May 11, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: City Research Scientist, Bureau of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

ORGANIZATION: DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

POSTING DATE: May 4, 2017

SUMMARY: HIRING RATE: $32.68 (Flat Rate -Per/Hour

The Office of Public Health Engineering (OPHE) through technical monitoring, surveillance and enforcement action as necessary to ensure that the drinking water, recreational water facilities and sanitary sewage conditions are in full compliance with Federal, State and City Health Code requirements are meet to protect the health and safety for all the citizens of the City of New York.  OPHE is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist to help lead its efforts to support the Learn to Swim Program, a collaborative partnership between The New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to provide instruction on water safety and swimming skills to children in low- income neighborhoods to prevent the incidence of unintentional drowning and provide a resource for health and recreation among youth in New York City.

RESPONSIBILITIES: DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

–Coordinate the administration of program permits and aquatic safety plans for existing and potential Learn to Swim pool locations.

–Facilitate the administration and collection of all research documentation and program data.

–Assist DYCD to resolve any programmatic and administrative issues and help improve quality of services.

–Assist in the development of a career pipeline to facilitate program participants in preparation for aquatic testing and training.

–Assist in drafting and reviewing fiscal documents to support program needs.

–Assist in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and reporting Learn to Swim Program data.

–Assist in gathering of information for research and reports.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.
    To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
    1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
    2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
    3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

 

Preferred Skills

–Academic, field and/or research experience related to health physics, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, radiation safety, radiation measurement, risk assessment, dose assessment, environmental public health and/or emergency response and management

–Must possess strong oral and written communication, organizational, and analytical skills

–Excellent communication skills across different cultures and management levels

–Experience or knowledge of youth programming

–Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and meticulous attention to detail

–Ability to think and act strategically and proactively

–Ability to handle multiple assignments of complexity

–Understanding of Environmental Issues and Health Equity

–Background in Environmental Science, Community Health, Environmental Health preferred

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note:  If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

• Current Resume

• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment.   By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/.  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 288257. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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.

 

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POSITION: COOK PLAY LIVE Culinary & Nutrition Educator

ORGANIZATION: Cook Play Live

POSTING DATE: May 4, 2017

SUMMARY: Part Time Temporary

About Cook Play Live and PowerPlay NYC’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy

Cook Play Live is a non-profit organization that empowers children and youths to take control of their eating habits and lead healthier, fuller lives by applying nutrition knowledge and cooking nutritious, tasty, affordable meals. We instill practical life skills that establish healthier eating practices, improve shopping choices, & reinforce community bonds through the joy of cooking. Cook Play Live partners with local stakeholders to end malnutrition by increasing the demand for & availability of affordable fresh produce in low-income urban communities.

For the third year, Cook Play Live is partnering with PowerPlay NYC to introduce SuperSTARS Leadership Academy participants to healthy eating habits and the joys of cooking. We are also participating in PowerPlay NYC’s Rising STARS pilot program.

About the Culinary & Nutrition Educator Position:

Cook Play Live seeks one highly organized, self-motivated, and outgoing individual to work as part of a team in the preparation and delivery of Cook Play Live’s Bloom and Sprouts curricula at PowerPlay NYC’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy and Rising STARS Summer Program respectively.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic knife skills and ability to execute basic cooking techniques required

Experience educating or engaging with a low-income community-based setting required Experience or training in nutrition, culinary arts, or cooking for large groups required

Dynamic personality and excellent presentation, interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to work well with a wide variety of individuals, including children, youth and adults required

Experience working as part of a team required

Knowledge of or enthusiasm about food and nutrition issues as related to healthy living strongly preferred

ServSafe certification or successful completion of the NYC Food Protection course preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish speaker strongly preferred

Places value on cultural awareness in a multi-ethnic community. Ability to healthily adapt recipes to participants’ preferences.

Physical Requirements: The position requires standing and walking for extended periods, and carrying heavy and bulky items

This position starts with an afternoon of training in June followed by six shifts from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm on July 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 31 in Tribeca, NY (indoors).

Compensation: A stipend will be provided on completion of the programs.

