Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Center for Public Health Workforce Development (CPHWD) within the School of Public Health. Under direction of the Director, the Program Coordinator will assist with and/or facilitate the development and monitoring of public health training programs and special projects on behalf of the Center for Public Health Workforce Development, at the Rutgers School of Public Health. The Program Coordinator oversees the overall design, development, and communication activities that ensure excellence by performing duties personally or in partnership with fellow staff.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Undertakes studies to assess training needs of the public health workforce.
Assists with the preparation of proposal applications for funding from public and private sources for projects.
Serves as strategic liaison for key organizational initiatives between Center programs and their target populations.
Maintains liaison with various public and private institutions and agencies to determine the need for special programs or initiatives.
Actively supports the Region 2 Public Health Training Center program activities, coordinated in partnership with Columbia University.
Develops projections of professional services essential to attaining the Center's goals and objectives.
Routinely supports evaluation efforts for all programs and services.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or a related field.
Three (3) years relevant experience in Public Health.
Equivalent experience, education, and/or training may be substituted for the education.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point).
Must be comfortable working with partners from academia, government, non-profit, healthcare and other sectors.
Must have strong writing abilities.
Master's Degree in Public Health or a related field.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES).
Knowledge and understanding of New Jersey's local and state public health infrastructure, both governmental and non-governmental, and the state's public health organizations.
Skills with design software (i.e., Canva).
Skills with posting and interacting on social media.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Home and/or office environment.
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive to facilities across NJ for work-related projects.
Salary: PS23S salary scale
Posting Number: 21ST1559
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 134557
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.