Please note that this position is a part-time appointment at 50%
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/30/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/08/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This posting will remain open until filled.
Biomedical Informatics is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biology, medicine, and quantitative sciences. Biomedical informatics researchers develop new methods to integrate and analyze vast amounts of data generated in the laboratory, clinical and translational research, clinical encounters, and population studies.
The goals of the Division of Biomedical Informatics are to (1) promote excellence in biomedical informatics research, (2) collaborate with biomedical researchers in developing new quantitative methods that enable the formulation and testing of original hypotheses, (3) train the next generation of biomedical informatics specialists, and (4) interface with engineering, mathematics, information and computer science communities, serving as a hub for quantitative scientists focused on biomedical research.
This division leads multiple federally and non-profit funded biomedical research projects, which are focused on the integration, analysis, and sharing of biomedical and health care data for the scientific community, as well as patient-centered research. In addition, the department runs a complex computational infrastructure that allows access and analysis of these data in a privacy-preserving manner.
The Communications Specialist will be responsible for research, development, and implementation of advertising, outreach and engagement activities to the RADx-Rad Discoveries & Data: Consortium Coordination Center Program Organization (RADx-rad DC3PO).
Works with management and the UCSD Health Communication team to develop and execute organizational communication and marketing branding strategy. Designs and implements information campaigns.
Committed to customer service; experience in working independently and collaboratively; and sound organizational and detail-oriented skills in a high-volume department. The Communications Specialist works closely with other professional communications staff members within Health Science Communications to create a cohesive team environment and generate synergy among all participants in order to meet the overall objectives of the California Consortium of the All of Us Research Project.
In conjunction with the NIH and the RADx-rad DC3PO research group, the individual independently manages a comprehensive communication program at the center level with moderately complex communications requirements. The communications program usually includes written, visual, digital, and electronic communications.
Seven (7) years of related experience OR a Bachelor's degree in a related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.
Knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications. Strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service.
Knowledge of the organization, its achievements, mission, vision, goals, policies, practices, infrastructure, and a strong knowledge of current affairs, and issues in higher education and / or health sciences.
Solid skills to create, develop, and implement comprehensive long and short term strategic communications plans. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments, manage complicated long-range projects and proposals, evaluate workload and resources, and deal effectively with changing priorities and meet deadlines.
Thorough knowledge and skills to advise and consult with management to ensure delivery of the desired message to the target and/or broad general audiences.
Must possess a strong portfolio of interpersonal skills: ability to interact with tact and diplomacy with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and organizational levels, ability to constructively handle complaints, ability to be flexible, to work collaboratively and to listen well and engender trust.
Knowledge of location protocols and channels for communication internally and externally.
Knowledge and understanding of technical applications to effectively direct technical staff, or personally perform technical work, includ
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