Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 107652-en_US
We are seeking a Communications Specialist at the Johns Hopkins Maternal and Child Health India. (MCHI). The Johns Hopkins Maternal and Child Health India is led by the International Vaccine Access Center at the Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. MCHI was established in 2020 with a strategic framework to facilitate learning and capacity strengthening, advance research, innovation, and public health practice, implement sustainable public health priorities and, inform public policy to strengthen health systems capacities for maternal child health in India. One of the activities of the MCHI is bring out a journal special issue, Frontiers in Public Health with theme The Global Health of Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Work alongside the editor to plan, implement, and manage the publication schedule.
- Identify scientists in the thematic area who will be potential manuscript writers and assist in managing the invitation process.
- Assist with journal editorial team in the editorial and publication process to ensure a smooth publication schedule.
- Proofreading manuscripts to identify any grammatical and spelling errors.
- Researching facts and new features to maintain accuracy of submitted and accepted manuscripts.
- Performing all administrative duties, such as addressing emails, and setting up meetings.
- Reviewing layouts and designs for publication cover
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams).
- Bachelor's Degree in related field.
- Two years related experience.
- Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
- Interest in child health, mental health, vulnerable populations, psychology, child rights and child protection.
- Experience in writing and reviewing scientific articles.
Classified Title: Communications Specialist
Starting Salary Range: $23.00-$31.59-$40.18 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: IH - Int'l Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
Personnel area: School of Public Health
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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