Community Health Educator II

Category: Human and Social Services
Location: Commerce Place, Malden, MADepartment: GVC Internet Gambling Research
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Mon – Fri 9am – 5:30pm
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 06/12/2020
Requisition Number: hrq-101922

Job Details

  • The Division seeks a Community Health Educator to be a thought partner for and key contributor to its professional and community-based capacity building and public health initiatives. This individual will work with an interdisciplinary team of Harvard Medical School faculty and research associates to help build a culture of commitment to health and health equity in the region:-Conduct in-person and multi-media trainings for health providers and community groups in New England (primarily Massachusetts and New Hampshire) -Contribute to the development of grant proposals for capacity building and outreach activities -Work with capacity building specialists at the Division to create and execute a long term term plan to expand the Division’s capacity building activities for special projects, including but not limited to: The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS), Gambling Disorder Screening Day, Expressions of Addiction, Toward Evidence-based Action and Community Health (TEACH), and CHARGE (Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion) -Create and implement new outreach initiatives -Work with capacity building specialists at the Division to create and execute long-term plans to increase awareness of addiction-related public health issues in Massachusetts and New Hampshire -Work with capacity building specialists at the Division to develop a state-wide coalition of organizations representing a continuum of addiction-related services in Mass. and NH -Event planning, design, and production -Host webinars and trainings (digital and face-to-face) -Project administration in collaboration with Division administrative staff -Write research summaries for The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (The BASIS) research blog

    This job requires up to 50% travel (Mass. and NH). A driver’s license and access to a vehicle on a consistent basis is required as some work sites are not accessible via public transportation.-Strong background in public health -Experience and interest in health equity and discrimination preferred -Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and proven ability to function independently -Must have an understanding of research -Strong interest in evidence-based public health outreach, healthy equity and discrimination, in general, and addiction-related evidence-based public health outreach, specifically -Bilingual (Spanish) preferred -Creativity and experience with graphic design a plus -Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required; public speaking and presentation experience -Excellent organization skills a must -Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite required -Proficiency in html code and website design a plus