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The Neuroepidemiology Unit addresses the mission of the Department of Neurology by carrying out research on the effect of environmental exposures on neurological development in children. Our research covers a wide range of conditions including birth defects, epilepsy and COVID-19 and takes place in settings around the world including Asia, Africa and the United States. The Neuroepidemiology Unit includes faculty, post-doctoral fellows, a research data manager, clinical research assistants, as well as rotating MPH and PhD students from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other nearby institutions.
Under direct supervision by Dr. Maitreyi Mazumdar, the Program Coordinator coordinates all activities and functions of the Neuroepidemiology Unit to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications.
The Program Coordinator II:
Coordinates activities and daily operations of a program. Assists in the development of new or revision of program goals and objectives.
Provides guests with information about attractions, facilities, services, and activities in or outside the hospital.
Prepares or assists in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
Confers with and advises staff and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals; refers to appropriate department person when unable to respond.
Prepares periodic reports and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
May evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods.
May review applications or other program documents independently or in conjunction with supervisor to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
May assist in the coordination of recruitment efforts
Assists with written communication and promotional literature, including website development and maintenance.
May plan workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
Interacts and maintains liaison with staff, faculty and outside/community agencies, including international collaborators, in facilitating program objectives.
To qualify, you must:
Associate's degree with 2 years of relevant experience. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Work requires the ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies, including international collaborators.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3147976
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