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Community Outreach Coordinator (Poison Control Center)(Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req12215

Department: Poison Control Center

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1295 N. Martin Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Community Outreach Coordinator for the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center is responsible for coordinating the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of statewide initiatives to increase the awareness of poisoning, poison prevention, and poison center services in compliance with America's Poison Center's accreditation criteria. This includes all public education, material development, website, and multi-media promotions.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies poison prevention education needs and target audiences, establishes goals and objectives for poison prevention programs, and implements and evaluates educational programs that are culturally, literacy and, age appropriate.
  • Organizes and facilitates partnerships with stakeholders, partners, and other injury prevention agencies and oversees the planning and implementation of public relations activities.
  • Oversees the content of the Poison Center website and Poison Center social media accounts. Designs, edits, and writes educational materials, reports, grant documents, and more.
  • Shares education best practices and is a poison prevention resource and advocate in our designated service area. Represents the Poison Center at community, professional, and other events.
  • Manage and supervise health sciences volunteers and interns.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification is desired.
*Master's degree in Public Health, Health Education, or related field.
*Superb organizational skills, an eye for detail, a positive, team-oriented attitude, and proactive, resourceful approach for the workplace.
*Experience with developing health educational content for multiple audiences.
*Experience facilitating and driving collaboration efforts amongst groups.
*Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
*Demonstrated proficiency in professional writing.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.00

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $42,620 - $55,833

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Cmty & Health Systems

Job Function

Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Steven Dudley |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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