Minimum Education Required: No requirement

Level of Language Proficiency: Bilingual English/Spanish speaker strongly preferred

Professional Level: None specified

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to: fenyeeteh@cookplaylive.org with the subject line “Culinary Educator Application: YOUR LAST NAME”

 

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POSITION: Bilingual Food Educator – Seasonal Part-time Position

ORGANIZATION: BronxWorks

POSTING DATE: May 8, 2017

SUMMARY: BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community.

We are seeking a Bilingual Food Educator to work directly with the Lead Educator/Nutritionist in the preparation and delivery of interactive nutrition education workshops alongside cooking demonstrations using the Stellar Farmers’ Market curriculum and recipes that feature seasonal produce from our Mott Haven Farmers’ Market.

Workshops will be implemented outside at the farmers’ market and will reach a wide range of audiences (adults, seniors, parents, and youth). The bilingual food educator will be responsible for ensuring accurate and fluent Spanish translation of nutrition education workshops and cooking demonstration. This position is part-time and seasonal to coincide with the farmers’ market season (June through November). The selected candidate will be required to attend a 2-day training during the last week in June and commit to working on Mondays, 9am to 5pm (8 hours) from July 10 to November 13, 2017. Attendance to periodic team meetings at our main office will also be required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Bilingual Food Educator will:

Translate nutrition education workshops and cooking demonstrations from English to Spanish Assist with the preparation and implementation of nutrition education sessions

Assist with the set-up and break-down of tents, tables and all cooking equipment and educational materials

Assist with food preparation for cooking demonstrations, as needed

Assist with the implementation of social marketing activities and program promotion of farmers’ markets and other community settings

Promote nutrition education sessions to ensure required level of participation is achieved Assist with the collection of demographic and evaluation data from workshop participants Participate in training’s and meetings with other program staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred skills/qualifications:

Spanish and English fluency required

Experience translating information from English to Spanish

Experience working in multi-cultural settings with diverse populations (familiarity with the Bronx preferred)

Knowledgeable about nutrition and community food security issues in New York City Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills

Willingness to work standing for long periods of time outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants, please submit a resume and cover letter to Kim Wong (Program Director) via online application link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&jobId=26873&lang=en_US&so urce=CC3

 

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POSITION: Culinary Food Educator – Seasonal Part-time Position

ORGANIZATION: BronxWorks

POSTING DATE: May 8, 2017

SUMMARY: BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. We are seeking a Culinary Food Educator to implement interactive cooking demonstrations using Stellar Farmers’

Market recipes that feature seasonal produce from our Mott Haven Farmers’ Market. The cooking demonstrations will be implemented outside at our farmers’ market and will target a range of audiences (adults, seniors, parents, and youth). The Culinary Food Educator will also work directly with the Lead Nutrition Educator/Coordinator (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) in the preparation and delivery of nutrition education and cooking demonstrations at the farmers’ market. This position is part-time and seasonal to coincide with farmers’ market season (June through November). The selected candidate will be required to attend a [2-day] training during the last week in June and commit to working on Mondays, 9am to 5pm from July 10 to November 13, 2017. Attendance to periodic team meetings at our main office will also be required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Culinary Food Educator will:

  • Lead the preparation and implementation of interactive cooking demonstrations that feature seasonal and local produce at the Mott Haven Farmers’ Market
  • Incorporate key messages and themes from the Stellar Farmers’ Market nutrition education curriculum into cooking demonstrations
  • Educate audiences about the importance and benefits of cooking with seasonal produce Maintain food safety standards and integrity of the program
  • Clean and sanitize all cooking equipment used in cooking demonstrations Promote nutrition education sessions to ensure participation is achieved
  • Assist with the collection of demographic and evaluation data from participants Participate in trainings and meetings with other program staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred skills/qualifications:

Expertise with basic knife skills and cooking techniques

  • Knowledge of NYC farmers’ markets, regional foods, and community food issues in the Bronx Experience working in multi-cultural settings with diverse populations
  • Knowledgeable about community food security issues in New York City Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to work standing for long periods and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions ServSafe certification or successful completion of the NYC Food Protection course

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants, please submit a resume and cover letter to Kim Wong (Program Director) via online application link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&jobId=26883&lang=en_US&source= CC3

