The COVID-19 Community Health Worker will ensure students have resources easily accessible around campus in the hopes of encouraging compliance with University COVID-19 and public health policies. This position is funded through the HEERF/MSI funding and will continue as needed for the through January 2022.
Care Communications: Initiate prompt communication with students diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 to determine quarantine/isolations plans and setup support services as needed. Employ dynamic communications and interpersonal skill to build rapport and maintain trust with students of varied backgrounds. Follow a general script to garner information related to the status and the needs of the student.
Care Hall: Manage the temporary housing operations for students needing to isolate/quarantine on-campus. Â Facilitate the check-in/check-out process by assigning rooms, distributing keys, scheduling move-in, providing low-level concierge, and coordinating cleaning services.
Care Transport: Operate University-issued vehicles to support meal pickup and delivery; student transport; supply collections and distribution; and local off-campus support.
Care Reporting: Develop and manage electronic databases for Care Operations and specific needs for each student. Â Develop reports to track all aspects of the Care Operation including student attributes, supplies, meals, transport needs, etc. Issue daily updates and weekly tracking reports to Housing and Residence Life.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of related experience in public health, health outreach, and education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to speak English and Spanish.
Work beyond normal offices hours and/or work on weekends.
Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of an Associate's degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have two years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of an Associate's degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of four years of experience.
Three years of related experience in program coordination or project management in addition to the minimum experience required.
Job Closing Date::
Open Until Filled
Please attach all required documents listed belowÂ in the attachment box labeled as either âœResume/CV or Resume/Cover Letterâ on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the âœResume/CVâ or Resume/Cover Letterâ attachment box. Â Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via theÂ PVAMUÂ Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or [email protected] should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-039825
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.