Community Engagement & Communications Projects Coordinator @ NYC Health Department

Program Description:

The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Hepatitis, HIV, and STI (BHHS) Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Hep B and C in New York City. The VHP conducts surveillance, and develops and implements programs and projects to prevent, manage and treat Hep B and C. Hep Free NYC is a network building capacity to prevent, manage and treat Hep B and C in NYC. The coalition seeks to foster an inclusive collaboration among all stakeholders to advance Hep B and C awareness, screening, access to care, and vaccination through education, outreach, advocacy and support of research. This position is located at the NYC DOHMH at 42-09 28th St, Queens, NY 11101.

Title: Community Engagement & Communications Projects Coordinator

Annual salary: $64,181

Hours: 35 hours maximum per week

Position Overview:

The Viral Hepatitis Program is recruiting a Projects Coordinator who will collaborate with the Communications and Community Engagement Programs Manager and external community providers to coordinate Hep Free NYC coalition activities, develop, and implement health promotion/communications projects. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop health communication projects to meet community needs, Projects include printed materials, social media content, website content and other materials as needed.
  • Organize community stakeholders and work with organization leadership to enhance communications and coalition building capacity.
  • Implement and evaluate communications and community engagement project and develop reports and presentation on process and outcomes.
  • Maintain coalition project databases, websites, and social media platforms.
  • Coordinate community meetings with DOHMH and community stakeholders.
  • Conduct formative research to ascertain Hep B and C health care access barriers and needs in NYC communities, with patients at risk, and in organizations using literature review and, surveys.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.

Applicant must have:

  • Master’s degree is required. 
  • Experience with community organizing or community outreach
  • Experience in health promotion/communications, project development and evaluation
  • Knowledge of website and social media content development, health education, and training methods.
  • Experience working in partnership with people living with Viral hepatitis, HIV, and other chronic health conditions for better health outcomes
  • Knowledge of drug user, homelessness, and immigrant health care access
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Comfort with public speaking: providing training, providing presentations at community meetings and conferences
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills; work well with others.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail. Good oral, written, and documentation skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and time management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Strong desire to help others, empathetic, responsible, and self-motivated.

Selected candidate must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

To apply, send CV & Resume, including how your experience relates to this position here. 

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