UTS-Temporary Community Ambassador with Durham County

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Position TypeTemporary Staff (SHRA)Job TitleUTS-Temporary Community Ambassador with Durham CountyDepartment NameHR UTS Partnership Vacancy IDS016937Position Posting CategoryHealth Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)Hiring Range$18.00-$23.00Full-time/Part-timeFull-Time TemporaryIf part-time, how many hours per week?Work Schedule

20+ hours per week

Proposed Start DateEstimated Duration of Appointment6 months not to exceed 11 monthsPosting Open Date09/24/2020Posting Close Date10/02/2020Description of Work

The 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.

Education and Experience

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

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA FundedNoSpecial Instructions

UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses.
If interested, please apply here: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/136371

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Quick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/183861Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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        Posted: 9/25/2020
        Application Due: 10/2/2020
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