June 29, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Bronx Diabetes Prevention Partner Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Fund for Public Health in New York City

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY:

About FPHNYC

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

FPHNYC seeks a Diabetes Prevention Partner Coordinator to contribute to the efforts of Join The BEAT. Join The BEAT (Be active, Eat healthy, Act on health risks and Take prescribed medication) is a grant targeting the North & Central Brooklyn, the South Bronx, East & Central Harlem, and Southeast Queens communities which have over 1.3 million combined residents and substantially higher than average rates of obesity, pre-diabetes, hypertension and related mortality than other city neighborhoods. This position is funded through September 29, 2018.

This position will be housed within the DOHMH’s Center for Health Equity working out of the Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center, as part of a cross-borough grant-funded team led by the Bureau of Systems Partnerships. The Center for Health Equity aims to strengthen and amplify the Health Department’s work to eliminate health inequities, which are rooted in historical and contemporary injustices and discrimination, including racism. This mission moves us toward a vision in which all neighborhood stakeholders are recognized and supported for their unique role in advancing health equity. Our key approaches to advance health equity are as follows:

  • Become a racial justice and multi-cultural organization
  • Make injustices visible via data and storytelling
  • Invest in key neighborhoods via place-based efforts
  • Advance a health equity in all policies approach
  • Amplify community power via collective action and volunteerism

 POSITION OVERVIEW

The Diabetes Prevention Partner Coordinator will be responsible for providing technical assistance to local community partners around delivery of CDC-approved evidence-based diabetes prevention programs, supporting the development of a NYC Diabetes Prevention Network and Diabetes Prevention Action Plan, increasing awareness about prediabetes and other risks for diabetes, and aligning grant-supported work with lifestyle modification and local policy, environment, and systems change initiatives out of the Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Centers. The Coordinator will work with key community stakeholders, including faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, health care organizations, social service agencies, and local businesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage, foster, and link relationships amongst community-based organizations, clinical systems, local stakeholders and constituents around diabetes prevention activities, strategies, and programming (including food insecurity),
  • Maintain or strengthen focused community partnerships and networks in line with Join The BEAT, Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Centers and broader CHE and DOHMH initiatives;
  • Develop local diabetes prevention programmatic scale-up and sustainability strategies in Bronx focus neighborhoods;
  • Provide technical assistance, programmatic and evaluation support around CDC-approved evidence-based Diabetes Prevention Program at community organizations and Join The BEAT grant-funded partners;
  • Attend community events, external chronic disease prevention stakeholder meetings, health and food focused consortium and coalition meetings;
  • Co-lead and facilitate key stakeholder meetings to connect and support neighborhood-based diabetes prevention strategies, activities and programming;
  • Report on activities, observations, and community engagement to support grant related and Action Center reporting requirements;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong experience working in an urban community with skills in creating linkages, building coalitions, developing strategic partnerships, outreach or related experience
  • Experience working with diverse partners and facilitating group discussions
  • Experience working in teams and across diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • 2 plus years of work experience in nonprofit, government and/or the healthcare industry a plus
  • Strong problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish) but not required
  • Bronx residents preferred
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, presentation, remote communication and group facilitation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Willingness to travel; work evenings and weekends, occasionally as needed
  • Understanding of the importance and commitment to working towards racial and social justice in order to advance health equity

SALARY AND BENEFITS: FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org with “Bronx Diabetes Prevention Partner Coordinator your name” in the subject line.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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POSITION: CBFC Project Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Fund for Public Health in New York City

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY:

