Department Name: 7H023:KENTUCKY COMMUNITY CANCER PROG
This position is responsible for working with a District Cancer Council in planning, implementing, and evaluating cancer prevention and control activities in the Buffalo Trace-Gateway Area Development Districts as part of the statewide Kentucky Cancer Program. Responsibilities will include providing cancer prevention and control education and outreach services. The position will establish and maintain community cancer coalitions, cancer control partnerships and networks. Frequent travel and some evening and week-end work is required. Requires skills in cancer control practice, program planning, implementation and evaluation. Skills are also essential in communication, public speaking, teamwork, initiative, dependability and organization.
This is a community-based position and requires the individual reside within the the Buffalo Trace-Gateway Area Development Districts and work from a home office.
Microsoft Office Suite, communications, program planning, cancer prevention and control practice. Driver’s License preferred.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Degree in health related field with experience in cancer prevention and control education and outreach preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
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