Job Description Summary:
The GW School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement is dedicated to raising the knowledge and skills of nurses, faculty members, students and others to engage actively in the development and advocacy of health policy, while utilizing many forms of print, audio and social media to influence policy change for the health of the public. The Center, in addition to supporting the policy, research and media engagement activities of the Center, is engaged in developing and implementing an academic program — a 15 credit online graduate certificate in health policy and media engagement — for nurses and other health professionals. The Center is seeking a high functioning, skilled Program Coordinator to coordinate the academic aspects of the online certificate program and support the development of research proposals, policy analyses and budget management aspects of the Center, as well as support the incorporation of internal and external contributors to the advancement of the Center's health policy and media engagement activities. This individual will provide academic course management, some project management, support the development and submission of new funding proposals, prepare reports, track and monitor financial summaries, provide data management, support some media enhancement functions, and coordinate certain media events and periodic meetings of the Center's National Advisory Council. Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
*This is a limited term appointment; approximate duration is 17 months with potential for extension.
Prepares reports and required written documentation regarding multiple sponsored project and their financial performance. Researches and prepares a variety of written communications, including but not limited to publications, memoranda, correspondence, marketing materials, and research monographs to promote grant activities.,
Plans and executes conferences with the principal investigator, including coordination of services with the venues, securing continuing education accreditation, scheduling and communicating with speakers, arranging travel for speakers and managing registration for project sponsored events, and prepares materials to be disseminated during/regarding events.,
Monitors expenditures for sponsored research projects and orders supplies, works with vendors to secure to services, prepares travel reimbursements as needed, including processing payments for subcontractors. Ensures that all expenditures are allowable and fall within each awards terms and conditions.,
Develops and maintains tracking systems and database for sponsored activities to enhance communication to the larger nursing community, board members and to ensure the efficient and effective management of administrative and fiscal activities.,
Updates content management system and Web sites; plans, writes and edits news and feature stories for online presentation and disseminates online communications (E-mail, Social Media) to enhance External Relations Web presence.,
Supports programmatic activities through literature review and searches, creation of evidence tables, searches for tool kits and best practices relevant to the multiple projects.,
Acts on behalf of the principal investigator to obtain information and documents to assist in the preparation and drafting of narrative reports as required by sponsors.,
Assists the PI to address all requirements of the proposal submission including preparing and obtaining authorization of routing, conflict-of-interest, and cost-sharing documents for submission and to submit proposal to OVPR for review on a timely basis. Follow up on proposal status and implement and requested changes.,
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in policy, communications, project administration or management, nursing or health related equivalent is preferred.
Proficiency with computer technology, Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and with software applications such as Banner, Cayuse and Blackboard.
Experience with grants management, budget development and management, proposal writing, event planning and coordination are preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
Proficiency with appropriate use of a wide variety of social media is desirable. Skills in editing auditory presentations are a plus.
Self-motivated, able to meet deadlines and prioritize work, able to work independently, and as a part of a team in a complex environment, and take initiative within agreed parameters.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a bachelor’s degree.