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Project Coordinator


Project Coordinator

  • 529031
  • Medical Center
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 25 2022
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Community Service Programs (OCSP) and the Co-Chairs for the Anti-Racism Task Force. The Project Coordinator will coordinate the operations for the service, training, mentoring, education, research, community, inclusion, and communication of the Office of Community Service Programs (OCSP) and the community recommendations of the Anti-Racism Task Force.


  • Establish new and strengthen existing community-campus partnerships between the community, CUIMC students, faculty, and staff
  • Work with faculty and students to expand the service-learning model for students to participate in community service. Develop an expertise in service-learning in order to support faculty, students, and community partners
  • Identify and improve ways for community engagement
  • Assist community-based organizations with grant writing and community-based organizational assessments
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of Community Health Needs Assessments and develop a Community Service Plan
  • Work in collaboration with the Office of Government & Community Affairs (GCA) to support regular communication efforts, dissemination of research findings, trainings and funding opportunities
  • Assist in planning and organizing OCSP programs and events
  • Other office support activities as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and training plus at least three years directly related experience.
  • Experience coordinating project activities and capacity to achieve results with guidance from leadership.
  • Excellent research, written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of database and desktop publishing systems.
  • Familiarity with health care issues, government, the Northern Manhattan community, and bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Experience in higher education, service-learning, community-campus partnerships also helpful.

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