March 9, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Senior Claims Analyst (Insurance) – Environmental Claims

ORGANIZATION: AIG

POSTING DATE: March 2, 2017

SUMMARY: Employee will handle high complexity environmental/pollution claims with moderate to high monetary exposure to the company.  Responsibilities will include excellent customer service, loss investigation, coverage determination, independent assessment of the company’s exposure, and management of outside counsel and consultants. development. Ideal candidates will be able to work independently on pollution related bodily injury, property damage, and clean-up claims and ensure their cost effective and timely resolution.

QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical and organization skills required. Experience and capabilities in environmental, litigation and/or claims management required. JD, Masters or BA/ BS with 3-5 years of related experience in the legal, environmental or insurance industries.

ORGANIZATION: American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today we provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance and other financial services to customers in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions. Our diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Join our Talent Network at www.aig.com/talentnetwork.  Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com and www.aig.com/strategyupdate | YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig> | Twitter: @AIGinsurance | LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig. These references with additional information about AIG have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites are not incorporated by reference into this press release.

HOW TO APPLY: In the application, include you were recommended by Emily Spokowski.

www.aig.com/careers

Job ID number: 143531

 

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POSITION: Program Manager (ASH Fellow)

ORGANIZATION: Ambassadors for Sustained Health (ASH)

 POSTING DATE: March 2, 2017

SUMMARY: The Fellow will be based in Wamuini, Kenya and will work closely with the local ASH staff on the ground to ensure sustainability and program growth. S/he will work on a range of health and development-related program initiatives related to ASH’s in-country work. The work will include both short- and long-term projects.

This fellowship requires a 12-month commitment, with the possibility of an extension. While the focus will be on health, there will be opportunities to support ASH’s work in other related thematic areas, including education and economic opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Management

  • Co-manage staff – including leading weekly check-ins, conducting field visits, and guiding professional development
  • Ensure quality delivery of existing ASH initiatives from the Wamuini community center
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships and engagement with internal and external stakeholders, including local community leaders and government officials at all levels
  • Develop, utilize and maintain new and existing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools; participate in data collection, entry and analysis
  • Provide updates on weekly calls with the US-based management

Development and scale of program

  • Support program design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and/or management of selected projects
  • Identify and develop new in-country partnerships and opportunities with local nonprofit organizations and health/poverty alleviation programs
  • Collaborate on, and where appropriate lead, special health and poverty-related initiatives
  • Assess programmatic and geographic areas for future growth

Communications

  • Provide updates, success stories, and photos for the Communications team

Career Growth and Development:

This position is ideal for junior-level public health or international development professionals who have some relevant experience, but are looking for field-based and leadership positions to advance their careers. By working closely with both US- and Kenya-based teams, the Fellow will rapidly gain program management and leadership experience. We will encourage and collaborate with the Fellow on his/her personal and professional goals to create a mutually beneficial experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong 2 years minimum professional experience and demonstrated track record of success, preferably related to global health, international development, or in an entrepreneurial environment (e.g. launching a startup, leading a conference, Peace Corps accomplishments)
  • Experience in a rural developing country setting, preferably 1 year minimum
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Ability to manage a multi-faceted project and keep numerous channels of communication going at once
  • Self-directed and comfortable working independently
  • Adaptable and flexible to local customs and etiquette
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, Swahili is a bonus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to live in a rural and low-resource area
  • Passion for ASH’s mission and values

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • MPH, MSc or equivalent qualification in a related field
  • Robust understanding of program design and evaluation for low-resource settings
  • Knowledge and/or experience in data management, analytics, and statistics
  • Field-based knowledge of technical issues related to international health delivery and M&E

Compensation and Benefits:

The Fellow will be provided with housing, health insurance and a generous living stipend. Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with ASH programming are included. Housing will be basic – Wamuini is a rural community in Western Kenya, where the average person makes less than $2 per day.

ORGANIZATION: Ambassadors for Sustained Health (ASH) is a non-profit that partners with communities to break the cycle of poor health. We holistically address the root causes of poor health in the community that extend beyond access to medical services. Our focus includes provision of vital health services and investment in the community through education, clean water, and economic development.

Since 2010, we have provided nearly 50,000 services out of our Wamuini, Kenya community center. Looking ahead, our vision is ambitious. We aim to increase the reach and services provided from our current community center, as well as launch new community centers in neighboring areas.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Ramos at stephanie@weareash.org with the subject line: PROGRAM MANAGER – Last Name, First Name. In your cover letter, please highlight your experience in a developing country setting, your professional goals, and your availability to start in Summer 2017.

