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Research Associate for the "Hepatitis B Screening" study at UCSF
8. Project Manager position to work with the Project Director at the Alameda Health Consortium (3/30/2004)
7. Recruiting new members for the Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities (CARRA) program (1/21/2004)
6. Principal Administrative Analyst at DCYF (1/20/2004)
5. Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director (1/8/2004)
4. Manager, Health Promotions at ACS (1/8/2004)
3. Part-time Research Assistant at UCSF (12/30/2003)
2. WHP/Success Health Educator (10/29/2003) HAS BEEN FILLED
1. Cantonese-Speaking Research Associate (10/28/2003) HAS BEEN FILLED
9. Position: Research Associate for the "Hepatitis B Screening" study at UCSF
PAID OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE FOR
~Thank you for your interest~
The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Office of Liaison
Activities is recruiting new members for the Consumer Advocates in Research and
Related Activities (CARRA) program and we need your help! Please encourage
your colleagues and any advocates you work with in the specific cancer sites
listed below to apply to NCI's CARRA program.
Principal Administrative Analyst
Position Classification and Title: 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst
Assistant Director of Planning and Evaluation
The Department of Children, Youth and Their
Families seeks a talented individual with at least 24
months of professional experience performing programmatic assessment of children
and youth programs to fill the vacancy of
1824 Principal Administrative Analyst (Working job title: Assistant Director of
Planning and Evaluation)
q Methods and techniques of evaluation, program assessment, data collection and analysis
q Applications of statistical and other analytical methods
q Principles and techniques of governmental organization and management
q Principles and techniques involved in the implementation of complex systems and procedures, including strategic planning & information systems
q Comprehensive understanding of management, coaching and leadership principles and strategies
q Comprehensive knowledge of performance measurement principles for staff and government, accountability to citizens
Skills and Abilities
q Conduct, synthesize and analyze a wide variety of information
q Conduct extremely difficult analytical studies involving complex administrative systems and procedures to create recommendations to policy officials.
q Ability to manage complex projects and initiatives as a team leader within Department and outside of Department.
q Independently identify and define problems, determine methodology, evaluate data, make recommendations with appropriate justification; develop and implement a plan of action.
q Design and develop the linkage between evaluation/program assessment/performance measurement and resource allocation and advise policy and budget officials.
q Plan, prepare, review and present clear and concise findings and reports to a variety of high-level stakeholders
q Establish & maintain effective oral communication with senior level management, officials, representatives of other agencies, contractors & the general public
q Computer skills including statistical computer tools, PowerPoint, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
HOW TO APPLY: Applications, supplemental applications, and experience/skills assessment surveys may only be obtained at 44 Gough Street, San Francisco or on our website www.sfgov.org/dhr . Applicants must mail or submit completed application and supplemental materials to: Department of Human Resources, Team 4, 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.
NOTE: Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Hiring departments may request applicants to submit the same or additional documents at a later date.
SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION and EXPERIENCE/SKILLS ASSESSMENT SURVEY:
To provide an accurate evaluation and scoring of candidates' qualifications,
each applicant is required to prepare a supplemental application and an
experience/skills assessment survey. The supplemental application and
experience/skills assessment survey is used to evaluate training and experience
of applicants to determine possession of minimum qualifications, to rate
candidates, and to determine qualification for specialty/functional areas.
Failure to submit the supplemental application will delay processing of your
VERIFICATION: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience at a later date. Verification of experience, if requested, must be on the employer's letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. City employment may be verified by submitting a performance evaluation in lieu of other verification. City and county employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in disqualification from the examination process.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: The names of all candidates meeting the Minimum Qualifications will be placed in employment registers for referral to hiring departments according to specialty/functional areas that were indicated on the supplemental application. Candidates' scores and ranks in registers will be determined by an evaluation of the supplemental application and the experience/skills assessment survey. Candidates' materials will be assessed to measure their relative knowledge, skill, and ability in specialty/functional areas. Departments will contact applicants whose experience/skills match department needs and will conduct further selection processes to make final hiring decisions. Applicants selected for hire by a department will be placed on an eligible list for permanent appointment to that department.
REFERRAL RULE: The referral rule for eligible lists will be Rule of the List. No refusals will be allowed.
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director
January 6, 2004
Friends of SEARAC,
Happy New Year! A few months ago, SEARAC sent out an announcement seeking a
qualified candidate to fill the SEARAC Executive Director's position. We
know that during that time period most of you were so preoccupied with the
holidays and finishing up your end-of-the year responsibilities, and
probably didn't have time to look at the announcement.
