The Coordinator of Summer Scholars and Community Health, based in the Pediatrics Division of Community Health and Research (CHR), will work with the Division Director and clerical support staff to coordinate all aspects of the Summer Scholars Program. They will also provide support and coordination for CHR-led community initiatives focusing on maternal-child health, respiratory health and obesity.
Coordinate the EVMS-CHKD Summer Scholars Program.
Coordinate existing CHR collaborations within the Department of Pediatrics focused on improving the health of children and their families.
Support the integration of ongoing Department of Pediatrics-based community projects across other EVMS departments, offices and institutes.
Coordinate new, emerging community-based initiatives focused on children and their families that expand the EVMS presence in the region.
Assist the CHR Division Director and faculty in facilitating collaboration with existing community partners to develop new community-based child health initiatives with a focus on community-engaged research.
Assist faculty in coordinating community educational symposia/workshops/CME.
Assist in the development and implementation of community program evaluation and reports to funders.
Serve on writing teams for dissemination of information about community-based activities and initiatives.
Assist with incorporating new opportunities for community based research into medical student, graduate health professions and pediatric resident training.
Facilitate development of new faculty linkages within the community to provide basis for data collection and grant applications.
Assist with all phases of the Summer Scholars process, including working with EVMS faculty to develop project applications, coordinating the student application review process, and assisting Scholars with database setup, analysis and presentation development.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associates Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Education, Health Services Research, Health Promotion or a related field. Three (3) years of experience working with community-based initiatives. Experience working with student projects preferred. Data collection and analysis experience preferred. Bachelors degree is preferred.