Community Engagement Director

Posted By: Rebekah Shilling Career Opportunities,

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Community Engagement Director

Focus: Men's Cancer Initiative, Women's Cancer Initiative, and Living with Cancer 

Reports to: Senior Community Engagement Director

Manages Staff: No

Wage Category: Full Time
Date Written: November 6, 2023

Salary: $50,000 + benefits 

Location: Home based- Berkley, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton

  • In partnership with the Executive Director, the Community Engagement Director implements the objectives listed in the state cancer plan. 

  • Conduct a community assessment of assigned counties and document cancer incidence and mortality data, available screening services, potential partners, and gaps in service. 

  • Develop and implement a plan to increase the screening rates in the assigned counties. 

  • Assembles Health Equity Councils to develop partnerships and interventions to increase screening rates. 

  • Educate community members, legislators, healthcare providers, and other key influencers to reduce health disparities. 

  • Identify, engage, and support partners in priority counties to ensure the success of community initiatives. 

  • Builds relationships to promote breast and cervical cancer screening rates.

  • Actively participate in meetings and/or conference calls for the Alliance volunteers for the Men's Cancer Initiative, Women's Cancer Initiative, and Living with Cancer. 

  • Maintain accurate project documentation in a management system. 

  • Represent the Alliance at community and statewide events when appropriate. 

  • Perform additional duties as required. 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 

  • Excellent skills in collaborating with volunteers and community partners. 

  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, and problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to set priorities, multi-task, and work independently and as a team. 

  • Professional demeanor, adherence to the rules of confidentiality, and respect for volunteers and partners 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs 

Must have integrity and trustworthiness while possessing a high degree of tact, discretion, and professionalism. Verbal and written communication skills will be used daily. Must be able to use standard office equipment: such as multiple-line telephone, personal computer, fax machine, photocopier, and other standard office equipment. Ability to occasionally lift and transport event supplies/equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. Must have a valid Driver’s license and own an insured vehicle. 

The mission of the South Carolina Cancer Alliance is to reduce the impact of cancer on ALL South Carolinians. 

The above statement describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to

this position. The duties are intended to be considered a partial list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.


Please email your resume and cover letter to Please do not call.