JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Program Specialist – Community Health Promotions

Position Available: Program Specialist (Community Health Promotions)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Pay Rate: (.75 to 1.0 FTE; rate based on qualifications) with prorated (depends on actual hours of work) medical and retirement benefits, generous time off package, opportunities for skills/job training and promotions.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated person with competent skills in the area of community health promotions, including disease prevention, education, and outreach. The incumbent must possess strong organizational and program implementation skills, competency and proficiency in engaging Asian ethnic communities, ability to manage multiple contracts, meet deadlines for grant reporting, and is motivated to grow the community health promotions program at ASIA.

The primary role of this position is to provide day-to-day coordination of grant funded CHP programs. Current or pending programs (subject to availability of grant funding) include:
• Diabetes prevention and education program
• Childhood lead prevention
• Breast and cervical cancer prevention
• Hepatitis B education and outreach
• Adult immunization outreach
• Tobacco control (youth prevention and adult cessation)

We are looking for a person who is independent and flexible. He or she is a team player, communicates effectively, and is results driven. The position has the possibility of taking on greater responsibilities and roles with the agency, provided that the candidate demonstrates potential, motivation and commitment. The position reports directly to the Executive Director.

• Plan and organize activities related to CHP grant-funded programs.
• Conduct health education outreach into the community and give community presentations.
• Support and assist contracted consultants to implement specific program activities.
• Implement surveys and other data collection tools for the purpose tracking project information to be reported back to the funder.
• Work closely with evaluation consultant to ensure program coordination.
• Assist the Executive Director and take a lead in CHP new program development.
• Provide accurate reports to the Executive Director on the progress of projects; complete project paperwork in a timely manner.
• Maintain regular and open communication with agency staff and external community partners.
• Support the Executive Director and the Leadership Team in development of a sustainability plan which includes program development, and identification and securing of other resources.
• Perform other related duties as assigned

o Require bachelors in Community Health Promotions, Public Health or other related field with 1-2 years of experience; masters degree is desirable but not required (candidates with CHES, OCPS or other credentials receive preference).
o Demonstrated track record in program accountability (i.e. managing budget, fulfilling grant required reports and other deliverables, etc.)
o Effective communicator (both written and spoken)
o Ability to reach and engage Asian ethnic communities and other program related stakeholders
o Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize work
o Ability and some experience in program evaluation, development and sustainability.
o Computer skills including proficiency with word processing programs, i.e. Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, etc.
o Flexible, and able to plan and prioritize workflow and meet tight deadlines
o Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
o Require some evening and weekend hours
o Demonstrated competence in working on behalf of Asian Pacific Americans
o Proficient in a major Asian language preferred
o Must pass criminal background check and have a valid Ohio State driver’s license

Please send cover letter and resume to: Michael Byun, Executive Director ( Visit