August 26, 2015 | Job Opportunities

  1. Position: Project Director
    Organization: United Community Centers
    Posting Date: August 26, 2015

Protecting The East Project Director

United Community Centers (UCC) is a social justice driven community center that has been serving the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn for over 60 years. Our mission is to work together with residents of all ages and cultures to address our community’s challenges, celebrate its strengths, and provide services that improve lives.

About the Project:
While UCC has been organizing and educating around HIV since the early 1990s, Protecting The East is a new project (founded 2013) providing a comprehensive and sustainable approach to HIV prevention education. Protecting The East’s mission is to create an environment in East New York where young people can develop safe and healthy relationships. Protecting The East works to improve access to HIV prevention information and services, and provides opportunities for young people to lead sex education efforts among their peers.

Protecting The East project includes
• A business-community engagement program that increases access to HIV prevention materials and resources
• HIV prevention education through street outreach and community events
• Small-group community education with school and community-based organization partners around sexual health, healthy relationships, and decision-making
• A health-marketing component where community members and youth develop messages, educational materials, and use social media to promote safer sex and health behaviors targeting the East New York community
• A six-month peer education internship for young people in the community

DESCRIPTION:

The Project Director manages the Protecting The East project, supervises the team and youth interns, and oversees all project activities.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversee implementation of Community PROMISE Intervention
• Oversee project activities
• Monitor programs for compliance with granting institutions’ requirements and standards
• Manage program budget
• Ensure the timely completion of monthly program reports to funding agencies and initiate the preparation of any required program and/or budget modifications
• Prepare funding applications and re-application requests as necessary
• Supervise project staff (3/4 FT and PT staff )
• Conduct staff development, including in-service training and performance evaluations
• Support development of project workshops and curriculum
• Oversee project communications and social media promotion
• Oversee production of outreach and educational materials
• Serve as part of UCC’s senior management team.
• Maintain and build community partnerships
• Maintain agency ties with community-based service providers regarding HIV/AIDS testing and care services, and other social support services
• Serve as liaison between New York City Department of Health, Public Health Solutions, and UCC
• Represent UCC at community or professional meetings when needed
• Comply with agency policy and procedures
• Development and implementation of all UCC and Protecting The East policies and procedures for project
• Collaborate with evaluation consultant around data collection, reporting, monitoring and evaluation

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, with supervisory experience in a social service or health setting (Master’s Degree preferred)
• 3-5 years of experience in HIV prevention or sexual health education such as health education workshops, community outreach, or other health promotion activities.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of youth development and adolescent health issues
• Experience working with young people required
• Ability to work independently and multi-task
• Bilingual Spanish preferred, with understanding/experience of culturally diverse needs of various ethnic and socioeconomic groups
• Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License

Salary: Mid 40s, based on experience
Benefits: Full medical and dental insurance
To Apply: Send cover letter, résumé
Ana Aguirre, Executive Director
United Community Centers,
613 New Lots Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11207 Or Email to aaguirre@ucceny.org

Deadline to apply: September 08, 2015

 

2. Position: Curriculum and Evaluation Coordinator (Part-Time)
    Organization: Hospital for Special Surgery
    Posting Date: August 26, 2015

Academic Training Department, Education & Academic Affairs Division
Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director, Curriculum and Evaluation, the Curriculum and Evaluation Coordinator supports the programmatic and administrative functions of the Orthopaedic Residency Program and Medical Student Electives. The Coordinator is part of a team dedicated to continually evaluating and improving the existing curriculum while developing new curriculum in emerging areas of interest. He or she will participate in Academic Training projects and support other graduate trainee programs as appropriate.
Specific Duties:
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Curriculum:

• Primarily focused on Flipped Classroom Curriculum, working closely with the Task Force to implement this approach to the Resident Morning Conference Curriculum.
• Assists in coordinating educational programming for residents in conjunction with the Curriculum Committee
• Coordinates Research Skills and Patient Safety/Quality Improvement educational programs
• Coordinates the Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship program which includes formal lectures and clinical experience.

