The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health (HDPFH), of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health is a vibrant department with faculty from a variety of professional backgrounds (public health, law, sociology, psychology, medicine, social work, demography). The department work focuses on domestic and global issues related to gender, sexual/reproductive, adolescent, child and migrant health, health systems. Faculty in this largely grant-funded department engage in a unique combination of research, teaching and service activities. Graduates of the Department pursue careers as research scientists and public health professionals at non-governmental organizations, United Nations agencies, and Ministries of Health and actively contribute to the scientific literature and assume important academic posts and public health leadership globally. HDPFH seeks a Senior Program Officer to promote overall development of the child initiative, including the Trauma-Free NYC consortium. This individual will coordinate high level communication with New York City agency administrators, focusing on strengthening child-related research, education and policy work through collaboration and increased visibility via meetings, conferences, workshops and media events. This individual will also coordinate all training activities in collaboration with New York City public health and social service agencies. The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Coordinate education and training activities; organize meeting conference and workshops; strengthen child-related research; liaison with city administrators.
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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Requires an an advanced degree in child development, and a minimum of five years related experience, including some experience in City government agencies. Require excellent writing, communication and computer skills.
Internal Number: 095844
About Columbia University, MSPH, HDPFH
The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health is a vibrant department of faculty from a variety of professional backgrounds (public health, law, sociology, psychology, medicine, social work, demography) whose work focuses on domestic and global issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, forced migration, child and adolescent health, environmental justice, human rights, and complex health systems