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NEOAHEC is Hiring - Join Our Team

Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center (NEOAHEC) is a successful regional non-profit established in 1991. NEOAHEC aims to address the healthcare workforce shortage in rural and frontier Eastern Oregon by developing our own health care professionals that reflect the composition and needs of our region. NEOAHEC accomplishes its work through early pathway health career exploration programs, rural clinical rotations, continuing provider development, and health care education program expansion and recruitment. We invite you to apply to become part of this respected organization.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The NEOAHEC office is co-located on campus of Eastern Oregon University in the Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Nursing office suite. Effective October 18, 2021, all OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. NEOAHEC complies with the OHSU vaccination policy.

To inquire about open positions contact Meredith Lair at mlair@neoahec.org

Administrative Coordinator

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Administrative Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day activities related to administrative coordination, program planning, community relations, communications, grant management, and board support.

Salary: $23.93 - 33.33 per hour Depending on Experience

Hours worked per week: 32

Please submit the following to mlair@neoahec.org:

  • A cover letter that clearly describes why you would be a good choice for this job. Please include how your knowledge, skills, and abilities have prepared you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in this announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.
  • A resume of your educational, professional and volunteer experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in Communications or Business Administration, or closely related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an executive assistant, administrative analyst, or administrative officer, which included administrative duties. Two of the required years must have included administration or oversight of an on-going project or program.
  • Position requires that employee live within the Northeast Oregon region, including: Baker, Umatilla, Union, or Wallowa counties.

Professional Competencies

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and general knowledge of computer software with the ability to learn various platforms to update webpage, utilize online registration and communication.
  • Expert professional verbal and presentation communication skills, including accuracy in spelling, grammar and punctuation, proofreading, design, and presentation.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and analytical abilities. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize multiple tasks, manage projects, and work independently without supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people across multiple agencies to develop strategies and achieve organizational goals.
  • Experience with grant funded operations.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with rural health.

Site Manager

Under the direction of the NEOAHEC Executive Director this position will provide oversight for the educational mission and housing management for the Campus for Rural Health and other regional clinical learning sites. This position coordinates with the Campus for Rural Health Regional Associate Dean and the NEOAHEC Executive Director to support students, AHEC Scholars, affiliate faculty, and the community liaison partnership. This position is responsible for managing community-engaged research project and supporting the interprofessional education course for the Northeast Oregon Campus for Rural Health. This position serves as the primary point of contact and manager for the student housing in northeast Oregon, and works with schools, programs, and the Office of Learner Placement and Housing to schedule students, maintain houses, and facilitate a good community experience for visiting students. This position will maintain outstanding interprofessional relationships for NEOAHEC and the Campus for Rural Health to assist in building and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with health professions students, partner organizations, individuals, and others in the region to develop a robust learning community.

Salary: Depending on Experience

Hours worked per week: 20

Please submit the following to mlair@neoahec.org:

  • A cover letter that clearly describes why you would be a good choice for this job. Please include how your knowledge, skills, and abilities have prepared you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in this announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.
  • A resume of your educational, professional and volunteer experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
  • Major courses in health-related field, research, leadership or communications and 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Position requires that employee live within the Northeast Oregon region, including: Baker, Umatilla, Union, or Wallowa counties.

Professional Competencies

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and general knowledge of computer software with the ability to learn various platforms to track student rotation data.
  • Expert professional verbal and presentation communication skills, including accuracy in spelling, grammar and punctuation, proofreading, design, and presentation.
  • Outstanding organizational skills. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize multiple tasks, manage projects, and work independently without supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people across multiple agencies.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with rural health.