UTS-Temporary Community Ambassador within Durham County

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Posting Details

Posting NumberPG191066TMPosition Number48KS40Position TypeTemporaryEssential Job Duties

The Back on the Bull Community Health Ambassadors (hereafter referred to as “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 primary purpose of the Ambassador position is to promote good will and effective health communication to Durham businesses in light of reopening among the COVID-19 outbreak, both as employers and as community members, and to provide community protective equipment and signage regarding COVID-19.
The Ambassadors will visit businesses to listen and understand the needs and challenges facing businesses and essential workers, 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 Ambassadors will visit an average of 3-6 businesses per day, in person. 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 Ambassadors 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. They must also help develop and maintain productive collaborative work relationships with each of the business owners/landlords/managers.

Is Time LimitedNoIf Yes, Appointment LengthJob City & StateChapel Hill, NCDepartmentClassification TitleTemporary-Technical/ParaprofessionalWorking TitleUTS-Temporary Community Ambassador within Durham CountyPosition Information

Work Schedule20+ hours per weekOther Work/Responsibilities


Minimum Experience/Education

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

Department Required Skills

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

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Community outreach experience
Knowledge of communities in Durham and surrounding areas
Community education experience
Familiarity with public health best practices.

Required License or Certification

Will need a valid driver’s license

Valid NC Driver's License required?YesCommercial Driver's License Required?NoRecruitment

Anticipated Hiring Range$18.00-$23.00Job Open Date09/24/2020Quick Linkhttp://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/136371AA/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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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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