Sr. Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The Research and Education to support the Science of Independent Living for Inclusion and Engagement: National Center of Excellence RRTC (RESILIENCE RRTC) at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a national center funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The Center’s mission is to improve the health and function of people with disabilities and their caregivers by adapting and scaling two award winning evidence-based programs for children and older adults with disabilities (Chicago Parent Program [CPP] and CAPABLE); and to design new approaches using key attributes of effective and sustainable programs to ensure program effectiveness, relevance, utility, and scalability.

The RESILIENCE RRTC is seeking a Knowledge Translation StrategyCoordinatorthat will be responsible for the development and execution of a dissemination plan for the National Center that includes five research projects; research and information dissemination to universities, providers, policy makers, stakeholder organizations and community focused non-profits, and; community engagement and trainings. This position will require active engagement and coordination with local, regional and national agencies, businesses and organizations. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining a database of caregiving and rehabilitation partner organizations and resources to support stakeholders. This individual will research and write pamphlets, brochures, bulletins, flyers, web-based information, press releases and other communication materials. Will develop relationships and maintain ongoing communication with internal team, external members, stakeholders, and key interventionists.

Knowledge Translation StrategyCoordinatorwill be responsible for lead planning, facilitation and execution of RESILIENCE RRTC processes across multiple projects. Under the general direction, guidance and leadership of the PI, the Sr. ProgramCoordinatorwill develop methods, prototypes, personas and drive project management. She or he will also oversee implementation, design and generate idea and insights.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead planning, facilitation, and execution of the RESLIENCE RRTC external processes, with guidance from the PI, as applicable for a series of studies and specific activities throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Drive project management, with guidance and advisory from the PIs, including management of knowledge translation work plans, development and presentation of timely deliverables, budget management and oversight
  • Oversee implementation of final ideas and monitor sustainability of concepts in the field including facilitating shared learning exchanges between clinicians, care providers, caregivers, and pilot participants
  • Expand the outreach of the RESLIENCE RRTC by identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with internal team, external members, stakeholders, and key interventionists.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive dissemination plan for the 5 projects
  • Develop strategic plans and objectives related to knowledge translation.
  • Develop new contacts and collaborative partnerships with key community agencies, businesses, neighborhood organizations, and faith communities.
  • Provide seminars, presentations, and training sessions to share general and project-specific evidence-based information, resources, and support services with caregivers and families.
  • Translate research information to the lay public, develop public policy outputs, and provide public education.
  • Draft manuscripts and prepare presentation materials. This also includes the development of materials for the website, newsletter, social media, focus groups, surveys, and training in a section 508 compliant version.
  • Use expertise to create an engaging up-to-date website through the collection of information from key research stakeholders and translating the information for various audiences.
  • Synthesize research knowledge and develop plain language research summaries for research projects.
  • Develop strategic communication initiatives that act as knowledge transfer mechanisms that raise the awareness of the work and outcomes of the research
  • Compile and disseminate reports and resources to broad audiences and stakeholders.
  • Provide advice and expertise to decision makers on the use of evaluation activities to measure the effectiveness of the knowledge translation strategy
  • Write and design communications, marketing, and dissemination tools for diverse audiences in print and electronic formats.
  • Liaise with internal contacts, external partners, community organizations and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate media inquiries and connect media with relevant persons in the Center
  • Develop and implement various interactive activities including, but not limited to, website updates.
  • Evaluate website and make necessary changes regarding graphic layout, content, usability and relevance.
  • Supervise students

RESLIENCE RRTC Process Activities:

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Experience in cultivating and sustaining strategic relationships with community stakeholders in order to enhance quality of life among older adults and people living with disabilities. TheKnowledge TranslationStrategy Coordinatorwill conduct preparatory research about the problem space to understand existing care models, industry players, literature, reimbursement models, analogous situations
  • Develop, plan, coordinate and implement community engagement campaigns in order to generate volunteer interest, program participants, additional strategic partners, and to engage with policy makers.
  • Acting as Project Manager to oversee the conception and carryout of various projects, leveraging a variety of resources to ensure programs are rolled out effectively and in accordance with budgets
  • Identifying current trends and topics related to physical activity and via a variety of methods leading the annual knowledge plan to ensure the organization is at the forefront of research and knowledge sharing

Policy and Advocacy Activities:

  • Execute strategies designed to advance the work and goal ofRESLIENCE RRTC
  • Build and manage relationships to provide targeted supports, technical assistance and consultation in an effort to increase the capacity to engage in advocacy on particular issues.
  • Spotlight and disseminate best practices and knowledge to all stakeholders.
  • Establish and manage advisory committees, panels, working groups and other mechanisms to provide ongoing stakeholder input and advice to projects and initiatives
  • Establish, build and nurture strong relationships with various organizations, partners and stakeholders
  • Establish and monitor critical paths, timelines, action plans to deliver research and thought leadership products and initiatives

Minimum Qualifications(Required)

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Five (5) years professional experience in health policy analysis, government relations, caregiving or disabilities research or advocacy, and/or other related fields.

Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by theJHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Design Strategy, or related field.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficiency in visual software (PowerPoint and Tableau), and quantitative analysis (Excel)

  • Must have experience with stakeholders, community-based organizations, and professional presentations
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects with different timelines
  • Knowledge of public health and health policy issues
  • Experience in strategic planning
  • Excellence in writing and editing as well as demonstrated competency in translating complex scientific concepts in written and visual materials for policy makers, general audiences, and other stakeholders
  • Experience managing websites
  • Experience managing professional social media accounts via scheduling platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work proactively and independently and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Must have exemplary interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and highly organized
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal connection ability
  • Excellent oral and written skills are essential.

Classified Title: Sr. Program Coordinator
Working Title: Sr. Program Coordinator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range:$52,495 - $72,210/ Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 60009277-Research Administration
Personnel area: School of Nursing

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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