Educational Outreach Specialist

Frederick, Maryland
Jun 20, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for an Education Outreach Specialist to provide scientific education outreach in support of OSO.  This is a full-time, on-site opportunity in Frederick, MD.  




Duties & Responsibilities
  • Organize, manage and coordinate NCI activities: annual Take Your Child to Work Day; student seminar series; student poster days; and visits for students, teachers, and other groups
  • Develop new outreach ideas and programs
  • Prepare and present outreach/educational presentations
  • Manage educational activities; schedule and invite speakers for resident/fellow teaching conferences, including speakers from outside the NIAMS and NIH internal speakers; negotiate the speaker schedule and provide advice on program content
  • Assemble material for workshops, retreats and courses
  • Establish and/or maintain appropriate files of correspondence, reports, reference materials, publications; student program files, historic and current files of all GPP fellows and summer intern students
  • Receive, review and enter applications into the database,; record pertinent applicant information; set up applicant files; prepare official correspondence to applicants and universities; prepare notification letters to applicants
  • Prepare documents for summer program orientation sessions and work with staff to create and edit program information, including pamphlets, website postings and applications
  • Maintain working knowledge of the NCI at Frederick’s scientific research programs and related policies and practices; maintain working knowledge of science education
  • Prepare correspondence, reports and other written material
  • Review/update/develop current and new lesson plans
  • Prepare and maintain guidance documents and standard operating procedures covering all outreach and educational programs
  • Attend meetings associated with the outreach/education programs. Provide summary of meetings to OSO staff
  • Research resources, services, policies and regulations and inform the staff and fellows about all changes in policies and procedures impacting fellowship training and education within the specialty
  • Work with staff to coordinate the evaluation of faculty, evaluation of rotations at outside institutions, and evaluation of the program
  • Develop and maintain SOPs that outline the steps involved in various outreach program processes and event coordination activities
  • Establish and maintain internal/external communications with staff
  • Collaborate with staff to create and post, information on the Twitter account for fellowship program
  • Work with staff on advertising for fellows by posting on the Institute website, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Prepare promotional materials for meeting exhibits and presentations, special and other events
  • Establish and foster partnerships and collaborative relationships with area schools, community organizations and public agencies
  • Recruit staff volunteers and mentors to ensure maintaining adequate coverage
  • Prepare promotional materials for meeting exhibits and presentations, special and other events
  • Utilize the outreach program’s social media accounts to promote and engage with the community
  • Schedule/coordinate visits to area schools and agencies
  • Collaborate with staff and volunteers to mentor students
  • Maintain program statistics monitoring
  • Work with staff to collect data and provide summaries for use by fellows, student interns and senior level staff in making decisions for analysis or for other executive use
  • Perform management of the elementary outreach program and cyclical calendar events
  • Coordinates fellowship mentoring program to include a college intern program
  • Answer questions from outside organizations which impact on continued accreditation and recruitment of fellows to the NIH; prioritize responses to communications
  • Assist in the preparation of programs sponsored by the Office to assist potential and future individuals who are interested in pursuing a biomedical career
  • Identify relevant career fairs at Public Health schools, professional conferences, and other venues for staff to attend, serving as primary point of contact between the Institute and representative at school or other venue, and coordinating delivery of promotional materials and traveling exhibit to these events
  • Establish and foster partnerships and collaborative relationships with area schools, community organizations and public agencies
  • Develop new and novel ways to make NCI at Frederick’s lessons available to the public through a variety of mechanisms







Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Teaching Certificate in General Educatiion
  • At least 2 years of experience




  • Lesson Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills to Promote Program


Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


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