Cancer Center Jobs

Assistant Director, Community Outreach

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

November 13, 2019
Assistant Director, Community Outreach EE SCCC

Job Number: 427376

Category: Professional & Executive

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Department: 371000 – SCC-Center Administration

Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Security - This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary – Negotiable

Experience and Education -

Bachelors degree in public health or other related field required and seven (7) years experience working with communities preferred. Masters degree is strongly preferred.

Job Duties -

Engage community stakeholders in SCCC outreach by identifying their cancer-related priorities, sources of health inequities, and health resource needs.

Form a Community Outreach and Engagement Board(s) *number of boards is dependent on community feedback; Plan monthly meetings for stakeholder engagement.

Oversee and evaluate the SCCC community outreach team (community health educators, patient navigators, program coordinators, etc.) by providing coaching and building collaboration to enhance team performance.

Design and implement systems that assess SCCC community outreach activities including: a) monitoring impact, b) identifying relevant external funding opportunities (CPRIT prevention, foundation), c) tracking capacity and resources.

Collaborate with cancer-related community outreach programs at UTSW, SCCC Moncrief Cancer Institute, UTSW’s health system partners, and network affiliates to extend reach within and beyond the SCCC catchment area.

Develop partnerships with government, not-for-profit organizations and community hospitals in the SCCC catchment to enhance and grow cancer-related outreach with underserved, uninsured populations.

Perform an annual review of SCCC community outreach programs to assess status including strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

Create reports summarizing impact of SCCC outreach program efforts with particular attention on addressing disparities.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities -

Bilingual (English, Spanish preferred)

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, supervisory, and analytical skills.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and exercise decision-making and problem solving skills.

Work requires good written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions - Work is performed primarily in general office environment.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.