The Community Outreach Program Advisor will support the Special Advisor to the Vice President for Local Government and Community Affairs on broad institution wide initiatives implemented by the JHU president's office e.g. PTECH, EBDI, HopkinsLocal. The position requires close collaboration with staff/faculty and community based organizations (CBOs) to accomplish institution goals and objectives.
The Community Outreach Program Advisor is responsible for preparing materials and briefing the Special Advisor on a wide spectrum of topics relevant to current issues and areas of interest to Johns Hopkins University and Medicine leadership. He/She will assist the Special Advisor in her efforts to implement strategies that address challenges in Baltimore. He/She must have experience and demonstrated ability in conveying complex issues to broad audiences and developing persuasive arguments to achieve desired outcomes.
He/She must have a demonstrated record of success to establish effective, collaborative relationships with all levels of constituents throughout a broad range of interest groups, manage sensitive and confidential information and to realize objectives in a decentralized environment. He/She may create and/or deliver presentations and materials to convey institution positions and activities to leadership, staff and members of internal and external constituencies.
The Community Outreach Program Advisor will attend and represent Johns Hopkins at meetings and events in the community which requires use of personal vehicle and awareness of personal safety techniques. Some required activities (meetings/events) will occur in locations that are not ADA accessible. This position requires on-site attendance that will include some early mornings and/or late night hours.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
This position is located in an open office environment where there are limited physical discomforts due to temperature, noise dust etc. The office is "fragrance free" as a reasonable accommodation to the open space and impact on employees with severe allergies.
This position reports to the Special Advisor to the Vice President of Johns Hopkins Government and Community Affairs.
Bachelor's degree in related field required. Advanced degree preferred.
Three years related work experience required. Additional education can be substituted for experience or additional experience may be substituted for education requirement to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency.
Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple projects, perform complex tasks and
Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple projects, perform complex tasks and meet all deadlines.
High Level Skills in: Relationship Building, Writing, Organization, Time Management, Presentation, Problem Solving, Verbal Communication, and all Microsoft software applications.
Good stress-coping skills.
Ability to work independently and be incredibly organized.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to create, compose and edit written materials.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job
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