1) Conducts a needs assessment of the Latinx communities as related to cancer risks, risk reduction, screening and other health-related issues.
2) Assists with the development and implementation of outreach programs in the Latinx communities; disseminates culturally appropriate, evidence-based information and educational materials on cancer prevention and treatment, including clinical trials accrual.
3) Manages the logistics and coordination of Office of Community Engagement and Cancer Disparities (OCECD) activities both on campus and community-based; organizes and supports committee and task force meetings.
4) Evaluates and documents performance of programs, making or recommending improvements when appropriate.
5) Prepares program communications, including creating and coordinating dissemination of program materials.
6) May assist in the preparation of program reports.
1) Fluent in Spanish.
2) Project management and organizational skills.
3) Knowledge of Chicagoâ™s diverse communities.
4) Communication skills including public speaking and group facilitation.
1) Frequent travel to Chicago communities; car required to carry materials to and from community events and programs.
2) Occasional evening and weekend work.
3) Ability to lift 10+Â pounds (e.g., boxes of material for community programs).
1) University or college degree in English, communications, biomedical, life sciences, community engagement, public health
1) Knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline such as establishing community partnerships, working with diverse community intermediaries, public health and volunteer organizations
2) Familiarity with cancer and Chicagoâ™s Latinx communities
2) Cover letter
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