Job postings as of October 9, 2019

October 9, 2019 | Career Announcements, Jobs

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Public Health

ORGANIZATION: William Paterson University, Department of Public Health, Wayne, NJ

Posting Date: September 27, 2019

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Public Health, beginning September 1, 2020.  This position includes teaching at the undergraduate level and academic advisement of undergraduate students.

The Department of Public Health is located in the College of Science and Health, which is one of five comprehensive and diverse colleges at William Paterson University.  The Department of Public Health offers undergraduate programs in public health, public health education, and health studies. The department’s public health program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) as a standalone bachelor’s program and prepares students for careers as public health generalists and health education specialists. Position reports to the Department of Public Health Chairperson.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching: responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate health research methods courses and courses in at least one of the following specialties:  epidemiology, health systems, health administration, health education, or health communication.
  • Educating: engaging with faculty to ensure efficient organization of courses and coursework; teaching courses within the curriculum.
  • Scholarship: conceptualizing, developing, executing, and maintaining a research agenda resulting in scholarly publications and presentations.
  • Service: actively participating in the variety of service opportunities within the department, college, university community; advising and mentoring students.

Required qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in public health or a public health discipline.
  • Advanced ABD candidates who meet all other criteria may be considered for initial appointment at the rank of Instructor; to be considered for reappointment, the terminal degree must, however, be completed by the time of review for reappointment to a second year in early 2021.
  • Documented evidence of excellence in college teaching.
  • Documented evidence of an active research agenda and published, peer-reviewed scholarship.

Preferred qualifications

  • Public health practice experience is strongly preferred.
  • Current certification as CHES, MCHES, or CPH is strongly preferred.

Personal attributes and traits:

  • Demonstrated dedication to supporting student success
  • Ability to collaborate with peers in a diverse environment
  • Persistence in a complex environment

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received prior to December 30, 2019 will be given preference.

For further information & to apply:Please email talent@wpunj.edu should you have any general questions related to this search. To apply for the position, please visit: https://wpunj.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=568. Interested candidates will be prompted to: Complete an application, Submit a cover letter and resume, Provide names/contacts of three professional references. Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

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POSITION: Community Health Educator 

ORGANIZATION: Outreach Core of a U54 Partnership between the University of Massachusetts, Boston and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

We are hiring a Community Health Educator to join the Outreach Core of a U54 Partnership between the University of Massachusetts, Boston and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.  It’s an exciting opportunity to link implementation science and community engagement to address cancer inequities. We are particularly interested in candidates who have existing relationships with community- and faith-based organizations in the Greater Boston and/or Greater Lawrence areas.

The Community Health Educator (CHE) will be responsible for coordinating health education and project-related activities for the UMass Boston-DF/HCC Partnership Outreach Core (https://www.umb.edu/u54/cores). The Outreach Core focuses on: 1) building capacity in community-based organizations (CBOs) and faith-based organizations (FBOs) to use evidence-based programs, 2) delivering cancer-focused outreach as part of the National Cancer Institute’s National Outreach Network (NON), 3) engaging students in outreach and community-based research efforts focused on cancer control, and 4) developing and disseminating products that will synthesize and summarize the results from the U54 research projects to inform the activities of community partners working to address cancer disparities. Accordingly, the CHE will play an integral role in developing and fostering relationships with FBOs and CBOs in Greater Boston and Greater Lawrence. The CHE will work in close collaboration with an established team of researchers and staff members at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and UMass Boston. This position is an exciting opportunity to engage with community organizations, support CBOs and FBOs in the use of research evidence, support students, and collaborate with a range of stakeholders to address cancer disparities.

This project is funded through August 2021.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and foster relationships with FBOs and CBOs in Greater Boston
  • Prepare written communication materials, such as web-portal content and reports to funding agent
  • Represent the UMB-DF/HCC Outreach Core in community, regional and national settings
  • Coordinate and deliver health education activities with FBOs and CBOs
  • Coordinate project-related activities and meetings
  • Provide support to the Outreach Core Community Advisory Board and assist with meeting logistics
  • Provide support to student interns working with FBO and CBO partners
  • Support NCI National Outreach Network (NON) with identifying, developing, and disseminating health promotion and cancer education materials
  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of all evaluation materials/data in accordance with IRB protocols
  • Assist with recruitment and logistics for project activities
  • Assist in other project needs as directed by supervisor
  • Assist with administrative logistics and supervision for student interns

