Project Coordinator - Center of Community Alliance for Research and Education (CCARE)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7107496 (Ref.No. 10018221)
Posted: August 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest.  Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions. 

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

The program coordinator provides support to the director for the development & coordination of all program activities.  Compiles and analyses complex information for inclusion in training, reports or presentation materials to support program metrics.  Collaborates with medical, research, administrative, support, and nursing personnel within the Cancer Center, across the Enterprise and among diverse, multiethnic and multisectoral community partners to facilitate program activities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supports the director and programs with administrative aspects of our cancer screening program including maintaining program’s tracking databases.
  • Assist director with the organization, development, implementation and evaluation of new and existing programs, activities and strategies.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategy plan including all marketing and educational materials e.g., electronic and website content and layout to promote programs to meet metrics including addressing societal determinants of health, cancer burden and disparities.
  • Provides director with administrative support for research being conducted under the program to include development of recruitment strategies, participant, public and community engagement, supporting the development of a monitoring and evaluation infrastructure for the prostate cancer screening program.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.
  • 2 years of related program/project coordination experience.

Preferred education, experience and skills:

  • Advanced degree in related field including Behavioral Sciences, Social Work, and Public Health.
  • Courses and training in Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health, Human Biology, Statistics, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Research Design, Ethics preferred.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS) certifications preferred.

Additional Information:

  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
  • For consideration, please email your resume to Dr. Kimlin Ashing at [email protected]

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.