MU Extension's distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension please visit http://extension.missouri.edu .
The University of Missouri is developing a comprehensive approach toward expanding its impact on community health needs throughout the state. This effort is being led by MU Extension, in partnership with the Sinclair School of Nursing and Nursing Outreach; the School of Medicine and Continuing Medical Education; the College of Human Environmental Science and Nutrition and Health Education; the School of Health Professions; MU Health Care; and the Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems. Development of the community health extension approach is being advised by a number of statewide stakeholders, experts, and agencies.
This position serves as the Senior Coordinator for Community Health Extension, responsible for ensuring successful organizational planning, development, and growth opportunities. The Sr. Coordinator is integral in coordinating development, delivery, and improvement across the state, working with state faculty from partner colleges, Extension, and the hospital, as well as faculty and associates headquartered in counties across the state.
Responsible for working with faculty, staff, and graduate students in planning and coordination all aspects of MU Extension's Health program including, daily operations, marketing, recruitment, staff training and facilitating coordination of efforts on specific projects.
Work with MU Extension's Health team and Advisory Council and committees to expand the health initiative throughout the state
Work with MU Extension's Health team and Advisory Council to develop and implement long term resource development.
Coordinate and analyze needs assessments to determine new program viability.
Coordinate and supervise the implementation of diverse education programs and services.
Develop and maintain professional working relationships and partnerships.
Establish and cultivate partnerships with organizations and institutions.
Represent MU's Health initiative in appropriate administrative planning and support overall MU Extension program delivery.
The Senior Coordinator guides planning, implementation, and analysis of overall operations and policies and procedures, establishing departmental objectives and marketing plans and resource management, as well as prepare and analyze internal and external reports.
Conduct all activities in accordance with the Civil Rights Acts, Title IX, Rehabilitation, Americans with Disabilities Act and local, state and region affirmative action plans.
As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected to support the mission and purpose of MU Extension.
LEADERSHIP RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Administrative supervision is received from the Director of Nutrition and Health Education, in collaboration with Extension directors leading the Community Health Extension team. Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over MU Extension Community Health Associates.
CORE ATTRIBUTES FOR MU EXTENSION FACULTY AND STAFF
Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility and respect for all.
Engage stakeholders and learners, maintain positive interpersonal relationships, and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.
Operate with minimal guidance, and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.
Salary Range: $47,476 - $65,468 annually
University Title: Senior Program/Project Support Coordinator
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Monday - Friday
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
A master's degree in education or designated field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities are documented.
Working knowledge and experience in volunteer management and Advisory Council development and Advisory Council engagement.
Knowledge and experience in program management and program delivery to non-traditional students.
Experience with coordination / leadership in education and volunteer development.
An awareness/knowledge of community health in diverse contexts.
This position is posted for other campuses but will report to the University of Missouri - Columbia campus. Please direct all inquiries there.
Columbia Missouri Information
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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