 

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POSITION: Professional Researcher

ORGANIZATION: Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

POSTING DATE: March 2, 2017

SUMMARY: Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), part of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, is seeking a Professional Researcher to conduct research and data analysis on several contraceptive and unintended pregnancy-related studies. ANSIRH is a multidisciplinary team dedicated to rigorous, innovative research on complex issues that affect people’s reproductive lives.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The researcher will work directly with Dr. Corinne Rocca, Assistant Professor and epidemiologist, and other members of the team to design and conduct research on unintended pregnancy. Responsibilities will include conducting literature reviews, data analyses, presenting at scientific conferences and publishing papers in the peer-reviewed literature.

QUALIFICATIONS: For this position, we are looking for a quantitatively-trained researcher with a Ph.D. in demography, sociology, epidemiology, public health, health services research or health economics, although researchers from other disciplines will be considered. We are interested in researchers with expertise in the following areas: unintended pregnancy, contraceptive and/or abortion access, or reproductive health inequities. Candidates must have outstanding academic writing skills and a strong background in epidemiologic study design and quantitative data analysis. The researcher will work on several data analyses and scientific publications on unintended pregnancy and social inequities. Studies include a contraceptive attitude measure development study, a randomized trial on contraceptive education, a national survey of abortion attitudes, and the Attitudes and Decision-Making After Pregnancy Testing (ADAPT) study, which examines how unintended pregnancy affects women’s and infants’ health and well-being.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should apply online through AP Recruit (https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01285): current curriculum vitae, diversity statement, a writing sample on which you were first author for a paper or a report, and a cover letter describing qualifications, interests and availability. Applicants are also asked to provide the contact information for three references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents at the time of application. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

 

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POSITION: Part Time Research Associate

ORGANIZATION: Marketing Research Firm

POSTING DATE: March 3, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research Planning. Plan and design primary qualitative research to gain insights about the market and customer fit of new concepts, products and services. Identify the key questions associated with developing, designing and refining all aspects of business and product development, and recommend the right research methodologies to answer them.
  • Research Execution. Design and field research that will generate an intimate understanding of target customers’ attitudes and behaviors to inform product development, including ethnography, concept development and optimization, benefit articulation and communication, etc. using both traditional and innovative research techniques.
  • Prepare and Communicate Insights. Analyze, report and share research insights with project leads and other colleagues to help guide and refine the development of concepts, products and services.
  • Voice of the Customer. Develop a rich, qualitative understanding of the customer, including their behaviors, attitudes, relevant pain points and unmet needs. You are responsible for ensuring the voice of the customer is communicated and influences new product decisions.
  • Identify Opportunity and Mitigate Risk. Participate in ideation through launch of new products and services, using your skills and expertise to develop insights to identify opportunity and mitigate risk.
  • Manage Vendor Relationships. Manage relationships with external service providers as appropriate. Provide perspective on innovative tools and methods that add value and insight.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualitative Market Research. Led qualitative research to inform new product design and development, including but not limited to ethnography, identifying key questions and developing research plans, including the questions, target audience, and execution of the research. Experience conducting usability research a plus.
  • Research Design. Demonstrated a strong, intuitive ability to design qualitative research methodologies and techniques to inform the development of new product concepts and business cases. Experienced using both in-person and online methodologies.

Synthesis and Reporting. Organized and synthesized large amounts of qualitative interview data, including videos, to provide an insight driven final report that succinctly articulates the voice of the customer and guides strategic direction.

Job Qualifications

  • You have exceptional organizational, planning, and project management skills.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and the ability to work well with a range of people.
  • You can distill large amounts of qualitative data into succinct and conceptual insights.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to tell a compelling story from qualitative insights.
  • You use good judgment, and you contribute to our strategy and align your actions to support it.
  • You apply disciplined fact-based judgment, balance rewards and risks, deliver on promises, and stay humble.
  • You help build a performance organization with heart and you develop strong teams that embrace diversity.
  • You are a problem solver and you’re able to make smart simplifying assumptions.
  • You know how to evolve your thinking and strategy based on research, data, and industry trends.
  • You maintain a thought provoking strategic mindset while demonstrating the appropriate attention to detail, follow-through, and accountability required to turn concepts investments into successful products.
  • You make sense of the ambiguous.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in a related field (Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology); an graduate degree would be an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: Please contact Denene Jonielle Rodney <denene@zstrategies.net>

 

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POSITION: PT Program coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Lehman Wellness

POSTING DATE: March 6, 2017

SUMMARY: The Intern is responsible for helping to increase the awareness of health related information and services that are available to promote student wellness, and increase academic success. This includes a variety of health related issues including but not limited to, alcohol, drug, tobacco, sexual assault, sexuality, eating disorders, relationships, mental health screenings, etc.

