Public Health Programs Coordinator

LOCATION: Newark, NJ

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/ Exempt -37.5 hours /week

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on the HPV and Cancer Prevention Initiative in New Jersey.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Plan, schedule, and evaluate all program activities related to the HPV and Cancer Prevention Initiative.
  • Provide education and outreach to community groups, parents, adolescents, and clinicians statewide to increase awareness on the benefits of adolescent immunizations, especially HPV vaccine.
  • Independently reach out to community based organizations, health systems, dental offices, and schools to coordinate education on HPV prevention to meet grant requirements.
  • Distribute educational materials on HPV vaccine to parents, adolescents, and clinicians.
  • Address barriers and identify opportunities/strategies for adolescent immunization.
  • Collect and evaluate program outcome data.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Attend and participate in state and local immunization coalition meetings.
  • Present on pertinent topics/programs/findings/best practices virtually, via webinars, or at in-person events or conferences as requested.
  • Handle other duties as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Masters of Public Health or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Community health experience required.  Experience with immunization or maternal/child health preferred.  Computer literacy in MS Office. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

This position reports to the Adolescent Immunization Initiatives Manager.

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