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COVID Testing and Outreach Coordinator

Simmons University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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COVID Testing and Outreach Coordinator

Main Campus - Boston, MAMain Campus - Boston, MAMain Campus - Boston, MA

Simmons University is looking for an organized individual to manage the COVID Testing Site on our Residential Campus and to assist with our efforts to ensure compliance and the health and safety of the campus community. The Coordinator will also recruit a team of student ambassadors to assist with community outreach and wellness education related to COVID-19. The Coordinator will also interface with faculty and students and manage the notification process for isolation and clearance.

Simmons has contracted with the Broad Institute in Cambridge for onboarding and surveillance testing of the Simmons Community. We also use the CoVerified App for appointment scheduling and testing compliance. This person would report to the Administrative Director of Health Services for the University.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Oversee the daily operation of the COVID testing site;
  • Recruit, organize, train and support students who may be of assistance in the day to day operation of the testing site and for general COVID-19 related awareness;
  • Establish and sustain working relationships with third party resources such as Broad, CoVerified and troubleshoot any issues as they arise;
  • Overseeing adherence to the testing and symptom reporting policies of the University and follow-up with appropriate staff and managers;
  • Coordinate and assist Residential Life Staff, faculty and the Division of Student Affairs main office to coordinate Isolation/Quarantine Protocol Adherence, and clearance;
  • Assist Health Services with contact tracing and following of students in Isolation and Quarantine
  • Work closely with the Health Protocol Working Group to address ongoing issues as they arise and work with other Simmons Working Groups as needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge of evolving COVID best practices.
  • Provide safety workshops and trainings for student organizations, faculty and staff related to keeping the community healthy and safe during COVID-19.

  • Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Preference for someone with administrative and/or operational oversight experience.

Position Details:

This is a part-time or full-time position (hours to be determined with candidate), non-benefits eligible, temporary position from approximately mid-September and through December 2021with an option to continue in the Spring Semester.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.
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