Education and Employment Outreach Associate

Updated: 7 days ago

Job Summary

The Education and Employment Outreach Associate will assist with the development or adaptaton, implemention, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based and successful strategies to address important needs of military and veteran families.  The associate will develop and sustain productive working relationships with military and civilian partners, and collaborate with other MFRI teams to document relevance and impact of educational programs. 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in family studies, social work, management, family sociology, community development, or closely related field
  • One (1) year of experience implementing and disseminating evidence-based community outreach or engagement programs related to women, military populations and/or families
  • Demonstrated ability to support and implement successful evidence-informed programs and build successful community partnerships
  • Able to produce written program materials including lesson plans, manuals, and technical reports
  • Able to identify program gaps and partner with others to develop plans, proposals, and programming
  • Able to implement program evaluation strategies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to include delivering training content to training participants
  • Ability to lift and carry 10 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally
  • Able to travel up to 5% as needed within and beyond Indiana
  • Occasional weekend work and overtime as required

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with military families and support programs

Additional Information

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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