Community Engagement Coordinator

The University Of Maryland Medical System Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID: 64830

Area of Interest: Professionals

Location: Baltimore, MD US

Hours of Work: M-F, 9 - 5

Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

General Summary:

Under general supervision of the Manager of Workforce Development or the Manager of Community Engagement, coordinates the employment process and retention/ advancement services for identified positions. Supports the execution of community engagement programs and initiatives. Responsible for maintaining collaborative community partnerships that positively impact hospital-community relationships. Responsible for coordinating workforce and community engagement programs and initiatives.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  • Partners with community workforce development firms and the hiring manager to formulate a recruitment strategy for entry-level positions to fill vacancies in a timely and cost efficient manner.

  • Interviews, screens, and refers qualified applicants for open positions of all levels.

  • Connects employees to training programs and job advancement opportunities designed to meet workforce demands and assists program participants with identifying and removing barriers to success at work.

  • Serves as a coach and advisor to employees who are seeking advancement in their career by helping them to identify and reach their career goals.

  • Coordinates and delivers educational trainings on professional development, work readiness and leadership development.

  • Compiles program outcomes data for workforce and community engagement projects as assigned, ensuring completion by specified deadlines and in accordance with established goals and objectives.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Organizational, record keeping and time management skills required.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and other database software required.

  • Counseling skills, educational instruction experience and case management experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills are required to work effectively with various levels of employees and management staff.

  • Highly effective communication skills are necessary to work with all levels of management, various personnel within the Medical Center, as well as the external community.

  • Valid driver's license required.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and/or Public Administration, Human Services, Human Resources, Health Services Administration, or a related area of study is required.

  • Two years of professional program coordination, career counseling or experience in community organizing, community engagement, and project management, community relations experience required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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