The Coordinator will support the communication and administrative efforts of the Health Initiative team. (This position requires a strong, reliable internet connection.)
Relationships and Partnerships
- Build, strengthen, and maintain strong relationships with TCUs and partnering institutions.
- Manage and coordinate regional and national partnerships relevant to healthcare careers and research.
Collection and Tracking
- Development of data management, collection, and reporting for health initiatives programming and in collaboration with AIHEC’s research team.
- Create and track project-specific tasks using Delegator, Accountable, Responsible, Consulted, and Informed (DARCI) Project Management tool.
Coordinate and Plan
- Schedule and coordinate meetings to include meeting invites, drafting agendas, and note capture.
- Assist in planning online and in-person conferences and summits.
Report and Proposals
- Assist with compiling funder reports.
- Support the team in writing proposals.
Required Education, Experience and Attributes:
- Bachelor’s degree- required.
- Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, healthcare administration or a related field of study and/or a concentration in Indigenous health or related field – preferred.
- Three plus years of relevant work experience working in healthcare, healthcare research, or on health grants/opportunities - required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated skills in multi-tasking.
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to successfully identify and adjust to changing priorities.
- Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills, with particular knowledge in the use of Teams and creating announcements and flyers.
- Experience in updating websites.
- Outstanding organizational skills and high attention to detail.
- Enjoy being part of a team.
- Must be able to travel.
- Works well independently.
- Knowledge of Tribal Colleges and Universities – preferred.
- Knowledge and experience working in Indian Country – preferred.
- Experience working with Native college students – preferred.
- Creative, self-starter with the desire to go above and beyond.
American Indian / Alaskan Native encouraged to apply.
This position reports to the Health Initiatives Director.
Compensation: $65,000 annually
Please send a current CV, two (2) writing samples, and a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Send materials in PDF via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Attn: Health Initiatives Communication Coordinator. Must be willing to submit to a background check.
We highly encourage broad participation from qualified applicants from Tribal Nations in addition to those who identify with groups that have been underrepresented in government and academic workforces.