1. Manages special projects ranging from academic to financial from inception to completion, which requires quantitative analysis, independent research, and the proposal of resolutions or conclusions. Creates and envisions programmatic initiatives and communication strategies. 2. Designs and develops communications strategies for special projects. Develops and exercises a keen understanding of the multiple audiences and contributing University offices involved in a given project to ensure that individual communications are rolled out within a structure planned in advance and with appropriate communication among key stakeholders. 3. Envisions, creates and authors a wide variety of sensitive and high-level written materials. Serves as coordinator and executor for a range of internal and external committees. May participate in decisions regarding committee work. Advises panelists on precedents and prior actions. 4. Serves as Secretary for committee(s), manages informal and formal resolution processes and voluminous correspondence. 5. May supervise the work of project coordinator and administrative staff. 6. Serves as liaison to other departments on all communications. 7. Contributes to design, organization, and maintenance of department website. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Public Health or Social Work.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree in Public Health or Social Work.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent research skills, with the ability to conduct literature reviews and synthesize information from a variety of academic and other sources.
Posting Position Title: Project Specialist
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to conduct multi-disciplinary research (e.g. medical, public health, law, environment) and translate findings for a range of audiences (e.g. academic, government, private sector and community).
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Project Specialist
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to develop research briefs, memos, presentations, social media posts and other written materials, with a particular focus on a clear, concise and engaging communication style.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and sustain relationships with a variety of professional partners.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and social media platforms.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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