Program Evaluation:

• Compiles reports on Flipped Classroom Curriculum evaluations and other data for rotating Medical Students, and Orthopaedic Residents
• Ensures timely completion of evaluations by orthopaedic residents, medical students and faculty
• Ensures residents’ training files and ACGME ADS database entries are current and correct
• Assist in the collection and analysis of graduate medical education outcomes data and assist in preparation for abstracts submitted to national conferences
• Provides assistance with Patient Safety/Quality Improvement research projects proposed by the House Staff Quality and Safety Council

Job Requirements:

Required

• Bachelor’s degree (Health related degree and/or masters preferred)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Two years of professional or related experience coordinating multiple projects with attention to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel & Access
• 21 hours/week
• Flexible work hours (7:00 am start required Monday and Tuesdays, all other hours are flexible)

Preferred
• Familiarity with ACGME guidelines, hospital administration and/or health education

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to HSS Career opportunities: http://www.hss.edu/career-opportunities.asp Job ID: 2015-6788

 

3. Position: Curriculum and Evaluation Coordinator (Part-Time)
Organization: Hospital for Special Surgery
Posting Date: August 26, 2015
Job Description

*GRANT FUNDED POSITION THROUGH 8/31/16 WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF AN EXTENSION*

New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) is looking for a well-qualified person with a background in facilities management, project management, construction management or another area of the buildings industry that would be able to contribute to NYCEM’s Support Services Unit. Support Services is responsible for the provision of the tools and environment necessary for the agency to perform its mission during day-to-day operations and during emergencies.

Under the supervision of the Director of Support Services, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Support Services Coordinator will work primarily at the NYCEM headquarters to assist in the management of the facility, supplies and equipment. The Support Services Coordinator will work closely with the agency Quartermaster, Emergency Support Center staff, Security staff and MIS staff to complete projects that benefit the agency. The selected candidate will:

• Assist with the management of the NYCEM headquarters
• Work with the Quartermaster and Logistics Unit to implement an inventory management system and a resource request system at headquarters. Maintain and update a separate inventory system for federally funded assets
• Manage special projects as assigned by the Director of Support Services
• Use creative problem-solving as related to logistics challenges, often in high-pressure emergency situations
• Provide a leadership role on the agency’s health and safety committee
• Have the ability and willingness to perform strenuous physical labor when required

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public administration, urban planning, engineering, economics, political science, the physical sciences or related field and one year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: emergency management, fire, police, or military service, public safety, public health, public administration, urban planning, engineering, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas listed in “1” above; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s
department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and six years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas listed in “1” above, at least two years of which must have been in one of those areas, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made.

Preferred Skills

• Facilities management experience
• Inventory management experience
• Experience managing multiple projects in a high pressure work environment
• Familiarity with MS Office programs including Outlook, Word and Excel
• Experience in managing vendors and/or third-party logistics providers (3PL)
• Willingness to work as part of a team
• A valid driver license and the ability to drive to off-site locations when requested are strongly preferred

Additional Information

NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-
Reasonable accommodations provided for applicants with disabilities

To Apply

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting Activities>Careers and search Job ID# 191708.

Non-City Employees/External Candidates: Apply via NYC Careers. Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search Job ID# 191708.

Hours/Shift

M – F / 9 – 5

The selected candidate will be required to staff the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergency activations and to work during non-business hours during emergencies, will assist with Ready New York presentations to external groups and will also participate in drills and exercises and fulfill other duties as assigned.

Work Location
165 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

4. Position: Prospect Research Officer
Organization: IPPF Western Hemisphere
Posting Date: August 26, 2015

IPPF/WHR will begin the implementation of the new global IPPF Strategic Framework for 2016-2022. This bold and aspirational vision will require IPPF/WHR to significantly expand its funding in order to sustain and scale-up its programmatic reach across Latin America and the Caribbean. This Prospect Research Officer will play a pivotal role on IPPF/WHR’s development team in implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to reach ambitious annual and long-term fundraising targets. This position calls for an experienced and energetic individual who will creatively and resourcefully drive a quest for new opportunity, growth and revenue, engaging with colleagues at all levels within the organization. The Prospect Research Officer reports to the Director of Development and the Director of Major Gifts and will work closely with the Senior Grants Officer. S/he will have targets for donor prospects and strategic partnerships.

ABOUT US:

IPPF/WHR is a recognized leader in the international movement to ensure access to sexual and reproductive health care as a human right for all. We work with 40 local organizations in 38 countries in the Americas and the Caribbean, providing more than 28 million services a year and working to secure government policies that improve people’s lives.

