You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
The mission of the UCLA Center for Behavioral & Addiction Medicine (CBAM) is to advance the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses, especially in communities with health disparities. Our work focuses primarily on addiction treatment, HIV prevention and the intersection of the two. We lead the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS), which is a collaboration of leading scientists from local universities, research and policy institutions. The goals of CHIPTS are to promote novel, high impact and transformational research; to sponsor meetings and provide venues for collaboration among scientists, providers, insurers, policy makers and stakeholders; and to provide mentoring and training.
The Core Coordinator will be responsible for providing coordination assistance and support for CHIPTS-wide activities. Duties include managing center-wide communications, maintaining the CHIPTS website (e.g. creating web posts, developing materials/content for website), social media accounts and email listservs; providing program support, gathering/organizing information for evaluating center-related activities, coordinating logistics for meetings, and formatting and editing materials for publications. Will work closely with the Core Directors to coordinate the pilot program, including issuing requests for proposals, organizing peer review and monitoring progress. Assist with meeting and event coordination including securing venues, developing event programs, arranging parking, making travel/hotel arrangements, making flyers/outreach materials, managing reimbursements, and other related duties. Assist with preparation and formatting grant proposals, journal publications, progress reports, presentations, Center documents, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
Have excellent organizational skills with high attention to details to maintain records and coordinate assigned tasks with high-level accuracy, completeness, and follow through.
Able to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities, tight deadlines and diverse work styles.
Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with academic, government and community partners.
Skill in utilizing and managing social media outlets (e.g. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) for the dissemination of health-related research.
Able to work on Microsoft Office suite: Outlook Work, Excel, Power Point and have experience with managing websites via WordPress.
Able to work independently with high level of accuracy under minimal supervision or guidance.
Comfortable working in a professional environment that focuses on constructive feedback and continuous quality improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Humanities, with an emphasis on health strongly preferred.
Have familiarity with HIV/AIDS and organizations in Southern California working on the identification, prevention and treatment of the disease.
Experience in coordinating events, meetings, and managing logistics.
Familiarity with creative/graphic software (e.g. Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, etc.) to create graphics for events, website, reports, and promotional materials.