Community Engagement Coordinator

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Vacancy TypeTemporaryIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleCommunity Engagement CoordinatorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$12-15 /hour depending on experiencePosition Number06AJB1Work ScheduleFlexibleFull Time Equivalent (FTE)up to 0.25Department061601 - Ctr for Human Health & the EnvDepartment Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE)Job City & StateRaleigh, NC (remote/online)Essential Job Duties

The Community Engagement Core (CEC) of the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE) is seeking a qualified undergraduate or graduate student as our Community Engagement Coordinator. The coordinator will help with developing community engagement materials, creating and implementing programs, translating Center research, and evaluating, analyzing, and publishing data. The Coordinator will engage with CHHE members, other faculty members, community partners, and our Stakeholder Advisory Board.

The Coordinator will attend regular meetings and work closely with the two co-Directors of the Community Engagement Core.

Specific responsibilities of the Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Develop educational materials that are culturally and linguistically appropriate for the targeted audience (e.g., toxic metals hazards in Durham, maternal exposures in Raleigh, PFAS contamination in Fayetteville);
- Develop and deliver webinars for community partners and stakeholders (e.g.; grant writing, program evaluation for community-based groups);
- Disseminate information using online (web, social media) platforms;
- Clean and analyze survey and/or evaluation data;
- Contribute to CEC publications;
- Help organize and facilitate community forums, meetings, and other events related to environmental health issues (e.g., the GenX Exposure Study, Stakeholder Advisory Board meeting);
- Support the Community Grant Program.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education

Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a related field (science communication, environmental management, public health, etc.). Coordinator will ideally have experience with some of the activities listed above.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

- Social media experience;
- Basic qualitative and quantitative data skills;
- Experience communicating with diverse audiences;
- Experience explaining scientific research

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Applicants should upload to their application the following:
1) Cover letter
2) Resume
3) Contact information of three professional references, including email addresses and phone numbers.
Please make sure the work history listed on your application matches the work history listed on your resume.

Job Open Date08/27/2020Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.09/02/2020Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date09/02/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • Job Alert (automated email from our system)
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Radio / Television Advertisement
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 8/28/2020
    Application Due: 11/26/2020
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