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Health Communication Specialist IV-Atlanta, GA (ID# 15470)

Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) delivers a broad spectrum of professional management consulting services to its defense, health, environmental and civilian agency clients. To assist clients in achieving their goals, CNA provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines including health information technology, research & science, program management, communications, correspondence and document management, governance and administrative support. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, CNA is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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The position will provide professional health communication and project management support for communication and partnership projects developed by the Division of Laboratory Systems


  • Develop DLS standard operating procedures and job aids (e.g., Lectora style guide, project tracking SOP) and provide suggestions/edits to existing SOPs and job aids.
  • Write content for DLS programs.
  • Proofread and edit scripts, course content, brochures, reports, and other DLS program documents.
  • Participate in eLearning course reviews and pilot tests. The contractor shall compile all review responses and pilot test results into a written document to share with TWDB project team. The contractor shall include recommendations for courses changes based on review or pilot test results. Upon agreement from the project team, the contractor shall implement all changes into the storyboard. All final storyboards will need to be submitted to the project team lead.
  • Finalize the building of eLearning courses using the most cost-effective tool for long-term program sustainability. TWDB currently uses Lectora for most courses and occasionally uses Adobe Captivate.
  • Ensure courses are SCORM-conformant, can be hosted on or other LMSs and use software that TWDB can access and maintain with existing resources and staff skills.
  • Manage and operate various learning management systems (LMS) – i.e., TRAIN, Blackboard, Pathlore, Moodle, Saba – used in the delivery of training and educational products.
  • 7. Troubleshoot content to monitor proper functionality and communication with the LMS, including preparing for and overseeing system updates, upgrades, and integrations.
  • Monitor the email account and correspond within 3 business days with learners to resolve issues.
  • Upload and manage courses, users, and communities within various learning management systems (LMS) –e.g., Lectora, TRAIN, Blackboard, Pathlore, Moodle, Saba – used in the delivery of training and educational products.
  • Design and implement a TWDB file storage and file-naming strategy and write an accompanying SOP.
  • Document and monitor the progress of TWDB training projects and alert TWDB leadership if a project falls behind schedule.
  • Write a brief report (5-10 pages) comparing 3 to 5 task management software options (SharePoint, Wrike,, etc.) in terms of initial and continuing costs, system features, and potential challenges. The report will include information on the extent to which each option meets CDC security requirements.
  • Conduct a functional test of the task management software option selected by TWDB leadership and write a report on the outcome and recommended next steps.


  • No supervisory authority


  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree is preferred in Journalism, Marketing, Communications, English, or related field
  • 10+ years’ experience developing communication and marketing strategies
  • 10+ years’ experience Project Management Experience


  • Must have plain language writing experience
  • Must have excellent technical writing, editing and analytical skills
  • The successful candidate can work well with all personality types, juggle multiple tasks, and maintain calm amid competing deadlines and in stressful situations.


  • Work is conducted in a climate controlled office environment.
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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