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Job Req ID:  19081

Assistant Director, ICTR Stakeholder Engagement


General Summary/Purpose


The Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement will lead stakeholder engagement activities for Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Community and Collaboration Core. S/he will participate in conducting community-engaged research, working alongside community residents, leaders of local community-based organizations and local health systems, and frontline social service and clinical staff to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative initiatives to advance community engagement research within the ICTR.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities: 


Working closely with the Core’s leadership and other partners in the ICTR, s/he will co-develop and implement engagement plans for Core’s stakeholder engagement events and research projects.

Working closely with the Core’s leadership and other partners in the ICTR, s/he will co-develop and implement evaluation strategies to strengthen the ICTR infrastructure to support the execution of best practices for community-engaged research and rigorous evaluation of both our approach to community engagement, and the impact of community engagement on institutional and external stakeholders.

S/he will establish and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders, funding agencies, and community groups.

S/he will work with the community advisory board chairs to coordinate the community advisory board meetings and ongoing community engagement/ outreach efforts and to support positive, productive connections between the ICTR leaders, investigators, trainees and extensive ICTR network of community partners.

S/he will establish, monitor, and provide oversight of the Community Engaged Research Pilot Grant Program.

S/he will develop appropriate engagement success metrics and benchmarks and provide relevant reporting to key stakeholders and the Core’s leadership on an ongoing basis.

S/he will be responsible for developing and executing the dissemination strategy for the Core’s stakeholder engagement activities and related projects including funded studies directly linked to the Core’s community funding program or consultation, community events, and research training. Dissemination activities include web/digital information: webpages, social media, email newsletters, blog posts, multimedia; manuscripts and professional publications; publicity pieces and press releases; and lay summaries.

S/he will oversee and assist with administrative functions such as Core budget reconciliation, development of policies and procedures of the Core and drive continuous improvement in consistent use of standard operating procedures.

S/he will assist with grant preparation and reporting.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in related field.

  • Five (5) years of experience in strategic oversight of community engagement initiatives, collaboration with diverse stakeholder groups, and event / conference planning.  
  • Supervisory: Two (2)years of direct management experience


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with research grants and contracts & implementation.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Effective in meeting deadlines with management and stakeholders. Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills and friendly demeanor. Leadership, coaching and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships. Excellent project management and organizational skills: ability to plan and manage multiple projects / events simultaneously. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals and community partners. Ability and willingness to travel to event locations.



Classified Title: Project Administrator 
Working Title: Assistant Director, ICTR Stakeholder Engagement  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF 
Starting Salary Range: $70,805 - $97,435 /Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East 
Department name: 10003311-SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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