Senior Specialist- Genomics Outreach and Education

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Research Foundation
Job Location
3333 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45229
$53,664.00 - $89,419.20

Cincinnati Children's ensures that the compensation paid to its employees is competitive and equitable. We consistently rank among the highest paying organizations in the Greater Cincinnati Health Council's annual wage and benefit survey, and in the top half of the participants in the Children's Hospital Survey, sponsored by EHP Consulting in California. We offer a comprehensive benefits program that features outstanding medical coverage in addition to dental, vision, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, and a host of programs that you won't find many other places. Our retirement plans are funded entirely by Cincinnati Children's, and we offer additional opportunities to save on your own.

Job Description

The Center for Pediatric Genomics (CpG) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is recruiting a Senior Specialist- Outreach and Education to create and implement communications and education strategies for the CpG and other CCHMC genomics efforts.

This is an opportunity to join a growing center and to help build a genomics community that invites all employees to engage and learn as we incorporate genomics into healthcare. The Senior Specialist- Outreach and Education will provide strategic direction for genomics outreach and education solutions for researchers, clinicians, and other service entities. He/She will closely collaborate with hospital-wide genomics, educational, marketing, and communications efforts to establish educational and outreach priorities, and to develop and execute formal and informal educational, training, and awareness programs, policies, and procedures for CpG.

The CCHMC community recognizes the central role that genetics and genomics are certain to play in the advances in child care of the coming era. To accelerate progress and to enhance the importance of our contributions, we are focused upon efficient efforts to discover, understand, apply, and translate genetic and genomic insights for the grand purpose of improving child care. We aim to foster a deep institutional familiarity with genetics and to enhance genomics research throughout the institution as we embrace this exciting frontier in pediatrics.



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, education or a related field
  • 5 years’ related experience
  • Experience in a formal outreach setting, including managing and leading outreach and awareness programs
  • Experience with web content, project management, e-learning, and traditional and social media technologies and systems


  • Advanced degree in a relevant field
  • Experience within a complex academic health care organization
  • Experience in a medical or research setting
  • Experience developing educational programs
  • Knowledge of genetics/genomics and/or biomedicine and associated terminology
  • Experience with technology-based learning paradigms


How to Apply

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offers competitive compensation and comprehensive employee benefits program.    For consideration, please apply online - - or e-mail Alisa Koster:   

About Our Organization

Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States.

Clinical Services

We offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranked No. 3 among all Honor Roll hospitals.

With nearly 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.1 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 53 countries in fiscal 2013.

Education & Training

Through an academic affiliation dating to 1926, Cincinnati Children’s comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. We train more than 600 residents and clinical fellows a year in various pediatric specialties and offer some of the most highly ranked research-based education and training programs in the nation.


We have been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’ Research Foundation in 1931. Grant funding for our research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of our areas of research.


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