Health Career Programs Coordinator - Post Secondary Education


Florence, KY

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Health Career Programs Coordinator - Post Secondary Education

  • 492784
  • Florence, KY
  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Gateway Community & Technical College

Title: Health Career Programs Coordinator - Post Secondary Education

Salary Range: 38,000

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.5

Work Location: Hybrid

FLSA Status: Exempt

College: Gateway Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Gateway Boone

Department: Health Professions


Gateway Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

Gateway Community & Technical College invites applications for the Health Career Programs Coordinator for the Area Health Education Center (AHEC). This full-time staff position works with local communities, schools, hospitals, other medical facilities, and state educational and social service agencies to plan and implement health professions recruitment, education, and assistance programs and will plan and implement a variety of programs designed to inform and interest students in health careers, provide healthcare workforce educational opportunities for middle, high school, and post-secondary students, and function as a member of the AHEC team in a variety of AHEC activities.

This position is funded through a 2-year grant.

Learn more about the North Central Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Job Duties:

• Plan and implement a variety of programs designed to inform and interest high school and grade school students in health careers; programs will include Health Career summer camps at Gateway and NKU; and assist with Boot Camps, mock interviews, and shadowing experiences for pre-med students
• Identify, coordinate and recruit students into the Scholars program; maintain didactic and experiential sections that the NC AHEC is required to do under the scope of work for the HRSA federal grant. Develop relationships with college and university personnel for the purpose of promoting AHEC Scholars
• Develop relationships with school personnel in targeted schools for the purpose of facilitating health career programming, especially in rural and urban underserved areas, with a focus on public health workforce, such as Nursing and Community Health Workers (CHWs)
• Plan and implement after-school health career programming including summer camps, the Health Career Explorers program, school presentations and the annual Health Career Showcase.
• Participate in KY AHEC Statewide meetings and constituency group meetings when scheduled. Participate in NC AHEC staff meetings and other meetings when scheduled. Collaborate with the UK AHEC Program Office/Center for Interprofessional and Community Health Education(CICHE), regional AHEC offices, and other schools to provide and share effective and innovative health career programming
• Assist programs and staff at Gateway Community and Technical College to advance recruitment, growth, and development of health career programming. Participate in committees and/or meeting that encourage diversity and equity amongst the student community. Perform all other duties as assigned.
• Maintain statistics and records of all programs provided including entering data in the AHEC Navigator database and UofL Med app database, programs’ effectiveness, and evaluation; prepare grant funding reports for federal and state funding, Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in health or teaching degree with emphasis on science, health education/promotion or equivalent.
  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Keeps up-to-date with advances in technology and social media in order to reach middle/ school high school and college-level students effectively. Willingness to travel including occasional overnight travel.
  • Ability to teach interactive classes for middle/high school and college-level students
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment and external business and community partners, representing himself/herself professionally and courteously.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and, in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Forms, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Word).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in and understanding of working with students from diverse populations is preferred.
  • Experience working at the community college level is preferred.

About Us:

Gateway Community & Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and is a public two-year degree-granting institution serving the Northern Kentucky Region - part of the Greater Cincinnati Region and is Northern Kentucky’s only public, accredited, comprehensive two-year institution. Gateway offers high-quality, targeted education to meet the personal and professional needs of students and contribute to the economic development of the region.

Gateway engages, connects, and inspires all students through education to successfully champion our region’s competitive workforce and improve their quality of life.

Gateway is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution, and we are committed to creating a campus environment that values the exploration, appreciation, and celebration of diversity while promoting inclusiveness, multiculturalism, and global awareness.

KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.

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