Temporary ECHO Project Coordinator

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  • Job Number:524121
  • Classification:Temporary Professional
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 78
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

The UAA Center for Human Development is seeking applications for a temporary Project ECHO Coordinator. Join our team and support telelearning in Alaska! Flexible, part-time, hybrid schedule with some mornings and evenings required. This temporary position is through June 30, 2023 and is not expected to continue past that date.


30Data Management: Data entry and tracking of all network enrollment, recruitment, CEU/CME applicants, and resources.Essential
30Participant Recruitment: Maintain and update CHD ECHO website using university supported systems. Coordinate the ECHO registration process through Zoom. Prepare and maintain outreach materials such as PowerPoint presentations, banners, brochures, posters, emails, fact sheets, social media and handouts; ensure compliance with university marketing goals. Attend community events to promote ECHO projects. Create original material for presentations and training of new hub members.Essential
40Program Administration: This position works closely with CHD project coordinators and researchers involved in ECHO activities. Support CHD ECHO networks with in-session tech, CME/CE applications, and post session procedures. Develop new ECHO sessions as requested by funders and ECHO leadership including marketing, registrations, hub team training, curriculum planning, evaluation, and coordination with internal ECHO staff. Interpret the participant evaluation and provide guidance to the hub team on modification or changes to the curriculum. Create and maintain communication strategy with funders, hub team members and ECHO leadership.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Skilled in computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to operate Zoom, Box, Qualtrics, and data management systems.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to anticipate demands and bottlenecks and work to mitigate their impact.
• Ability to accurately input data and maintain records.
• Ability to apply knowledge of instructional methods to distance delivery.
• Ability to work occasional early mornings or evenings.
• Ability to exercise good judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of or prior experience with diverse cultures, and communication styles.
• Ability to conduct needs assessment.
• Ability to develop training content and material.
Typical Experience:
One-year minimum experience in training development and/or office administration.
Required Education or Training:

Bachelor’s degree in related field and one-year experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary Information:

Temporary: Hire to work 15-20 hours per week. Will not extend past June 30, 2023. 

This is a temporary position. New hires will be placed on the UA temporary staff salary schedule, Temporary Grade 78, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant should be available to work occasionally early mornings or evenings.

Please attach a resume, cover letter highlighting qualification that meet the specific requirements of this position, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.


About the Center for Human Development: 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 (AUCD.org). 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.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, CHD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Position Summary: This position supports the implementation and expansion of Project ECHO networks statewide. ECHO is an evidence-based model that connects health providers and professionals in underserved rural and urban communities to expert interdisciplinary teams, through videoconferencing, to increase their capacity to provide services within their own practice.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Jessica Harvill at 907-264-6242, ECHO Projects Director, UAA.


Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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