Communications Coordinator

General Summary/Purpose:

The International Vaccine Access Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health seeks a part-time Communications Coordinator to support immunization program planning in the WHO AFRO region. The individual would also contribute to other knowledge management and communication projects at the center, especially pertaining to building knowledge and support for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. and globally.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the drafting of the Regional Strategic Plan for Immunization (RSPI) for IA2030 in the WHO AFRO Region alongside partner organizations.
  • Graphic design related to outline, structure, and highlights of the RSPI to disseminate key information.
  • Development and analysis of surveys and discussions to iterate key strategic priorities on immunization across the WHO AFRO Region.
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication of survey findings and RSPI development progress
  • Develop short, factual statements for the public about COVID-19 vaccines to be used in a variety of mediums such as social media.
  • Translate technical evidence related to the COVID-19 pandemic into communication resources for health providers, parents, and members of the public including key messages related to vaccine safety.
  • Work well independently and collaborativelywith a variety of individuals both inside and outside of the organization in a professional manner.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field.
  • Proficiency in WordPress, MailChimp, Twitter, Adobe InDesign, PowerPoint, and other common Microsoft software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability totranslate scientific content for policy and other non-technical audiences.
  • Proficient with self-editing, producing copy requiring minimal top editing.
  • Ability to use website content management systems (e.g., Google Sites, WordPress).
  • Experience managing professional social media accounts (e.g., Twitter handles) including ability to build engaged communities and produce widely shared content.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated.

Classified Title:Communications Coordinator
Working Title: Communications Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OE
Starting Salary Range:$17.42 - $23.95/hr
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: 27hrs a week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 60000552-IH - Int'l Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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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School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus


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
Important legal information
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