Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Public Health Representative II for the department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School.
Under direction, the Public Health Representative II coordinates and administers activities of a regional chronic disease coalition engaging in outreach and education focused on cancer control and prevention, other diseases (primarily chronic) and/or performs related field work including implementation of public health best practices.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Coordinates and manages activities of the Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition (EPWC) at NJMS, under the direction of the EPWC's principal investigator and periodic assistance from the coalition founder.
Manages and assures web-based and other dissemination of resource information/educational material pertinent to the objectives of the EPWC, including development and maintenance of web page content and use of social media, especially for cancer survivors.
Organizes EPWC leadership meetings, drafts and revises agendas and documents, monitors completion of assigned tasks.
Represents the EPWC at other meetings, including with the NJDOH and other agencies and coalitions, and maintains written records of all of those meetings.
Maintains a directory of regional resources for cancer screening, smoking cessation, HPV immunization, and other health interventions relevant to cancer prevention and control.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's (e.g., MPH) in a field related to the essential duties and responsibilities.
Two (2) years of professional experience in community and public health related projects, or related public health implementation experience.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
Competence in Microsoft Office.
Certification Required: Completion of University provided training; CITI human subjects protection training (Social, Behavioral, and Epidemiologic Researchers), which may be done after hiring.
Web site management knowledge.
Experience with development and analysis of surveys.
Must have computer with reliable broadband access for remote work.
Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Posting Number: 21ST0506
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 127787
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.