June 22, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Project Director

ORGANIZATION: Harlem Community Justice Center

POSTING DATE: June 16, 2017

SUMMARY: The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that promotes new thinking about how to reduce crime and incarceration while strengthening public trust in justice. The Center creates operating projects, including the award-winning Red Hook Community Justice Center and Midtown Community Court, which have been documented to improve public safety and reduce the use of jail and prison. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators.

The Harlem Community Justice Center is a community-based court and resource center where a sitting judge, Center and court staff, on-site partners, and community stakeholders work together to solve neighborhood problems and increase access to justice.  The Justice Center works with young people at the first sign of delinquent behavior to help them chart a new path. It strives to improve education and employment opportunities for justice-involved young adults. It provides intensive support for formerly incarcerated individuals to help them transition into community life. And, with a New York County housing court on-site, the Justice Center works to develop innovative programs that improve housing stability and availability for Harlem residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Moving forward, the Justice Center is looking for new leadership to strengthen existing programming and chart new directions that respond to shifting community needs and circumstances.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills and an ability to design and implement an ambitious strategic vision;
  • Passion to explore new ways for the Justice Center to support the housing and justice needs of the residents of Harlem;
  • Experience building and inspiring a team, and an explicit interest in ensuring that staff receive needed training, support, and coaching to grow and excel professionally;
  • A record of successfully managing multiple programs and projects to achieve intended outcomes;
  • An appetite for forging new partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Community outreach and engagement experience;
  • Fundraising acumen, including experience managing and cultivating relationships with local elected officials, agencies, and individual donors;
  • A strong interest in research and how it might be used to improve the Justice Center;
  • Superlative communication skills and the ability to represent the Center for Court Innovation with excellence in various professional settings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree required; an advanced degree in public administration/management, social work, or law is preferred, but not required;
  • At least eight years of successful upper-level management experience;
  • An established track record of achievement in prior leadership and managerial roles;
  • Experience implementing evidence-based programming;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of core program areas including housing, criminal justice, reentry, and/or juvenile justice;
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, time management, staff supervision, and writing skills;
  • Must be available some weekends and evenings, as needed;
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) highly desired.

Bilingual Preferred: Yes

Languages: English, Spanish

Salary: Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits package.

Deadline to Apply: June 30, 2017
HOW TO APPLY:
Raye Barbieri, Senior Director, Youth & Community Programs & Planning
Send resume, writing sample and a cover letter detailing how your experience qualifies you for the role to:
Center for Court Innovation
520 Eighth Avenue, 18th floor
New York, NY 10018
Fax (212) 397-0985
Or email:
Subject Line: Harlem Director Position
To: barbierir@courtinnovation.org

Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls please.

 

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POSITION: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

ORGANIZATION: Global Health Corps

POSTING DATE: June 16, 2017

SUMMARY: Global Health Corps (GHC) is an impactful leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training the next generation of leaders in global health equity. There is broad consensus that many of the solutions to save and improve lives worldwide already exist – but that there is a major implementation gap. Global Health Corps believes strongly that great leadership is critical to addressing that gap, and that the GHC community is the new breed of leaders that the world desperately needs. Founded in 2009 by CEO Barbara Bush and five colleagues, with the belief that health is a human right and that the most powerful lever of change in global health is great leadership, GHC’s inaugural fellowship was 22 young professionals. By June 2017, GHC’s ninth fellowship class will total 140, bringing our growing leadership network to nearly 900 alumni and fellows worldwide, with 90% of alumni continuing to work in global health or social justice. In order to address persistent health inequities, GHC continues to build a community of emerging health leaders who are: Ø Global and diverse, with an array of experiences and backgrounds Ø Highly-networked systems thinkers, collaborators, and problem-solvers Ø Empathetic, resilient, and deeply committed to social justice Ø Committed to inspiring and mobilizing others GHC is unique in its focus to drive health care impact via leadership development.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will manage a successful transition from the founder, while supporting and guiding team members at all levels of the organization during a time of exciting change and growth. They will build upon an incredibly successful and impactful foundation, working closely with the Board and senior leadership team to achieve GHC’s vision, and further develop/refine the strategy and business model of GHC, with the overarching priority of owning and shaping the topic of leadership development in the Global Health community. Through deep and authentic personal engagement with all stakeholders, including staff based in five countries, the CEO will help to create a sustainable organization that is ready for future growth and will ensure that the organization has the necessary resources and support to deliver on its mission of building the next generation of leaders in global health at scale. The CEO will continue important work already underway including: raising awareness of GHC’s mission and impact; refining the fellow selection and alumni model to emphasize long-term leadership development; continuing to grow the number of fellows, moving to critical mass in current regions, and reviewing geographic sustainability and future expansion.

