Sunday, May 10, 2009

AAPCHO Seeking Program Assistant (Oakland, CA)

Please see below for information on AAPCHO Program Assistant job qualifications and how to apply:

Position: Program Assistant
Salary: $32-35k (1.0 FTE)
Start Date: Immediate
Deadline to File: Until filled

Application Procedures:
Send resume to: AAPCHO
Hiring Committee
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 620
Oakland, CA 94612
Fax: (510) 272-0817


Email resume to: pa-hiring@aapcho. org

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the AAPCHO Director of Programs, the Program Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to program staff and to the Director. Areas of responsibility include the following:
1. Assisting with event planning (e.g. national conferences, meetings, trainings, teleconferences) ; coordinating logistics for travel, lodging, meals, equipment, and speakers
2. Providing administrative support to the Director and program staff, including drafting correspondence, scheduling meetings, copying, faxing, filing, and phone calls
3. Managing systems for organizing project records, organization files, educational materials, research literature, and contacts
4. Assisting in the compiling of reports, presentations, proposals, and other major documents
5. Assisting in developing fact sheets, policy briefs and other products relevant to AAPCHO programs
6. Assisting with communication with AAPCHO Program Advisory Committee, funders, and partners;
7. Assisting in responding to requests for technical assistance and training, e.g. the dissemination of educational materials or referrals
8. Assist in advocacy activities promoting the mission and vision of the organization.
9. Assist in maintaining and updating website
10. Represent AAPCHO at conferences, coalition meetings and other events.
11. Contributing to the development of a team effort encouraging growth, professionalism, and active participation of all staff
12. Performing other duties as requested by the Director of Programs or Executive Director

Required Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree in health related field or commensurate experience
2. Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
3. Knowledge and understanding of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander community health issues
4. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
5. Strong MS Office skills
6. Ability to work comfortably with non-profit, government and corporate representatives
7. Ability to thrive within a fast-paced, team-based office

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated experience in event planning and coordination
2. Demonstrated experience with website management
3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander community health issues
4. Knowledge of public health and the U.S. community/migrant health center system

Interviews will be granted according to the qualifications of the applicant. AAPCHO is
an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Salary ranges from $32-35k and includes generous benefits package.

Organizational Description:

The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health organizations (AAPCHO) is a national association of community health organizations serving Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations across the United States and its territories. AAPCHO’s mission is to promote advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improve the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders within the US, its territories and freely Associated states, primarily through our member community health clinics. Our vision is to establish a standard of excellence for community-based health care that is equitable, affordable, accessible and culturally and linguistically appropriate to the people we serve.

Tien Teng :: Communications Specialist
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO)
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 620, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-272-9536 x112 Fax: 510- 272-0817 Email: tteng@aapcho. org

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