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Assistant Project Manager, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 118235
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085045821-Maya Angelou Ctr for Hlth Equity

Overview

JOB SUMMARY

Demonstrates expertise in community engagement and outreach methods and is responsible for developing, improving, tracking, and maintaining relationships between MACHE  and community members. Works closely with community-based organizations, local health care providers, and individual stakeholders, among others, to build community capacity for health improvement and meet the health equity goals of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining the networks of individuals and organizations necessary for program success, improving community education, and advancing research projects. This is an on-site position.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as Psychology, Nursing, Economics, or basic science with two years of relevant administrative and medical experience in project management or other related activities; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assists the Director and other team members with planning, developing, and implementing community outreach strategies. 
  2. Plans, develops, and coordinates community outreach events.
  3.  Assists the Director in collaborating with community-based organizations, churches, community health centers, and other stakeholder organizations and persons as assigned for health education and promotion. 
  4. Participates in developing focus group activities. 
  5. Assists with coordinating and scheduling domestic and international travel for the outreach team.
  6. Educates community members about health equity, research, and community-academic partnerships.
  7. Recommends and participates in outreach strategies; analyzes and identifies trends impacting the efficacy of outreach efforts in underserved populations. 
  8. Sources, identifies, initiates, and maintains contacts with community leaders and organizations and generates positive community relations to ensure the success of future outreach, education, and research projects. 
  9. Maintains up-to-date, complete, and accurate documentation and tracks programmatic activities, reporting regularly to demonstrate outcomes and performance improvement. 
  10. Identifies, locates, and enlists the cooperation of individuals, groups, agencies, and organizations in outreach activities. 
  11. Designs and tracks forms, newsletters, web pages, and other tools as appropriate to ensure the success of assigned projects. 
  12. Performs duties involved in the collection, analysis and documentation of data in support of research and information-gathering activities. 
  13. Participates in research and evaluation activities. Audits and edits collected data and performs follow-up activities. 
  14. Assists in the design and testing of questionnaires, data input sheets, and other data collection mechanisms. 
  15. Participates in the coding of data in preparation for computer operations. 
  16. Coordinates the collection and organization of materials and data used in research reports, publications, and program descriptions. 
  17. Assists in data analyses and preparation of charts, graphs, and reports obtained from research data. 
  18. May perform fieldwork for data collection, on assigned research projects.
  19. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, via phone, in remote meetings, and in writing with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to implement community-based projects.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively competing requests.
  • Highly skilled in organization and time management.
  • Detail Oriented, yet able to communicate the “big picture” goals to the team.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity. 
  • Ability/temperament to adapt to changing conditions and diverse job tasks.
  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates teamwork and professionalism at all times.
  • Able to use constructive critique to their advantage.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Flexibility with work schedule and location.
  • Ability to travel in state, nationally and possibly internationally. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Clean, comfortable, office environment
  • Some travel required