Overview: The Perinatal Education Coordinator is an integral member of HMHBGA’s Special Projects and Innovations Department collaborating with cross-functional team members to advance the organization’s strategic goals aimed at improving maternal and infant health (MIH). The department is comprised of three (3) teams, workforce development, perinatal education, and family support. Each team member shares a passion for providing culturally relevant and responsive educational resources and support services to individuals living across the State of Georgia. We are currently seeking a Coordinator to join the Perinatal Education team, reporting to the Perinatal Education Manager, and working alongside two (2) fellow Perinatal Education Coordinators. In this role, the coordinator will be assigned a series of MIH topic areas and will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of those topics within HMHBGA’s innovative perinatal education program, Pickles & Ice Cream (P&I). The program offers free virtual and in person classes, webinars, toolkits, and a host of other resources aimed at increasing patient and family knowledge on a host of perinatal education topics.
To be successful in this role, the coordinator will have a strong background in project management, writing, editing, adult education, and facilitation with expansive knowledge of key maternal and infant health topics. Due to the program's hybrid approach, the successful coordinator will also have experience using virtual meeting platforms and updating content on website management platforms. Examples of daily activities include but is not limited to working alongside our academic, community and clinical partners to develop and/or edit perinatal education curriculum, evaluating each element of the program to ensure knowledge growth and client satisfaction as well as working with our internal and external stakeholders to identify trends that will inform future program offerings for the community. Additional responsibilities/skills include:
• Support the Perinatal Education Manager in planning, implementation and evaluation of the P&I program including all webinars, classes, blogs, toolkits, videos, and other educational mediums.
• Provide oversight of contractors, facilitators and interns through strong project design, rigorous feedback, formal evaluations and dissemination of duties necessary to meet both internal goals and those outlined by each related grant funded project(s)
• Schedule, monitor, and ensure successful execution of all perinatal education classes and provider webinars; arranges for appropriate/qualified facilitators
• Maximize class participation and execution through the establishment of efficient class and webinar registration processes and procedures that include scheduling, facilitator payments, class/participant cancellations, interaction with participants, calendar development, etc.
• Work with contractors and coalition partners to create and disseminate interactive online modules and videos that offer engaging and effective learning experiences for self-lead learners
• Maintain accurate records of our perinatal education activities including curriculum library, class objectives, participant data, and program evaluations
• Adapt current educational classes and webinars and/or developing new programs to focus on the specialized needs of the maternal and infant health community
• Maintain current competency and certification in the provisions of perinatal classes and provider webinars; serves as a role model in the teaching setting with transfer of these competencies to practice.
• Write, review, edit, and update content for the organizations websites, blogs, videos, marketing materials, and similar platforms.
• Conduct research of perinatal-related topics and interviews to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about the subject matter, and then contextualizing findings.
• Assist the Communications team with social media content and marketing strategies to support HMHBGA’s perinatal education efforts
• Manage the inventory of all supplies, equipment, and instructional aids required for classes offered.
• Attend and/or facilitate internal and external meetings to provide updates on programs, build awareness and outreach for resources
• Identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with key multisectoral stakeholders and partners including those in the Public Health, Academic and Clinical communities
• Work with the research team and/or HMHBGA leadership to analyze pre/post-test and survey data to assess impact and report outcomes for program
• Perform other duties as assigned and necessary for successful program administration and delivery
• Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Education, Public Administration, Social Work, or comparable field. Associate’s degree accepted with a demonstrated track record of two (2) or more years in a comparable role in the nonprofit sector.
• Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
• Demonstrated experience with presenting health promotion information to various audiences
• Experience with virtual and hybrid event platforms (I.e., Zoom, CVENT, Whova)
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook and Canva
• Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
• Desire to engage in ongoing professional development activities to build competencies and knowledge of perinatal support professionals and issues surrounding the work
• Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal and organizational skills
• Prior knowledge of maternal and infant health topics
• Excellent facilitation and customer service skills
• Minimum of two years of experience in program coordination and team supervision
• Must be dedicated to improving maternal and infant health in Georgia
• Must be willing to travel throughout Georgia (20%-30%)
• Master’s degree in public health or health studies
• Experience with adult learning and training and curriculum development
• Childbirth education or doula certification a plus
• Experience with prenatal, postpartum, Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and maternal mental health topics.
How to Apply.
Please follow these instructions exactly. Applications received that are not in the correct format will not be reviewed. Please email your current resume and a cover letter expressing your interest IN A SINGLE PDF FILE addressed to Precious Andrews to: email@example.com with the subject line: “Perinatal Education Coordinator”
*Please no phone calls. Only candidates selected for consideration will be contacted*