Program Coordinator, Health Policy and Media Engagement

Washington, DC
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The GW School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement is dedicated to raising the knowledge and skills of nurses, faculty members, students and others to engage actively in the development and advocacy of health policy, while utilizing many forms of print, audio and social media to influence policy change for the health of the public. The Center, in addition to supporting the policy, research and media engagement activities of the Center, is engaged in developing and implementing an academic program - a 15 credit online graduate certificate in health policy and media engagement - for nurses and other health professionals. The Center is seeking a high functioning, skilled Program Coordinator to coordinate the academic aspects of the online certificate program and support the development of research proposals, policy analyses and budget management aspects of the Center, as well as support the incorporation of internal and external contributors to the advancement of the Center's health policy and media engagement activities. This individual will provide academic course management, some project management, support the development and submission of new funding proposals, prepare reports, track and monitor financial summaries, provide data management, support some media enhancement functions, and coordinate certain media events and periodic meetings of the Center's National Advisory Council. Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

*This is a limited term appointment; approximate duration is 17 months with potential for extension.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a bachelor's degree.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree in policy, communications, project administration or management, nursing or health related equivalent is preferred.
• Proficiency with computer technology, Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and with software applications such as Banner, Cayuse and Blackboard.
•Experience with grants management, budget development and management, proposal writing, event planning and coordination are preferred.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
• Proficiency with appropriate use of a wide variety of social media is desirable. Skills in editing auditory presentations are a plus.
• Self-motivated, able to meet deadlines and prioritize work, able to work independently, and as a part of a team in a complex environment, and take initiative within agreed parameters.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Nursing Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 8:00am - 5:00pm subject to change. Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006279 Job Open Date: 04/18/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: 09/30/2018 Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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