Qualifications

Please include a cover letter with your application explaining your interest in this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) required, preferably in public health, natural or social science.
  • Master’s degree in public health or social science preferred
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Prior experience working with communities in Greater Boston or Greater Lawrence preferred
  • 2 years of work experience in public health, or other health related fields (not including internships) required
  • Experience building relationships and working with CBOs and FBOs
  • Proven track record of working effectively in diverse communities
  • Willingness to attend events at CBOs and FBOs, including weekend and/or evening events
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

Special Working Conditions:

This position will mainly be based in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, but will also be field- based depending on the needs of the project. The position often requires weekend and nighttime flexibility (and the weekday schedule will be adjusted accordingly). Ability to drive in the Greater Boston area preferred.

For further information & to apply:Details and the application are available at https://careers-dfci.icims.com/jobs/16932/health-educator/job.  Questions can be directed to Sara Minsky (sara_minsky@dfci.harvard.edu).

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POSITION:Community Capacity Building Specialist

ORGANIZATION: The Fund for Public Health in New York City

FPHNYC seeks a Community Capacity Building Specialist to support partner training and coalition building of Take Action ABCD, a five-year cooperative agreement with the Center for Disease Control to improve A1C control, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Diabetes prevention and management for adult residents of NYC, particularly those living in priority neighborhoods disproportionately affected by diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This place-based approach includes partnering with community-based organizations to increase accessibility and effectiveness of lifestyle change programs, tailoring communications to raise awareness of risks and resources, training community health workers to strengthen the workforce and support service delivery, and enhancing bi-directional referral resources to improve linkages to services that impact health outcomes, and produce sustainable value-based payment billing models that could be replicated to support similar community-based, community health worker delivered interventions that address social determinants of health.

This position will be housed within the DOHMH’s Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness, Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building, at Gotham Center in Long Island City, with substantial proportion of time in the Bronx. The Center for Health Equity & Community Wellness uses a racial and social justice approach to eliminate health inequities for those who are most marginalized in New York City and reduce overall premature mortality from the leading causes of preventable death with the vision that every New Yorker will live in a thriving neighborhood with equitable access to resources that help support healthy individuals and communities.

Position Overview

The Community Capacity Building Specialist, reporting to the Director of Capacity Building, will support Community Health Workers and community-based organizations working to prevent diabetes and cardiovascular disease. They will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with and among partners. In collaboration with colleagues in the Health Equity Capacity Unit, the Community Capacity Building Specialist will strategize and plan for engagement with members of the Community Health Worker Workforce Initiative and the NYC Diabetes Prevention Network, and will have primary responsibility for coordinating and/or facilitating meetings, trainings, and convening’s.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and facilitate CHW capacity building opportunities, including trainings and convening’s
  • Assist in development and implementation of evaluation tools and processes, including partner engagement
  • Provide technical assistance to community partners including but not limited to utilization of bi-directional electronic referral system
  • Foster continuous support and community building among CHW workforce
  • Build and support partnerships among Bronx-based stakeholders around chronic disease prevention and social determinants of health
  • Implement improvements based on partner feedback and past and ongoing evaluation
  • Perform administrative tasks and other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to racial equity and social justice
  • Master’s degree in a related field and two or more years of relevant experience preferred, or in place of degree, five or more years equivalent experience
  • Past experience with one or more of the following: community based organizations, coalition building, community organizing, community health workers
  • Ability to communicate detailed processes to community partners
  • Experience with program planning/strategic planning
  • Facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently and collectively
  • Willingness to travel to sites across New York City as required
  • Experience designing, delivering, and/or evaluating trainings preferred
  • Experience as a community health worker preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Experience living, working, or studying in the Bronx preferred

For further information & to apply: To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position, to publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org indicating “Community Capacity Building Specialist_your name” in subject line. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted. Also see: https://www.fphnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Community-Capacity-Building-Specialist-9.17.19.pdf

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POSITION: Climate Justice Policy Associate

