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Research Community Engagement Coordinator

Pay: TBD

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Why Mayo Clinic

The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic’s future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.

Position description

This position will support the Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research and will be solely responsible for developing and executing community engagement activities utilizing various social media channels. This is a 1-year limited tenure position.

The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) is responsible for managing and supporting community-based outreach and engagement activities and building capacity for sustainable community collaborations focused on improving the health of underserved communities. The candidate utilizes knowledge of the community and relationships with local community partners to assist in the management and execution of collaborative projects aimed at minimizing health disparities and optimizing health and wellness for all community members. Utilizes electronic resources to enhance distribution of services and educational materials. Assists with the development of meaningful metrics and outcomes to measure impact of community outreach and engagement. This person will provide staffing support to site-based community advisory boards. Maintain and monitor a database of community partners and community based outreach and engagement activities. Assist with communicating the impact of community engagement efforts to community partners and site leadership within the Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. Assists with community engagement research related activities, including data collection, literature reviews, etc.Participates in manuscript preparation and grant writing, and prepares reports and presentations on community populations’ demographic trends, health beliefs, cultural values and healthcare outcomes.


Masters’ Degree in Public Health, Nursing,Social work or related field with 2 years experience required or Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, community health education, communications, psychology, social work, or other related field with 5 years experience.

Should have two years professional work experience with multicultural communities, including coordination of community outreach activities and in working with agencies serving minorities. Must have demonstrated leadership, communications, problem-solving, and organizational ability. Excellent interpersonal and project management skills required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to deal effectively with all levels of Mayo organization as well as other external health care institutions and community groups. Must be proficient in desktop publishing, word processing, database applications, and web site development. Health Equity and Community Engaged Research knowledge and experience strongly preferred. Knowledgeable in data measurement and outcome tracking tools.

Additional qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of and understanding of social determinants of health issues that impact the health and wellness of communities.

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Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

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Part Time

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Monday – Friday, Days

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Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


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Amelia Hoffman

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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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