Responsible for the overall coordination of the research and interprofessional training programs of the Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) including academic course development/adaptation, scheduling of classes and training on campus and in the community and for the coordination and scheduling of programs and exhibits throughout the State of FL, Southern region, U.S., and internationally.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Responsible for creation of modules for the online course, i.e. culture, ethnicity and aging, myths and stereotypes of aging, preparing the interprofessional health care system for the future how to most effectively work with the geriatric population.
2. Coordinate, produce, update and oversee the production of a study/humanistic component of online course, i.e. videotaped interviews. Illustrate curriculum concept and to humanize the learning experience, participants will illustrate cultural diversity among older adults as well as the diversity of the aging experience. Expand international linkages for education exchange. Expand student opportunities on the west coast of Florida.
3. Responsible for expansion of data reporting to include secondary and tertiary outcomes, including research design, data management and analysis.
4. Follow up on conference and seminar evaluations of students/professionals, follow-up on students post graduation and work with the NSU alumni association, further develop and refine the GREAT GEC's reporting procedures, including SPSS database, etc.
5. Participate in National Training and Coordination Council (NTACC) webinars, Tracker training, etc.
6. Responsible for new research projects such as health disparities among older adults and the elderly, i.e. qualitative exploration of race, ethnicity, SES disparities in knowledge, treatment and outcomes.
7. Identify new training opportunities for students and geriatric professionals and coordinate the expansion of the GEC/geriatrics students and faculty activities into underserved areas, both urban and rural. Responsible for involvement in community outreach/collaboration and work with all GEC partners including the ongoing maintenance and management of the community collaborations database.
8. Attend national conference or conferences relative to Geriatrics and the GEC.
9. Responsible for ongoing grant writing to expand the GEC program and services.
10. Identify supplement funding sources and assist the PI in budgeting matters.
11. Responsible for all HRSA and GEC-related reporting (quantitative and qualitative) and final submissions. Collaborate with FAU and its collaborative with the GEC focused on Pilot Longitudinal Study of Diverse Elders research.
12. Other duties as assigned and to include: online surveys, human subject forms and submissions, consent forms, ongoing data collection and evaluation, research publication, and grant searches and submissions.
Marginal Job Functions:
1. Assist the PI and Executive Center Director with special projects.
2. Demonstrate knowledge in higher education and outreach training.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrate ability to implement training programs using technology, live presentations and blended approaches.
2. Demonstrate ability to work in externally funded grant projects.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of data collection, presentation, analysis, and reporting.
4. Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that includes nights and weekends.
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