UT Health Community Relations Specialist - COVID-19 Prevalence Project in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Community Relations Specialist - COVID-19 Prevalence Project
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 2000020P
Department: School of Public Health
Location: Texas Medical Center
Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt
Works on the Community Engagement team of the Harris County SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence project. Coordinates the planning, implementation and administration of community relations for the project. Impacts institution’s community reputation.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Works with the Community Engagement team leadership in the development of a comprehensive community engagement plan.
Oversees the operations and evaluation of a community relations program.
Develops program goals and analyzes program activities.
Actively cultivates and maintains relationships and represents the project with community stakeholders and others in the community.
Identifies and facilitates opportunities to develop collaborative relationships and partnerships.
Engages with community influencers, both at the individual and organizational level.
Identifies trends, reviews data and implements program improvements.
Facilitates increased SARS-CoV-2 testing in target communities across Harris County through the development and maintenance of strong community collaborations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
Detail-orientated with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Bachelors degree in Communications, Marketing, Health Education or related degree.
Three (3) years of experience in community relations, health education and/or community outreach activities.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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