UTS-Temporary Community Ambassador within Durham County

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Vacancy TypeTemporaryIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleUTS-Temporary Community Ambassador within Durham CountySalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$18.00-$23.00Position Number48KS40Work Schedule20+ hours per weekFull Time Equivalent (FTE)Department480502 - HR UTS/UNC PartnershipDepartment Job City & StateChapel Hill, NCEssential Job Duties

Th Health Ambassadors program is intended to provide additional in-person support to Durham businesses and essential workers to make it easier for them to comply with local orders and public health practices, such as wearing face coverings, which can reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission. The 4-6 Ambassadors will engage local businesses and visit them in person to provide support and help them increase compliance with local policies.

The Ambassador will promote good will and effective health communication to Durham businesses, as employers and as community members, and provide community protective equipment and signage.

The Ambassadors will visit businesses to listen and understand the needs and challenges they and essential workers face, to observe current practices, and to partner with establishment owners/managers to identify and remove barriers to compliance that can reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission among employees and customers.

The Ambassador will contribute to general organization, planning and management of Campaign goals, especially visits, with the Investigators and Project Manager. The visits will occur in person, with each of the 4-6 Ambassadors visiting 3-6 businesses per day. The visits may range in duration based on size of the business and particular needs and/or concerns that should be addressed while present. The Ambassador will be provided with community protective equipment.

Ambassador visits will include meeting with the business manager/owner; observing COVID-19 preventive practices; providing businesses with community protective equipment and written materials; assessing and responding to particular business needs; resolving problems; retaining positive attitudes; and communicating best practices.

The Ambassador provides assistance regarding all functions and concerns ,best practices in COVID-19 prevention, the City and County of Durham, the Durham Health Department, and community partners.

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Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelors Degree
Strong verbal communication skills and ability to diffuse negative situations

Departmental Required Skills

Bachelors Degree
Strong verbal communication skills and ability to diffuse negative situations

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Master of Public Health (MPH) or equivalent Master’s Degree (M.A., M.S.)
Fluent Spanish
Knowledge of Latinx communities in Durham and surrounding areas
Spanish-language community education experience
Familiarity with public health best practices.

Required License or Certification

Will need a valid driver’s license

Special InstructionsJob Open Date09/24/2020Must 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.10/03/2020Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/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 www.wes.org 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.

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Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume
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Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 9/25/2020
Application Due: 10/5/2020
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