The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) is adding to its team! ACU leads several initiatives to increase access to care, address healthcare needs, and share best practices for delivering care to underserved populations. The Training Specialist serves as an integral part of ACU’s Solutions, Training, and Assistance for Recruitment and Retention (STAR²) Center program—a National Training and Technical Assistance Partner (NTTAP) of the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC).

Provide Training and Technical Assistance Support for the STAR2 Center

The Training Specialist will contribute to the work of ACU’s STAR2 Center, which provides resources, training, and technical assistance to help Health Center Program grantees with their clinician workforce challenges and questions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and deliver in-person and web-based presentations, trainings, and learning collaboratives, in conjunction with the Director and Associate Director of Workforce Development
  • Develop and design training and technical assistance resources including publications, self-assessments, podcast episodes, eLearning courses, etc.
  • Contribute to the development and timely submission of the STAR² Center grant reporting requirements including the project work plan, publication plan, progress reports, and project narrative
  • Provide technical assistance to key stakeholders at health centers, Primary Care Associations (PCAs), and Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) to advance workforce recruitment and retention efforts
  • Collaborate with state and national partners on STAR² Center projects and deliverables
  • Support partnerships with organizations and subject matter experts to advance the work of the STAR² Center
  • Participate in project calls, in-person and virtual meetings, committees, and other workforce-related activities
  • Support the development and delivery of workforce training and technical assistance activities, such as the biennial Workforce Symposium and Workshop
  • Prepare for and support facilitation of the triennial BPHC Site Visit process
  • Review emerging materials for inclusion in the STAR² Center’s online resource center
  • Assist with other projects, as necessary

Support Other ACU Programs and Initiatives as Needed

As a member of the ACU team, support may be needed to carry out activities relating to work outside the STAR² Center. Other tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing feedback/support to other ACU programs
  • Participating in various meetings relating to the ACU Annual Conference and strategic planning
  • Supporting the ACU Annual Conference on a virtual or in-person basis

Position Requirements:

• 2-5 years of experience in training development and facilitation
• Familiarity with workforce recruitment and retention, especially in the field of healthcare
• Experience with Microsoft, Google Suite platforms, and virtual platforms such as Zoom
• Support for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) principles and desire to improve healthcare access for the underserved
• Strong team collaboration and interpersonal skills

Supervisory Relationships: None

Other considerations: Travel for meetings and conferences, up to 25%

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Annual salary range $57,500-$67,500

To apply, please submit a resume to

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