The Community Outreach and Engagement Program announces the following position:
Program Specialist - Environmental Public Health Community Engagement
The Program Specialist is responsible for implementing community engagement and research translation related to public and environmental health for the Community Outreach and Engagement Program in the Division of Environmental Health at USC. This position focuses on bi-directional community engagement and the communication of science and policy related to air pollution, goods movement, industrial contamination and other environmental health hazards with specific emphasis on impact to environmental justice communities in Los Angeles and Southern California. The ideal candidate for this position will be grounded in best practices of community engagement and research translation in public and significant experience in the approaches we use (e.g., community engagement, research translation for professional and lay audiences, community-driven monitoring and/or community-based participatory research), and an interest in translating research to action.
Key tasks for the position include:
Preferred qualifications and experience:
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Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Jill Johnston, Director Community Outreach & Engagement, jillj @ usc.edu
Attn: COEP Job
Priority Deadline for consideration 11/10/2016