Director STC Community Outreach and External Affairs

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Job ID: 57137
Area of Interest: Management
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 8-5
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

I.  General Summary:

Responsible for establishing and maintaining strong collaborative community partnerships that positively impact hospital community relationships. Directs the activity for the Center for Injury Prevention and Policy. Responsible for establishing and implementing a comprehensive injury prevention program that includes developing collaborative relationships with community based organizations, industry partners, government agencies and elected officials. Collaborates and serves as a liaison with other institutions, physicians and the community at large to ensure the development of outreach strategies which are aligned with the MIEMSS PARC requirements. Reports to the Senior Vice President of Nursing and Operations.

II.  Principal Responsibilities and Tasks:

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  1. Develop, enhance and maintain effective strategic community partnerships and alliances that aligns with the STC community engagement strategies.
  2. Direct STC community liaison activity by collaborating with internal departments, external entities, industry partners and legislative representatives to address current and emerging injury prevention needs.
  3. Secure funding for prevention initiatives and coverage of staff positions. Identify grant-funding sources, philanthropic sources and revenue streams to ensure functional and fiscal success of the program.
  4. Responsible for collaborating with the UMMS Foundation for grant reporting per state and federal requirements.
  5. Direct the activities required for the annual Shock Trauma gala regarding patient stories and hero selection process.
  6. Oversees all fiscal processes for assigned program areas including development of annual budgets for assigned program areas; approves all expenditures related to daily operation of the department; manages program income and expenses.
  7. Plans, develops and evaluates appropriate injury prevention programs based on the identified need.
  8. Establishes and maintains working relationships with major community organizations, public health departments, community health agencies and area public education systems.
  9. Develops and coordinates content for public and internal website dedicated to injury prevention education.
  10. Directs the coordination of international, state and regional tour program. Directs global observation program including processing applications, processing invoices and collection of payments.
  11. Directs legislative activity in coordination with government affairs to secure STC interest during legislative session.
  12. Directs activity for In house organ and tissue coordinators while maintaining collaborative relationship with organ procurement organization.
  13. Direct activity to develop VPP program at Prince Georges Hospital Center
  14. Directly manage the relationship with the military through the Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS).


What You Need to Be Successful:

I.  Qualifications:
  1. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (or Health Service Administration) with an advanced degree (Masters) from an accredited college or university in Health Service Administration (Public Health), Business Administration, or a related area of graduate study, or equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities have been acquired is required.
  2. A minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible and consistent experience in the following areas is required: Injury Prevention, Community Outreach, or an applicable health care related field. 
  3. Three years’ experience in the use and analysis of clinical, market and financial data. 
  4. Excellent planning and communication skills. 
  5. Demonstrated understanding of the academic and research mission of an academic medical center.   
  6. An open collegial leadership style is required.  The ability to work with and through physicians, corporate staff and political officials is required.
  7. Ability to build consensus and provide strong leadership in a matrix/team environment, with the highest of personal and professional integrity.  Demonstrated ability to be an effective team player is required.
II.  Working Conditions:
  1.       Weekend, shift work, holiday, on-call, and overtime may be required

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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