Community Health Program Strategic Coordinator - 12328-1A

Job description

Updated: Oct 29, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 12328Reports To: ASSOC PROF-HCOMPWorking Title: Community Health Program Strategic CoordinatorDepartment: HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH INSTBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: Non-ExemptPayroll Job Code: 009325Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 60%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: Contract

Position Summary:

The UC Irvine Health Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a multi-disciplinary research unit that conducts health services research, comparative effectiveness and quality-of-care research. HPRI focuses on the assessment and improvement of the quality of health care, especially care for chronic diseases, with an emphasis on understanding and reducing disparities in health and healthcare for racial and ethnic minorities as well as for vulnerable populations.

The Health Policy Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine is seeking a Community Health Program Strategic Coordinator (CHPSC). The CHPSC primary function will be to assist the Principal Investigator in developing annual and quarterly objectives and timelines. This individual will assist with maintaining and updating lists of active projects, study documents and lab protocols, maintain the research project website, assist with the onboarding process of student researchers, coordinate and schedule lab activities, meetings and events, communicate with community members for event planning. The CHPSC will support student researchers in helping to develop self-management skills through improved communication, education and empathetic coaching. The CHPSC will also assist with the preparation of data for community research and evaluation projects. Finally, the individual will assist the supervisor with some clerical activities related to community outreach and research projects. Under the supervision of the supervisor, the CHPSC should be a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent, professional interpersonal and communication skills; fluency in speaking, reading and writing Spanish and English; and the ability to work independently. This position is a 60% time contract appointment, dependent on research funding. This position is expected to last through 06/31/21.

Compensation Range:

$16.52 - $22.59

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Community Health Program Strategic Coordinator (CHPSC) must be able to work independently and collaboratively, exercise good judgment, produce accurate work under fluctuating deadlines, maintain confidentiality, and communicate appropriately with a wide range of constituents in a professional administrative capacity. Additionally, they must be willing and able to perform all duties of the CHPSC position listed in the job summary and description.

Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Experience working on a public health related research study involving individual and group-based behavioral/educational interventions for disease management in a clinic setting. Experience working in clinic settings.Interest in the community served by UC Irvine Health (A Passion for Caring). Proven commitment to and ability to provide high-level customer service in attitude and work ethic.Familiarity with Institutional Review Board-approved human subjects research protocols.Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail. Personal organization skills to keep track of all task, projects, and relevant action items. Ability to be a team player, yet work. Highly organized, yet flexible and adaptable.Ability to work in challenging environment with frequent interruptions, changing priorities, and multiple deadlines.Competent knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office computer applications, i.e. Word, Excel. Proficient working knowledge of smart phone and tablet technology.Strong communication skills to interact with a variety of staff, physicians and others in a daily work environment. Ability to be forward thinking and anticipate problems and solutions.Attention to detail, ability to follow complex verbal instructions, and commitment to quality of output. Proven success in a goal-oriented, team environment.Tact, discretion, and experience in handling confidential information. Friendly and personable.Must have valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one and own transportation to drive to clinic sites.


Student Researcher onboarding process.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 11/4/2020
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