Program Support Specialist, Family Medicine

Position Summary

This position is to support the statewide office in the successful completion of the New York State AHEC System health workforce development projects via programmatic outreach, advocacy and support services. The position will be the primary role to oversee and maintain the statewide calendar of activities for engagement.

Duties to include:
• Coordinating all the logistical planning for statewide executive council and advisory board meetings.
• Transcribing and composing required minutes of all statewide meetings as required by our sponsors.
• Maintaining active social media posts, blogs and updates for the NYS AHEC System for system-wide brand awareness.
• Providing advocacy assistance in the generation of required printed materials, one-pagers, programmatic presentations for distribution to support future funding sustainability.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Education, Communications or Marketing degree, Public Health or related field; in lieu of degree, minimum 4 years related experience required.
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
• Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking, public relations and ability to facilitate informational sessions.
• Excellent people skills including an ability to work with all levels of staff including entry level administrative assistants, AHEC Center Directors and large nonprofit Executives.
• Strong attention to details and organizational skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and in a team.
• Willingness to take initiative and desire to learn new skills.
• Ability to travel frequently throughout NYS in support of the AHEC System.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of communication platforms including digital media and social media tools.
• Experience in developing online content across multiple platforms including blogs, web sites, and social media.
• Strong independent performer, works well in fast paced environment, with exceptional focus to detail and follow-through skills for timely task completion.
• Prior experience with the development of program promotional correspondence, presentations and information.

Preferred Qualifications

• Academic setting experience preferred, not required.
• Knowledge or experience in graphic design programs desired.
• Strong networking and presentation facilitation skills.
• Solid experience with program promotion and advocacy.
• Interest in workforce development and health professions education.
• Prior experience with events planning and management.
• Ability to work with a diverse constituency including academic students and faculty, centers and regional offices, community partners, funders and government officials.

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