UTS Temporary Project Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill

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This position is a Project Coordinator for the I-TEAM project, one of 11 “Community Engagement Research Alliance Against COVID-19 in Disproportionately Affected Communities” (CEAL) research teams across the country. This project seeks to use innovative and proven methods to identify factors that contribute to trustworthiness in COVID-19 information and use community-engaged strategies to improve COVID-19 messaging and the delivery of that information.

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Chapel Hill, NC

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Systems Manager

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UTS Temporary Project Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill

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15-20 hours/week. Generally between 9-5pm, with some evening and weekend flexibility required when virtually attending meetings with community stakeholders or meeting with investigators

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The Project Coordinator for the African American/Black Community Response Team will provide support for successful outreach to communities. The person in this position will develop and oversee engagement with African American/Black populations in North Carolina. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse populations in health disparities research. The person in this position will manage intercultural communications with investigators, staff, and up to ten Community Response Team members. The Project Coordinator will take business minutes, manage project files, schedule meetings, report weekly updates to the I-TEAM Project Manager. S/he must be able to manage a dynamic project, write clearly, and provide overall project management for the Community Response Team.

The Project Coordinator will:
-manage the administrative aspects of the Community Response Team;
-support all Community Response Team activities and associated milestones;
-track activities for reporting purposes;
-coordinate data management;
-assist with manuscripts and reports;
-offer expertise on design, scientific writing, cultural relevance, and other core health communication skills in order to support I-TEAM in adapting and disseminating communication materials.

Minimum Experience/Education:

A four-year college degree in public health, social sciences, or related area with substantive experience in community-engaged research OR 4 or more years of relevant work experience coordinating projects or programs focused on health disparities and with substantive experience in community-engaged research. Preference will be given to candidates with strong organizational skills and proactive work style with excellent communication.

Department Required Skills:

Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Publisher, and Teams. Experience with managing social media is a plus.

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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.

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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
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