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Online Platforms Support Coordinator - The Collaborative to Advance Health Services, 61046

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hiring Department

School of Nursing and Health Studies - Collaborative to Advance Health Services

Job Description

Who are you?

You are a go-getter, a task-master, a team player. You are a true partner. You truly care for the people you serve, and go out of your way to give them what they need to serve the greater good. In this position, you will be a project support generalist who has the ability to understand and support technical projects, is extremely comfortable learning new technology quickly, and ihas the flexibility to adapt to new responsibilities as deliverables evolve.

Who are we?

The Collaborative to Advance Health Services (the Collaborative) at the School of Nursing and Health Studies is a mission-driven, passionate, inclusive team of interdisciplinary public health advocates, researchers, educators, and managers at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. We write, develop and implement grant projects that support our overall mission - to advance health and wellness by bringing research to practice, supporting organizations through change processes and providing high quality training and technical assistance to the healthcare workforce.

People who thrive in the Collaborative are self-directed critical thinkers willing to learn the ropes before taking the reins. Our environment is fast-paced and ever-changing. Strong candidates will be quick learners and nimble multi-taskers. Our team members expand their creative, problem-solving wings as they grow in their roles; however, the fun, creative, thinking work is often times paired with the nitty gritty of multiple and competing demands and deadlines. Our most successful and satisfied team members are well-rounded and able to embrace a range of work responsibilities. We believe all people deserve access to high-quality health services. If you are passionate about this vision too, you will fit in here!


The professional in this position will serve as a project coordinator and administrator for websites, online learning systems, and databases developed specifically for federally funded grant projects in the Collaborative. This role is a hybrid role in that the person in the position will need to be proficient in various technological platforms as well as competent in the capabilities required for all project coordinators, including excellent organization and communication skills. This position will execute the day-to-day operational and administrative aspects of projects for grant websites, online learning systems, and databases specifically for grant projects.

  • Experience coordinating projects, preferably in areas related to public health, behavioral health or reproductive health.
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully contribute to teams and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with strong follow-up skills. Exercises sound judgment.
  • Adept at thinking strategically and analytically. Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify challenges, and research and recommend solutions.
  • Flexible with the ability to think creatively when using new tactics or strategies.
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities and deadlines. Willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Tech savvy. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and adept at learning new software and technologies (i.e. Zoom Conferencing, Adobe Acrobat, Google tools, Drupal, Moodle). The professional in this position will serve as a project coordinator and adminstrator for websites, online learning systems, and databases developed specifically for federally funded grant projects in the Collaborative.
  • Previous experience using CMS to manage and maintain websites, such as Drupal or Wordpress, a plus
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required. Majors may include business administration, computer science, information technology, communications, instructional technology, public health, social work, or other social sciences.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in project coordination. Preference given to those who have managed technical projects, such as website administration, e-learning administration, software development, or G-suite administration.
  • Knowledge of public health, healthcare or behavioral health fields.
Full Time/Part Time

Full-time, benefit eligible (100% FTE), non-exempt hourly position.


$19.47 - $27.38/hour commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin June 1, 2022.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

Benefit Eligibility


We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

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