About FPHNYC

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

New York City Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities

Supported by a grant from the New York State Department of Health through January 2022, the NYC Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities (NYC CBFC) project will be anchored in the Women’s Health Suites (WHS) within 3 Neighborhood Health Action Centers that target specific geographic areas within South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn to provide comprehensive, multi-level initiatives to increase breastfeeding friendly clinical practices, childcare centers and day care homes, worksites, Baby Café model support groups, as well as increase the capacity of local breastfeeding coalitions.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The CBFC Project Coordinator will report to the Maternal and Infant Health Manager, who oversees the NYC Birth Equity Initiative Neighborhood Strategy and Women’s Health Suites throughout NYC, to ensure that the program is implemented as outlined. The Project Coordinator will provide administrative and strategic support person for the NYC CBFC team. The Project Coordinator will also serve as a liaison and offer front-line support to our contractual community partners in the execution of their deliverables for the NYC CBFC project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administration
    • Oversee implementation of the project work plan
    • Performance monitoring of grant subcontractors
    • Partner with DOHMH NYC Birth Equity Initiative neighborhood staff to meet deliverables
    • Manage program budget and administrative duties
    • Maintain regular communications with FPHNY grant manager and NYC BEI Maternal and Infant Health Manager
  • Community Mobilization
    • Develop community partnerships and collaborations
    • Engage local community organizations, businesses, clinical providers, childcare and daycare homes to establish breastfeeding-friendly policy guidelines within their organizations
    • Work collaboratively with community-based organizations that currently provide breastfeeding support and education to enhance and/or expand services
    • Provide support to local community-based organizations in the coordination of public events that promote breastfeeding
    • Collaborate with DOHMH bureaus and offices in the implementation of breastfeeding friendly spaces within agencies and organizations.
    • Oversee the development of Baby Cafés in WHS, faith-based organizations, and/or other trusted community spaces
    • Support the Research and Evaluation team of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Health Action Center in the implementation collection of quantitative and qualitative research.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in either public health, public policy, social sciences or related field.
  • Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)/Certified Breastfeeding Educator (CBE), or have equivalent direct breastfeeding support experience as a doula or community health worker.
  • Knowledge of maternal and infant child health issues.
  • Ability to effectively network with both high-level institutional leadership and as well as engage with core local organizations and community groups.
  • Ability to coordinate and motivate diverse groups and teams.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to multitask in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Problem solving budget management.
  • Knowledge of New York City communities and ability to travel throughout New York City.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history, up to $62,000. This is a five-year grant-funded position.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including current/most recent salary and how your experience relates to this position, to smarshalltaylor@health.nyc.gov indicating “CBFC Project Coordinator” in the subject line by Friday, January 15, 2017.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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POSITION: Friendship Benches Program Manager

ORGANIZATION: Fund for Public Health in New York City

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY:

ABOUT FPHNYC

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This position, which is currently supported for one (1) year, will be housed within the DOHMH’s Division of Mental Hygiene in the Bureau of Systems Strengthening and Access and work closely with the Center for Health Equity and are contingent on the availability of funding.

The mission of the program to drive innovation and scalable solutions in behavioral health policy, practice and research in support of new and existing initiatives, and to enhance the ability of the Division to respond to, and lead, substantial changes in the delivery, payment, and policy environment surrounding mental health care services throughout the City of New York.

The newly created Center for Health Equity, within the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, seeks to advance health equity across the City. The Center focuses on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency’s lens of addressing health equity.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Director of Networks and Coalitions in the Division of Mental Hygiene, the Program Manager for Mental Health Initiatives will be responsible for providing program development and implementation support to key opportunities identified jointly by the CHE and , to include, but not be limited to, developing and implementing mental health programs in place-based settings, overseeing joint-projects with , and pursuing collaborative opportunities. Requirements Below:

  • Flexible work schedule, regular evenings and weekends required
  • Ability to work independently, be flexible, and handle changing workload with multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Working Conditions: 70% Office, 30% Community and Supervision
  • A strong commitment to engage residents on a personal level and be able to get agreement on future health commitment/goals

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the implementation of Mental Health First Aid trainings in the Neighborhood Health Action Center neighborhoods, including, but not limited to, tracking and reporting metrics, supporting participant recruitment efforts, and coordinating activities across sites;
  • Oversee the friendship benches program, work closely with Friendship Bench Program Administrator, peer staff and monitor and report on progress of project plan
  • Coordinate and collaborate with existing Center for Health Equity place-based programs, including, but not limited to, Harlem Health Advocacy Partners, New York City Teens Connection, By My Side Doulas, and manage the tracking of utilization;
  • Work closely with CHE to develop, implement and maintain a place-based program for maternal depression screenings, as well support the inclusion of mental health programming into other Family Health Suite initiatives, in coordination with the Department’s Birth Equity Initative team;
  • Work closely with MHY develop, implement and maintain a place-based program for naloxone distribution in coordination with Neighborhood Health Action Center staff, as well as co-located partner organization staff;
  • Direct coordination with Mental Hygiene ThriveNYC initiatives and other interdivisional collaborative efforts as they emerge or are identified;
  • Provide bi-weekly supervision and support the capacity of peer community mental health workers (CHWs) for mental health programming by providing skill-enhancement trainings, developing responsive action plans that support delivery, and communicating the value and utilization of CHWs in place-based mental health interventions;
  • Consult on how mental health programming can be better integrated with agency efforts focused on violence as a public health issue and support tertiary prevention programs evolve into primary prevention;
  • Support the inclusion of mental health components in Center for Health Equity programming as they emerge or are identified, in consultation with the Division of Mental Hygiene.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSW preferred or related degree
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English/French) BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • NYCHA residents strongly encouraged to apply
  • Strong relationship builder with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience providing coaching, mentoring, adult learning, counseling, outreach, workshop facilitation, and/or group/community presentations preferred
  • Experience working with marginalized populations preferred
  • Healthcare related experience is a plus
  • Knowledge and familiarity with NYCHA systems is a plus
  • A commitment to collective action and community organizing

