Bilingual Outreach Associate

Posted Date 1 month ago(3/6/2020 7:44 PM)
Requisition ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
NWAC Northwest AR Research 5
Post End Date


This position is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Bilingual English/Marshallese Required


The Bilingual Outreach Associate is responsible for managing relationships with program participants and local community-based and non-profit organizations and will track program progress and time-line deliverables to ensure the goals and objectives of the project are met.  S/He engages in a range of activities such as outreach and participant recruitment, participant screening and assessment, health education, care coordination/service navigation, and community education and engagement. Position requires moderate in- and out-of-state travel (10%-20%).


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.


  • Develops, coordinates and manages relationships and communication with multiple community stakeholders and program participants.
  • Works with managers and directors to ensure deliverables are being met.
  • Works with program managers to develop and deliver appropriate outreach and communication for project.
  • Frequently tracks and reports on program deliverables through effective utilization of program management software.
  • Identifies barriers and utilizes good problem-solving skills to address issues that arise in regard to participant relationships, ensuring all program objectives are met and data collection processes and procedures are followed.
  • Coordinates community outreach efforts through presentations and multi-media.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At least two (2) years of experience in outreach education or administration
  • Fluent in the Marshallese language and able to understand the Marshallese culture
  • Valid drivers' license with current liability insurance and reliable transportation for moderate travel to UAMS in Little Rock, AR and surrounding communities (mileage reimbursed at the current state mileage reimbursement rate) if a state vehicle is not available. Occasional out-of-state travel.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Frequently
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None


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