Alaska Native Collaborative Hub on Research and Resilience (ANCHRR) Outreach Coordinator
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Classification:Communications Specialist 3
Work type: Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Rural College
The College of Rural and Community Development is looking for a motivated individual who has a passion for outreach, education, and health research along with experience working with Alaska’s diverse Indigenous peoples and communities. If this is you, please apply here!
• Increase visibility of the ANCHRR program through marketing materials and events
• Assist with updating website and web content and responsible for monitoring and keeping web site content current.
• Attend meetings, lunches, and other events [where appropriate] to increase the visibility of ANCHRR and establish strategic partnerships. Essential
40 Program Management and Administration:
• Work collaboratively with the Admin Core Lead and Co-Lead to manage and administer the ANCHRR Administrative Core. principal investigator in drafting grant proposals (establishing partnerships, strategic planning budget development, monitoring and evaluation)
• Work collaboratively and maintain regular communication between the ANCHRR PIs and Internal Leadership Team.
• Organize and attend weekly Internal Leadership Team meetings.
• Track measurable progress, manage data collection for outreach activities, and draft reports as requested and required.
• Coordination of the Alaska Native External Advisory Council, Research Steering Committee and Collaborative Hub.
• Responsible for oversight of student research assistants within the College of Rural and Community Development.
• Responsible for facilitation of audio/video conference and IT needs for the project.
• Responsible for processing travel arrangements in collaboration with the CRCD business office.
• Respond to other requests as needed. Essential
• Develop a strategic plan for ANCHRR outreach and engagement within the UA system.
• Develop a strategic plan for ANCHRR outreach and engagement within the State of Alaska and within the specific regions where research for ANCHRR will be conducted
• Raise broad awareness of the ANCHRR program by creating connections, collaborations and partnerships across the state and the UA system that will help to facilitate outreach and engagement in the program and also meet the project goals.
• Maintain continuous communication with ANCHRR partners and stakeholders and facilitate communication between ANCHRR team members and members of the three oversight/advisory groups.
• Organize and oversee logistics for annual meetings of the Alaska Native External Advisory Committee and Collaborative Hub and bi-annual meetings of the Research Steering Committee. This includes assisting with travel, catering, meeting space, etc for the meetings as well as attendance at each meeting. Essential
The Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research on Resilience (ANCHRR) will position Alaska Native stakeholders as the guides for a practical program of suicide prevention research that is aligned with community priorities and cultural understandings. By developing a structure to coordinate collaboration and use of scientific tools across the state, the hub will develop, implement, and evaluate suicide prevention strategies to reduce risk and increase resilience among Alaska Native youth. The ANCHRR Outreach Coordinator is responsible for managing and cultivating partnerships for the Hub with community groups, organizations and other stakeholders to advance the project outreach activities. This position develops strategies and community engagement initiatives for working with community partners throughout the state and attends meetings to assess partnership opportunities, develop relationship and communicate ANCHRR mission and objectives. Persons with long-term residence and experience with Alaska Native people, culture and communities is preferred.
Term Funded, Full-Time, 9 months (19.5 pay periods)
Salary: $23.60/hr, DOE
To apply for this position, please include the following:
Cover letter detailing you interest and qualifications
Three professional references to include previous supervisors
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
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