This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the Cancer Centerâ™s Community Outreach and Engagement (OCECD) unit. Under limited direction, this position will develop and oversee community-based engagement, outreach and research programs, expand community partnerships, and serve as a liaison between Cancer Center investigators and community partners. As the Executive Director of the OCECD, this position leads the development of a strategic planning and defines methods for evaluating the success of these initiatives.
This at-will position is wholly or partially funded by extramural funds (e.g., grant, gift, endowment) which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these extramural funds and satisfactory job performance. If the position is eliminated due to the discontinuation of extramural funding, a minimum of one pay period's written notice (30 days) will be given or pay in-lieu of notice.
Serve as the primary program liaison to national, state and local organizations.
Oversee day-to-day program operations, including the program budget and supervision of staff.
Prepare reports for sponsors, assist in the preparation of grants and manuscripts and may participate in fundraising efforts to gain support for the program.
Program Planning and Management: serve as the day-to-day director of the OCECD including staff supervision, oversight of all programs; work with the Director in developing a strategic plan and priority programs.
Represent the UCCCC with respect to outreach activities: establish and maintain contact with a wide range of external organizations (e.g., academic, advocacy, professional, community) invested in community engagement outreach and community research on both a local and national level.
Integrate the UCCCCâ™s outreach activities with related institutional efforts.
Report and Grant Preparation: Prepare and submit relevant reports to the OCECD Director, UCCCC senior leadership, sponsors and other external and internal units as required; assist in the preparation of grants.
Serve as the Lead Community Health Educator (CHE) for the OCECD in the context of the National Cancer Instituteâ™s National Outreach Network (NON) including: attendance at training events and meetings; dissemination of NCI messages and material; dissemination of culturally appropriate, evidence-based information and educational.
Outstanding Communication skills
Strategic leadership skills
Budget management skills
Project management skills
Strong knowledge of program subject matter
Ability to develop programs, curricula and lesson plans
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to manage stressful situations
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Required: Master degree in a relevant field, such as public health, epidemiology, education
Preferred: Doctoral degree in relevant field
Required: A minimum of five years of relevant experience
Preferred: supervisory experience
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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