Remote Community Engagement Coordinator (2 positions)

Jan 28, 2021

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) 

Established in 1997, CCPH is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. We view health broadly as physical, mental,emotional, social, and spiritual well-being and emphasize partnership approaches to health that focus on changing the conditions and environments in which people live, work, study, pray and play. By mobilizing knowledge, providing  

training and technical assistance, conducting research, building coalitions, and advocating for supportive policies, we  help to ensure that the reality of community engagement and partnership matches the rhetoric. We work with  partners whose mission aligns with our vision. Community engagement is the cornerstone of our work to advance  health equity and social justice. Join our team of dedicated professionals applying their technical expertise and  creativity to help impacted communities achieve health equity and justice. 

Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Program (RADx-UP) Overview  

The Community-Campus Partnership for Health, in partnership with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), and  the Center for Health Equity Research at UNC Chapel Hill received an award to serve as the Coordinating and Data  Collection Center (CDCC) for a program that will overcome barriers and increase uptake of COVD-19 testing among  underserved and vulnerable populations across the U.S. The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health  (NIH) and is one arm of a wider effort called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx). The arm to be coordinated by  this project is called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP).  


The Remote Community Engagement Coordinator will provide coordination and project management support to  Community-Campus Partnership for Health (CCPH) in strengthening and aligning the RADx-UP projects to support the  Coordinating and Data Collection Center (CDCC) community engagement, administrative goals, and priorities. The  coordinator will work closely with the community engagement program manager to implement and coordinate CCPH  community engagement initiatives, partnership development strategies, marketing and communications initiatives,  and community outreach. The coordinator will be assigned a lead role to implement capacity-building, training and  technical assistance strategies essential to the successful management of multiple program domains in collaboration  with the CCPH staff. The candidate must be able to work and communicate with diverse populations effectively and  professionally. The coordinator must be able to manage a dynamic project, write clearly, supervise and provide overall  day-to-day project direction to interns. Candidates should have a strong background in community research,  community engagement, partnerships, project management, training and facilitation and the ability to work in a cross functional environment. This position will be responsible for some administrative work, specifically related to  assessment and data collection relating to RADx-UP. The candidate must be committed to the success of partners and  an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and appreciates diversity, and will work effectively, respectfully, and  collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings.  

Responsibilities - CDCC RADx-UP Program  

Establish and maintain open and clear communication and information sharing at all levels to facilitateand support implementation of CDCC initiatives. 

Develop plans, monitor, and manage multiple small to large projects  

Attend weekly and monthly meetings or working groups meetings  

Work collaboratively as part of a team to design and implement the capacity-building and technical  assistance strategy in alignment with RADx-UP goals and priorities  

Serve as the CCPH community engagement liaison to support the following: Engagement Impact Team, 

Operations Team, Engagement Resource Center and community projects  

Coordinate and maintain the knowledge repository (Engagement Resource Center) that accumulates  and integrates RADx-UP resources and external resources  

Compile survey data, assist with the implementation of information dissemination activities, and  track progress of the four arms according to I-TEAM milestones  

Support the implementation of Evidence Academies  

Develop meeting agendas, take business minutes, manage project files, schedule meetings, and  distribute weekly updates  

General Responsibilities  

Support leadership in coordinating partnerships, technical assistance development and other  initiatives to accomplish CCPH goals  

Assist in the development, review and coordination of training policies, manuals, multimedia visualaids, website pages and other educational materials to support community engagement initiativesDevelop and facilitate a strategy for strong community involvement and impact  

Suggest innovative plans and processes to improve program functions 

Help develop, facilitate and promote community engagement training program 

Support curriculum development efforts 

Support the evaluation manager, track, record, and compile program performance dataParticipates in other projects and activities as appropriate and assigned 

Contribute to marketing and communications activities to promote CCPH’s work  

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other related program orproject/job duties as assigned. CCPH reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. 

Preferred Education and Qualifications  

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Health Education, Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, or  related field. Master’s Degree in a related field is a plus. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in community  engagement, project management, with increasing scope and independence; one (1) year directly related experience  in community-based research, community advocacy or outreach, experience working with faculty in an academic  environment is a plus. The program coordinator must possess outstanding leadership and organizational skills as well  as excellent interpersonal skills; ability to take initiative, balance multiple projects, and work autonomously and as amember of a team; problem-solving, adaptability, and customer-service skills; excellent oral, written, and presentation  skills; fluency in Spanish a plus; excellent computer skills: MS Office Suite, Google Dashboard; knowledge of training  technologies and formats. Graphic design and social media experience are a plus. Knowledge of and experience with in person and online training, videoconference (Zoom), webinar software (Zoom, Skype, MS Teams, GoToMeeting),  training technologies, platforms and tools; WordPress a plus. Comfortable working in a remote setting.  

Report to: Community Engagement Program Manager  

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education. Paid vacation and sick  leave; contribution towards cost of health insurance benefits.  

To apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience, and a brief (no  more than 5 pages) writing sample to our online job application form. If you have any questions, please DEADLINE: JANUARY 29, 2021. 

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement  

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in all its forms, including but not limited to race, color, religion,sex, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or anyother characteristic protected by law.

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