POSITION SUMMARY: The Neighborhood Health Status Improvement Project (NHSIP) Outreach Coordinator provides administrative support to the Neighborhood Health Status Improvement Project grant project team, and implements established educational strategies, using approved curricula and proven environmental change strategies, to increase access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the Galen-Savannah Community.
Associate's Degree in public health, planning, administration, nursing, health education, or related field or Equivalent Education. (GED/High School Diploma with one year transferrable program/functional experience may substitute).
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional and electronic tools and methods.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Ability to follow procedures and written instructions.
Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
At least 1 year experience in public health, planning, administration, nursing, health education, or related field.
Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with the immediate supervisor.
Experience with Cooperative Extension or other similar educational organizations.
Experience in directing and collaborating with volunteers.
Ability to relate to diverse groups of people.
Experience with local and community decision making processes and issues specific to health and rural communities
Ability to identify the multiple influences that affect the health of a community, social determinants of health
Ability to identify and develop volunteer leadership.
Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
Ability to identify and utilize program resources from the organization and the community.
Program Delivery - 5%
Deliver high quality, existing educational programs and strategies as defined by Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant project requirements.
Foster acceptance of program, methods, and policies to address community and individual needs and consider diverse audiences.
Serve as a subject matter resource, utilizing established program resources and materials, in health related policy and environmental change strategies.
Interact consistently with program participants, collaborators, organizations and institutions.
May be involved in multidisciplinary and/or multi-association team efforts to deliver programs aligned with Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant project requirements, including the Eat Smart New York and Master Gardeners.
May assist in ensuring that program delivery is within the scope of local Plans of Work.
Administrative Direction - 5%
Provide administrative support to Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant (NHSIP) program staff in the planning of educational programs.
Provide coordination and management feasibility details as input to program leaders to assist in the planning of the delivery of educational program goals and strategies as established by program leaders.
Provide support in anticipating and planning program expenses related to the Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program.
Assist in proposing the NHSIP program budget based on established financial guidelines or procedures and knowledge of program.
Provide administrative support to NHSIP team and communications staff in planning for mass media efforts related to the Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program.
Administrative Management -5%
Provide administrative management support to the overall organization.
Support volunteer direction and ensure management procedures are followed according to established policies and procedures by providing guidance, leadership, and resources for volunteers and volunteer leaders including recruitment, screening, orientation, training, evaluation, and management.
Assist with solving problems and resolving conflicts that arise within the program utilizing appropriate policies and procedures and with supervisor guidance as needed.
Provide administrative management of established goals and strategies.
Provide administrative support guiding the implementation of the Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program budget.
Administrative Coordination/Operation - 80%
Provide administrative support in multidisciplinary and/or multi-association team efforts to deliver programs aligned with Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program requirements, including the Eat Smart New York and Master Gardener programs.
Coordinate and schedule volunteers as required to meet program goals and strategies.
Complete tasks related to stakeholder and wellness committee meeting logistics, such as scheduling, providing resources and supporting meeting set up, taking minutes, sending reminders, etc.
Apply existing subject matter knowledge to coordinate, inventory, organize and compile teaching materials, equipment, reference materials, etc. for a variety activities as assigned.
Collect evaluation data, program assessment data, and applied research data from program participants based on existing framework.
Coordinate Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program implementation efforts, planning, and activities, in Galen-Savannah Community.
Prepare and submit expense reports.
Provide input to supervisor for budget preparation and assist in budget implementation.
Provide routine administrative tasks to support mass media efforts in partnership with program leaders and communications staff.
Draft standard and non-standard communications with guidance from supervisor.
Perform administrative tasks in implementation of budget for the Neighborhood Health Status Improvement grant program, based on established financial guidelines and procedures.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Participate in all required orientation, training, and/or in-service meetings and trainings as scheduled/required.
Pursue personal growth through expanding personal knowledge of the total organization and through updating techniques and technical skills relating to the position.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned
Health and Safety - Applies to all duties and functions
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applies to all duties and functions
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the public, community leaders, colleagues, volunteers, members of Cornell University faculty and staff, government officials and the general public in a professional manner.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association policies, procedures and Cornell Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
At all times act in a professional Customer Service manner including but not limited to business-like demeanor, tactful communications, cooperative, helpful, positive and receptive manner.
POSITION DETAILS: This is an non-exempt, part-time position, 30 Hrs per week. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health and dental insurance, Retirement, Disability Insurance and more.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. All applications must be submitted online by November 30, 2017. Contact Kathy at email@example.com with questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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