January 17, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Health, Safety & Wellness Specialist

ORGANIZATION: TC Transcontinental Packaging – Brooklyn, NY

POSTING DATE: January 10. 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the administrative requirements of HSW for the plant.
  • Assist in implementing and promoting corporate and local programs
  • Conduct and participate in workplace health and safety activities such as: audits/inspections, job safety analysis, accident/incident investigations, to fully comply with all relevant legislation including Occupational Safety and Health Act and Environmental Protections Act.
  • Prepare and distribute internal reports on safety metrics, as well as OSHA and other governmental reports as required.
  • Coordinate safety training as required i.e. forklift, first aid, WHMIS, Workplace Violence and Harassment prevention program, machine safety, LOTO, GHS, etc.
  • Work with HSW Coordinator, with respect to New York WCB, monitoring case progress and return to work program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Desired skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Facilitation
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to multi-task
  • Strong Time management skills
  • Adaptable in fast-paced environment
  • Spanish a strong asset

Job requirements:

  • Full time position: Variable shifts
  • Relevant HSW training or experience
  • Experience in manufacturing environment an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse and fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work with high degree of autonomy;
  • Spanish as a second language (an asset)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English;

Flexible and adaptable.

ORGANIZATION: Canada’s largest printer, with operations in print and digital media, publishing and flexible packaging in the USA, TC Transcontinental’s mission is to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers.  Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), known as TC Transcontinental, has close to 8,000 employees in Canada and the United States, and revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2015.  Website www.tc.tc  TC.

Transcontinental Packaging specializes in the production of flexible packaging. As the spearhead for this new area of growth, TC Transcontinental acquired Capri Packaging, located in Clinton, Missouri, and Lenexa, Kansas  City, USA, and integrated it with the premedia personnel and expertise of Transcontinental Optium.

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact Olga Manzoni at olga.manzoni@tc.tc

 

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POSITION: Coordinator on Policy and Outreach

ORGANIZATION: Commission on the Public’s Health System

DATE: January 15, 2016

SUMMARY: CPHS is seeking a Coordinator on Policy and Outreach. The Commission on the Public’s Health System (CPHS), founded in 1991, is a citywide, community-based membership health advocacy organization. CPHS works on health care justice issues related to access to quality health care for low-income, immigrant, communities of color and other marginalized underserved communities. We focus on advocacy, education, organizing, and policy development that is driven and done through a community-based approach.

The Coordinator on Policy and Outreach will primarily provide project coordination and support for a grant to expand, implement, and prepare a sustainable, representative, and engaged consortium of community-based organizations (CBOs). The consortium is tasked in assessing and building infrastructure through a strategic planning process. This process will facilitate collective readiness beyond the five-year span of the State Medicaid Waiver program called the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program. DSRIP is a performance-based program with a primary goal of reducing avoidable hospital use by 25 percent. At the end of program life, the aim is for the newly-transformed health care system to be sustainable.

CPHS is subcontracted to provide technical coordination, education and outreach support for the Communities Together for Health Equity (CTHE) consortium, with the goal of ensuring the goals and objectives and deliverables of CTHE are met. CTHE is a Coalition of diverse New York City community organizations and stakeholders engaged in enhancing and ensuring comprehensive services for underserved communities across NYC. The Coordinator will be overseeing the facilitation, organizing, outreach, tracking and monitoring, policy development and education components related to the implementation of the grant.

We are seeking a highly-organized Coordinator with experience in project coordination related to capacity building. The person will have an understanding of policy research, analysis, recruitment and engagement of community -based organizations. In order for the Consortium and CPHS to be successful in implementing the grant, the preferred candidate will have a good level of understanding of DSRIP, health care reform (i.e. Medicaid-redesign), grassroots organizing, and social determinant of health and how it impacts marginalized communities. In addition, we are looking for someone with excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills. Previous worked in a community-based organization or grassroots policy research setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary to ensure CPHS meets its subcontract deliverables in a State grant
  • Prepare evaluations, reports and budgets as part of the subcontract
  • Support a year-long planning process (State Grant) on behalf of the Communities Together for Health Equity (CTHE)
  • Work with the Director to Identify, connect, and sustain collaboration with external stakeholders to plan and execute CPHS’s scope of work related to the State grant
  • Facilitate and manage the activities of Communities Together for Health Equity
  • Assist in all DSRIP activities including services that CTHE consortium can provide to reach goals & objectives of the CBO’s Planning grant
  • Work with CTHE partnering organizations to coordinate CBO Planning Grant meetings including finding a conference center, holding a master calendar, and providing technical assistance for all meetings
  • Coordinate CTHE activities outside the work of the consortium for the grant
  • Maintain knowledge of recent research, policy developments, and program innovations in areas related to promising models and practices related to public health improvement, safety-net issues, community empowerment, engagement, and education. Proactively share information with the Director, as appropriate
  • Manage and implement the advocacy and community organizing and education activities related to DSRIP
  • Work with the Director to research and document the DSRIP process-including the work of the 10 Performing Provider Systems in New York City.
  • Coordinate with the Director, the technical, logistics, and communications aspects of CPHS, including ensuring timely/accurate distribution of DSRIP materials through educational opportunities and focus groups.
  • Provide support for collection of information and data through a community and consortium driven process.
  • Attend DSRIP related meetings
  • Work with CTHE to plan and coordinate large conferences including kick-off conference, mid-evaluation conference, and end-of-year conference
  • Review and edit all drafted materials related to DSRIP efforts
  • On occasion, provide some general and administrative support to Director

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field in public health. A minimum of four years’ experience in project implementation, community outreach, community organizing in and with marginalized communities, and policy research. Additionally, desire but not required good IT skills in particularly database and virtual meeting tools, and website maintenance, Bilingual skills (Spanish or any of the major languages spoken in New York City) are highly desirable.

