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Program Coordinator/Junior Research Scientist

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The NYU McSilver Institute has a robust training program on best practices in service delivery programs, including the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) which provides trainings and implementation support to behavioral health agencies across New York State. We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a program coordinator for CTAC and other related McSilver training projects.


Position Description:

The Coordinator’s main responsibilities will include coordinating, facilitating and supporting CTAC in achieving contract deliverables, including managing and hosting virtual and in-person events, managing and coordinating planning meetings, and supporting the CTAC infrastructure.

 

Essential Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • 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 and manage logistics for in-person events (e.g., travel for guest speakers, conference rooms, and catering);
  • Participate in planning and problem-solving activities with program level staff and managers in the design, delivery, and implementation of statewide cross-organizational learning and training initiatives and evidence-based practice and organizational change models;
  • Organize, prepare, schedule and attend designated internal and external CTAC and departmental coordination meetings on an as-needed basis to strategize, troubleshoot, and provide feedback;
  • Coordinate and participate in regular status meetings and problem-solving activities with members of various project workgroups regarding implementation of initiatives, and utilize effective communication skills to facilitate and maintain progress towards project goals and deliverables;
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information, keep project team well informed of changes, and keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with project team members;
  • Remain informed and up-to-date on the forefront of emerging industry practices and seek and participate in development opportunities above and beyond training required by CTAC;
  • Manage day-to-day “client”( as defined by CTAC) interaction for programming and learning communities; 
  • Responsible for the oversight and implementation of webinars, communication tools (emails and bulletins), and website updates, 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, providing customer/tech support to training participants, maintaining calendars and meeting summaries;
  • Travel is required when appropriate;
  • Perform 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 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;
  • Experience with Zoom a plus.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA - or demonstrated minimum of 3 years experience in one or more of these areas - social work, psychology, sociology, public health, communications, marketing, public or media relations, or related field;
  • Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented;
  • Exceptional verbal, written, & presentation skills;
  • Strong editing skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • 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 meetings, events and logistics.

 

 

The NYU McSilver Institute has a robust training program on best practices in service delivery programs, including the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) which provides trainings and implementation support to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 23, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    May 18, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
See below
Salary is commensurate with experience

Benefits

This position is full-time and includes a generous benefits package.

This position is full-time and includes a generous benefits package.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
5th Floor

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply through NYU’s Interfolio System at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/105696. Required attachments include a detailed cover letter and a resume/CV.

Interested applicants should apply through NYU’s Interfolio System at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/105696. Required attachments include a detailed cover…

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