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Jr. Program Support Specialist, Family Medicine
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 7, 2023
Title Jr. Program Support Specialist, Family Medicine
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Family Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
The Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Project Staff Assistant, who will assist in the successful completion of New York State AHEC System health workforce development projects via programmatic outreach, advocacy, and support services, as well as serve as the direct support role for both the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) and Continuing Education Workshops and Trainings facilitated through the NYS AHEC System Statewide Office, as well as serve as back-up support as needed for the FARE grant, and any other grants/programs as assigned and needed.

Specifically, this role will:
  • Support with the development and creation of RCORP/FARE correspondence/materials as needed.
  • Assist and follow-up with student recruitment for enrollment in certified credentialed training through funding provided from the statewide office.
  • Assist with AHEC Scholars Program follow-up on deliverables and objectives as assigned and needed.
  • Assist with the development and coordination of all CE - Continuing Education workshops and trainings facilitated by the statewide office.
  • Prepare all printed materials/correspondence/flyers of all CE - Continuing Education Workshops and trainings to bolster advertisement/awareness for participant enrollment.
  • Develop an Outreach Calendar of activities for the NYS AHEC System Statewide Office.
  • Facilitate outreach activities (i.e. presentations, community events, job fairs, health fairs, etc.) to promote brand awareness and potential collaboration opportunities for the NYS AHEC System.
  • As assigned assist with composing a wide range of documents to support program and brand awareness, including press releases and news articles to highlight new funding streams, program events and activities, PSAs on community public access media outlets & community newspapers, as well as printed materials including newsletters and other communications.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with community partners/stakeholders (i.e. state officials and staff members, representatives of appropriate state agencies, & state associations and organizations) regarding NYS AHEC System programs, activities and policy priorities.
  • Prepare all written minutes/notes of statewide meetings, recording minutes for executive council, advisory board, and statewide office meetings.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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