CCHS Community Fellow - Fellow - Pickens County - 507810

Job no: 507810
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Health Care / Social Services, Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on Qualifications.


Department/Organization: 208122 - Community Med & Population Health


Job Summary: The CCHS Community Fellow work with various community organizations, professors at the University and each other to provide diversified health education and public health services to the assigned community.


Additional Department Summary: The University of Alabama/Pickens County Health Care Teaching County Partnership seeks recent UA graduates who are interesting in one-year fellowships. The University of Alabama/Pickens County Health Care Teaching County Partnership seeks to provide sustainable health resources for the rural county and “real world” training for UA graduates. These fellowships will provide an opportunity for graduates to serve in a health-related capacity in a community setting to provide a year of service, meanwhile expanding their experience and education. Fellows will work with various community organizations, professors at the University and each other to provide diversified health education and public health services to the citizens of Pickens County. For some fellows, this will be a “gap year” experience before graduate school, medical school, or while deciding on future career directions. This position is a full-time (40 hours per week) commitment. During the fellowship, a majority of the individual’s time would be spent working in and with the community. Type of work in the community will vary based on opportunities sought by the fellows, research projects available and activities of community organizations. Fellows will also spend a day weekly or bi-weekly in leadership development to include a seminar series on health and public policy, leadership skills, and social and cultural determinants of health. Finally, fellows will also be expected to participate in a year-end evaluation of the program.


Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Recent college undergraduate with an anticipated graduation date of December 2018 or May 2019.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Links


"EEO is the Law" Poster
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf