ECHO Clinic Coordinator

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Classification:Training & Development 4
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:

The Center for Human Development is seeking application for an ECHO Clinic Coordinator.


15%Partner Relationships: Establish and maintain relationships with community partners and other stakeholders related to collaborative activities, events, and meetings necessary for program delivery. Manage and coordinate meetings of committees, groups, and outside agencies; prepare and distribute agenda packets and correspondence; attend meetings and record minutes and ensure proper distribution of minutes. Coordinate and oversee complex in-person and virtual meeting/training events; monitor event budgets and timelines.Essential
20%Participant Recruitment: Recruit participants for ECHO clinics. Maintain and update CHD ECHO website using university supported systems. Manage all aspects of outreach activities including the preparation of outreach materials such as PowerPoint presentations, banners, brochures, posters, constant contact emails, fact sheets and handouts; ensure compliance with university marketing goals. Collaborate with partners to develop marketing materials.Essential
20%Program Administration: This position works closely with CHD project coordinators and researchers involved in ECHO activities to identify obstacles and work collectively to resolve issues for program delivery. Participate in setting project goals; identifying, planning and implementing activities; and developing promotional materials. Assist in writing grants proposals for external funding.Essential
20%Reporting/Data Management: Data entry and tracking of all clinic enrollment data; recruitment data; CEU/CME applicant data, and outcome data. Compile program statistics for annual and quarterly reports. Assess training and program needs based on feedback from training participants.Essential
25%Training: Select topics/speakers for ECHO clinics according to training goals and clinic participants. Recruit case presentations for clinic sessions. Review case presentations with presenters to determine fit for ECHO clinic. Design and construct course materials and topic series in consultation with Clinic Coordinators and hub team experts. Train hub team members to implement the Project ECHO model. Ensure compliance with ECHO model and HIPAA. Manage hub team contracts. Work with program staff to establish procedures and eligibility guidelines for ECHO Clinic and CEU/CME offerings.Essential

The Center for Human Development (CHD) is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Education, Research, and Service (UCEDDs) authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. There are 67 UCEDDs, at least one in every state and territory, which form an Association of UCEDD's ( Since CHD is the only UCEDD in Alaska, we serve the entire state.

The UAA Center for Human Development has 4 major functions:

  • Interdisciplinary education
  • Community training and technical assistance
  • Research
  • Information dissemination

These activities are designed to increase the independence, productivity, and community integration and inclusion for individuals with disabilities. CHD’s projects and activities are not limited to developmental disabilities; they focus on a wide range of disabilities, ages, and issues.

This is a new position that supports the implementation and expansion of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) clinics statewide.  ECHO is an evidence-based model that connects health providers and clinicians in underserved rural and urban communities to expert interdisciplinary teams, through videoconferencing, to increase their capacity to provide services within their own practice. We have an established Project ECHO at CHD. 

This position is expected to be highly visible across Alaska and to reflect the demeanor and priorities of the Project ECHO program. We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual for our multifaceted and exciting work. Attention to detail and a willingness to learn with a positive attitude are a must. Someone who can develop and maintain a website and content is desired. Experience coordinating meetings involving high-level individuals and large events/conferences is a plus. The ideal candidate for this position should have excellent writing skills and be self-motivated.


  • Skilled in computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a team member. 
  • Ability to anticipate demands and bottlenecks and work without prompting to mitigate their impact.
  • Ability to maintain records proficiently and prepare reports for Center for Human Development administration and funding agencies.
  • Ability to manage well-defined projects and a diverse portfolio of participants. 
  • Ability to apply knowledge of instructional methods to distance delivery.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with outside organizations, staff, and professionals.
  • Ability to develop original training content and material.
  • Ability to work occasional early mornings or evenings. 
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, and discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of or prior experience with diverse cultures, and communication styles.

Required Experience:
Two years experience as a trainer or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Health, Education Social Work or related field and two years of progressively responsible experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Application Procedure:
In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references

Position Information:
Term-Funded, Grade 79, Exempt, Full-Time, 12 months per year

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment.  Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available at

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