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University of Rochester Health Project Coordinator - 220477 in Rochester, New York

Health Project Coordinator Job ID 220477


School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular


Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Med M&D-Infect Dis STD Clinic


8:30 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:

The Public Health Specialist/Professional Educator provides professional educational services and liaison support for multiple projects to health professionals in academic institutions and medical centers, state/jurisdictional public health departments, and community-based health organizations. This position provides these services in the specialized fields of evidence-based public health practice, communicable disease, including HIV/STD/VH care and prevention, and evidence-based behavioral science interventions. This position is responsible to coordinate, prepare and provide 1) professional educational programs and services in specialized fields listed above; 2) adapted curricula and materials to meet the needs of specific professional audiences; 3) new curricula and materials in response to specific requests for professional educational services; 4) assessments and adaptations to ensure that professional educational services are culturally competent, linguistically, and educationally appropriate for each professional audience; and 5) data analysis and evaluation reports to assess intended outcomes.

This individual functions under general direction and guidance of Program Manager with some latitude for independent judgment. This individual is required to independently seek and maintain current knowledge in the specialized fields listed above. Must demonstrate cultural competency and ability to work directly with and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with state and national organizations as collaborators and with health professionals from a wide array of backgrounds including physicians, nurses, and other clinicians, social workers, medical case managers, career public health workers, federal and state administrators and non-governmental organization workers. Must be able to multi-task and coordinate multiple professional educational service projects.


Under general direction and guidance and some latitude for independent judgment, this person is responsible to:

  • Coordinate the efforts of designated CCP staff to provide administrative or training

  • support for professional services requests. This may include: coordination of the development of new, or adaption of existing curricula and materials in response to specific funder requests for professional educational services.

  • Coordinate, prepare and provide professional educational services in the specialized fields listed above. Applies adult learning theory to develop an educational design that includes both experiential and didactic methodologies. Use a variety of modalities to deliver professional educational services including distance learning modalities (webinars, on-line courses, podcasts, etc).

  • Provides professional guidance within requested educational programs and maintains a working knowledge of specialized fields of evidence-based public health practice, HIV/STD/VH prevention, and evidence-based behavioral science interventions by accessing CCP electronic library resources, reviewing literature, participating in webinars, active participation in staff development sessions, attending relevant state and national conferences and meetings.

  • Coordinate the provision of professional education programs with other state and national organizations and collaborate to provide professional education services.

  • Coordinate program needs with budget monitoring of revenues and expenditures, working with the financial manager.

  • Assess and adapt professional educational program curricula and materials to ensure cultural competency as well as linguistic and educational appropriateness to different professional audience including physicians, nurses and other clinicians, social workers, case managers, and other health professionals.

  • Analyze data of professional education programs to assess desired education outcomes and produce draft evaluation reports and recommendations to management.

  • Coordinate quality improvement activities based on evaluation data.


Bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate health, social or technical field and 2-3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, allied health, education, or social sciences field and 1–3 years program experience in the fields of evidence-based public health practice, communicable disease including HIV/STD/VH care and prevention, and evidence-based behavioral science interventions. A minimum of 1 year demonstrated experience in professional education or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint. Effective writing, problem solving, interpersonal communication skills, group facilitation skills and cultural competency. Able to function both independently and as part of a team. Able to take initiative, demonstrate resourcefulness, commitment to follow through and ensure high quality, timely completion of work. Requires frequent travel in NYS and out of state. Experience conducting professional training and workshops. Familiarity with CDC’s HIP interventions and current knowledge of HIV/STD/VH prevention. Experience working with Black/African American gay men, Latinx communities, and transgender communities a plus. Fluency in speaking/reading/writing Spanish desired.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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