Key Priorities:

Strategic Leadership

Ÿ Work closely with the Founder to ensure a smooth and effective leadership transition, while maintaining the existing positive, dynamic and productive culture.

Ÿ Work collaboratively with the Board and Senior Leadership Team to establish the vision/strategy for the next chapter in GHC’s development; determine the regional, programmatic and alumni-focused model that GHC will follow, and what level of infrastructure and technology investment will be required to build on the organization’s solid foundation.

Ÿ Lead GHC through a strategic transition from a Founder-led, young, entrepreneurial entity to a scaled organization, while maintaining an exceptional fellowship experience and GHC’s signature authenticity, agility, hustle, innovative thinking and team culture.

Ÿ Engage the Board of Directors in its important governance role by actively communicating opportunities, strategic choices and progress toward goals. Ÿ Oversee the development of new services and programs offered to fellows, alumni and partners to deepen leadership capacity within the global health community.

Fund development:

Lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the development team, building a strong pipeline that ensures GHC has adequate financial resources to fulfill its mission, take advantage of strategic opportunities, and continue to build and leverage the brand.

Ÿ Partner with the Founder and other members of the Board to identify high impact, potentially multi-year donor prospects, and cultivate existing relationships with diversified sources of funding across corporations, foundations, individual and major donors, and government sources.

Ÿ Create new and innovative ways to leverage the GHC network of stakeholders, including the Board, other donors to the organization, and alumni

External Relations

Ÿ Enhance the visibility of GHC by serving as a leading voice in advancing social justice through leadership development of fellows, alumni and partner organizations, and the strengthening of the health equity movement.

Ÿ Participate in relevant global health and leadership panels/events; continue to share stories of GHC fellows and alumni who are helping to create systemic transformation in the global health sector.

Ÿ Influence decision-makers, and political/cultural leaders; utilize outside experts and networks to build strategic relationships that will accomplish GHC’s objectives.

Ÿ Thoughtfully build the GHC brand; oversee the continued development of a strategic communications plan and social media strategy that actively shares the mission, values and impact of GHC, and serves as an aspirational voice for the global public health sector. Operational & Staff Leadership

Ÿ Provide inspirational leadership and oversight to an exceptionally high performing staff located across five countries; ensure the continued development of a professional and efficient organization that balances current and future growth needs.

Ÿ In collaboration with the VP Operations, oversee a robust, high-quality operational and financial infrastructure, and ensure innovative technology is in place, to support the organization now and in the future.

Ÿ Ensure organizational effectiveness and financial sustainability through strong internal systems, processes, policies and internal controls, efficient human and financial resource mobilization and accountability mechanisms across multiple locations.

Ÿ Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to determine the next level of HR, IT and financial systems that will support programmatic needs, and a sustainable working environment.

Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications; promote a positive multi-cultural, globally-oriented work environment that supports shared values, high quality and innovative programming, and a drive for impact.

Ÿ Inspire, energize, coach and develop diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives and talents; motivate and collaborate, seeking input from a variety of sources and committed to fostering an open, inclusive and innovative culture.

Ÿ Demonstrate a commitment to the professional development of all teams, including an emphasis on recruiting and retaining diverse and high performing individuals.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 15 years in a strategic leadership role, with proven change management success in a highly networked, growth-oriented and entrepreneurial environment.

Ÿ Leadership experience could have been gained in the following sectors: global public health and/or social justice environments; high performing leadership development organizations or organizations working with young people under the umbrella of leadership development, education; or social enterprise. Private sector executives will have demonstrated a track record of working in a global environment and have a proven passion for social justice/global health evidenced through nonprofit board or volunteer experience.

Ÿ Demonstrated achievement in transformative environments, bringing to scale a similarly sized, complex, multi-site organization; direct experience as part of a successful transition from a founder-led organization to one with new leadership, with a sensitivity to team dynamics and institutional history in such an environment, is strongly preferred.

