Programs Coordinator, Health Professions Education

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States

About the organization

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS) is seeking a part-time (30 hour-per-week), non-exempt, Programs Coordinator for Health Professions Education. CHAMPS is a membership association of Community Health Centers (CHCs) serving low-income, homeless, and agricultural worker populations in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming (Region VIII). CHAMPS, a dynamic and team-orientated non-profit, provides support and training to these health centers serving underserved communities in collaboration and partnership with Region VIII State Primary Care Associations (SPCAs). The Programs Coordinator, Health Professions Education must be self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks and work with diverse people, carry a heavy workload, and travel. The Programs Coordinator, Health Professions Education is responsible for coordinating CHAMPS’ health professions education and training (HP-ET) programs.


Coordinate CHAMPS activities related to the Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTAT), including participating in training related to the use of RTAT and supporting Region VIII SPCA efforts to help health centers navigate and complete the RTAT.
Compile data and conduct basic data analysis of RTAT results including identification of health center needs and barriers related to HP-ET and tracking related PCA reporting metrics; develop and distribute additional relevant information, potentially to include related areas of Salary/Benefits surveys/reports, Recruitment and Retention surveys/reports, etc.
Plan content and coordinate logistics for related distance learning events (webinars, podcasts, collaborative video meetings), face-to-face trainings, annual conference sessions, etc., including tracking related participants/outcomes.
Enhance, maintain, promote, and ensure the continuity of related areas of the CHAMPS website, including content development and review.
Develop related content for newsletter articles, social media posts, etc.
Develop and distribute CHAMPS Workforce e-Bulletins.
Create connections with local, state, regional, and national medical and other schools and training centers and represent CHAMPS/Region VIII health centers while serving as a liaison to these institutions in order to strengthen the health center workforce pipeline.


Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Two years of experience in the fields of nonprofit and/or health care preferred.
Knowledge in the areas of workforce planning/development in community-based settings and basic data analysis preferred.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and maximum accountability.
Excellent organizational, time management, and implementation skills, and commitment to quality.
Strong written and verbal communication skills which includes but is not limited to editing and proofing written work and delivering presentations to groups varying in size.
Excellent computer skills, particularly with all Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook. Experience with website content management software including WordPress, and online meeting and learning platforms including Zoom and GoToWebinar. Experience with graphic design tools such as or Canva a plus.
Ability to build credibility and trust with members and partners and maintain productive relationships.
Ability to work as a team member with individuals from varied professional backgrounds and diverse cultures.
Ability to thrive in a complex and rapidly changing environment.
Ability to work with customer/client groups and/or experience in membership organizations.
Awareness of, and value for, cultural competence.
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Ability to work from home.
Ability to travel.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide resume, cover letter, salary requirements, where you saw the posting, and responses to the following:
1. This job requires completion of multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Describe your experience with completing multiple tasks for multiple people and your approach to this challenge, including how you prioritize tasks.
2. CHAMPS strives to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction in all of our activities. Please describe at least one example of how you would ensure a high level of customer satisfaction among internal staff, members, and external partners.
3. What does community health mean to you?

Applications due by Close of Business on Monday, August 10th.
Applications accepted only via e-mail to Andrea Martin. No phone calls, faxes, or U.S. mail.
E-mail: [email protected]

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