Academic/Faculty, Public Health, Public Policy/Public Administration
This position will support projects funded by the Maryland Department of Health that focus on tobacco cessation and prevention in the general population, as well as among specific subgroups with a higher prevalence of tobacco use (e.g., behavioral health populations). Involvement in other projects within the HABITS Lab may also be possible.
This position will:
contribute to content development and preparation of training and implementation materials (slides, manuals, handouts, website)
provide logistical support in preparation for and execution of conferences, meetings, etc.
coordinate and assist with conducting local and regional trainings for providers and other professionals, and coordinate post-training activities
liaise with partners and agencies across Maryland and represent MDQuit at meetings, conferences, and other events as appropriate
determine and execute strategies for effective and efficient outreach efforts to target populations for training and related purposes
assist with data collection and reporting of program and evaluation activities as part of assessing outcomes of training, technical assistance, and capacity building activities
manage and track project deliverables
contribute to setup and management of online training programs
write progress reports and document other required project activities
coordinate meetings of project staff and supervise activities of project assistants
A Master’s degree is required (Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, or related field), plus a minimum of one year of relevant experience. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with website management and/or administration of online training programs is preferred. Training experience is a plus. Individuals with working knowledge of Motivational Interviewing principles and the TTM Stages of Change, and experience with healthcare provider educational teaching/training, are strongly encouraged to apply.
SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED INCLUDE:
solid interpersonal skills and teamwork approach
strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
ability to work collaboratively with a variety of agencies and individuals
ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
ability to use computer technology
understanding of organizational structures, policies, and operations
ability to travel within Maryland
To apply applicants must submit CV/Resume, list of 3 references, and a cover letter expressing interest and experience in the fields of tobacco and health behavior. Please submit all application materials via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/64221 by July 10, 2019.
UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position as part of our strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity (https://facultydiversity.umbc.edu). UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.