Reports to:  Director of Wellness Education, Lehman College

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designing and facilitating innovative, evidence-based programs on topics such as lower-risk drinking, stress management, sexual health, and sleep for the undergraduate student population
  • Conducting primary research to inform Wellness Office programs and initiatives
  • Developing and implementing evaluation tools
  • Conducting trainings and outreach with student leaders
  • Overseeing peer wellness coaches and peer leaders

Assisting with program administration

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a graduate program at Lehman College, CUNY Affiliate, or Other NYC based graduate program
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated, reliable, professional, and passionate about primary prevention

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with program facilitation, public speaking
  • Experience conducting focus groups, in-depth interviews
  • Experience in survey design
  • Knowledge of health behavior change theories and principles
  • Data analysis skills, proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Ability to present information in an engaging, professional, and effective manner

Time Commitment
19 hours per week until June 31st, 2017 with renewal July 1 2017
Must be available at least one evening per week

Compensation
This is a paid position at $15.00 hr. There are no tuition benefits.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to 

  • Dugeidy Ortiz
  • Director, Wellness Education and Promotion Program
  • ortiz@lehman.cuny.edu

 

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POSITION: Food & Nutrition Services Nutritionist/Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: The Alliance for Positive Change

POSTING DATE: March 7, 2017

SUMMARY: The Nutritionist Assistant/Coordinator, will assist the FNS Associate Manager to manage all the clinical aspect of the Food and Nutrition Services Program, which includes collecting and reporting lab work, facilitating groups, conducting 1:1 nutritionist counseling sessions, monitor monthly program outcomes such as program intakes, assessments and service plans, individual nutritionist counseling sessions, medical and treatment adherence, as well as chart QA and filing.

REPORTS TO: FNS Associate Manager

SUPERVISES: Nutrition Consultant

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time Regular, Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helping to collect and report client’s relevant lab work, an essential part of our services helping keep clients in care and link them to medical services when needed.
  • Supports the Associate Manager with clinical deliverables of the contract, including groups, counseling sessions, reassessments and intakes.
  • Schedule clients for 1:1 counseling sessions, follow-ups call, reminder calls, regular filing of documents and maintain client’s charts and facilitate with filing
  • Monitor and conduct QA sessions to ensure program documentation, and Clients records are in compliance with agency and funding standards.
  • Data entry and reporting via PeerPlace health records.
  • Maintain continuous quality improvement for nutrition, pantry meals program and other services and activities.
  • Attend and develop special projects including conferences, workshops, education materials and outreach to new clients.
  • Help facilitate the statistical and narrative reports for funding sources and for the Alliance.
  • Collaborate with staff in other Alliance departments to provide information on nutrition, pantry and health care outcomes to volunteers, clients and staff.
  • Assist the Associate and Program Manager with relevant activities and special projects, as well as performing other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assists Associate Manager to assure proper services delivery, data collection and monitor outcomes and reporting.
  • Attend a minimum of two agency events for clients and one agency fundraising event every 12-month period.
  • Other duties as required to meet the mission of the agency and/or the Supportive Services department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and two plus years of experience in relevant work (foodservice, nutrition, public health).   Students in training, CD/N or RD preferred.  Excellent communication, organization and time-management skills required.  Experience in supervision and management of staff and experience in the management of performance based and government contracts.  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; bilingual English/Spanish preferred; ability to travel throughout Manhattan and the Bronx.  Experience working with Ryan White funded contracts.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.allianceforpositivehealth.org/get-involved/employment/

 

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POSITION: Study Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Montefiore Medical Group and the VA Hospital

POSTING DATE: March 8, 2017

SUMMARY: We are seeking a full-time Study Coordinator to assist with implementation of a novel primary care-based cluster randomized clinical trial at Montefiore Medical Group and the VA Hospital.  The intervention entitled Goals for Eating and Moving (GEM), utilizes a novel goal setting tool (GEM Tool) delivered via tablet computers, team based care, trained health coaches, and primary care physicians to encourage goal-setting and weight management.   The GEM Tool is a mobile-friendly software program delivered via tablet computers in the primary care setting to facilitate counseling by the health coach and primary care staff. Our preliminary data suggest that the GEM intervention is feasible and acceptable to patients and staff and facilitates weight management counseling. However, randomized trials are needed to examine its impact on weight loss and health outcomes. The cluster-randomized controlled trial will be implemented at multiple urban health centers to assess efficacy, including the VA New York Harbor and at sites within the Montefiore Medical Group (MMG).

