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The vision of the Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) is to transform the health care landscape to optimize adolescent and young adult health and well-being. We are looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to help us achieve this vision. This position will focus on training and resource development, program coordination, and capacity building assistance for health care providers, health professionals, and community organizations around the country. This position will facilitate the implementation of AHI’s Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process with primary care, school-based health, and specialty care health centers. The Program Coordinator will also co-facilitate AHI’s Teen Advisory Council, including supporting recruitment and retention of members, ensuring youth engagement in AHI programs, and coordinating youth engagement for trainings, conferences, and professional development opportunities. AHI will provide on-the-job training, but an ideal candidate should have experience working with adolescents and young adults in a community-based organization, school, health department or other health care setting. The Program Coordinator should possess strong or organizational and communication skills and enjoy working as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team and shares the AHI values of Collaboration, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Expertise, Innovation, Quality, and Responsiveness.
Assist in the development, delivery, and evaluation of trainings, services, and program resources
Co-facilitate AHI’s Teen Advisory Council, ensuring youth engagement in the development of programs, conference presentations, and other resources
Facilitate AHI’s Adolescent-Centered Environment assessment with health centers nationally to improve policies, practices, and services for adolescent patients
Provide coaching and capacity building assistance to health professionals on adolescent-centered care
Assist with data collection, evaluation, and grant reports
Develop and present trainings and presentations, including travel to 3-5 out of state trainings or conferences per year
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in health education, public health, social work, health care administration or related field
1-3 years of experience working in a community-based organization, school, health department or other health care setting
1-3 years of experience working directly with adolescents and young adults
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and achieve project objectives
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to participate in national travel 3-5 times per year
Master’s degree in health education, public health, social work, health care administration or related field
Training or experience in adolescent primary care, sexual health, mental health or positive youth development
Training or experience using Motivational Interviewing or other coaching techniques
Experience providing technical assistance to health care providers or other customers
Experience delivering trainings or presenting at conferences
Experience working with diverse communities
Experience with data collection, evaluation, or quality improvement initiatives
Microsoft Office Suite expertise
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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