Community Outreach Coordinator

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7197179 (Ref.No. ej-4828836)
Posted: November 30, 2023

Job Description

Community Outreach Coordinator

Job ID: 266029
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

The Georgia Cancer Center is on a mission for providing industry-leading cancer research and care that benefits patients locally and globally. Our ultimate goal is to eradicate cancer and we are proudly making progress every day. When we say patient care is a priority, we mean it. We assemble custom teams of field experts to address each individual's unique needs. The research and innovations developed at the Georgia Cancer Center ultimately influence the global network of cancer care. Our team fights for far more than just Georgians. The learnings achieved through the care of local patients has wide-reaching implications for creating tomorrow's standard of cancer care. Through facilitating first-in-the-nation trials and growing a depth of understanding only available through a multidisciplinary approach, the Georgia Cancer Center team is equipped to deliver treatment advancements that will be applied in facilities across the world. The team offers a proving ground that paves the way for patients in other areas to have access to new options.

Job Summary

Under the direction of Dr. Bevel, The Cancer Prevention Control and Population Health program at the Georgia Cancer Center are seeking a highly driven and talented candidate to fill the position of Community Outreach Coordinator/Research Assistant. The role will entail production of high-level data analyses, recruitment/retention of study participants and community partners, and maintenance of the hydroponic vertical garden associated with epidemiologic research and community outreach.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Screening, recruitment, and retention of study participants/community partners in the Paceline grant and subsequent awards (HARVEST-HD)
  • Community outreach responsibilities include coordination of outreach to new community partners via existing community partners (e.g. Ebony Tree Farms, Studio Farmers Inc.).
  • Liaison to existing community partners about grant deliverables and future tasks.
  • Represent GCC at local/regional/state/national community events including but not limited to: health fairs, conferences, etc.
  • Maintain metrics for tracking outreach events as needed.
  • Participate in future intervention development.

Prepare equipment and supplies to conduct transplantation and harvest of organic produce from the modularized hydroponic vertical garden (aka micro-farm)

Record results, quality control and maintenance of Excel spreadsheet for daily monitoring of micro- farm

Data analysis
  • Qualitative data analysis (descriptive statistics and thematic analysis of study participants).
  • Quantitative data analysis (primary and secondary analyses of food environment/obesity-related cancer data in SAS statistical software or other comparable statistical software).
  • Generating reports for dissemination from the respective data analyses.

Manuscript/Abstract production
  • High-level literature reviews
  • Assistance in the production of multiple manuscripts
  • Assistance in the production of abstracts for poster/oral presentation at national/international public health conferences

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in related field and a minimum of five years of experience in public health and/or community outreach and/or applicable field.

Preferred Qualifications

Science-related MS degree from an accredited college or university. (currently enrolled in a Master's program is acceptable)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 17

Salary Minimum: $44,967 - $45,000

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period:11/30/23 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search job ID: 266029

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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