The University of Texas At Austin
Senior Outreach Program Coordinator - Community Engagement Specialist, Community Engaged Texas Research Alliance
$3,957 depending on qualifications
Hours per week
40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Earliest Start Date
Funding expected to continue
Position open to
Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies
The Community Engaged Texas Research Alliance (CENTRAL) is a project of UT's Bridging Barriers initiative, an interdisciplinary research initiative sponsored by UT's Office of the VP for Research. The CENTRAL project focuses on developing a community-engaged model for social behavioral and health studies, with a focus on children and adolescents and their families in and around Travis County.
Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Facilitate all interactions with community members and organizational community partners on behalf of The Community Engaged Texas Research Alliance (CENTRAL) research team at the University of Texas.
Building relationships with community residents, and other stakeholders in communities where projects takes place. Scheduling, planning, and overseeing community engagement activities (e.g. social events, recruitment outreach events, etc.). Assembling the community advisory board (CAB) and convening its regular meetings. Attending (and/or ensuring coverage by TOC members in) community meetings and events organized by community partners. Scheduling and facilitating focus groups with community members to obtain feedback on project activities. Serving as the primary liaison between community members, the community advisory board, and CENTRAL leadership. Identifying and communicating with potential partner community organizations and governmental partners. Identifying and communicating with UT faculty with existing relationships in the community.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in social work, public health, public policy, or related field. A minimum of 5 years' experience working directly with people in community settings (e.g. social services, community organizing, community-based research projects, etc.) Bilingual in English and Spanish. Demonstrated ability to interact with diverse community members in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's degree in social work, public health, public policy, or related field.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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