Coordinator, Physical Activity & Wellness

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Feb 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Vacancy ID: NF0002955

Position Summary: The Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP)'s Research Coordinator for Physical Activity and Wellness provides strategic leadership and oversight over CCSP's physical activity and wellness research and programmatic efforts. The coordinator works closely with departmental faculty, staff, community partner organizations and oncology patients to develop, implement, and evaluate research initiatives and annual strategic program goals. The coordinator reports directly to the Director of the CCSP.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Masters of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science or related field required. The ideal candidate will be an ACSM-Certified Exercise Physiologist.

Qualification and Experience: At least five years of oncology research experience required, with experience in a supervisory role preferred. Must have prior program management experience, including planning, implementation, budgeting, and evaluation. Grant writing experience also preferred. Candidate must be able to interact diplomatically and professionally with administration, faculty, clinical personnel, and patients. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively articulate the mission of CCSP's physical activity and wellness program through his/her work, media, and in front of large groups of diverse people. Must have familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other computer related programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Kelly Kavit, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: kelly_kavit@med.unc.edu