Public Health Institute
Posting Number: #162-19
Position Title: Project Coordinator
Application Link: https://apptrkr.com/1545624
The Public Health Institute (PHI) is seeking a Project Coordinator. Tracking California has several programs related to sickle cell disease (SCD) surveillance and health education on sickle cell disease. The Project Coordinator will provide support to various aspects of these programs, including research of and connection to SCD programs and resources in the state, managing budgets and subcontracts, coordinating data and information requests from outside partners, attending regular project meetings and taking notes or facilitating small groups, conducting literature reviews, developing materials for presentation, and attendance and/or presentation at relevant public health events.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in and experience with or understanding of healthcare disparities, sickle cell disease, HIV, renal disease, or other conditions disproportionately affecting persons of color, and strong project coordination skills. Applicants should feel comfortable working one-on-one with a wide variety of stakeholders, including patient advocates, community based organizations, state health agency staff, and clinic or academic researchers.
This job offers potential for growth in the position over time working with a small collaborative team. It is an excellent opportunity for someone to learn about public health surveillance, rare disease, healthcare disparities and community health in California, and to synthesize, communicate, and disseminate scientific information to diverse audiences with the goal of supporting public health activities, community advocacy, and health policy through the production of meaningful, accessible, and accurate data.
PHI is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search. To learn more about our meaningful work visit www.phi.org.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide organizational structure to multiple small projects by keeping tracking of deadlines and deliverables
• Working with program manager, manage and follow up on contracts and sub awards with awardees, monitoring and reminding about deliverables, invoicing, IRB approval, etc.
• Provide overall project support including scheduling and attending project meetings, preparing agendas, taking meeting notes, assisting with project logistics, making travel arrangements and processing invoices
• Research and connect to SCD patient resources
• Assist in the development of educational, outreach and training materials
• Assist with literature reviews, project publications, activities, meetings
• Cultivate relationships with community partners to develop and enhance new and existing collaborations
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
• At least 3 years of relevant work experience
• Skilled at building relationships with and across diverse stakeholder groups
• Ability to facilitate small group meetings and take clear notes
• Familiarity with principles of health and healthcare disparities and community-engaged research
• Excellent administrative and organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Computer literacy, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet
• Ability to travel within California and to national conferences as needed (1-2 trips per year)
• Master’s in Public Health or any Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
• Contribute to and collaborate on grant proposals and reports, publications, and presentations
• Facilitation of training workshops and community meetings
• Fluency in Spanish is helpful
• This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position located in Richmond, CA.
• This position is eligible for PHI’s full suite of benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and generous time off.
How to Apply
• To apply for this opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume via the application link listed at the top of this advertisement.
• In your cover letter, please describe why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and why you think you are a good fit for the position.
The Public Health Institute is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. We recognize the value of having a staff that brings a wide range of perspectives to this work based on language, ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, political beliefs, disability and sexual-orientation. We are committed to maintaining a diverse, multicultural working environment and particularly support applications from individuals with lived experience in the communities we seek to serve.
Thank you for your interest in working with us at PHI. Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at Recruitment@phi.org. Please do not email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our career site. Given the high volume of responses we receive from a combination of job boards, please allow up to one week for a reply.