Coordinator II (Digital Health Communications Specialist, PHACS) at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

Harvard University


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Coordinator II (Digital Health Communications Specialist, PHACS)
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
53150BR

Job Summary

The Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network conducts several longitudinal cohort studies investigating the long-term effects of HIV infection and ARV (antiretroviral) medications in infants, children, adolescents and young adults who were born with HIV or born exposed to HIV. In the new iteration of the PHACS grant ("PHACS 2020"), the HSPH Department of Epidemiology will house four Centers ("Cores") that will provide vital support to the Research Projects of the PHACS Network. One of these is the PHACS Health Education and Community Core (HECC), which will be an expanded and formalized version of the PHACS Health Education and Communication Committee, an interdisciplinary committee of community members, researchers, staff, and principal investigators founded in 2012.



Job-Specific Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of PHACS Core Center for Health Education and Community Engagement, the Digital Health Communication Specialist will be responsible for supporting the programmatic activities of the formalized Core, which functions like a small Center, and for producing innovative, high-quality multimedia products, including for video, audio, web, and print.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Digital Media and Communications
  • Expand selection of innovative health communication content: patient educational materials, multimedia content, and results dissemination for participants, the public, and people living with and affected by HIV (i.e., patient handouts, infographics, brochures, video and audio projects, narrative projects, and lay research summaries)
  • Plan, produce, and create multimedia lay summaries (i.e., infographics, short videos, etc.), using plain language and health literacy principles
Community & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Support PHACS' community engagement efforts, including supporting monthly calls and interim communication with CAB/YACAB members
  • Collaborate with the CAB and young adult CAB to produce multimedia (video, audio, written, graphically designed, etc.) personal narratives
  • Monitor and share ongoing activities, resources, and advocacy efforts of other HIV-focused organizations/networks
Project Coordination
  • Support the planning and writing of grants to fund selected HECC projects
  • Contribute to publications describing innovative resources and/or models of community engagement
  • Assist with describing health communication projects to the Harvard single IRB when necessary for dissemination
  • Select and oversee maintenance of a suite of photo and video equipment


Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years of related work experience required; a combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience working in creative media development (i.e. graphic design, film, etc.) required
PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit 2 work samples where they functioned as the technical lead: 1 film product and 1 graphic design product.PI128773381