National Center for Farmworker Health Employment Opportunities Health Education and Training Coordinator This position is responsible for providing professional and technical support for education and training-related services to NCFH constituents. Responsibilities include: coordination and development of training resources and programs for migrant and community health center staff; development of low literacy patient education tools for print and digital media, development and implementation of training presentations for professional and lay audiences, and translation services. Bachelor’s degree required in health administration, public health, or related field. Candidate must have at least 3 years of professional experience in program coordination, training, etc. Excellent communication, public speaking and writing skills. Candidates must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish) are required. Starting salary for this position is 50K, commensurate with experience and demonstrated expertise. EOE.
Please send resume and cover letter stating qualifications to fax: 512-312-2600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Health Education and Training Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Consulting and Professional Development Services REPORTS TO: Consulting and Professional Development Services Director
SUMMARY OF PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY Responsible for providing professional and technical support for professional and patient education to include print and digital media and training-related services. LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION Employee receives direct supervision from the Consulting and Professional Development Services Director. Employee does not provide direction to other staff. NATURE/METHOD OF WORK Work is professional-level, requiring application of professional theory and practice. Duties are generally performed independently, with priorities and work plans developed by the employee's manager and monitored periodically. Communication with individuals and various organizations is extensive. The employee's work involves the direction of programs that can promote the visibility and goodwill of the organization, and other work involves the potential for improvements to the organization's practices. QUALIFICATIONS Job duties require a professional level of knowledge in health care administration or health education, at the educational/experiential equivalent of a Bachelor's degree program in health education, social work, psychology or related fields; practical work experience, preferably in a migrant health/farmworker environment, in the application of education/knowledge (typically a minimum of two years) required. High level of written and verbal communication skills is required in addition to curriculum development and training. Must be able to read, write and speak Spanish. WORK ENVIRONMENT & CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in a normal office environment. Occasional travel, including overnight stays, is required. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities/Duties Development of training curricula and educational materials for lay health worker audiences on a variety of health topics Lead new efforts as outlined in the NCFH base grant Develop culturally and linguistically appropriate materials and training curricula on a variety of topics, to include arthritis, agricultural health and safety, first aid, HIV, etc. Coordinate and conduct focus groups with target audiences to guide material development Coordinate and conduct pilot testing/training of materials Writing reports, as needed Development of health education materials and resources for patient populations and general audiences Lead new efforts as outlined in the NCFH base grant (i.e. Health Tips Digital Tools, Health Center patient education tools such as financial responsibility) Lead the development of fee for service or contract patient education products (i.e. CRBBD factsheets, OSY mini-lessons) Carry out activities as outlined in grant or contract agreement, such as needs assessment, development of content, field testing, translation, etc. Develop timelines and communicate with contacts to ensure goals and activities are being met. Spanish translation of health education materials and tools Lead translation of materials developed by NCFH. Perform translation activities on a fee for service basis, as requested (i.e. HRSA translations). Assisting in the training/TA functions of NCFH Work with Consulting and Professional Development Services Director to develop, pilot-test and disseminate training curricula, as needed. Assist in implementation of marketing strategies for training and training materials, as needed. Lead workshops and train-the-trainer programs, as requested. Write proposals and conduct conference presentations, as needed. Participate in Stream Forum Planning Committee and serve as abstract committee chair, as needed. Prepare and conduct webinar trainings, as needed.