ORGANIZATION: City of Providence, Providence, RI

Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Sustainability, the Climate Justice Policy Associate is responsible for working with frontline communities to advance collective goals and strategies that help Providence become a more just and climate resilient city. Providence’s frontline communities are communities of color most impacted by the crises of ecology, economy and democracy, including the Indigenous, African-American, Black, Latinx, and Southeast Asian communities in Providence. There is particular emphasis on people of color who are refugees and immigrants, people with criminal records, those who speak languages other than English, and LGBTQ.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of the Climate Justice Plan including developing and implementing new policies and programs.
  • Develops metrics and/or tracking system for monitoring implementation progress of the Climate Justice Plan.
  • Manage the Equity in Sustainability initiative to help center racial equity in the City’s sustainability agenda.
  • Support and participate in the Administration’s efforts to ensure equity is centered in decision-making across City government.
  • Serve as a liaison and represent the City with the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee. This will require attending evening and weekend meetings.
  • Build and manage relationships with other frontline community organizations.
  • Engage in continued education and learning around the history of environmental justice in Providence.
  • Help build capacity with and support frontline communities, communities of color and/or low income communities via strategy coaching, leadership development, organizing trainings, grant writing and other needs as determined by community members.
  • Create content for communications, including website, social media and blog posts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years’ experience in community organizing, particularly relating to anti-racism; Or any combination of experience and education that is substantially equivalent to the above requirements.
  • Commitment to improving environmental justice in Providence.
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the intersections between the climate movement, labor, racial justice, reproductive justice, gender justice, and other movements for social justice.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Experience with program management including program design, implementation, evaluation, and tracking.
  • Ability to present on findings, policies, or recommendations to stakeholders and city staff.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity, tact, and sound professionalism judgment.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong training and facilitation skills.
  • Knowledgeable of network theory and/or decentralized movement-building.
  • Ability to effectively build social networks and facilitate connections between government and underrepresented groups.

Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

For further information & to apply: Please send resume and a cover letter which clearly articulates your interest and qualifications for the position. Place “ Sustainability Policy Associate” in the subject line and send electronic submissions to jobs@providenceri.gov. See https://www.providenceri.com/CityJobs/position.php?id=1304 and http://www.providenceri.gov/sustainability/climate-justice-action-plan-providence/

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POSITION: 4 positions

ORGANIZATION: Bridging Access to Care, Brooklyn, NY

Staff Accountant-Finance

  •  Brooklyn based nonprofit seeks Staff accountant with a bachelor’s degree in accountant with 3 years’ experience.    Must be able to prepare and process expense reports, monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries, and other duties as required by the controller. Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, etc.) and have good writing and communications skills. Salary up to $45,000 with good benefits.  Please send resume and cover letter by email only to HR@BAC-NY.com.

Bilingual Care Manager -Social Support Services

  • Brooklyn based nonprofit seeks Bilingual (Creole, French, Spanish) Care Manager with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work or other related fields. Candidate must have 5 years’ experience in case management. Must be able to develop a wellness coaching relationship with clients and assisting clients through the process of working toward better health through support, encouragement and education, responsible to provide statistical data on each individual, must provide supportive counseling to insist implementation of service plan and encourage client self-sufficiency and empowerment, importantly our ideal candidate will be attending meeting, trainings and envelopment seminars.  Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, etc.) and have good writing and communications skills.Hours: 9am – 5pm – Monday – Friday Salary up to $45,000 with good benefits. Please send resume and cover letter by email only to HR@BAC-NY.com.

Substance Use Counselor/Outreach-Behavioral Health

  •  Brooklyn based nonprofit seeks Substance Use Counselor/Outreach with a master’s degree in counseling or related field 2 years’ experience working in the field of recovery. Must be able to provide individual and group counseling to clients by providing education and support to clients enrolled in the program, provide client support and advocacy both in and outside of the immediate treatment setting ,  keep case record to ensure appropriate treatment plan, referrals and follow-up, make sure daily, weekly and monthly statistics are compiled with expected deliverables and forwarded to the proper destinations. Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, etc.) and have good writing and communications skills. Salary up to $35,000 with good benefits. Please send resume and cover letter by email only to HR@BAC-NY.com.

Care Manager -Social Support Services

  • Brooklyn based nonprofit seeks Care Manager with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work or other related fields preferred with 5 years’ experience working in case management field. Must be able to responsible for developing a wellness coaching relationship with clients and assisting clients through the process of working toward better health through support, encouragement and education, responsible to provide statistical data on each individual, responsible to provide supportive counseling to insist implementation of service plan and encourage client self-sufficiency and empowerment, attending meeting, trainings and envelopment seminars.  Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, etc.) and have good writing and communications skills. Hours: 9am – 5pm – Monday – Friday Salary up to $45,000 with good benefits. Please send resume and cover letter by email only to HR@BAC-NY.com.

