Special Programs Coordinator
Job Details
Home Office - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$49,138.00 - $61,422.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Nonprofit - Social Services

Summary of Duties: Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to work with Tribal partners to facilitate activities that are undertaken by the SPTHB. Some work may be completed specifically by this position, however in most instances it is expected that the coordinator will bring together a team that is available and capable of completing activities. This position will work with the TEC Core Program Manager and OKTEC leadership to assess the capacity to fulfill all incoming special programs requests received. Responsible for meeting with the requesting entity to go over activity details. This position will also need to assess and identify the skills and staff needed to complete the activities and work with the TEC Core Program Manager and SPTHB staff to build a plan to undertake and complete these activities. This will be accomplished by either utilizing internal staff or, when needed, and outside entity. Coordination and tracking of these individual tasks will also be the responsibility of this position.


Mandatory Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: 2+ Years' Experience in Public Health, Healthcare, Health Promotion, Grant-Funded Program, or related field

Preferences: Bachelor's degree in health related field or 2+ years professional experience in related field. 

Education: Prefer Master's degree in public health or related field
Experience/Field: 1 to 3 years of supervisory experience

Knowledge: Must be able to apply advanced reasoning skills to problem solving and use basic and advanced mathematical skills; demonstrate professional knowledge of research methods; must be able to design/collect/retrieve data, and perform analysis for the TEC manager and tribes; and advise them of implications of the data for public health policy and determine health status outcomes in order to ensure that established program standards are met. Must be able to collaborate with tribes, tribal organizations, IHS, state health departments, federal agencies and other agencies to coordinate training opportunities around cultural competences and health promotion. Must be able to provide guidance and leadership to students who are working in the public health field. Demonstrate ability to use data and prepare and review reports, tables, presentations, or publications that effectively and clearly provide an effective communication of the information.

Skills: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in data collection, management, and analysis. Must have and able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; presentation skills; decision making and time management skills; excellent problem solving skills; leadership and team building skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with the public; maintain confidentiality; and computer skills and knowledge of technical and applicable software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) is required. Personnel supervision and management skills necessary.

Experience: A master’s degree in public health with specialization in epidemiology or biostatistics from an accredited university, or equivalent experience is required. Minimum of three years of experience in program coordination and project management is preferred. Experience with tribal organizations and/or not-for-profit agency is desired. Experience using a variety of computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) a must. Grant writing and management experience is desired.

Competencies: Teamwork; effective communication; planning and organizing work; broad based analytical thinking; quality minded; initiative; and problem solving.

Travel: In and out of state travel may be required in the fulfillment of job requirements and training.

Equal Employment: Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.

Reasonable Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the OCAITHB.

Conditions of Employment: 1. Full-time grant funded appointment (Subject to grant continuation); 2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current State Driver’s License; 3. Climbing, walking, standing, bending, and occasionally long hours.

Supervisory Authority:

Exercise supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SPTHB’s policies and laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, recommending, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Reports directly to the TEC Deputy Director.

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