Coord,Outreach - req# 10639
The UNM Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Injury Prevention Research and Education is seeking a highly qualified Outreach Coordinator. The position will act as a subject matter expert on pedestrian and bicycle injury prevention by developing educational materials, conducting community outreach, and providing face-to-face training. The position will serve as the liaison to law enforcement agencies, state and federal transportation agencies, as well as community advocacy groups in all areas of New Mexico. Job duties will include developing and coordinating the social media and on-line outreach activities for the Pedestrian Safety Initiative including responding to request for information from members of the public. The position will also track outreach activities and community participation for reporting to the NM Traffic Safety Bureau and the UNM HSC Community Outreach database.
The position may involve some short-term state and national travel, and occasional weekend and evening hours. Term appointment; funding available through September 30, 2020; continuance beyond that date is subject to availability of additional funding.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
· Experience with advocacy or education related to multi-modal transportation, road safety, or community development.
· Current New Mexico Driver's license
· Demonstrated ability to effectively present educational presentations in small and large groups settings.
· Experience creating and managing printed, social media and web-based outreach.
· Demonstrated ability to create high-quality written reports.
|Additional Requirements||Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment.|
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Emerg Med Disaster Medicine (558E)|
|Staff Type||Term - Part-Time|
|Term End Date||09/30/2020|
|Pay||$11.25 (min) to $16.88 (midpoint)|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required|
|For Best Consideration Date||9/16/2019|
|Application Instructions||Please attach an updated resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please be sure to address how your skills fit with our preferred qualifications for this position. A completed application is required for consideration.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
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