The mission of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Community Health Partnerships (CHeP) is to improve the health of Indiana residents through community-university partnerships. CHeP is seeking a Coalition Lead for the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC).
The coalition lead will manage the coalition in all respects with the goal of reducing chronic disease in collaboration with their coalition members. This will include teaming with Community Health Partnership staff in strategic planning, implementing statewide action plans, overseeing special initiatives, managing recruitment and retention of coalition members, collecting and reporting coalition effectiveness metrics, and strategically collaborating with other coalitions, initiatives of Community Health Partnerships, All IN for health and other programs within the Indiana CTSI. To accomplish this, the coalition lead will work closely with other coalition leads, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), community partners across the state of Indiana and other Indiana CTSI staff. In-state travel is required.
Note:This is a 1 year position through October 31, 2019 with the possibility of renewal.
REQUIRED: Bachelor Degree in public health, marketing, communications or related field. Must have a Valid Drivers License.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: ·Highly interactive and engaging ·Personable with excellent customer service skills ·Effective team collaborator ·Displays integrity and trust ·Effective verbal and written communication skills for both a health professional and public audience ·Highly proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), and general computer skills ·Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state, local community, and/or health organizations and other stakeholders ·Experience working with social and other media ·Ability to identify and recruit new members, work with, and motivate diverse stakeholders ·Demonstrated competence with time and project management ·Good organizational agility and project coordination skills
2 years relevant experience in public or community health settings and coalition or community building.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.