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 facilitate rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) manages a complex contract with multiple projects implemented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
Reporting to the Director of Special Projects, the Special Projects Assistant is responsible for supporting the FPHNYC Special Projects team in day-to-day administrative processes. The position plays a lead role in coordinating and reconciling travel arrangements, maintaining database portals and tracking temporary staff processing. In addition, the Special Projects Assistant assists the Special Projects team with filing and processing documentation related to contract closings. On a monthly basis, the Special Projects Assistant works with the Finance team to compile invoices for expenses incurred.
The Special Projects Assistant will serve as the support for Special Projects team. The Special Projects Assistant’s responsibilities are to:
The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, have the ability to manage multiple tasks with sensitive timelines, be detail-oriented, be an innovative thinker and proven, creative problem-solver, and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
• BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience
• 1-2 years of administrative experience
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
• Demonstrate attention to detail, can see tasks through to completion and be able to prioritize tasks
• Knowledge of database and spreadsheet software
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
SALARY AND BENEFITS
FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Please send your resume, with cover letter indicating how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position here. 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.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.
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…