A member of the Office ofScience Education Opportunities team, the Klamath On Track ProgramCoordinator will be based in Klamath Falls and Chiloquin and is responsible for implementing the On Track OHSU! expansioninto the Klamath Falls region, focusing first on students in the Chiloquincommunity. This person will work with middle and highschool students, as well as recent high school graduates and post-secondarystudents, in order to help On Track reach its goal to increase student interest in, awareness of, and preparationfor health and science degrees and careers. Importantaspects of this position include overseeing and growing all aspects of thisexpansion of On Track OHSU! , leveraging opportunities, both internallyand externally, to integrate the program with related efforts, developing andmaintaining the student tracking and program assessment components, andrepresenting the program in the community, both internally and externally.
Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards 1. Help to create a Culturally Responsive environment for all program components, events and activities. 2. Assume key responsibility for the day to day operation of the program and its growth.\u2013 expert execution of all aspects of programming to support On Track OHSU!, including recruiting volunteers, conducting training and orientation sessions for volunteers, coordinating with schools, tribal partners, teachers and local departments/entities to make program arrangements for planning meetings and visits, recruiting local faculty presenters, reserving space for program activities, planning for transportation needs, following guidance of program evaluator in preparing and using evaluation materials, maintaining student tracking and data entry, preparing program materials, managing program budget, and preparing reports about program experience for OHSU, school and tribal leaders. 3. Program development and execution \u2013 in partnership with On Track director, teachers, relevant partners, presenters and OHSU evaluators, develop/modify program curriculum/content and accompanying adult facilitator (volunteers, faculty presenters) training materials and support. 4. Leverage partnerships \u2013 develop and cultivate partnerships that result in sustainable support for program initiatives with the greatest potential for impact, including with the Klamath Tribes, Klamath County School District, Klamath Falls City Schools, Oregon Tech, Sky Lakes, OHSU\u2019s Rural Campus, OHSU\u2019s Family Medicine Residency Program, and other partnering organizations. 5. Program evaluation - manage data collection. In partnership with program evaluators and staff, analyze, assess and refine On Track OHSU!. 6. Budget administration - manage and refine the budget required to support all aspects of program delivery; implement and monitor all expenditures. 7. Provide integration of On Track activities with Klamath Tribal entities by obtaining feedback from the Tribes, keeping committees informed of program progress, arranging logistics for program gatherings with Tribal members, etc.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm