Note: This position requires that the employee live within the Umatilla County region.
Bachelors Degree with major courses in field of research and 1 to 3 years of relevant experience, OR
AA/RN (2 yr) and 3 years of relevant experience.
Relevant experience may include:
Health promotion intervention experience; identifying good intervention fit; implementation of cancer screening, cancer prevention, public health and/or cancer survivorship program interventions.
Experience working on cancer-related community projects.
Experience working with rural Oregon communities or communities facing health disparities.
Experience with responsibility for research program or project conduct and coordination in an academic or community setting.
Experience in meeting facilitation, public speaking and presentation development.
Ability to build rapport with community-based organizations and individuals
Ability to speak and communicate clearly, respectfully, and consistently with researchers, executive academicians, community members and leaders as well as team members.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Organized and detail-oriented self-starter. Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to collaborate effectively across long distances with few face-to-face meetings; building rapport with academicians, community-based organizations and individuals
Work cooperatively and collaboratively on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat DC; ability to utilize project management and database systems to collect, track, analyze and report; experience with teleconferencing
Knowledge of tools for working with/in communities on cancer-related or other health related programs
Ability to manage and perform multiple tasks under conditions of fluctuating workloads, competing requirements, and changing deadlines; work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction
Ability to think analytically and devise creative solutions to problems
Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage deadlines
Ability to work in a changing environment and prioritize multiple projects/deliverables
Skilled in writing clear and concise reports for internal and external audiences
Skilled in utilizing project management tools, techniques and terminology independently and collaboratively
This position requires that the employee live within the Umatilla County region.Regular travel required within this region as well as occasional travel to other locations around Oregon, including the OHSU Portland campus and trip duration of 1-3 days.
Primary work locations include the OHSU Community Research Hub, Bend, Oregon office; occasionally at local community agencies or meeting spaces.
Must be willing to work flexible hours to accommodate occasional travel (usually within Oregon) and community needs.
Ability to sit or stand for eight continuous hours in a day. Involves frequent use of computers.
Ability to travel, including some weekend or weeknight efforts.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while performing a variety of complicated tasks.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm