MD Poison Center Education %26 Communication Program Specialist
University of Maryland, Baltimore
April 12, 2018
MD Poison Center Education & Communication Program Specialist - (180000IM)
The Maryland Poison Center (MPC) under the School of Pharmacy has an opportunity available for a MD Poison Center Education & Communications Program Specialist . The individual will work with the Assistant Director of Operations and Public Education in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating social media and health promotional programs related to poison prevention and safety.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Responsible for community outreach poison prevention and safety programs including health fairs and workshops in various communities and for different populations at risk for poisonings.
Maintains and updates an effective social media and communication program that engages stakeholders, raises awareness of MPC services and encourages partnerships with organizations and individuals throughout Maryland using various communication medias that include, but are not limited to the MPC website, blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and newsletters
Prepare and give presentations on health problems, poison prevention and safety, and other health related topic at community health events throughout Maryland;
Create and distribute posters, pamphlets and other educational materials to promote the services and messages of the MPC.
Performs other related duties.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field, such as Public Health or Community Health Education or a Health Science field.
Experience: One (1) year of related experience in health education or marketing, health promotion or related area. Experience may be substituted for education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the philosophy, principles, practices, objectives, programs and functions of community health education and environmental change;
Knowledge of education and outreach methods
Ability to plan, develop and implement health education projects;
Ability to use culturally and developmentally appropriate tools and programs
Ability to work with computers and computer-related technologies:
Ability to make public presentations on community health education programs;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, officials, individuals and community groups in order to identify health problems and carry out health education programs for the purpose of solving health problems
Ability to be flexible with work schedules
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1431D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Pharmacy - Maryland Poison Center
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2018
Unposting Date: May 2, 2018, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 86901
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.