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The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) (formerly the Health Disparities Research Center) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to coordinate administrative, research, and programmatic activities in support of the OCOE. This position will assist in the implementation of activities that support the OCOE.
The work of the Project Coordinator will involve tasks such as developing project timelines, program processes, administrative materials, meeting organization, carrying out complex research and administrative assignments, and coordinating study implementation. All of this is in effort toward OCOE's broader goals of meeting the needs of medically underserved populations and expanding our collective knowledge of the health disparities affecting different communities.
The Project Coordinator will report to the OCOE Program Administrator. Under general supervision, the Project Coordinator will work independently in performing daily responsibilities, referring OCOE program/project issues to the administrator and Program Leads as necessary.
The Project Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to facilitate and coordinate interactions with individuals and groups to support the OCOE in its research, inreach, and outreach activities to medically underserved communities in the 13-county catchment area.
The Project Coordinator will support outreach and research implementation plans, assist in monitoring progress, communicate effectively with the OCOE team when roadblocks exist, assist in developing proposed solutions, and conduct daily operational work to ensure that the overall project goals and deliverables are met. Excellent communication and organizational skills, and ability to produce high-quality work within a collaborative team are critical to this position.
The Project Coordinator will perform some or all of the following responsibilities: