Community Program Assistant

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 12, 2022
Full time Extension & Outreach

Job Description

Community Program Assistant

Job ID: 234114
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University –
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
The Georgia Cancer Center is on a mission for Georgia providing industry-leading cancer research and care that benefits patients locally and globally. Our ultimate goal is to eradicate cancer and we are proudly making progress every day. When we say patient care is a priority, we mean it. We assemble custom teams of field experts to address each individual's unique needs.

The Georgia Cancer Center M. Bert Storey Research Building provides quality research space to promote multidisciplinary collaborations and translational research, which is essential to creating an environment that promotes innovation. Our research approach supports important National Cancer Institute goals including ensuring every cancer patient has access to the newest and most innovative clinical trials in the nation, clinicians and researchers work together to initiate new research protocols based on the clinician's interaction with the patient, and each cancer patient receives personalized treatment through the interaction of the multidisciplinary team of clinicians and allied health professionals.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refreshed
The Community Program Assistant position is designed to assist in administrative and technical work in support of community programs at the Georgia Cancer Center. This position will assist in assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of numerous community programs and interventions. Community programs may include prevention work with alcohol, electronic cigarettes, opioids, prescription drugs, suicide, and/or cancer prevention. This work may involve interacting with elementary ,middle, and high school students, all ages across the lifespan, organizations such as faith-based, public housing, and the community at large.

The duties include, but are not limited to:
Schedule project visits. Weekly follow-up with community members. Data collection, entry, and quality control. Maintain project files. Lead group sessions with parents and students. Assist with establishing and maintaining outstanding relationships with community partners. Attend meeting with community partners.
Attending staff training and research meetings. Participating in project planning and development of research protocols while insuring adherence to accepted scientific research principal and community engaged approached.

Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting deadlines
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Ability to work independently, perform well under pressure, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)
Pay Grade: 13
Salary: $16.19/hour
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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