Campus Employment Opportunity


The Urban Health Initiative and Master of Public Health Program seek a Graduate Assistant to support the Health Data Matters project.  Student serves a vital role as part of a team that makes data on the health of people in Cuyahoga County, and the social determinants of health, available to the public.  This position requires 8-12 hours per week including some evening and flexible hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Directors of the MPH Program and the Urban Health Initiative with the following:

    Work with university and community partners to obtain, format and publish data sets
    Create and encourage creation of narrative content, including blog postings, around data sets
    Coordinate weekly team meetings, workshops or other community events related to the project including scheduling, maintaining agenda and meeting notes, catering and supplies
    Represent the project at information tables, community meetings and events hosted by community partners
    Coordinate activities with the project’s Steering Committee
    Manage project documentation including IRB applications, grant proposals and reports, and data use agreements
    Communicate with website vendors regarding bugs or enhancements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Interest and enthusiasm for open data, community health, health equity and public health innovation
    Data management with meticulous attention to detail
    Facility with Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook (or google calendar) and with google drive and dropbox
    Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
    Critical thinking, problem-solving and desire for learning
    Availability and willingness to schedule occasional evening and weekend hours

Desired Skills

    GIS or willingness to learn
    Website maintenance

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