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Employer: Duke University
Located in: Durham, North Carolina
Degree Required: Bachelors
Durham, NC, US, 27710
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Innovations in Healthcare (IiH) is a nonprofit organization hosted by Duke University and founded in 2011 by Duke Health, McKinsey & Company, and the World Economic Forum. The organization aims to improve healthcare worldwide by supporting the scale and impact of promising innovations. IiH collaborates closely with the Duke Global Health Innovation Center (GHIC), part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI). The Center studies and supports the scaling and adaptation of innovations, and related policy reforms, to address critical health challenges worldwide.
Our mission as an organization is to source, strengthen, study and scale promising healthcare innovations and thereby increase access to quality, affordable healthcare worldwide. We are funded by foundations, multinational corporations, and bi- and multilateral agencies.
Why work with us?
The (Engagement) Program Coordinator will primarily focus on planning, coordinating and administering IiH Innovator Network engagement activities aimed to accelerate and scale growth-stage healthcare innovators in the network, currently a multi-million-dollar portfolio of 92 growth-stage innovators operating in 88+ countries. The Program Coordinator will have functional responsibility for coordinating all efforts to develop, engage, and grow a diverse community of innovators, corporations, foundations, public entities, investors, funders and others to support Innovation in Healthcare’s mission. As well as, working closely across multiple functional teams (programs, business development, communications) at Innovations in Healthcare to support network engagement implementation. May exercise full supervision over student interns and regular Duke staff.
Network Scouting and Business Development
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Ability to provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting standards and monitoring performance.
Skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems.
Skills evaluating program performance, summarizing findings, communicating results, and forming an action plan.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Posted on 07/12/2019
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