The primary responsibilities of this position are the administration, implementation, and continuous progress tracking of all activities within assigned programs and projects, in coordination with the Health Equity department. This position is also responsible for data collection, data tabulation, and data analysis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.
Coordinates programs of the Health Equity department
Assists with healthcare curriculum development.
Works closely with members of the Pipeline team to help plan, recruit, and deliver workshops, training, camps, and academies, if appropriate
Works closely with members of the apprenticeship team to help plan, recruit, and deliver related technical instruction for apprentices, if appropriate
Provides case management and coordinates supportive services for program participants as assigned by manager
Tracks project progress and engagement using various strategies including but not limited to one-on-one communication, peer network group, feedback surveys, existing databases, etc.
Assists with managing and ensuring that assigned projects have sound evaluation plans established and implemented
Monitors contracts, deadlines, and MOUs associated with assigned programs and projects
Participates as a member of the Health Equity team
Facilitates communication with industry partners, students, and contracted vendors
Collects, evaluates, updates and analyses various forms of data as it relates to assigned programs and project initiatives
Facilitates and manages peer network meetings; communication, facilitation, meeting set up, minutes & record-keeping, etc.
Assists with promoting and maintaining close interagency working relationships with the membership organizations of the APCA
Assists with educating and advocating, where appropriate, regarding improvement of health care access and reduction of health disparities in underserved communities
Assists with the evaluation and analysis of problems, and the selection and implementation of effective course of corrective action as needed.
Maintains a positive working relationship with APCA staff, Members, Board, and partners
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications / Knowledge
Associates degree in related field or related year for year experience may be substituted in lieu of education
1-to-3-year(s) experience in project coordination
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills supported by documented experience and professional references
Experience in successfully facilitating staff and community meetings
Demonstrated proficiency in use of a computer for work processing, spreadsheets use, communication via email, and for conducting research via the Internet
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows required
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Previous experience in health, social service, community development, public policy, or public administration
Skills and Abilities
Experience working with state and local partnerships, especially those serving rural Alaskan communities.
Ability to work as a member of a team and be able to support organizational decisions. Candidate must always promote the APCA in a positive light both internally among staff and externally among members and other stakeholders.
Demonstrated knowledge, skill, and experience in working with diverse populations.
Ability to develop, maintain and promote constructive relationships.
Ability to work independently and to execute projects and tasks in a timely, responsive, accurate and thorough manner.
Ability to execute discretion and independent judgment and maintain neutrality.
Works under the direct supervision of the Program Manager. Performance is assessed through review of work, integration, and cooperation within the Department and APCA, communication with all stakeholders, quality and timeliness of deliverables and associated criteria.
Fluency in written and spoken English required.
Superior written and oral communication skills.
In-city travel by personal vehicle for meetings, tasks, and errands as needed. In-state travel required. Some out-of-state travel may occur. Mileage is reimbursed per APCA policy.
Hours per Week
This is a full-time position, 40 hours/week. Generally, hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear, and be able to operate a computer, printer, telephone, computer/projector combination, and photocopier.
Duties will generally be performed in an office setting with travel and associated accommodations throughout the local area, the state of Alaska, and the Lower 48 as needed.
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