Some of the thinking is outdated, and many of the links may have broken over time.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Job Opening: CHIS Manager

Just passing along another job opening in the field:

St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities, located in Houston, Texas, is recruiting for a Community Health Information System Manager. This is a full-time position with benefits. Below is a summary of the position description and the full description is attached . Please feel free to circulate this to any interested and qualified individuals.

The Community Health Information System (CHIS) Manager provides leadership and oversight on the development of community health information endeavors, including development of opportunities for new projects and data sources, initiatives, and partnerships and supervision of related staff, student interns, and fellows. Additionally this position provides leadership and oversight for all web activities of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities (SLEHC), including the Community Health Information System, the Community Resource Directory, Project Safety Net, the Breast Health Resource Mapping Project, and Preschool for All. These five products provide location-based services in an interactive mapping environment. (See

Interested candidates can apply here.


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