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PT Community Partnership Liason - Public Health

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The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

The Community Partnerships Liaison will conduct outreach to public health partners across the region through phone calls, emails, site visits, attendance at events, etc. These relationships will be leveraged for both the expansion of practicum sites, as well as future employment placements for students. The Community Partnerships Liaison will also take the lead on the planning and implementation of collaborative educational events using webinars and live formats as appropriate. This position is grant funded will serve for 6 hours/week @ $30/hour for a total of 45 weeks of $8,100 per year. (x 3 years)

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Conduct outreach to public health partners across the region through phone calls, emails, site visits, attendance at events, etc. (Travel time is included in hourly rate)
  • Goal = 25 outreach contacts/quarter
  • The Community Partnerships Liaison will develop relationships and create mutually beneficial agreements for the hosting of Public Health students in practicum settings and will negotiate and execute required affiliation agreements.
  • Goal = 2 new affiliation agreements executed in year one (January – September 2023)
  • Goal = 4 new affiliation agreements/quarter in years two and three (September 2023 – September 2025) for a total goal of 34 new affiliation agreements.
  • Develop a tracking tool to monitor data for outreach, contact information, notes, follow-up, affiliation information
  • Organize collaborative educational events (webinars) for stakeholders on topics such as Diversity and Equity in Public Health, Ageism in Public Health (partnering with CT AARP), Social Determinants of Health in CT, etc. Host a table at the CT Public Health Association annual conference. Goal = 2 educational events at Goodwin University by end of Year Two (September 2024)
  • Meet virtually with PD 2x/month
  • Meet prn virtually with Data Administrator (TBH)
  • Meet prn virtually with Career Services
  • Meet prn virtually with HSC 460 faculty coordinator regarding practicum sites
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, independent work
  • Efficient in data management systems
  • Collaborative
Minimum Required Qualifications :
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health/Health Science – Masters preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Experience in spreadsheet tracking and data management systems
  • Experience with executing affiliation agreements
Education, Training and Experience :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Health Science – Masters preferred
Special Requirements :
  • Valid Drivers License & Insured Vehicle
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Outdoor Weather Conditions X Work with fumes or airborne particles X Work near moving mechanical parts X Risk of electrical shock X Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Standing X Walking X Sitting X Talking & Hearing X Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X Climbing or balancing X Bending, pulling, pushing X Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 75 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X Over 100 pounds X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

X Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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