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We’re seeking a top-notch program coordinator to join our team at Salud America!, our national Latino health equity organization based at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio.
The position will provide day-to-day oversight and coordination of Salud America! and its program goals, activities, deliverables, budget planning, internal and external meetings, partnerships, reporting requirements, and development/sustainability.
The program coordination also will contribute to program communication, outreach, evaluation, surveys, and technical assistance for on-the-ground advocates and partners for Salud America! and other IHPR programs and grants.
Details for the Program Coordinator Position
A bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience is required.
See the full details. In addition to program coordination, preferred experience also includes:
- Strong writing and editing skills, especially in the areas of the sciences, population health, and health disparities
- Experience in the writing and development of scientific manuscripts, project/program reports, PowerPoint presentations, surveys, etc.
- Experience in converting scientific and/or project-related information into lay-friendly communication materials, such as program/project flyers, blog posts, news releases, email blasts, podcasts, webinar events, videos, social media messages, etc.
- Experience marketing programs to potential funders, including producing elevator pitches, email outreach, letters of intent, grant proposals, etc.
Why Join Salud America! as Program Coordinator
Latinos are a rising U.S. powerhouse. But they face barriers to be their healthiest and suffer high rates of obesity and other health inequities.
Salud America! creates culturally relevant and research-based stories, videos, a podcast, and action tools to inspire people to start and support healthy changes to policies, systems, and environments where Latino and all children and families can equitably live, learn, work, and play.
The program’s award-winning multimedia communications help our social and digital network—more than 300,000 moms and dads, providers, and community and school leaders—push for healthy changes.
Salud America! is led by health disparities researcher Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez and supported by a passionate team of communicators at Ramirez’s Institute for Health Promotion Research in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio.
The program is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.