Our dynamic health services research team is comprised of the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, the Senior Program Manager, health coaches, research assistants, consultants, data managers/analysts, software developers, and other health science and health service specialists. Dr. Judith Wylie-Rosett (Einstein/Montefiore) and Dr. Melanie Jay (NYU) and their teams conduct research aimed to improve the treatment and prevention of obesity in primary care.  This is an opportunity to gain experience working on a critical issue in healthcare and benefit from working with research team members of diverse, interdisciplinary backgrounds.

REPORTS TO:          Judith Wylie-Rosett, Professor and Division Head of Health Promotion and Nutrition Research, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for tasks related to managing and recruitment of the Goals for Eating and Moving (GEM) study (oversees recruitment, manages participant flow, consenting participants) under supervision of the principal investigator.
  • Participate in the conceptualization, development, and implementation of the GEM research project.
  • Ensure adherence to study protocol and monitors quality control aspects of the study.
  • Coordinate and track all activities related to IRB (submissions, amendments, reports)
  • Monitor goals and progress of the study.
  • Clean, code, and translate data; develop data dictionaries
  • Assist with the successful implementation of intervention components. This includes health coaching patient participants both in-person and via telephone.
  • Assist in measurement development, survey design, data management.
  • Assist in developing, submitting and monitoring grant submissions
  • Assist in the supervision of the non-managerial staff, e.g., interns
  • Manage the grant budget related to the GEM study
  • Assist in authorship and preparation of articles, abstracts, or presentations

QUALIFICATIONS:

HIRING QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong applicant, minimum of 2 years’ experience with patients and/or in research
  • Spanish speaking
  • Minimum commitment of 2 years
  • Strong administrative skills required
  • Experienced with MS Office Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Data and project management experience a plus
  • Data analysis experience (SPSS, SAS, or qualitative research analysis) a plus
  • Worked in health care settings
  • Experience working with diverse populations and patient populations
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills
  • Able to work 15 – 25 hours a week at the Bronx location and able to commute to Manhattan for periodic team meetings.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in a relevant area (Education, Education Research, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology) is preferred.

 HOW TO APPLY: Please contact:

  • Sandra Wittleder, Phd
  • Postdoctoral Fellow / Project Manager
  • Division of General Internal Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
  • VA New York Harbor (Manhattan)
  • (212) 263 – 4149
  • wittleder@nyumc.org

 

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POSITION: Healthy CUNY Graduate Research Assistants (GRA)

ORGANIZATION: CUNY School of Public Health

POSTING DATE: March 8, 2017

SUMMARY: The Healthy CUNY App Project seeks up to 2 graduate students to join a research assistant team through June 30, 2017 to assist in the on-going rollout and evaluation of two health-technology projects currently being piloted across 5 CUNY Brooklyn and Manhattan-based campuses.

We seek students with at least 2 years of job or volunteer experience, career interests and relevant course work in one or more of the following fields: digital media and app development, mental health services, sexual and reproductive health, food security, health care access, healthy relationships, and other health services for young people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research Assistants are expected to work approximately 15 to 19 hours per week, and to be available for work on Fridays, through June 30, 2017 with potential to continue placement.
  • Compensation is $21.34 per hour.
  • Friday team meetings take place at the CUNY School of Public Health, located at 55 West 125th Street, NYC. GRA’s will also spend time at each of the following campuses: John Jay, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Brooklyn College, Medgar Evers, and on occasion, at Kingsborough Community College.
  • Students and recent Master’s level graduates from all CUNY campuses and all boroughs are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be team oriented.
  • Positions will begin ASAP.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualified candidates will also have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas: experience supervising small teams; Adobe Suite (Photoshop preferred); basic quantitative analysis; and qualitative skill sets including note-taking, and analyzing focus group data.
  • Prior experience with Healthy CUNY or other CUNY work experience is a plus!

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a short cover letter to Sonia K. Gonzalez, Health Tech Project Director, Sonia.Gonzalez@sph.cuny.edu summarizing any relevant experience and listing your hours/days of availability, through June 2017.