Community Engagement Specialist - VICTR
The Community Engagement Specialist will work within a team of professionals in the Recruitment Innovation Center to build and support community engagement relationships and outreach. This position will work extensively in the areas of community and patient recruitment, as well as research team support and consultation. The main goals of the Community Engagement Specialist are to work collaboratively with and through groups of people affiliated by geographic proximity, special interests, or similar situations to address issues affecting the wellbeing of those people. The Community Engagement Specialist also builds trust, enlists new resources and allies, creates better communication, and improves overall health outcomes as successful projects evolve into lasting collaborations.
The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit https://victr.vumc.org/ .
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