IPPF/WHR pioneered the introduction of family planning services in Latin America and the Caribbean. We developed innovative and effective strategies for meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of women, men, and young people in the region. IPPF/WHR continues to respond to the tremendous need for contraceptive services, while also addressing a range of issues that have an impact on sexual and reproductive health, such as HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, and unsafe abortion. Learn more at www.ippfwhr.org.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Prospect Research Officer will develop and implement a comprehensive research strategy that builds upon and expands robust and metrics-driven pipelines in the following areas: major gifts, foundations, government and multilateral agencies, partner organizations, and corporations. This will include:

• Coordinating with colleagues across IPPF globally for intelligence gathering related to large-scale competitive bid opportunities through donor government agencies such as USAID, CIDA/Canada, and within Europe.
• Creating and managing systems and procedures to meet the information needs of development staff and other members of the organization, such as the Regional and Deputy Regional Directors, the Regional Management Team, Board of Directors, and Program staff in preparation for contacting, cultivating, and soliciting prospects for Major Gifts and Institutional Giving.
• Launching moves management and a portfolio review program across the Development Department and coordinating the research and information-gathering efforts related to new funding opportunities across development, programs, and advocacy departments.
• Employing basic data mining, forecasting and statistical analysis techniques to help identify, classify, understand, and cultivate prospects capable of making philanthropic contributions to IPPF/WHR.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Devise strategies for obtaining new prospects in order to ensure the ongoing development, expansion, and renewal of the prospect base.
• Identify and research major gift prospects, including their giving capacity, giving potential, and propensity to donate to IPPF/WHR in order to establish priorities and strategies for the successful solicitation of donors. Provide concrete recommendations to Major Gifts staff on prospect strategy, priorities, appropriate portfolio and solicitation team.
• Identify and research new foundation and corporate prospects; identify and recommend appropriate portfolio, connections and strategies.
• Identify new business opportunities that generate revenue for programs from governments, corporations, foundations, and other potential investors.
• Develop and manage internal process for timely follow-up on all donor prospects, including the development of research and strategy/briefing memos for staff, management, and Board in advance in order to obtain optimal outcomes from prospect meetings.
• Map the field of other organizations (NGOs, social enterprises, etc.) for opportunities to jointly pursue prospective funders and other revenue opportunities.
• Identify social enterprise investment opportunities.
• Monitor institutional donor priorities and general international grantmaking trends and opportunities at the global, regional and country levels.
• Develop and manage IPPF/WHR’s development information systems protocols, processes and procedures for prospect management and related support services and online research tools. Establish protocols to integrate research into Raiser’s Edge.
• Manage department information resources, including identification and selection of sources of information and information vendors.
• Populate, organize, and maintain prospect information files and maintain shared information systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 3-5 years of experience in prospect research, professional fundraising, business development, or social enterprise.
• Bachelor’s degree in business, fundraising, marketing, or other related field.
• A track record of involvement in identifying and supporting the cultivation of strategic funding relationships with demonstrated success in meeting donor prospect and partnership targets.
• Solid operational skills including problem solving and project management skills, including the ability to work and deliver projects independently, proactively and under deadline.
• Experience or interest in global public health. Familiarity and appreciation of the mission, purpose, and values of IPPF/WHR.
• Excellent communication skills; writing and editing ability important, as well as competence in interpreting biographical, corporate, and foundation information.
• Highly energetic with a drive to find creative solutions to thorny social problems.
• Ability to set priorities and pursue results in a complex and dynamic environment.
• Knowledge of ethical and best practices of prospect identification and research, data analytics and relationship management.
• Strong computer skills (Excel and Access knowledge preferred) and proficiency with electronic research (including Internet) and techniques to gather in-depth information on potential and existing donors desired.
• Familiarity with standard research resources and information such as the internet, Advizor, Lexis Nexis, WeathEngine, iWave, 10kWizard SEC filings, wealth screenings, RelSci.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suites: Word, Power Point, Excel, Access.
• The ability and willingness to travel for advanced training as needed.
• Preference given to candidates with understanding of and competency with the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Advanced Skill Sets, specifically in Research Management and Relationship Management.
• Spanish language skills considered an asset.

PAY RANGE: $65,000 TO $70,000
Interviews will be held in New York City during the week of August 31st. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
IPPF/WHR is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Applications are encouraged from people living with HIV/AIDS.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Sharon Harrison at recruitment@ippfwhr.org. No faxes please.
– See more at: http://www.awid.org/get-involved/prospect-research-officer#sthash.hjqFP4WM.dpuf

 

5. Position: Program Associate I
Organization: The Public Health Institute (PHI)
Posting Date: August 26, 2015

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

PHI is seeking a part time regular (50%) Program Associate I for the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS. This position is located in Brooklyn, NY.

