Education Coordinator

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Classification:Administrative Specialist 3
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Health Profession

Position Summary:

The Alaska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program provides a pathway for students to prepare for and enter into healthcare careers, leading them into the workforce and supporting their continued development. Seeking applications for the Education Coordinator position.


40Planning, coordination and logistics of UAA College of Health pre-college programming, including but not limited to: - Academic Preview Day - Pre-Health Summit - ANSEP Health Science Academies - College of Health outreach and recruitment This entails coordination with UAA College of Health Student Success Center, UA health programs and faculty across the state. Supervision of student worker to assist with accomplishment of these responsibilities. Specific examples include: - Logistics and event coordination across units and departments - Solicitation for program sponsorships - Grant writing, development and administration to enhance pre-college programming - Collaboration with ANSEP to instruct health science events and intensives - Collaboration with Student Success Center to respond to COH recruitment and outreach requestsEssential
60Planning and coordination of Statewide Health Careers Pipeline Programming. This includes: - Upkeep, maintenance and tracking of students via Pipeline Cache Database. - Supporting logistics and coordination of career pathway camps and intensives with regional AHEC Centers. - Supporting curriculum development, enhancement and update initiatives. - Assisting regional Centers with applications, and outreach. - Targeted past participant recruitment for Health programs including individualized outreach and support. - Development of relationships with facilities and other partners to enhance student preparedness and successEssential

Position:  Education Coordinator; UAA Alaska Center for Rural Health

The AHEC program, a statewide program in compliance with federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funding for AHECs across the nation, has been successful in establishing Pipeline Programming throughout the state to increase youth interest in health care careers. This position will be the lead in coordination of the AHEC Health Careers Preparation and Promotion efforts, which aim to engage and expose youth to careers in healthcare. The position will also be the lead in coordination of College of Health pre-college recruitment and outreach programming in coordination with the UAA COH Student Success Center.


  • Ability to perform all aspects of coordination of the program, defining objectives, priorities, and deadlines based on program objectives.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and make responsible decisions.
  • General office practices, procedures, and equipment, file maintenance, software knowledge and skills, i.e., Microsoft office suite, website maintenance, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to lead or supervise staff, including planning and organizing work and scheduling, training and directing and reviewing work of others.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and make responsible decisions.
  • Experience with students of all ages


  • Knowledge of Healthcare industry.
  • Experience with grant proposals and development.
  • Experience working with adolescents.
  • Familiarity with rural Alaska and rural healthcare.

Required Experience:
Three years progressively responsible experience in education, public health or related field.

Required Education or Training: 
Associate's degree in a related field and three years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Condition of Employment:
Willingness to travel to remote communities as needed.

$25.82/hour minimum

Position Information:
Term funded, Grade 79, Exempt (salary), Full-Time, 12 month position, and full employee benefits package (

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

  • Cover letter highlighting qualifications that meet the specific requirements of this position
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Review Date:
A review of the applications will begin on April 20,2020 and continue until this recruitment is closed.

Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
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.

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

Probationary Period:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

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

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Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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