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Community Engagement Specialist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2023
Title Community Engagement Specialist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Clinical and Translation Research Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Communications/Public Relations
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) represent a large NIH infrastructure grant to support clinical and translational research at the University at Buffalo (UB) and the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) partner institutions under the leadership of the Director of the CTSI.

The Community Engagement Specialist is a full-time professional position who will:
  • Lead the development and implementation of program deliverables.
  • Consult with researchers and community partners with an emphasis on developing community-based recruitment strategies
  • Management of the Buffalo Research Registry. Th
  • Develop innovative community education and outreach initiatives, culturally-informed approaches to engage community members to participate in and guide research
  • Create creative community-based recruitment and retention strategies.

This position will report directly to the Core Director and will work collaboratively with other CTSI cores, institutional partners, and community partners.

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 UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. 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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