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Health Education Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Health Education Coordinator
Requisition Number RE25916
Working Title Health Communications Manager
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs., sitting for long periods of time


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, some evenings and weekends may be required

Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center is seeking a Health Communications Manager to be part of the Community Impact Office. This position is responsible for developing and disseminating health communications campaigns and materials aimed to promote behavior change and raise awareness about cancer research via a variety of communication channels, including tailored content for low-literacy audiences and specific cultural groups in underserved populations. Responsibilities include providing direction, planning, coordination, implementation, evaluation and continual improvement of evidence-based health educational materials. The health communications manager will be an experienced communicator with energy and interest to manage multiple priorities and complex projects. In addition, the selected candidate will be a communicator who understands the cancer center as a unique setting; an advocate with a passion for individual and community wellbeing; and who welcomes the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

To be considered for this position you will be required to upload the following documents: Resume & as Specific Request 1, a sample of materials you have disseminated about a health issue along with a description of the target audience.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) excellent verbal and written communication skills, collaboration skills, creativity, experience creating a variety of formats (videos, infographics, educational materials) and using social media and analytics platforms, and providing strategic guidance for internal and external partners.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 01/21/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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