Develop and execute new and innovative community engagement programs that provide the community at-large with cancer education and information to better understand and connect to research at Masonic Cancer Center
Establish and maintain constructive and engaged working relationships and act as a liaison between MCC and community partners
Research and develop deliverable and culturally sensitive programming to underserved populations
Support the current and existing programs the MCC Office of Community Outreach & Engagement participates in such as the MN State Fair, annual symposiums, and MN Science Museum exhibit
Work collaboratively with MHealth Fairview Community Health teams to develop screening outreach efforts and cancer education
Seek and establish opportunities for MCC to engage in cancer screening in the community
Work collaboratively with Program in Health Disparities staff on community engagement cancer initiatives
Work with other staff and management to ensure that deliverables are met according to agreed upon expectations
Deliver evidenced based cancer education / interventions to communities
Partner with COE leadership and MCC Faculty in community partnerships and establishing opportunities to create bi-directional communication
Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
Event Coordination - 20%
Coordinate MCC COE Annual forum in collaboration with Sr. Events & Program Coordinator bringing together MCC faculty, community partners, and community advocate, MCC internal/external boards
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, venue research; budget development; expense tracking; food and beverage; ancillary event management; registration services; team communication; A/V coordination; speaker management; event logistics; branded merchandise; vendor partnership; lead generation and reporting; and post-event analysis.
Effectively communicate with vendors to identify cost-savings opportunities
Work alongside communications and team to creatively promote programs, develop promotional media, flyers, and public service announcements
Coalition Building & Participation - 10%
Active participation in CTSI CEARCH Committee including sub-committees to connect both units outreach goals
Participate in coalitions and committees in the community that are relevant to strategic goals of MCC COE including but not limited to Hmong Healthcare Coalition, MCA Colon Cancer Committee, MN Smoke Free Generation
Seek opportunities to share and connect community partners to MCC supported community based participatory grants
Administrative - 10%
Support Cancer Health Equity Network (CHEN) administrative tasks and
Maintains complete and accurate event and program reporting documentation
Create event budgets and track spending
Maintain methods of outcome measurement and program evaluation tools to inform current and future programs
Supports team in reporting CCSG outcomes and preparation of necessary reports
Seeks grant / funding opportunities for MCC COE initiatives
Completes administrative tasks related to program execution and implementation
We regret that this position does not provide Visa sponsorship.
Many choose to work at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community that values diversity. For more information about MCC, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: cancer.umn.edu.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Minimum Qualifications â— A bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience to total 4 years â— Ability to communicate effectively via oral and written communications â— Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving history suitable to drive on university business. A background check is required for this position including checking driving record â— Ability for occasional travel in the state and work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
Preferred Qualifications â— A bachelor’s degree in humans services, social work, education or public health â— Experience and demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships with stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, communities and organizations â— Experience working with diverse and immigrant communities â— Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in person and online â— Demonstrated capacity for independent, proactive judgment and problem solving while working in a collaborative environment as a team member and problem solver â— Experience in using technology for communication, information gathering, program delivery and/or reporting. Advanced user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access & Power point), and/or internet based collaboration tools â— Experience working in an environment with multiple stakeholders and interests, managing multiple projects simultaneously with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines â— Experience in group facilitation and making public presentations. â— Ability to vary schedule/hours worked per week on occasion â— Multilingual
Internal Number: 339296
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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