Office of the SVC Health Sciences - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008946)
The Health Policy Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Outreach Coordinator for the newly created National Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Family Support.
The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of an outreach plan for the National Center that includes: - Research and information dissemination to universities, providers, stakeholder organizations and community-focused non-profits and - Community engagement and training in family caregiving.
Research and dissemination activities will focus on caregiving, disability/rehabilitation, and health self-management support with the goal of supporting persons with disabilities and their family caregivers to maintain independent living in the community. This position will require active engagement and coordination with local, regional and national agencies, businesses and organizations.
The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining a database of caregiving and rehabilitation partner organizations and resources to support stakeholders. This individual will research and write pamphlets, brochures, bulletins, flyers, web-based information, press releases and other communication materials. The incumbent will develop relationships and maintain ongoing communication with internal team, external members, stakeholders, and consultants.
Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in health policy analysis, government relations, caregiving or disabilities research or advocacy, and/or other related fields. Must have experience with stakeholders, community-based organizations and professional presentations. Experience working in a school of public health or health sciences, particularly with grant-funded projects preferred. Familiarity with Departmental, School and University procedures regarding research integrity. Knowledge of public health and health policy issues. Experience coordinating multiple projects with different timelines.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 9a-5pm
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 19008946
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.