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Community Digital Literacy Specialist

Job ID: 971262
Facility: ECU Health
Dept: Digital Literacy Grant
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 17, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The primary project and program will take place in a community setting and involve directing and advancing the education piece of a project funded by the NCDIT. The position is intended to be embedded in the community and able to leverage local knowledge and community connections to strengthen the impact of the project. The project addresses the need for digital equity across 18 counties in eastern North Carolina. Specifically, the project seeks to educate communities in digital literacy and increase access to digital resources at accessible and convenient locations for community members. The position will leverage best practices as a community health worker and will be responsible for a 9-county region where they will provide educational trainings to community members. They will independently lead a team consisting of two part-time personnel on the project goals implementing day-to-day activities of the outreach program. The role will work to develop outreach strategies and targets prior to deploying the digital literacy trainings. The position will evaluate the trainings and new trainings will be developed and implemented based on the identification of community needs.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree is required; if not acquired, three years of community leadership, program delivery, or service work experience will be sufficient.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred experience: professional communication skills with researchers and community members. Project and community service delivery experience, including community coordination experience, community outreach, community education, and community-based human services. Experience working directly in communities to make culturally-competent connections between community members and human services. Completion of human research protections training.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States of America on a full-time basis.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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