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000 commensurate with experience and education.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position, to publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org indicating “Program Manager _your name” in subject line.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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POSITION: Healthy Schools Brooklyn Program Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: The Fund for Public Health in New York City

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY:

About FPHNYC

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Part of the Center for Health Equity, the Neighborhood Health Action Centers (formerly District Public Health Offices) in North/Central Brooklyn, East and Central Harlem, and the South Bronx were created in 2003 to situate additional health resources in high-poverty neighborhoods and communities. In the fall of 2015, the Brooklyn and Harlem DPHOs launched the Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC) initiative funded by the New York State Department of Health. This initiative aims to address gaps in access to healthy food and safe, active living opportunities through community-level capacity building, policy, and systems-level change. This position is based out of the Brooklyn Action Center.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Brooklyn Action Center is seeking a Program Coordinator to facilitate the implementation of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program and Healthy Schools Initiative. The aim of these initiatives is to support the CHSC Grant in ensuring that all schools have local-level school wellness policies. This is a grant-funded position, available immediately through September 2020.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct technical assistance to schools in adopting and implementing school wellness policies that increase opportunities for healthful eating and physical activity.
  • Work to identify and disseminate best practices for promoting health and well-being in schools and look for opportunities to develop new policy, systems, and environmental changes.
  • Connect schools to resources that support nutrition education and physical activity opportunities. Reach out and maintain relationships with schools in the Brooklyn Action Center catchment area through school visits and email blasts.
  • Update final reports and provide monthly reports to NYS
  • Develop and conduct trainings and presentations for schools, school stakeholders, and DOHMH staff that prepare participants to implement wellness policies and practices in a school environment.
  • Support Program Director in recruitment, selection, and hiring of interns; provide day to day supervision of interns.
  • Work with Program Director to manage budget and track expenditures, develop contracts, complete purchase orders and other procurement-related actions.
  • Work closely with the research and evaluation team to measure the effectiveness of wellness policies and develop recommendations for best practices
  • Working with Program Director, liaise with high level staff in Community Based Organizations, the Department of Education, the Department of Transportation, and leaders in the communities to maximize opportunities within schools.
  • Coordinate work with other New York State grantees in the Bronx and Harlem.
  • Perform any other organization related duty or project as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college (g., in public health, economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration) or equivalent experience.
  • Two years of experience working in/or with schools, particularly New York City Public Schools
  • Experience working in underserved communities and ability to apply an equity framework to the work that we do
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
  • Knowledge of or resident of Brooklyn Action Center communities (Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, East New York).
  • Familiarity and comfort level in using public transportation.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to be work independently, be flexible, and handle changing workload with multiple projects and changing priorities.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and salary history.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter to publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org indicating “CHSC Program Coordinator _your name” in subject line. Please include current/most recent salary and how your experience relates to this position.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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POSITION: Full- Time Project Coordinator Position

ORGANIZATION: CUNY Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health (ISPH)

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health (ISPH) is hiring a full-time research Project Coordinator with experience in the area of HIV Prevention with Men who have sex with men.

Position Description: The role of the Project Coordinator will be to oversee the enrollment and retention of a large US national study of gay and bisexual men who are enrolled via electronic recruitment methods and who complete at-home self-administered HIV testing as well as at-home online surveys.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Project Coordinator will report directly to the Principal Investigator and will work with the Recruitment Coordinator to ensure the study meets enrollment targets and adheres to the study protocols. The Project Coordinator will supervise research assistants, work closely with the Principal Investigator, and be charged with leading a range of administrative and research activities.  This will include submitting IRB amendments, maintaining a dossier of study measures/materials/procedures/manuals, generating reports on enrollment and retention/study progress reports, maintaining rapport with participants as part of retention efforts. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for data analysis, preparation of manuscripts for publication and presentations and dissemination of findings to the community via newsletters, community advisory board meetings, and community-based presentations.

Other duties: The Project Coordinator must have excellent management, written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills. This role requires leading meetings, training sessions regarding study protocols, and generating study progress and financial reports for regulatory agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Requirements:

  • Doctoral candidate preferred, (minimum of a Master’s degree)
  • 2 years of training and experience in behavioral research settings (ideally with training/expertise in HIV/AIDS, sexuality, sexual health, and/or with LGBT populations);
  • Proficiency with data management and analysis in SPSS essential;
  • Proficiency with Qualtrics
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and Access database management.