For further information & to apply: http://www.bac-ny.org/

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POSITION: 4 positions

ORGANIZATION: NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Health has newly created positions in Environmental Health and Safety.  They were created to support our expansion throughout the greater NY area. NYU Langone Health is a great place to practice health and safety! It has a diversity of operations, which include hospitals, a nursing home, labs, animal facilities, doctors’ offices, and out-patient clinics.  The EH&S group oversees a broad spectrum of programs and projects including asbestos, biosafety, bulk storage tanks, chemical safety, construction safety, ergonomics, fire safety, hazard communication, hazard surveillance, hazardous waste, hearing conservation, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, mold, respiratory protection and spill response.

NYU Langone’s dynamic and welcoming culture permeates across our institution and is recognized by the community we serve. Recent accomplishments include:

-Magnet® status – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

-2019-2020 America’s Best Hospitals – U.S. News & World Report

-2019 Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index – Working Mother

-2019 Top 6 Hospitals and Health Systems – DiversityInc

-2020 Best Grad Schools – U.S. News & World Report

-2018-19 America’s Best Hospitals – U.S. News & World Report

-2018-19 Employer of Excellence – (AAPA) (CHLM)

-2018 Top 100 CEOs – Glassdoor

Environmental Health & Safety Assistant

Minimum Qualifications

  • This is an entry-level position. An Associate’s degree, or HS diploma with at least 2 years of experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. A basic knowledge of regulatory requirements and technical issues. Ability and willingness to learn to manage existing health and safety programs, projects, and tasks. Good organizational, written, and verbal skills. Good fact finding skills. Basic problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Basic ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database computer programs. Basic ability to understand and interpret data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, fire safety, biology, chemistry, engineering, or another applicable discipline. Current HazWoper certification, Current FDNY C of F for Fire Drill Conductor
  • See https://tinyurl.com/yxsyq3lm for more information.

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist I

  • Proactively, with close supervision 1) develops and improves programs; 2) manages/supports programs and projects; and 3) resolves routine EH&S issues. The focus is on well‐defined, routine programs, projects, tasks, and issues.
  • See https://tinyurl.com/y3otwxqj for more information.

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II

  • Proactively, and with minimal supervision 1) develops and improves programs; 2) manages/supports programs and projects; 3) resolves moderately complex, non‐routine EH&S issues; and 4) mentors less experienced EH&S professionals.
  • See https://tinyurl.com/yxpso2vn for more information.

Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

  • Proactively and independently1) develops new programs and improves existing programs; 2) manages/supports programs and projects; 3) resolves complex, non‐routine EH&S issues; and 4) supervises and mentors less experienced EH&S professionals.
  • See https://tinyurl.com/y2wcb7en for more information.

For further information & to apply:To apply for one of these positions, interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to isabel.goldberg@nyumc.org.

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POSITION: Assistant Professor, Critical Public Health

ORGANIZATION: San Francisco State University, Department of Health Education

San Francisco State University, Department of Health Education offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Critical Public Health beginning August 2020.

We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include the application of critical public health principles of health equity, social justice, analysis of power and resources, and reflexivity to advance knowledge and improve practice in public health. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

The mission of the Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University is to promote health and health equity at the individual, community, and structural levels through transformative education, research, scholarship and service, all of which value diversity, engage communities and are grounded in cultural humility. We offer a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Community Health Education, both accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health [CEPH].

Responsibilities:

The position requires teaching courses in our MPH and BS programs, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active and on-going research agenda that engages students and produces scholarly publications, and ongoing committee and service assignments. A detailed position description is available at http://healthed.sfsu.edu/

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Public Health (PhD or DrPH), or, doctoral degree in closely related field with an MPH degree. Terminal degree must be completed by first day of employment.
  • A proven record of excellence in teaching
  • Record of collegial, supportive and collaborative work relationships with faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to teach in two or more of the following areas of: epidemiology, community health, biostatistics, research methods, courses addressing topics with critical public health lens, e.g., housing insecurity, food systems, migration, family separation.
  • Record of community-engaged research and scholarship that addresses structural and social determinants of health using a critical public health lens.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in teaching and/or scholarship.
  • Experience teaching and working closely with students from historically under-represented communities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a faculty learning community to support socially relevant, engaged curriculum and pedagogies.
  • Evidence of external support or the potential for external funding of research activities.

