ECHO Project Coordinator (Temporary)

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

Position Summary:

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. 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.

Duties:

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.

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.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

• Excellent public speaking skills.
• 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.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

One year of experience in a similar training and development position, experience with digital platforms and Zoom, and one year of experience in full cycle program administration.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Bachelor’s degree in related field and one year experience (i.e. training or human resource development), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAA Center for Human Development is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

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

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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