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School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Program Coordinator for Community Health

Develop, coordinate and advise community partners (Aging Agencies, senior centers, adult day centers, Department of Social Services) in three counties (Durham, Granville and Person) to facilitate recruitment of elderly poor in their communities for the purpose of enrolling in BEC (Benefits Enrollment Center). Also acquires fee physical (private) space for the BEC volunteers to meet with Seniors (Post Pandemic).

The BEC program coordinator trains all volunteers on the NCOA BEC (National Council on Aging Benefits Enrollment Center) data collection portal. This is a continuous on-going process.

The BEC Program Coordinator monitors and evaluate program effectiveness using NCOA’s qualitative and quantitative data collection system; tracking trends and implementing modifications to improve program effectiveness. The BEC Program Coordinator makes operational and programmatic decisions that have significant impact on the successful achievement of program strategies and objectives.

The BEC Program Coordinator budgets for, and coordinate, public events and other related programs for the purpose of recruiting community volunteers, duke students and outreach to senior citizens; develop and coordinate new ideas and concepts for program themes, materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing BEC program components.

Maintain liaison with other programs, offices and departments at Duke to coordinate program business and to accomplish program objectives; interface with external organizations as appropriate to ensure cooperative efforts are enhanced and available resources are utilized.

Prepare budgets and grants; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditure of budgeted funds as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.


Work requires one year of experience in program administration or OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 9/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time