We would like to let you all know that the position is still open, and we
are asking for your assistance to pass the announcement on to those who
might be qualified for the position and interested in working for this great
organization (http://www.searac.org/). For details, please see the position
announcement, below. All applications and inquiries should be directed to
Eloise Needleman at email@example.com or 202/667-4690.
Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Bouy Te, Chair
SEARAC Board of Directors
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
January 6, 2004
Applications are currently being accepted for the Southeast Asia Resource
Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director position, located in Washington,
SEARAC is the only national advocacy organization whose mission is to
advance the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans
through leadership development, capacity building, and community
empowerment. We serve as a coalition-builder and leader, carry out
action-oriented research projects, and strengthen the capacity of
community-based organizations such as mutual assistance associations (MAAs).
We also foster civic engagement among Southeast Asian Americans, and
represent our communities at the national level in Washington, DC. We were
founded in 1979 as the Indochina Refugee Action Center (IRAC) to facilitate
the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees to the United States and foster
the development of nonprofit organizations led by and for Southeast Asian
SEARAC seeks to identify the common views of diverse Southeast Asian
American populations, to raise the voice of Southeast Asian American groups
and strengthen our participation in the shaping of domestic and global
policy. We advocate on the federal level around issues such as welfare
reform and naturalization that have powerful effects on Southeast Asian
Americans. SEARAC also monitors and disseminates information on programs,
policies, and legislation of interest to Southeast Asian Americans in areas
such as immigration, education, health care, economic development, and
civil rights. We share much of this information through our newsletter, The
Bridge, and through our website at www.searac.org.
Some of our most important collaborators are MAAs throughout the country. We
work closely with MAA associates to provide technical assistance, training,
and funding to MAAs and faith-based organizations (FBOs). In addition, we
conduct research and disseminate information that is of
practical use to MAAs and FBOs. Detailed program description is available
on our website or upon request.
Duties of the Executive Director: The SEARAC Executive Director manages the
overall operation of the organization. S/he is the primary representative
in Washington, DC and throughout the nation to carry out the policy
decisions of the Board in all relationships with staff, funding agencies and
the public. The Executive Director is the primary media contact, and the
organization's representative to the Executive, Judicial
and Legislative branches of government. S/he prepares and presents
information on issues of concern to the Southeast Asian American community,
emphasizing the contributions made by the community to American society. The
Executive Director also presents research results and related information to
policy-makers and other national and local organizations, and acts as a
coalition builder in the Southeast Asian and Asian Pacific American
Communities and in the broader civil rights community.
The following qualifications are preferred:
Skills and Experience:
1. At least three years of nonprofit management experience, including
financial, program operations and working with a Board of Directors 2.
Demonstrated fundraising abilities with a diverse pool of funders
3. Demonstrated media and public speaking ability and experience
4. Demonstrated grassroots advocacy and partnership with community groups to
encourage and support active involvement of Southeast Asian Americans in
policy, planning and service delivery 5. Demonstrated legislative knowledge
and strategies 6. Creativity in devising programs to serve and advocate for
the Southeast Asian American community 7. Fluency in at least one Southeast
Asian American language and culture 8. Demonstrated visionary as well as
practical leadership skills, coalition building and ability to work with a
diverse population within the Southeast Asian American community and the
community at large 9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 10.
Demonstrated supervision and management of staff and volunteers, and ability
to multi-task, sometimes under stressful circumstances
Education: Graduate degree desirable but not necessary
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health insurance and other benefits
To apply, please send the following:
Two writing samples
SEARAC Search Committee
Attn: Eloise Needleman
1628 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Deadline: Open until filled.
SEARAC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Manager, Health Promotions
American Cancer Society
Greater Bay Area/Redwood Empire Region
Position: Manager, Health Promotions
Responsibilities: Participate on health care system teams and other Constituents Relationship Management (CRM) teams as assigned. Serve as relationship manager to build relationships with health care providers and special populations constituents which includes, but is not limited to, the following duties: implement Mission Delivery programs; fulfill requests for health care constituents, patients and special populations; recruit, train and manage community volunteers and committees within high impact constituents; collaborate with Health Programs, Community Services Director and/or direct supervisor to ensure health care providers, patients and special population constituents are in accordance with established goals and objectives; continue community presence; and work with volunteer Mission Delivery chair to enable programs at Relay for Life.
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in health care or Mission Delivery related field or equivalent combination of three years course work and life experience preferably in the nonprofit sector. Proven relationship building with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in client presentations, business writing, and computer competence including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, database management, and Lotus Notes. Recognized ability to work within the CRM process.
