Job Description

The ATSU- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine announces the opening of a Regional Arthritis Coordinator. This individual reports directly to the ATSU-KCOM AHEC Director/Co-Directors. The individual is the lead staff member responsible for day-to-day management and operation of the Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center (RAC) and Healthy for Life (HFL) programs. This individual works closely with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Chronic Disease Management Program Office, service organizations, community partners, and approved instructors and trainers for RAC and HFL programs in the 16-county Northeast Missouri service region to assure required RAC and HFL services are provided. The individual is also responsible for the development of grant applications and contracts supporting RAC and HFL services, in collaboration with the ATSU Office of Sponsored Programs; for managing the budgets for received grants and contacts; and for assuring that reports required by funding agencies are developed and submitted. The individual works with other staff members in the Area Health Education Centers Office to implement programs related to chronic disease management and healthy aging that engage health professions students, health care providers, and community members.

Major Job Duties Include: 

  • Coordinates delivery of RAC/HFL courses and programs offered in the 16-county service area to fulfill requirements of grants and contracts.
  • Manages finances for RAC/HFL programs, including budgets, purchase and payment requests, expenditure report, and invoicing of funding agencies.
  • Assures that requirements of grants and contracts that support RAC/HFL activities are met.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements

Minimum Education and Training Required:

High school diploma, plus technical school, college certificate, or degree in health-related field (e.g.,LPN, RN, Social Work Education, Health Educator, Health Administration).

Additionally, knowledge of principles of chronic disease management and health education principles.

Minimum Experience Required:

One to two years of work experience as a health professional or health educator. Experience in providing health education programs to elders and the general public. Experience in managing program budgets. 

Minimum Skills Requirements:

Requires excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills; computer skills, including proficiency with email, Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and Power Point). Must be capable of coordinating multiple programs and managing leaders and volunteers at a variety of skill levels.

*Qualified applicants must send a completed ATSU Employment Application, Resume, and Cover Letter to

Application Instructions

A.T. Still University (ATSU) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault (e.g., non-consensual sexual contact/intercourse), stalking, harassment, and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by ATSU. Any person with questions concerning ATSU’s nondiscrimination policies is directed to contact:
Missouri campus – Donna Brown, assistant vice president of human resources (660.626.2790;, 800 West Jefferson Street, Kirksville, MO 63501
Arizona campus – Tonya Fitch, director of human resources (480.219.6007;, 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206

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