Project Director

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead multiple projects including but not limited to:
  • Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)- this NY State Department of Health funded project provides technical assistance to local health departments; ascertains needs and barriers to health and social services and provides education and support to families.
  • VaxFacts DDNY- provides education and information about COVID-19 and vaccines to New York’s DD provider and consumer communities.
  • UCEDD- collaborate with UCEDD staff on related projects. See latest annual report.
  • Supervise three junior staff: delineate tasks, monitor progress, provide mentorship
  • Manage site budgets, write progress reports to keep funders informed of project status
  • Facilitate verbal and written communications between 30 co-grantee staff and funders; lead monthly meetings; via Outlook, Zoom, SharePoint, and Teams
  • Arrange educational and professional development webinars for audiences of 20 to 300; brainstorm content with speakers, craft flyers in Canva, and program feedback surveys
  • Design processes for qualitative research, i.e.: develop plans for participant engagement, draft outlines for discussion guides, and write criteria for virtual focus groups
  • Advocate for equity across resources; ensure infographics and fact sheets are translated into multiple non-English languages and written in plain language for people with DD

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field required and minimum 4 years of relevant experience; equivalent education and comparable experience will be considered;
  • Exposure/experience with the disability community is a plus
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, prioritize tasks
  • Strong interpersonal, managerial, and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency with project management software, e.g., Airtable, Sharepoint, etc.
  • Qualitative data analysis (e.g., Dedoose), graphics (e.g., Canva, Mailchimp) and survey (e.g., Qualtrics) software

ABOUT US:

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation.A full-time faculty of some 2,000

conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than

$150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the

art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of

Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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