For further information & to apply: See https://csucareers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=76572 ApplicationInterested candidates should submit an application packet that contains:  (1) a letter of interest; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) a statement on your teaching philosophy, research interests and goals, and how your teaching and scholarship align with the mission and values of the Health Education Department; (4) three letters of recommendation; (5) two samples of scholarly work; (6) teaching evaluations. Submit all materials online by November 10, 2019 to Dr. Lisa Moore, Search Committee Chair, at lisadee@sfsu.edu with subject line “Critical Public Health TT Search

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POSITION: Director of Program Evaluation

ORGANIZATION: Susan G Komen, Washington DC

The Director, Program Evaluation is a member of the African-American Health Equity Initiative (AAHEI). The goal of the AAHEI program is to reduce disparities in breast cancer outcomes within the African-American community by 25% within five years, starting in the 11 U.S. cities where the inequities are greatest. These cities include Memphis, St. Louis, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, Los Angeles Metroplex, Philadelphia Metroplex, Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and Baltimore. A Collective Impact model will guide the program. This model addresses complex social issues through long-term, cross-sector collaborative action and investment to maximize impact by creating community-driven systems change. The AAHEI program will employ several program methods including assessing quality and increasing improvement of care delivery; improving care coordination through patient navigation and other means; and community advocacy.

The primary objective of Director, Program Evaluation is to support Susan G. Komen in achieving our overall Vision and Mission by:

  • Leading the development and implementation of the overall monitoring and evaluation framework for the AAHEI program.
  • Strengthening the M&E system and building capacity of staff and program implementors to plan, manage, conduct and use M&E for more effective programming.
  • Leading in-depth, community-based landscape analyses for each of the metropolitan areas served by the program.
  • Leading the publication and dissemination of written reports and presentations related to progress, outcomes and lessons learned to inform donors, program partners, the public health field and other key stakeholders.
  • Serving as a thought partner within a matrixed, multi-site team and using extensive experience leading communication, coordination and collaboration in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet the continuous improvement needs of the program.
  • Providing supervision of the program evaluation team and collaborating with Komen’s Data Science and Impact team.
  • Supporting revenue generating activities for the organization, including the creation and review of content for fundraising campaigns and donor prospects and participating in face to face donor meetings as needed.
  • Promoting an organizational culture that values trust, commitment to the mission, scientific integrity, and professional and organizational growth.

Job Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in public health, health disparities or relevant discipline. Minimum of seven to ten years of experience in evaluation of public health programs.

Must demonstrate:

  • Advanced skills in quantitative, qualitative and mixed designs for evaluation methodologies; and experience in evaluating national public health initiatives.
  • Excellent written, verbal and problem-solving skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong organizational and program management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills related to evaluation of program outputs, outcomes and impact.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency of interviewing techniques.
  • Experience as a public speaker, a team-oriented attitude for training others and a professional demeanor for interacting with stakeholders and program participants.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Experience

  • Education or direct experience in evaluation of health disparities programs, especially cancer disparities.
  • Knowledge and experience in evaluation of collective impact program interventions.
  • Education or direct experience in evaluation of public policy and/or advocacy interventions related to breast cancer health equity.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment.

Specialized Knowledge Requirements

  • Outstanding computer skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (i.e. Redcap, Qualtrix, SAS, SPSS)

For further information & to apply: See https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=faa94825-da86-4895-b462-ba62627d3e78&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=223939&source=CC3&lang=en_US Susan G. Komen has retained the services of Insight Executive Search. For more information or to apply for the position, please contact: Aaron Schmidt, President, Insight Executive Search, (949) 281-7525, aaron.schmidt@insightexecutivesearch.com

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POSITION: Community Capacity Building Specialist

ORGANIZATION: The Fund for Public Health in New York City

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 Community Capacity Building Specialist to support partner training and coalition building of Take Action ABCD, a five-year cooperative agreement with the Center for Disease Control to improve A1C control, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Diabetes prevention and management for adult residents of NYC, particularly those living in priority neighborhoods disproportionately affected by diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This place-based approach includes partnering with community-based organizations to increase accessibility and effectiveness of lifestyle change programs, tailoring communications to raise awareness of risks and resources, training community health workers to strengthen the workforce and support service delivery, and enhancing bi-directional referral resources to improve linkages to services that impact health outcomes, and produce sustainable value-based payment billing models that could be replicated to support similar community-based, community health worker delivered interventions that address social determinants of health.

