The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating research findings into action through policy and best practices.
We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a full-time Program Coordinator/Junior Research Scientist. Reporting to the Senior Director of Education and Innovation, and working in collaboration with the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York State team, the Program Coordinator will be primarily responsible for coordinating, facilitating and supporting community technical assistance department. In addition, the individual will be responsible to document and maintain meeting minutes and notes. They will provide support in achieving contract deliverables. In addition, they will oversee, coordinate and implement various trainings, webinars and related events.
The ideal candidate will have the drive and desire to work and grow with a fast-paced team, have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and is able to work collaboratively with a diverse and high-energy team.
Oversee activities to coordinate, facilitate, and support the development and presentation of Community Technical Assistance Center trainings and learning initiatives for all New York State's behavioral health providers.
Coordinate logistics for internal and external meetings and events, including scheduling, booking rooms, preparing materials, and setting up conference calls;
Organize logistics (e.g. travel for guest speakers, conference rooms, and catering)
Manage logistics (e.g. travel, accommodation)
Participate with program level staff and managers in the design and delivery of statewide cross-organizational learning and training initiatives.
Participate in problem-solving activities with program managers and staff regarding implementation of the statewide evidence-based practice and organizational change models.
Organize, prepare, schedule and attend designated internal and external CTAC coordination meetings on an as-needed basis to strategize, troubleshoot, and provide feedback.
Coordinates and participates in regular status meetings and problem-solving activities with members of various project workgroups regarding implementation of initiatives, utilizes effective communication skills to facilitate and maintain progress towards project goals and deliverables.
Effectively communicates relevant project information, keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization, and keeps track of lessons learned and shared those lessons with project team members.
Support CTAC Leadership in developing trainings and presentations for clinic/program management on financial planning and best practice clinical interventions
Remains informed and up-to-date on the forefront of emerging industry practices, particularly as relates to clinical and organizational best practices; seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by CTAC.
Manages day-to-day "client"( as defined by CTAC) interaction for the Community Technical Assistance Center's programming and learning communities.
Responsible for the oversight and implementation for webinars, communication tools (emails and bulletins), including pulling together reports and data entry.
General admin support including but not limited to: crafting and editing of presentations, oversight of listservs/email lists, maintaining calendars and meeting summaries.
Travel is required
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Excellent writing skills.
Ability to plan and manage multiple projects, delegate tasks and check on the completion of assigned tasks, and is detail oriented.
Superior organizational and communication skills, including the ability to manage short and long term projects.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work with staff and "clients" in an effective, professional, and respectful manner, and with due understanding of and consideration for cultural differences.
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, clients, and the public and exercise effective negotiation and change management communication skills
Ability to adapt under different situations and exercise stress tolerance skills
Self-starter: possess the ability to create new and more efficient ways of tracking and disseminating information and contribute new ideas to web design and social media.
Knowledge of records systems a plus
BA, - or demonstrated minimum of 2 years experience in one or more of these areas; psychology, sociology, communications, marketing, public or media relations, or related field
Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented
Ability to creatively find solutions to challenges
Ability to anticipate, manage and resolve conflicts
Team player with leadership skills, abilities and desire to interact with people at all levels
Demonstrated dedication to work effectively with underserved, at-risk, and vulnerable populations
Ability to work effectively with community partners
Must be able to travel independently between multiple work sites and events
Experience coordinating staff, meeting, events and logistics
Interested applicants should attach a detailed cover letter and resume/CV.
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