Bilingual Outreach Associate - Full-Time Temporary

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/24/2020 6:06 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-66660
Category
Administrative
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
Department
NWAC Northwest AR Campus Research
Post End Date
8/20/2020

Overview

Bilingual (Spanish/English or Marshallese/English) Required

Full-Time Temporary Position / Not Benefits Eligible

Located in Northwest Arkansas

This posting will be used to fill multiple positions

The Bilingual Outreach Associate assists the team in providing cultural and in-language assistance to families and individuals affected by COVID-19, including providing information, resources, translation of materials, and interpreting services. S/He will work closely with a care team to ensure appropriate support is provided to individuals.

 

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 the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  

 

Salary: $35,568 annual

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and manages relationships with individuals and families needing assistance due to COVID-19.
  • Works with the care team to develop best practice processes, translates materials, and provides interpreting.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two (2) years of outreach education or administration experience
  • Candidate must be bilingual in Spanish/English or Marshallese/English and be able to translate documents and interpret in small and large group settings
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)

Competencies:

  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Excellent interpersonal  and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure

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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