OTHERS:

Term: Initial commitment is one year with additional commitment based on further funding

Salary Band: Full time, range 45k to 50k, depending on experience. Fringe included -100% employee sponsored Health Insurance

Working Hours: Full-time with commitment of some evening hours

Location: The position will be based at our office on Wall Street, but with some opportunity to work remotely

Travel: Position requires at least 25% or more of the time travelling.

Equal Opportunity: CPHS provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Ideal Start Date: February 6, 2017

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a current CV or resume and statement explaining how they meet the selection criteria for the position to Anthony Feliciano, CPHS Director at afeliciano@cphsnyc.org, quoting the job title “Coordinator” in the subject line of the email. We will accept submission till the position is filled. We regret that we will only be able to contact those candidates that will be interviewed. Specific inquiries about this role and submission process can be sent to the same email address.

 

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POSITION: Clinical Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION: Binghamton University

POSTING DATE: January 18. 2017

SUMMARY: The Freshman Research Immersion (FRI) program at Binghamton University will hire a Clinical Assistant Professor to be employed in the role of Research Educator (RE), to begin August 14, 2017. The Community & Global Public Health (CGPH) research stream begins with the faculty team of Professors Gary James, Yvonne Johnston and Titilayo Okoror. Given the student response to FRI to date, this research stream will have a group of very eager and talented freshmen learning about public health issues in the context of this research stream. Students in the other FRI research streams have already been co-authors of peer-reviewed journal articles and poster presentations at professional conferences.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The job of the RE is to teach large numbers of college students (~30 per cohort) how to conduct real research and, in doing so, help students develop the professional skills desired by employers in this century. Within that process and working with a faculty advisory team, the RE maintains and/or expands his/her research program. This full-time calendar-year position is for a two-year duration.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position is for Community & Global Public Health (open to applicants with a DrPH, a PhD in Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, or other related Public Health Field, or a PhD in a related field such as Anthropology, Social Psychology, or Medical Sociology with an MPH). Background on research in one or more of these areas: environmental health, community health, global health, health economics, occupational health, or big data. Candidates must have that degree before starting.

HOW TO APPLY: More detail about the FRI program is available at our web site: http://www.binghamton.edu/freshman-research-immersion/ which includes short video and quotes from students. The position is formally advertised at BU’s Interview Exchange. Details at: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=80435

 

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POSITION: GSPHHP HRPP Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)

POSTING DATE: January 18. 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at CUNY or by CUNY faculty, staff and students and RF CUNY staff. The program provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that CUNY research complies with federal and State regulations, University policy and the highest ethical standards. HRPP Coordinators serve as the first point of contact for CUNY faculty, staff and students who become involved in human subjects research. The HRPP Coordinator for the Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (GSPHHP) is responsible for facilitating and supporting the CUNY Human Research Protection Program for GSPHHP. This includes efficient management of the submission and review process for faculty, student, and staff research proposals, providing regulatory and policy education to the GSPHHP research community as well as HRPP-related administrative and regulatory support to the GSPHHP researchers and administrators, and when applicable the review and granting of exemptions. The GSPHHP HRPP Coordinator reports to the GSPHHP Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts pre-review of faculty, student, and staff submissions requiring IRB review to ensure completeness and compliance with applicable federal regulations, state laws, and GSPHHP and CUNY policies.
  • Provides guidance to researchers regarding applicable federal regulations, state laws, and GSPHHP and CUNY policies.
  • Ensures investigators and key personnel complete required training.
  • Helps facilitate submissions to the HRPP to evaluate whether they require IRB review.
  • Reviews protocols that meet the regulatory criteria for exemption from IRB review and makes these determinations.
  • Collects information on, monitors, and reports on the advancement and completion of research projects and compliance.
  • Serves as a communication liaison between the IRB and GSPHHP researchers.
  • Communicates with the CUNY Central Office and other CUNY College HRPP Offices on current federal regulations, state laws, and GSPHHP and CUNY policies.
  • Attend CUNY’s Central Office HRPP Coordinator meetings.
  • Troubleshoot protocol submissions.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Three years of experience in institutional human subject research protocols, grant application review, and regulatory audits or compliance
  • Excellent written, critical thinking, organization, and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Experience with federal and state regulations applicable to human subjects research, federal grants, and contracts
  • Ability to analyze and apply regulations to written research protocols and convey information verbally and in writing to faculty, students, and staff
  • Experience providing faculty, students, and staff with practical advice on the implementation of federal and/or state regulations related to complex human subject research and the ability to train faculty and research administrators on compliance with relevant regulations
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of individuals internal to the GSPHHP and to resolve problems in a calm and effective manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment on challenging issues and perform tasks with professionalism, diligence and integrity
  • Effective technology skills, including database search and management
  • Certification as an IRB professional (CIP) is highly desirable

HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please contact,

Jim P. Stimpson, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs and Professor

City University of New York

Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
55 W. 125th St | New York, NY 10027

646-364-9773 | jim.stimpson@sph.cuny.edu