Location: East Baltimore Campus, School of Public Health
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative seeks to make progress on five challenges facing health in the United States: addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence. A key part of the initiative is the Bloomberg Fellows Program, which is designed for individuals who are currently working with collaborating organizations on the front lines of one of these five challenges in the United States. Fellows will center their studies in their focus area and engage with their organization while at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Fellows will serve at least one year with their organization after graduation and the fellow and their organization will then join an ongoing network of practice and research with the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
This position will support the experiences of the Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations through practicum experiences, conferences, research opportunities, policy programs, and practice networks. This position will help to create the experience of being a Bloomberg Fellow and a collaborating organization both inside and outside the classroom.
Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to engage Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations to build, nurture and strengthen relationships that results in long-term engagement with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
Design activities to build a community of practice among the Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations. These include regular meetings and/or events to facilitate interactions outside the classroom to build ties between Fellows, organizations and faculty.
Develop an annual work plan outlining the goals and objectives of engaging Bloomberg fellows and collaborating organizations aimed at maximizing interest in and involvement with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
Create and maintain accurate database of current fellows, alumni and collaborating organizations.
Support to fellows and collaborating organizations:
Manage, promote, and lead efforts to engage Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations in various engagement opportunities, with a goal of supporting and building an interdisciplinary, vibrant and compelling community of practice.
Serve as a liaison for Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations to ensure they have timely and clear support throughout the fellowship program cycle. Provide support and guidance to Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations on an individualized basis as needed by connecting them with information, networks, resources, faculty, advisement, and other forms of support.
Mentor and provide guidance for Bloomberg Fellows as they develop and grow during the course of their studies.
Provide a high degree of customer service and prompt, courteous response to requests for information and assistance from Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations. Maintain direct and regular communications with Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations through phone calls, email, and in person meetings.
Lead a wide range of activities to engage and involve Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations in meaningful ways. This includes responsibility for planning and implementing Bloomberg Fellows educational enrichment events such as seminars, webinars, and live talks, cultivate relationships with Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organizations and engage them to ensure they are getting the most out of the program.
Create and manage an alumni relations plan for the Bloomberg Fellows Program including events, newsletters, special events, virtual programs.
Manage all aspects of Bloomberg Fellows and collaborating organization alumni benefits, programs, services and activities including developing, and evaluating all communication and promotional materials, both print and non-print.
Participate in implementing the Bloomberg Fellows Program Outreach Plan in collaboration with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative Team to help achieve target numbers for recruitment annually. This includes but not limited to visiting, calling, emailing, and following up with targeted organizations and individuals to present and disseminate information about the Bloomberg Fellows Program, attending events and conferences for recruitment, and following up with all leads.
Establish and maintain relationships with collaborating organizations and provide follow up and outreach to keep those relationships current and strong. Represent the Bloomberg American Health Initiative at events and activities to enhance the prominence and positive profile of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, education management, or other related field.
Requires five years of progressively responsible experience in alumni relations, outreach, and recruitment in a higher education setting. Preference is given to those with experience in graduate fellowship/scholarship programs.
Proven track record in outreach and recruitment of diverse students in a higher education environment.
Demonstrated experience building alumni relations.
In-depth knowledge of Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Twitter and other social media platforms, and Internet end-user applications.
Position requires strong written and verbal communications skills.
Successful candidate should be very comfortable with public speaking.
Must be adept at working effectively with diverse constituent groups and senior institutional staff.
Ability to travel for outreach activities on an as needed basis.
Self-motivated and demonstrated success implementing new initiatives.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to adjust to multiple demands.
Exemplary follow-through habits with prospective students and stakeholders.
The incumbent must be able to communicate, interact and organize effectively in order to build mutually beneficial relationships with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
Internal Number: 10377-en_US
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