Applicants must be self-starters, highly motivated, and have exemplarity abilities to multi-task.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Full-time employees have access to range of benefits including health, vision, dental, retirement, paid sick leave and paid vacation.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter outlining research experience and resume/CV here.  CUNY is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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POSITION: Full-Time Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Position

ORGANIZATION: CUNY Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY Institute for Implementation Science and Population Health (ISPH) is hiring a full-time research Recruitment & Retention Coordinator (R&R Coordinator) with experience in the area of HIV Prevention with Men who have sex with men.

Position Description: The role of the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator will be to oversee the identification, enrollment, and retention of a large US national study of gay and bisexual men— who are enrolled via electronic recruitment methods and who complete at-home self-administered HIV testing as well as at-home online surveys.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The R&R Coordinator will report directly to the Principal Investigator and work with the Project Coordinator to ensure the study meets enrollment targets and adheres to the study protocols. The R&R Coordinator will also be charged with developing electronic recruitment materials, negotiating advertising, and tracking all recruitment efforts including cost-effectiveness analyses and response rates.

The R&R Coordinator will work with research assistants, work closely with the Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator, and be charged with leading all activities regarding recruitment and retention.  This will include generating reports on enrollment and retention/study progress, maintaining rapport with participants as part of retention efforts, lead study newsletter efforts, leading communication with community groups and the community advisory board.

The R&R Coordinator will deliver presentations and dissemination of findings to the community via newsletters, community advisory board meetings, and community-based presentations.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements:  BS/BA with 2 years of experience digital/community outreach to LGBT communities. The ideal candidate will have some training behavioral research settings (ideally with training/expertise in HIV/AIDS, sexuality, sexual health, and/or with LGBT populations); proficiency with data management and analysis in SPSS is preferred; familiarity with Qualtrics a plus. Applicants must be self-starters, highly motivated, have strong communication skills, and have exemplary abilities to multi-task

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Full-time employees have access to range of benefits including health, vision, dental, retirement, paid sick leave and paid vacation.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume when applying to this posting here.  CUNY is an equal opportunity employer.
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POSITION: Development and Evaluation Projects at Health Action League

ORGANIZATION: Health Action League

POSTING DATE: June 27, 2017

SUMMARY:

About Health Action League

Health Action League’s mission is to empower underserved NYC youth to live healthier lives. We do this by providing health and wellness classes in their community – at schools, nonprofits community centers, after-school programs, and summer camps. Our classes include yoga, Zumba, boxing, healthy cooking, and boot camp. For more information about Health Action League, visit our website at www.HealthActionLeague.org

Health Action League Projects

Health Action League is a young nonprofit, so there are numerous opportunities to help it grow. Potential projects include:

  • Designing and implementing a program evaluation plan
  • Developing a curriculum for Health Action League classes
  • Assisting with grant writing/fundraising/community outreach
  • Implementing a Health Action League class

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passionate about promoting the health and wellness of underserved NYC youth.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and able to think creatively.
  • Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus, but not necessary.

 HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume and a cover letter to Danny Calder at Danny@healthactionleague.org

 

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POSITION: Senior Research Associate

ORGANIZATION: CUNY URBAN FOOD POLICY INSTITUTUTE

POSTING DATE: June 28, 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy seeks to fill a position with either a senior research associate or a post-doctoral fellow.

The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute seeks a senior research associate to assist in the coordination and management of several evaluation studies of community food programs in New York City.  The Institute develops evidence that can advance equitable and intersectoral solutions to urban food problems and is located at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy.  Candidates should have a graduate degree in public health, food policy or a related field and at least three years of experience managing community based research or evaluation on food or public health interventions in low-income, Black or Latino communities. Strong writing and project management skills and training and experience in the collection and analysis of survey and other forms of data are required. The position is open immediately and can be full or part-time (25-35 hrs/wk). Salary is based on experience and qualifications. Please send cv and statement of interest and experience and a brief writing or work sample by July 10 to Craig Willingham, Deputy Director at Craig.Willingham@sph.cuny.edu

RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Senior Research Associate under the direction of the Director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute the candidate will assist in a range of research and evaluation activities for Institute Projects.

