Coordinator II, Health Resource Center
City of Boston Residency Required
The mission of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable. The BPHC envisions a thriving Boston where all residents live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, violence, and other systems of oppression. The BPHC sets an expectation that all staff and leadership commit, individually and as part of the BPHC team, to hold ourselves accountable to establishing a culture of antiracism and advance racial equity and justice through each of our bureaus, programs, and offices.
In addition to all duties in Program Coordinator I, Program Coordinator II will perform these duties:
- Functioning as a Health Educator, as a member of a multidisciplinary team, provides health education to adolescents in school and community based settings including but not limited to healthy sexuality, and prevention of STIs and unplanned pregnancy, substance/alcohol/tobacco prevention, and emotional well being; Develops, organizes and facilitates psycho-educational groups, trainings and classroom presentations to students, school administrators, teachers and parents.
- Works closely with other HRC staff.
- Links adolescents and their families to existing community services.
- Participates in the training of peer health educators and others as requested. Provides trainings and other duties in summer months as required. Attends all trainings as required by program manager.
- Assists with the development of health education materials for adolescents.
- Functions according to all protocols and policies of HRC.
- Documents and collects information regarding services provided according to policies of program. Represents BPHC and HRC at meetings, health fairs and conferences as requested. Collaborates with other BPHC programs in providing services.
- Performs other duties as required.
This job description is based on the Program Coordinator Series. May be required to perform any and all duties and responsibilities of a Coordinator II, as set forth in the BPHC Coordinator Series.
- Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Policy Administration, or a related discipline, such as sociology, organizational psychology, public health nursing, or health communications required; OR BA/BS and 2 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing; OR 5 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing may be substituted for undergraduate degree.
- Licenses, certifications or program specific experience may be required by grant or program needs.
- Demonstrated experience coordinating and implementing complex projects in the area of position.
- Demonstrated experience or related requirements as established by the program may be needed.
- Ability to write clear, concise reports, and to follow and to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner.
- Ability to understand, explain, apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures of unit activities.
- Ability to supervise, including planning and assigning work; evaluating and motivating staff; determining the need for disciplinary action; and either recommending or initiating disciplinary action.
- Ability to establish rapport with others and to maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
- Advanced knowledge & experience with MSOffice, MSWord/Excel, SAS with the ability to analyze and interpret data.
- Advanced experience with and knowledge of local community agencies and health care providers.
- Exceptional organizational skills with the ability of developing timelines and meeting deadlines.
- Demonstrated cultural competence with the diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
City of Boston Residency Required. A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply.
$993.89 - $1,187.79/Weekly
35 hours per week; 7:30am - 3pm and flexible as needed