University of Washington
University of Washington
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Job type Employee
Category Accounting / Financial Services,Administrative / Office,Bio-Tech / Sciences,Health Care,Management / Executive
Job status N/A
Posted on Jan 29, 2018
Job code ******
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ALL OF US COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR Req #: ****** Department: UW LIBRARIES Job Location: Health Sciences Center Posting Date: 01/26/2018 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary:
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for four consecutive years.
Under a grant from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) is a Regional Medical Library (RML) in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The NNLM mission is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The NNLM staff in eight RMLs across the nation, promote resources of the NLM and offer training and consultation in the skills and tools needed to improve access to authoritative health information with aims to increase health literacy, reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes throughout the nation. The RML at UW HLS serves the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
The NNLM has recently announced a partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program (All of Us), part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Through this collaboration, NNLMs Regional Medical Libraries and National Offices will focus on improving consumer access to high quality health information in communities throughout the U.S., specifically, by working with public libraries and community organizations.
The NNLM PNR office has an outstanding opportunity for an All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. The position will outreach to public libraries and community organizations in the NNLM PNR, and offer training and resources to support health information programs that address community health needs and facilitate community engagement with the NIH All of Us Research Program. The coordinator will provide programmatic support to the Principle Investigator (PI) at NNLM PNR, by performing a variety of administrative and program management duties to ensure that NNLM PNR All of Us project activities are effectively implemented.
Planning, development and implementation:
- Contribute to the planning and implementation of the national All of Us Community Engagement program.
- Identify geographic areas of focus and assess health information needs of respective communities in AK, ID, MT, OR and MT.
- Facilitate collaborations among community agencies, including the public library, to improve community health through access to health information.
- Develop and implement effective, innovative, replicable approaches to meet health information needs of library users and support engagement in the NIH All of Us Research Program.
Evaluation, budget monitoring, and reporting:
- Collaborate with regional counterparts, the National Network Coordinating Office, the National Evaluation Office, and the All of Us Center for Community Engagement to identify best practices and develop national standards for community engagement efforts.
- Work with the financial analyst to develop the annual budget.
- Consult with manager to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes.
- Provide reports to the NLM and the All of Us Research Program on challenges, lessons learned, gaps, and impact of library involvement.
- Report on the community engagement efforts in scholarly publications and at professional association meetings.
- Understands and abides by the Libraries Personal Communication Responsibilities. Communicates appropriately, effectively and positively. Plays an active role in staying informed and participating in Libraries and unit meetings, activities and events.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Masters degree in Library Science, Public Health, Education, or other relevant field
- 2-3 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility to develop, manage and implement large-scale community services projects, health information programming or community health education programs
- Program evaluation experience
- Strong presentation skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Web-based applications
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
- Experience working in public libraries or with public library staff
- Experience with All of Us Research Program or Clinical and Translational Science
- Familiarity with NLM and NNLM programs
CONDTIIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- There are periodic needs to work outside regular business hours for travel to regional and national meetings, and to meet external NIH deadlines for reporting.
- Local and regional travel requirements. Must be able to travel efficiently and effectively to alternate worksites.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at ************ / ************ (tty) or **********. Apply for this job
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