HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Community Relations Coordinator oversees the planning and implementation of outreach strategies; Develops and maintains partnerships with local organizations; Creates and implements an annual outreach plan; Develops print materials, website content, and presentations to enhance outreach efforts; Coordinates community activities and serves as a liaison to external organizations such as a coalition, network, or project; works with community partners; organizes trainings for staff and community education programs; provides services to facilitate campus-community partnerships; monitors, evaluates, and leads development of reports on cancer-relevant metrics; leads design and execution of initiatives to evaluate impact of Center outreach activities. The Community Relations Coordinator's specific duties include coordination for outreach programs; establishes community relations for funded and developing research projects; helps maintain mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and local health care providers. Contributes to the development of the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement as a resource for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators. Establishes and maintains links and communications with community groups, organizations, and local health care providers. Serves as a liaison between investigators, other Institute staff and community partners to establish research collaborations and develop outreach programs and research grant proposals. Obtains community input (e.g. via surveys, focus groups and interviews) to help develop recruitment strategies and study materials appropriate for various population subgroups that reflect diverse racial, ethnic, culturally, linguistically and socioeconomic populations. Develops study databases and enters qualitative and quantitative study data and attends and represents Roswell Park on community coalitions and workgroups.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in public health, communications or a related field and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience working with community groups and organizations. The preferred candidate should posses excellent writing skills and have experience giving oral presentations, managing and/or leading collaborative teams and have knowledge around setting up questionnaires, focus groups and data collection for research and reports. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of three years full time experience working with community groups and organizations. The preferred candidate will also have experience working with community coalitions and outreach.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.