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Communication Specialist, TEC Core

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Home Office - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
High School
$38,124.00 - $57,186.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Admin - Clerical


Under the general direction of the Tribal Epidemiology Center (TEC) Core Program Manager, this position will provide a full range of communication and health education support services. This position will be responsible for creating, disseminating, and evaluating content and messaging for various sources including, but not limited to websites, educational materials, training materials, and educational campaigns. This position will facilitate close working relationships between TEC Core staff, internal and external partners, contractors, and vendors. Develop and/or adapt content and messaging from trusted sources for educational campaigns and projects with internal and external partners. Assist Program Manager with identifying priority audience and appropriate communication strategies based on identified public health priorities. Create and adapt content for priority audience to promote identified health topic and/or behavior change. Review content and messaging developed by TEC Core staff prior to publishing. Research, write, and edit content that adheres to goals, objectives, and activities outlined in grant work plans and/or contract deliverables. Assist Program Manager with developing and maintaining the TEC Core's communication policies and practices including a style guide. Assist Program Manager with developing materials including toolkits and reports. Maintain internal project management calendars and platforms that adhere to strict deadlines by scheduling due dates, updating project requesters, and tracking content through various workflow processes. Perform other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent and two years of experience in a related field.

Demonstrate knowledge of social media communication strategies. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in health education and health literacy. Must be able to collaborate with Tribes, Tribal programs, Indian Health Service, state/county health departments, federal agencies and institutions. 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. 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 partners; ability to interact professionally; maintain confidentiality; and computer skills and knowledge of technical and applicable software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) is required.

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 accommodation may be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.

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.

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