Education Programs Assistant, Sayre Health Center

Posted by Sayre Health Center on May 23, 2016

Position Description:
Education Programs Assistant

Reports to: Associate Director of Education FLSA: Non-Exempt
Directly Supervises: Volunteer Mentors

Position Summary: The Education Program Assistant, working alongside the Apprenticeship Training Coordinator, will be responsible for the implement of the Sayre Health Initiatives, Education, and Leadership Development (SHIELD) program, and execution of additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Director of Education.

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:
• Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Direct experience providing education and/or academic support programs for youth.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
• Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Previous experience in healthcare or healthcare training is desired
• Previous recruitment experience is desired
• Must be committed and able to demonstrate enthusiasm and creativity in working with youth

The ideal candidate should be:
• Motivated
• A self-starter
• A team player
• Energetic
• Flexible

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Enhance and co-teach curriculum for the SHIELD program. This will include developing lesson plans and practice exams for pre and posttest purposes.
• Recruit new students for the SHIELD program.
• Work closely with SHIELD Mentor Coordinators to recruit and train mentors for the school year
• Using study materials and prepare SHIELD apprentices for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam. These duties include managing students’ daily study schedule, developing practice exams, and clinical skills instruction.
• Increase student exposure to health, health careers, and build programmatic support for the attainment of knowledge and skills related to health and health professions.
• Increase student exposure to higher learning opportunities and build programmatic support for their educational goals, including but not limited to SAT prep, college search support, college application support, and scholarship application processes.
• Work closely with school counselors and teachers
• Maintain Sayre Health Center Student Learner database.
• Assist in general community health center operations.
• Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Education

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