Program Coordinator, Senior (Part Time)

Tucson, AZ
Nov 10, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Cancer Center Division

Department Website Link:


University of Arizona Health Sciences


UAHS Tucson, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is dedicated to preventing and curing cancer. The UACC is the only NCI‐designated comprehensive cancer center in Arizona and its primary responsibility is to conduct research that will lead to the reduction of cancer morbidity and mortality.

The Skin Cancer Institute (SCI) at the UA Cancer Center (UACC) is currently seeking a Program Coordinator, SR. The successful candidate will work with the co-directors and health educators at the SCI in developing and implementing community engagement strategies and community presentations (in-person, virtual) and associated outreach materials to increase awareness of skin cancer prevention in Arizona.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan,coordinate, and implement Community Outreach events and activities for the SkinCancer Institute.
    Implement and deliver community outreach programming on skin cancer preventionto organizations on and off campus, e.g. health fairs.
  • Collaboratewith SCI staff and faculty to develop educational and health materials suitablefor different community populations and organizations.
  • SuperviseProject SASS undergraduate interns and work with graduate student SASS internin implementation of the Project SASS course and the school presentations.
  • Superviseand direct SCI staff, interns, and volunteers in their tasks related tocommunity outreach.
  • Overseethe Protect Your Skin sunscreen station program and rentals of the mobile SCIsunscreen station.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Up to 1 year of relevant work experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*MPH or similar public health or health education degree or certification. *Prior history of working with skin cancer prevention or other health-related prevention messaging.*Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant work experience.



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:

0.5 - 0.75

Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$40,000 - $52,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Cmty & Health Systems

Job Function:

Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Robin Harris [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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