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Program Specialist - Health Sciences Technology
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Job Description

The West Virginia University Health Sciences and Technology Academy is seeking applications for a Program Specialist to serve Monongalia and Marion Counties. This position is responsible for developing, administering and promoting HSTA student clubs and programs, which are geared toward academic enrichment and community service in the regions where HSTA students reside.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

* Coordinate and assist with aH HSTA club and community program activities.
* Travel to county schools on a daily basis.

* Assist or facilitate gathering resources necessary to carry specific project to completion.

* Coordinate networking of resources needed for program goals and assess the educational needs of communities.
* Advise students, parents. and teachers of program resources and goals. financial aid, health profession career opportunities, and access to higher education.
* Maintain regular contact with participating University faculty, HSTA teachers, public school administrators, parents and students.
* Assist the local governing board in preparing the program's policies, budget, and operating procedures.

* Write, design. and distribute promotional materials.

* Coordinate and write reports on the progress of the project.

Pay Grade: 16

* Master's degree in business, education, counseling, liberal arts or a related field;
* Or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
* Six (6) months of experience in human service, education, social services, or a related field
* Thorough knowledge of school districts. health care providers, and other health education organizations in Monongalia and Marion Counties
* Leadership skills, including visionary, pro-active, productive. self-starting, positive thinking, and assertive
* Ability to plan, coordinate. implement and evaluate programs
* Budget management skills
* Willingness to drive state-wide