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The Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences(DEOH)'s The Center for Public Health Nutrition (CPHN) has an outstanding open for a Temporary, Hourly Program Assistant.
The Center for Public Health Nutrition (CPHN) facilitates interdisciplinary research and provides technical assistance to improve nutrition, food systems, and population health. As a subcontractor of the Washington State Dept of Health, CPHN develops and provides free online trainings for childcare providers on physical activity and nutrition best practices in childcare settings. Childcare providers based in Washington State can take these trainings to fulfill their annual professional development training requirements. The person in this role will facilitate the piloting of several existing online trainings that have been translated and adapted for Spanish-speaking childcare providers and assist with tasks associated with maintaining the trainings.
•Enter and edit training content in the online training portal (with support from the Project Manager) •Recruit Spanish-speaking childcare providers via email and phone in English and Spanish from pre-identified pools of potential volunteers •Design and deploy a brief survey and/or conduct brief interviews with piloters after they take the training •Issue incentives to providers who pilot the trainings •Enter data associated with training completions •Email childcare provider training participants in English and Spanish as needed to get needed information and respond to questions •Meet regularly with the project manager to discuss progress
•High school graduation or equivalent •Two years of full-time clerical experience or equivalent education/experience •Written and spoken proficiency in Spanish and English •Some research support or program coordination experience (minimum 1 year) •Comfort and familiarity with computer skills and tasks such as emailed and navigating online interfaces •Applicant must be a clear and organized communicator with both work colleagues and external stakeholders
•Education or training in a related field such as education, public health, or nutrition •Experience conducting surveys and/or interviews •Experience maintaining or updating online trainings or web pages
$17.45 to $23.16 per hour based on experience. Work schedule to be determined in conjunction with supervisor/project manager.
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