The position will support two major initiatives at GCSOM. This position is wholly grant supported and subject to funding availability. The position will support the Administrator of REACH-HEI to ensure that programmatic objectives impacting the pipeline programs supported by the respective program grants are met. The REACHHEI Program Coordinator will assist in the recruitment and retention of program participants, with particular focus on diverse populations. In addition, she/he will design and write k-12 curriculum, plan and coordinate program events (for both COE and REACH‐HEI participants) , train and monitor volunteers and k‐12 mentors, provide career and college counseling to participants, collect and analyze assessment data, serve as a liaison to program partners and community agencies, and assist in communications and social media. Provide program coordination in the form of logistics, program planning, participant recruitment, and oversee program supply needs and inventory. She/he will assist with mentor and volunteer recruitment, provide continuous student engagement on social media, phone, and online workshops, provide individual and group student advising, prepare resources, and analyze data. Assist in the expansion of volunteer and job shadowing program. Develop ongoing communications with participants and partners. Assist in the development of curriculum, new program ideas, volunteer and mentor coordination, and special events. She/he will collect relevant data and provide reports as required by the grantors and/or federal agencies.
Work with program administrator to evaluate curriculum, research and develop workshops, plan programs, online classes, in the areas of health science, career, and college planning for k‐12 program participants. Also prepare materials, enter information in online canvas, and conduct assessment surveys.
Assist in participant recruitment, particularly from medically underserved communities. Work with school personnel to identify students, interview, and select participants for COE and REACH‐HEI programs. Communicate with students, parents, and schools regarding selection and ongoing programming. Maintain communications with students through online and phone methods. Ensure participants provide necessary information for Empower, Canvas and other reporting functions as necessary.
Provide college and career counseling to participants. Review and update college and career counseling curriculum. Implement yearly schedule of benchmark discussions and activities. Document participant progress. Provide support in individual career/college plans.
Assist in the development of a job shadowing program and volunteer opportunities for program participants. Work with community hospitals or agencies to create a formal program, design participant materials, schedule job shadowing, and evaluate the program.
Develop, maintain, and report on REACH‐HEI and COE participant progress once their participation is completed. Maintain contact lists up‐to‐date.
Coordinate the logistics for programs to include schedules, rooms, communications with schools and participants, and other needs. Attend meetings, work with partners to plan, continue and improve programming, and assist in evaluation.
Maintain program supply inventory. Categorize all supplies, coordinate orders with staff, request orders, monitor usage.
Assist with summer programming including supervision of temporary summer staff, residential programming for participants, special events, and daily health sciences and research program needs.
Perform some administrative assistance duties including copying, making phone calls, and entering information in a database, extracting data, and analyzing information.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
MS Word and Excel, excellent written and oral communications, results orientation, teamwork, problem solving, and knowledge of Zoom teaching methods. Working knowledge and experience with Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence curriculum 6‐12 and undergraduate. Experience with online LMS and working with 6‐12th grade and college students also preferred.
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, or related degree or Master's Degree in Education, School Counseling, Health Administration, or related degree preferred. At least one year of experience working with out of school time programs for 6‐12th grade and college students in the areas of career and college preparatory programming and diversity and inclusion preferred.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Master's Degree-Healthcare Administration (Preferred)
Minimum of 4 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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