This position will be housed within the DOHMH’s Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness, Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building, at Gotham Center in Long Island City, with substantial proportion of time in the Bronx. The Center for Health Equity & Community Wellness uses a racial and social justice approach to eliminate health inequities for those who are most marginalized in New York City and reduce overall premature mortality from the leading causes of preventable death with the vision that every New Yorker will live in a thriving neighborhood with equitable access to resources that help support healthy individuals and communities.

Position Overview

The Community Capacity Building Specialist, reporting to the Director of Capacity Building, will support Community Health Workers and community-based organizations working to prevent diabetes and cardiovascular disease. They will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with and among partners. In collaboration with colleagues in the Health Equity Capacity Unit, the Community Capacity Building Specialist will strategize and plan for engagement with members of the Community Health Worker Workforce Initiative and the NYC Diabetes Prevention Network, and will have primary responsibility for coordinating and/or facilitating meetings, trainings, and convening’s.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and facilitate CHW capacity building opportunities, including trainings and convening’s
  • Assist in development and implementation of evaluation tools and processes, including partner engagement
  • Provide technical assistance to community partners including but not limited to utilization of bi-directional electronic referral system
  • Foster continuous support and community building among CHW workforce
  • Build and support partnerships among Bronx-based stakeholders around chronic disease prevention and social determinants of health
  • Implement improvements based on partner feedback and past and ongoing evaluation
  • Perform administrative tasks and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Commitment to racial equity and social justice
  • Master’s degree in a related field and two or more years of relevant experience preferred, or in place of degree, five or more years equivalent experience
  • Past experience with one or more of the following: community based organizations, coalition building, community organizing, community health workers
  • Ability to communicate detailed processes to community partners
  • Experience with program planning/strategic planning
  • Facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently and collectively
  • Willingness to travel to sites across New York City as required
  • Experience designing, delivering, and/or evaluating trainings preferred
  • Experience as a community health worker preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Experience living, working, or studying in the Bronx preferred

For further information & to apply: To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position, to publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org indicating “Community Capacity Building Specialist_your name” in subject line. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted. For more information, see https://www.fphnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Community-Capacity-Building-Specialist-9.17.19.pdf and https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/4fc7192f43e24bc6b298a6c75a7485b4-community-capacity-building-specialist-the-fund-for-public-health-in-new-york-city-inc-new-york

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POSITION: Biostatistician, Biostatistician II (2 positions: MPH level and PhD level)

ORGANIZATION: Mount Sinai, Ichan School of Medicine, Institute of Healthcare Delivery Science

The Institute of Healthcare Delivery Science (I-HDS) is an innovative and trans-disciplinary research institute within the Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Its mission is to develop, analyze, and disseminate clinical evidence toward improvements in the quality, safety, outcomes and efficiency of care delivered in the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health care system now encompassing seven hospitals within New York City.

I-HDS is currently seeking a masters level and a PhD level Biostatistician to work closely with I-HDS faculty, which includes clinical biostatisticians, epidemiologists, decision scientists, and informaticists. This position entails collaborating on several projects primarily with Mount Sinai hospital clinical data science group (http://clinicaldatascience.mountsinai.org/about-us-2019/) using machine learning based predictive analytics to improve the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of health care delivery. The successful candidates in these positions will also collaborate with investigators at Tisch Cancer Institute. Projects will need expertise in cancer clinical trial design, management of small institutional and large administrative national datasets, conduct of multivariable regression analyses with censored data, and reporting capabilities of research findings in a manuscript-ready manner.

For further information & to apply: To apply for this position please send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing your experience and interest to Dr. Madhu Mazumdar at madhu.mazumdar@mssm.edu. For more information see, PhD level: https://tinyurl.com/yywhzhmq and Masters level:  https://tinyurl.com/yy5fhj66

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