Hiring Range: $43,050 – 52,080 DOE + Benefits
Application Process: Apply with resume and cover letter by January 19, 2004, to
Community Services Director
American Cancer Society
1700 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Part-time Research Assistant at
Medical Effectiveness Research Center in Department of Medicine at UCSF seeks part-time (50%) research assistants for a cancer risk project. The incumbent must be bilingual [Spanish & English or Cantonese & English (Mandarin also preferred but not required)].
Position will start immediately, as filled. (January 2004)
Communication of Risk Project: CRISP
The decision to undergo a diagnostic procedure, a screening test, or to take a medication to prevent an adverse outcome is influenced by access, the clinician's recommendation, and perceived risk/benefit by the patient. In this study, we are evaluating women’s perception of the risk of developing breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer by interviewing 1600 women between the ages of 50 and 80 years of age. We are also evaluating and comparing methods for conveying the risk to women. Our goal is to develop a decision-assisting tool to help patients and clinicians in decision-making for interventions for cancer prevention.
Assist in the recruitment of women aged 50-80 years. Collect data about risk comprehension, risk factors related to breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer from eligible study participants using computer assisted telephone interview system and face-to-face at a UCSF site (Laurel Heights, Parnassus, or Mt. Zion) or in some cases, a woman’s home. The incumbent will be involved in recruitment, data collection, and database maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field with a minimum of one year interviewing experience. Must have excellent communication and organization skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word). Ability to problem-solve independently and able to work well within a team of investigators. Must speak and read either Spanish or Cantonese (Mandarin also preferred, but not required).
Please email resume to Dr. Sue Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Position: WHP/SUCCESS Health
Educator, HAS BEEN FILLED
Community Health Partnership is looking for a health educator for our Women's Health Partnership and Cancer Detection Program. If you know someone who may be interested in this position, please have them apply as soon as possible. This position has been vacant for a few months and we care eager to hire. We are looking for a dynamic individual with health education experience who shares a commitment to our mission and values and who is passionate about women's health.
Email or fax resume to:
Community Health Partnership
Position: WHP/SUCCESS Health Educator
Basic Function: The Health Educator will be responsible for the successful coordination and implementation of all Women s Health Partnership (WHP) health education and outreach activities, including producing Neighborhood Health Days as well as health education activities in Santa Clara County for the Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts SUCCESS Partnership.
Reporting Relationships: The Health Educator reports to the WHP Program Manager on program related duties and activities.
Specifically, the Health Educator will be responsible for:
· Coordinating the implementation of women s health education interventions
· Gathering, ordering, and organizing all relevant resources to be used in outreach activities
· Developing women s health/healthy lifestyle curriculum to be used for workshops
· Scheduling and producing breast health/healthy lifestyle presentations to various community groups
· Developing population-specific health education and promotional materials
· Coordinating mini-grants with community based agencies
· Collaborating with Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts SUCCESS Partnership (SUCCESS) staff to develop and implement programs
· Attending community events, ethnic celebrations, health fairs etc. to give information and pre-qualify candidates for SUCCESS
· Supporting community coordination and implementation women s Neighborhood Health Days
· Coordinating and facilitating the Health Education and Outreach committee meetings and functions
· Strategic planning and placing media buys for SUCCESS
· Program reporting
· Attend Community Health Partnership staff and planning meetings and SUCCESS meetings
· Other duties as assigned
MPH, or BS in health science and at least three years of experience working in a health setting. Demonstrated skills in: development and presentation of health education programs and materials; development of population-specific materials; and experience organizing community events. Excellent organizational skills and oral/written communication; knowledge of Windows-based software and the Internet. Experience with non-profit health organizations, the media, and supervision of community health workers desirable. Bi-lingual Spanish or Vietnamese preferred.
Associate HAS BEEN FILLED
We are looking for a research associate for the “Cross Cultural Communication and Colorectal Cancer Screening” study.
The RA will work with the project director and a multidisciplinary team of investigators.
The RA will: assist with technical support (setting up a video camera) when needed for interviews; participate in data collection, including implementation of study protocols and the recruitment and consenting of research participants; conduct individual qualitative interviews and focus groups in English or Cantonese; assist in the translation of interviews conducted in Cantonese into English; maintain research participant records; write up field notes after each interview; participate in team meetings and interviewer meetings. This position requires time flexibility, and the ability to schedule interviews on short notice.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Nancy Burke, Project Director, at 415-597-9377, or email@example.com.