The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Communicable Disease, Viral Hepatitis Program works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with hepatitis B and C in NYC. The Viral Hepatitis program conducts surveillance; community outreach; training, program development and implementation; and policy activities.
Roles and responsibilities:
The Project Coordinator will assist with the following activities and tasks:
• Conduct formative research to ascertain hepatitis B and C health care access barriers and needs in NYC communities, with patients at risk, and in organizations using literature review, surveys, focus groups, interviews, and field studies.
• Develop health communication projects to meet community needs, implement and evaluate each project and develop reports and presentation on process and outcomes.
• Coordinate meetings with DOHMH and community stakeholders.
• 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:
1. 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
2. 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
3. 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.
Preferred Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
- Experience with health communications research, development and evaluation
- Experience working with populations affected by Hepatitis B and/or C, Drug Use and/or Immigration
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
- Comfort with public speaking: providing training, providing presentations at community meetings and conferences
- Highly organized with attention to detail
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
- Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 311824.
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.