Manager Community & Government Relations
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- Works in conjunction w/ the regional government relations & community relations Depts to help assure a coordinated government & community relations program across the area, region, state & nation. Represents KP in the external community & on relevant GR, public policy, & community boards & committees.
- Identifies & clarifies public issues that affect the organization. Provides political & governmental expertise to Area Leadership & Region Government Relations. Monitor legislative & municipal agendas to identify & address issues w/ potential to impact KP's interests. Ensures high level of knowledge on local governmental process, current elected & appointed officials including understanding of relative influence, ballot & election issues, competitive threats, & governmental political climate.
- Identifies & resolves issues w/ Area management to ensure successful performance toward region-wide CGR strategies. Provides expert consultation & technical assistance regarding CGR initiatives in the region. Obtains consensus from management & implement approach or position.
- Provides strategic support to Area leadership & manages external engagement to support key KP interests including membership & retention, & permitting & entitlement for new facilities.
- Oversees the collecting & evaluation of quantitative & qualitative data. Synthesizes analyses & identifies key findings. Formulates implementation plans & evaluates effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.
- Develops & manages a community relations infrastructure that supports KP's vision of good corporate citizenship. Represents KP's interest externally through appropriate liaisons w/ legislative, regulatory & industry contacts. Cultivates collaborative partnerships w/ Area managers.
- Manages multi-disciplinary project teams including selecting participants, determining goals & priorities & evaluating performance. Manages work of outside consultants as needed.
- Supports the strategic & active involvement of KP physicians, executives & employees in community organizations & activities & also in programs that support the government relations agenda.
- Minimum seven (7) years of experience in community and government relations, public policy or communications.
- Bachelor's degree in communications, health care administration or other relevant field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Knowledge of governmental bodies and community-based organizations that impact the organization.
- Expert interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
- Strong organizational, analysis and problem solving skills.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- Master's degree preferred.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.