  • Assist in evaluation and planning activities for the Institute including conducting literature reviews, developing logic models and evaluation tracking tools, conducting surveys, and summarizing evaluation findings for a variety of audiences.
  • Develop guidance documents and training materials for Institute evaluation projects.
  • Present and report on evaluation data and research findings to other academics, Institute partners, community leaders and residents to inform policy initiatives aimed at supporting healthy food projects.
  • Analyze and summarize data related to ongoing Institute evaluation projects using SAS, R, and/or SPSS to support and guide strategic planning and community-based efforts.
  • Oversee data entry and monitoring of activities.
  • Prepare summary tables, figures, maps, and draft reports to present findings for publication and presentation to the public and other public health professionals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of relevant research and program evaluation activities for policy initiatives.
  • Perform other Institute planning and evaluation tasks as necessary

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send cv, statement of interest and a brief writing sample by July 10 to Craig Willingham, Deputy Director at Craig.Willingham@sph.cuny.edu

 

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POSITION: Postdoctoral Fellow in Food and Nutrition Evaluation

ORGANIZATION: The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

POSTING DATE: June 28, 2017

SUMMARY: The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute seeks a postdoctoral fellow to coordinate and manage several evaluation studies of community food programs in New York City. The Institute develops evidence that can advance equitable and intersectoral solutions to urban food problems and is located at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. Candidates should have recently completed a doctorate (Ph.D., D.Ph., Ed.D.) in public health, planning, geography, education, or a related field and be interested in evaluation research. The ideal post-doc will have experience carrying out community based evaluation research on food or public health interventions in low-income, Black or Latino communities. Strong writing and project management skills are required in addition to training and expertise in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis are required. This is a non-teaching postdoctoral position but opportunities for teaching part-time within CUNY may be possible depending on academic and teaching experience. The position is open immediately and is full-time, though options for a part-time position will be considered. Salary or stipend commensurate with experience. Fellow will be mentored by Institute directors and faculty fellows in program and policy evaluation and assisted in publishing peer-reviewed articles.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Postdoctoral Fellow under the direction of the Director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute the candidate will assist in a range of research and evaluation activities for Institute Projects.

  • Assist in evaluation and planning activities for the Institute including conducting literature reviews, developing logic models and evaluation tracking tools, conducting surveys, and summarizing evaluation findings for a variety of audiences.
  • Develop guidance documents and training materials for Institute evaluation projects.
  • Present and report on evaluation data and research findings to peers, Institute partners, community leaders and residents to inform policy initiatives aimed at supporting healthy food projects.
  • Analyze and summarize data related to ongoing Institute evaluation projects using SAS, R, and/or SPSS to support and guide strategic planning and community-based efforts.
  • Perform data entry and monitoring of activities.
  • Prepare summary tables, figures, maps, and draft reports to present findings for publication and presentation to the public and other public health professionals.
  • Prepare and submit articles to peer-reviewed publications
  • Assist in the development and implementation of relevant research and program evaluation activities for policy initiatives.
  • Perform other Institute planning and evaluation tasks as necessary

 

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cv, statement of interest and experience, and a writing sample by July 10th to Craig Willingham, Deputy Director at Craig.Willingham@sph.cuny.edu

 

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POSITION: Associate Director of Health Equity & Language Access

ORGANIZATION: NYC Health + Hospitals Career Opportunity

POSTING DATE: June 29, 2017

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, the Associate Director will develop, implement, coordinate, and monitor policies, programs and systems to advance health equity and access goals to support meaningful access and equitable care.

The role entails developing and implementing strategies and initiatives to facilitate cross-cultural awareness and culturally responsive patient centered care, and support of policies and programs that promote greater access for patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES: General Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating, administering and monitoring the language access program for the system
  • Developing and implementing strategies and initiatives to facilitate language services, recommending policies and developing programs that promote meaningful access through effective communication to persons who are limited English proficient (LEP) and persons with disability.
  • Formulating and evaluating initiatives advanced by the Office, and supervision of functional programming activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Healthcare, Hospital, or Public Administration or approved related programs; and

  • Three (3) years of experience in language services, health care equity/disparity, cultural competency that includes planning, development and monitoring systems and/or procedures in support of administrative management initiatives. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute; or
  • A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Healthcare, Hospital, Public, or Business Administration or a related discipline; and
  • Five (5) years in language services, health care equity/disparity, cultural competency that includes planning, development and monitoring systems and/or procedures in support of administrative management initiatives, two (2) years of which must have been in a responsible managerial or supervisory capacity.

 HOW TO APPLY: For consideration, those qualified can e-mail their resumes to recruit@nychhc.org with “Associate Director of Health Equity & Language Access” as part of the subject line. This opportunity is also currently advertised on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/342321506/?pathWildcard=342321506&trk=job_capjs.