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Special Projects Coordinator

Urbana, IL Job ID: 1417848

Special Projects Coordinator

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is seeking a full-time (35-hour week) Special Projects Coordinator (SPC).

The selected candidate will be responsible for fulfilling the goals and objectives of CUPHD's 2019 and 2020 Immunization Coverage Levels grant programs. CUPHD is the Lead Agent for the Illinois Department of Public Health's Immunization Region 6. The SPC will be the main point of contact for local health departments and will lead Region 6 in the identification of 12 communities/geographic clusters with lower vaccination rates and higher incidence of vaccine preventable diseases. The SPC will develop and implement a social and print media campaign that focuses on those areas with lower vaccination rates and will promote vaccine education to parents. The SPC will lead the regional Immunization Coverage Levels Coalition.

Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, health sciences or a closely related field is required. CUPHD provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes: • health, dental, and vision insurance with enrollment beginning on the employee's first day of employment • 13 paid holidays per year • 12 sick days earned per year • 15 days of paid time off earned in the first year of employment • short-term and long-term disability benefits • comprehensive pension plan offered through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) The starting annual salary for a Special Projects Coordinator is $36,911 for a 35-hour week. This is a grant-funded position with full funding through June 30, 2020 with potential funding for FY21.

Applicants may apply at: Applicants may also come in to apply online at CUPHD,

201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign, IL 61820.

Resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. on October 15, 2019 to be considered. EOE JobID: 258

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Champaign Urbana Public Health District

Location: Urbana, IL

Category: Healthcare