This position within the Kentucky Office of Rural Health will utilize proven project management skills to plan, develop and coordinate rural-focused projects. The position will develop, coordinate and conduct activities including workshops, events, presentations and consultations related to the identified needs of rural stakeholders. Provides or arranges for technical assistance to rural Kentucky communities in assessing and improving health care delivery systems, including strategic planning, needs assessments and community based decision making activities. Candidates should be experienced in public speaking and group facilitation. A familiarity with rural hospitals, clinics and EMS would be helpful but not required. Candidate must have ability to manage, plan and organize multiple activities, possess strong problem solving skills and attention to detail. The position may require extensive travel.
Communication skills- written and verbal, personal organization, community assessment, group facilitation, project management, knowledge of Substance Abuse.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience in public speaking and group facilitation.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.