Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Office of Diversity Programs. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
In conjunction with the Principal Officer for Community Partnerships, the Director of Medical Student Community Engagement, and the Associate Dean for Medical Student Education, this role is responsible for securing, coordinating, and evaluating programs that support student service learning and the fostering of an understanding of the realities of the social determinants of health among WUSM medical trainees. Primary efforts will focus on the creation of culturally humble clinical providers who understand the needs of their patients and community.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Service Learning Development
Identifies, explores, and coordinates community-based experiences for trainees to enhance their ability to care for a diverse population.
In collaboration with the Director of Medical Student Community Engagement and our community partners develops program goals and objectives, oversees and organizes work activities in support of program efforts, coordinates reporting, assists in budget planning, and regularly assesses for program effectiveness. Responsible for oversight, meeting organization and facilitation, plan development, communication strategy, and presentation of program efforts.
Engages, maintains, and grows positive and productive collaborations with community partners to create and enhance positive working relationships with key referral partners and influencers in the medical community and St. Louis community at large through marketing initiatives, presentations, monthly event planning, facility tours, and site visits/assessments to agencies, clinics, and other non-profits.
Provides mentorship to community partners, service learning faculty, and students to develop mutually beneficial service-learning partnerships and the development of community-service learning leadership and professionalism skills.
On an ongoing basis seeks points of interface between the St. Louis community and the entire Medical Education continuum at WUSM.
Service Learning Curriculum
Serves as liaison to and administrative support for Director of Medical Student Community Engagement. Principal hub between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and/or external contacts on the day-to-day operational and administrative issues related to curricular programming; facilitates meetings, special projects, and manages all logistics and timelines related to Service Learning Curriculum. Ensures project and course work plans and deadlines are followed and met.
Performs clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of correspondence, reports, publications, and assessment data.
Directs multiple ongoing and ad hoc projects and committees related to student community engagement initiatives. These projects may require project management, benchmarking, literature reviews, meeting management (including agenda setting and creation of minutes).
Curricular and Co-Curricular Instruction/Training
Implements professional development workshops for faculty, and maintaining community partnerships and on-campus collaborations relevant to accomplishing program goals.
Liaisons with faculty, staff, community groups, and learners for the development of instructional materials to facilitate learner engagement within community service program organizations and community partners.
Bachelor’s degree and five years’ of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, or related field and five years or more experience in Community Service Learning roles in an academic setting.
Experience in outreach programs and coordinating community programs with multi sector groups
Experience working with children, families and residents at the local level and knowledge of local resources
Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office including Word and Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
Excellent interpersonal skills - Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as ability to handle internal and external stakeholders based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning
Excellent leadership ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with members of the team.
The hiring range for this position is $47,029 - $59,987 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.