The main function of this position is programmatic and administrative support, contributing to the sound functioning of the program in line with scope of work and available resources. This includes elements of project and time management, intercultural communication, communications/social media coverage, writing and editing, facilitation of on-line training and familiarity with public and global health.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Contribute to listserv content and social media content; update website and social media sites as needed
• Research and analyze current developments, publications, and events in the fields of youth advocacy, HIV, and SRHR for opportunities for collaboration, contribution, and development
• Research, track, and draft or edit LOIs for relevant funding opportunities
• Engage GYCA’s membership directly and through Regional Focal Points through technical assistance in applications, research papers, blog posts, etc.
• Manage blog calendar and hold GYCA members and focal points accountable for blog posts they have signed up for.
• Coordinate monthly and/or quarterly reporting and check-in calls with Advisory Board, Regional Focal Points and Link Up focal points.
• Assist with communication to Advisory Board, partners, and potential donors
• Coordinate, collate, and share quarterly newsletters.
• Manage database of UN/sign-on documents that GYCA has written or signed on to.
• Support E-course students and assist Manager in coordinating and facilitating e-courses
• Assist with bookkeeping and editing of project reports

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• Master’s degree in Non Profit Management, Global Health, Public Administration, Policy, or a related field preferred
• Thorough knowledge of the global health sector, with a focus on HIV/AIDS and the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of young people (desirable: agreements, policies, and processes, particularly the Post-2015 Process (ICPD+20 and Post-MDGs)
• 2-3 years of related experience
• Understanding of the human rights-based framework for development
• Writing/editing skill and experience, familiarity with Google Calendar and Google Docs, familiarity with Wix website editor
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language
• Strong analytical skills and capacity to identify critical issues and make decisions
• Ability to analyze policy documents, international agreements, and other relevant documents
• Ability to research, contribute to, and independently draft basic documents
• Experience communicating with people from many different countries and with many different viewpoints and experiences
• Experience facilitating on-line meetings and/or trainings preferred

Compensation:

This is a non-exempt position and the hourly wage is commensurate with experience. PHI offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403b (group retirement annuity) and partial subsidy of public transportation cost. For more information about PHI’s benefits, visit our benefits page here.

How to apply:
To apply for this position click here.

 

6. Position: Health Coach

 Organization: City Health Works

 Posting Date: August 26, 2015

 

Department: Care Coordination Team Reports to: Health Coach Supervisor
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Harlem, NY Experience: Teaching, counseling, community outreach and/or healthcare related experiences preferred.
Compensation: Salary:

$35,000 -$40,000

 

Benefits:

Competitive Benefits Package

 

Details available upon request.

Working Conditions: 80% Community outreach

10% Office

10% Clinic Partners

Supervisory Responsibility: No Start Date: October 2015

 

City Health Works was launched in 2012 to provide health coaching and care coordination to high-risk patients with chronic illnesses. City Health Works operates in Harlem, NY and is gaining increasing recognition nationally for its impact and potential.

Read more about our organization and recent press here: http://cityhealthworks.com

Teams of locally hired, clinically supervised Health Coaches provide one-on-one coaching sessions to implement realistic, culturally appropriate lifestyle changes. Sessions are held in the home or convenient community settings. With shared life experience, our Health Coaches have a unique ability to motivate health behavior change and reduce avoidable emergency room visits.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Educate and support individuals living with chronic illness in ways to improve their lifestyle (nutrition and fitness goals) and help manage their illness by coaching them to achieve realistic health
  • Demonstrate proficiency in planning, organizing and prioritizing workload using appropriate technology (i.e. phone, tablet, email, ).
  • Complete tasks including documentation, coaching and health education accurately and in accordance with organizational
  • Maintain standards of productivity and quality with regards to client engagement and
  • Communicate health complications and risks to Health Coach Supervisor when
  • Engage in collaborative care meetings with CHW staff and clinical
  • Provide regular feedback and troubleshoot with supervisors and fellow health coaches to develop solutions that improve members’
  • Conduct one-on-one case reviews with Health Coach
  • Serve as a positive example and representative of the organization internally and

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Qualifications: High School diploma or Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish, English/French) but not required.
  • Requirements: Candidates must have a demonstrated personal commitment to health and Preference given to Harlem and Washington Heights community members.
  • Skills: Must possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational Strong empathic, listening and motivational skills required.
  • Abilities: Must be able to manage a caseload and prioritize Must possess willingness to learn new skills and technologies and be able to excel in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Behavior: Must work well independently and in Must respect unique needs and diverse backgrounds of members of the community.
  • Other: Preference given to individuals with experience in chronic disease

 

*Work authorization for employment in the U.S. is required*

 APLICATION

Send a Resume and Cover Letter with “Health Coach applicant” in the subject line to:

Donya Williams

Director of Operations

dwilliams@cityhealthworks.comDirector of Operations dwilliams@cityhealthworks.com