Ÿ A global citizen. Cross-culturally competent and comfortable interfacing with staff, board, funders, partners and other key stakeholders around the world; experience gained working outside the US or in a crosscultural environment is strongly preferred.

Ÿ Track record of working collaboratively with a Board of Directors on strategic planning including board recruitment and development.

Ÿ Significant fund development and marketing/branding experience; adept at building visible and innovative partnerships.

Ÿ Experience of innovative adaption of technology.

Ÿ Ability to set clear priorities, delegate and guide investment in people and systems; strong strategic, organization and problem-solving skills that enable sound decision-making in a complex, geographically-dispersed organization.

Ÿ Superior mentoring, professional development, people management and leadership skills; evidence of leading through change with positive outcomes; comfortable delegating to, and empowering, a talented and motivated senior leadership team and staff.

Ÿ Persuasive presentation and communication skills; ability to inspire current fellows, alumni, partners, donors, as well as colleagues.

Ÿ Willingness and enthusiasm to travel globally.

Personal Attributes:

Ÿ Relationship-oriented with a passion for energizing people around the GHC mission, and encouraging and supporting individuals on a shared learning journey.

Ÿ Authentic leadership style, confident working inclusively and collaboratively with diverse groups in a multi-country environment.

Ÿ Ability to naturally relate to a diverse community; derives enjoyment from building an authentic rapport with those who have varying viewpoints and perspectives; comfort level with the need to address and discuss the challenging realities of social justice, race and privilege.

Ÿ Flexibility to listen, learn, adapt and shape GHC during a period of growth and transition.

Ÿ A change agent with the ability to create and execute on plans and translating strategy into action; able to course-correct when required, and engage the board and staff behind a shared vision.

Ÿ Collaborative and flexible management style, and a willingness to roll up sleeves when required.

Ÿ Direct and transparent communicator at all levels within and outside the organization.

Ÿ Strong verbal and written communication skills and a willingness to share information.

Ÿ Comfortable taking calculated risks and advocating for new ideas; in the spirit of innovation and professional development, encourage and empower others to move outside of their comfort zone.

Ÿ Leads by example; humble with a healthy ego; high EQ with a sense of humor, and highly resilient.

Ÿ Enjoys working with young people and excited about interacting with fellows and alumni.

Ÿ Impeccable integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and striving for continuous improvement. Education:

Ÿ Minimum Bachelor’s degree, ideally with an MBA, MPH, MPA or related advanced degree

HOW TO APPLY: If you, or anyone you know, are interested in this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to: Janet Albert Partner – Bridge Partners janet.albert@bridgepartnersllc.com or Tory Clarke Partner – Bridge Partners tory.clarke@bridgepartnersllc.com

 

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POSITION: RESEARCH SCIENTIST

ORGANIZATION: Child Study Center, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

POSTING DATE: June 16, 2017

SUMMARY: The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center seeks to recruit a qualified Research Scientist.  The incumbent will work directly on research projects led by the Chair of the Department, Helen Egger, MD and contribute to the development and implementation management of research protocols.  Dr. Egger’s research focuses on the developmental epidemiology and developmental neuroscience of early childhood psychiatric symptoms and disorders with a focus on anxiety, autism, and other emotional disorders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to development and implementation of research protocol and future studies
  • Contribute to the development of training and intervention materials
  • Train and supervise research assistants
  • Supervise research and clinical program associates
  • Contribute to the development of grant applications
  • Conduct statistical analyses, as needed
  • Contribute to interpretation of study findings
  • Write manuscripts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Contribute to development and implementation of research protocol and future studies
  • Contribute to the development of training and intervention materials
  • Train and supervise research assistants
  • Supervise research and clinical program associates
  • Contribute to the development of grant applications
  • Conduct statistical analyses, as needed
  • Contribute to interpretation of study findings
  • Write manuscripts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in grant writing preferred
  • Successful relevant research experience in contributing to externally peer-reviewed grant applications and to conducting externally funded research protocols.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong potential for independent research
  • Professional, responsible, personable
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, conscientious
  • Ability to collaborate with a large team of clinical and research staff

 HOW TO APPLY: All applicants interested in applying- please contact:

Helen Link Egger, MD

Arnold Simon Professor and Chair

helen.egger@nyumc.org | www.nyulangone.org/csc