 

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POSITION: Averting Maternal Death and Disability, AMDD Program Officer

ORGANIZATION: Mailman School of Public Health

POSTING DATE: May 10, 2017

SUMMARY: The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, seeks a Program Officer to work with the Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program (AMDD). The AMDD Program is a global program of research, advocacy, policy analysis and program support dedicated to the reduction of maternal mortality and morbidity. In the eighteen years since its founding, AMDD and its partners have worked in some 50 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America with a focus on expanding the availability, quality and utilization of Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) as well as human resources for health, accountability, respectful maternity care, and healthcare in urban settings. AMDD has played an important role in the growing respectful maternity care (RMC) movement globally and within the US.

AMDD is looking for a Program Officer. The Officer will work primarily on a new grant to study the nature, causes and extent of mistreatment of women during childbirth, with a particular focus on racial disparities in New York City. The Officer will also spend time on AMDD’s global work, including RMC in sub‐Saharan Africa, and health system accountability. The Program Officer will contribute substantially to study design and qualitative data analysis as well as program administration. The Program Officer will work closely with AMDD program staff to analyze qualitative data, engage with community based organizations throughout NYC, conduct literature reviews, assist in writing academic articles, and other tasks as they arise.

AMDD is looking for a candidate with experience working with communities of color on issues of sexual and reproductive justice.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Specific Responsibilities:

Assist and manage qualitative data analysis for multiple data sets;

Liaise with local NGOs, CBOs, and partner organizations as necessary; Assist in drafting documents, study protocols, policy briefs;

Conduct literature reviews as necessary;

Manage the hiring of consultants and ensure timely payments;

Assist in planning large global and US‐based meetings for technical consultations;

Work with program staff to write articles for peer reviewed academic journals on issues related to AMDD’s work;

Assist with other tasks, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s in Public Health, Social Work, International Affairs or Public Policy, or a BA with at least 5 years of full time relevant experience
  • Knowledge and interest in the reproductive and maternal/newborn health fields
  • Experience working on health care, promotion, or advocacy in the United States preferred Experience working with grassroots community groups preferred
  • Strong writing and analytical skills Strong qualitative data analysis skills
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate guidance
  • Ability to multi‐task and meet deadlines while paying attention to detail
  • Fluency in English and proficiency in second language preferred (Spanish or French)

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants may apply on the Columbia HR website using Job Requisition #087711: https://jobs.columbia.edu. Please feel free to pass this message on to the Alumni Association, Career Center, or any other contacts as well.

 

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POSITION: Education Associate

ORGANIZATION: NYU Lutheran Medical Center

 POSTING DATE: May 11, 2017

SUMMARY: NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Education Associate. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support and basic data analysis for research studies supported by the Clinical Research Office at NYU Lutheran. Maintains and develops databases for tracking project progress and completion, assists with preparation and submission of IRB documents, supports research projects as required through literature searching, writing, basic data analysis, development of data collection forms, and poster formatting and printing. Maintains timelines and communicates with investigators to ensure they meet deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative Support:
    • Maintains and further develops Access databases to track project progress and completion.
    • Tracks internal and external deadlines and follows up with investigators to be sure they are on track to meet deadlines. Formats and prints research posters as required.
  • Research Support:
    • Completes literature searches, written documents, basic data analysis, and creation of data collection forms as directed.
    • Revises documentation for submission to IRB as required; communicates IRB and other regulatory requirements to investigators.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have a Associates degree or equivalent.
Experience performing basic data analysis using a software program such as SAS, SPSS, R, Stata, or equivalent program.
Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications.
Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and must work and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree or equivalent
Prior experience building or maintaining Access database is highly desirable.
Familiarity with medical science, searching academic literature, research methods, and IRB requirements is desirable but not required.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Lutheran Medical Center’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm for more information.

Job Location

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Company Location

NYU Lutheran Medical Center

Company Location Description

LMCBU

Department

MDF – Medical Education (L18708)

Position Type

Part-Time

Shift

09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://nyulangone-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=26614&company_id=16370&version=3&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992412&level=levelid2&levelid2=36368&startflag=3