Communications Project Coordinator

NYC Health Dept, Viral Hep Program

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** HIRING RATE:  $59.708.00    (FLAT RATE)
ON-BOARD RATE  AFTER ONE YEAR:  $65,678.00  – $72,246.00     (ANNUAL)

The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Communicable Disease, Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Hepatitis B and C in NYC. VHP conducts surveillance; community outreach, training and organization; program development and implementation; and policy activities.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • The Project Coordinator will work with VHP team members and leadership to support the following activities:
  • Review, analyze, and report on VHP surveillance data and program activities.
  • Evaluate access to care resources, projects and programs, and participate in continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Conducts viral hepatitis resource needs assessments with clinical and non-clinical community health providers, and develop and disseminate projects to meet needs.
  • Participate in the writing of professional publications, grant applications and public reports.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.
    To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
  2. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  3. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  4. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.NOTE:
    Probationary Period
    Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

  1. Experience working in health service organizations or programs
  2. Experience working with populations affected by Hepatitis B and/or C, Drug Use and/or Immigration
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and online and print design software.
  4. Highly organized with attention to detail
  5. Ability to review and analyze public health information or data, synthesize and make accessible to providers and the public
  6. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  7. Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments

Additional Information


  • Please note:  If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment.   By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:


To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to

In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 286286

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted


Work Location

42-09 28th Street


Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.


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