The Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking a Program Coordinator for the Columbia-WHO Center for Global Mental Health.
The Columbia-WHO Center for Global Mental Health is an interdisciplinary program advancing advocacy, research, and training initiatives that promote mental health and aim to reduce the burden of mental illness worldwide.
The Program Coordinator is a professional staff member responsible for assisting with the overall administration of the activities of the program, interfacing with affiliated faculty and advisory board members. Responsibilities will include managing the director's and co-director's calendars and scheduling; logistics and promotion of meetings and events including the global mental health university seminar, the annual Council Meeting and gmh faculty steering committee meetings; draft emails and other communications to international partners, collaborators, donors, and the International Advisory Board; office supply orders and logistical tasks; representing the program within Columbia and externally; and assisting with other program related activities as required.
The Program Coordinator will provide administrative support for grants management, including budget tracking and IRB submissions and renewals.
In addition, the Program Coordinator will support coordination and research activities for Dr. Kathleen Pike's research projects, including literature searches/reviews, IRB submission, drafting, editing, and submitting manuscripts.
Overall Administrative Support for Program Director and Co-Director 50%
Grants, Contracts & IRB Management 30%
Donor, Board & Events Management 20%
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus 3 years of related experience.
Special interest and experience with eating disorders is preferable.
Master's Degree with at least two years of related experience or equivalent in training and experience, including project management skills, writing and editorial experience, and evidence of facility with digital communications.
A degree in a related field (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, International Relations)
WordPress and other website content management systems
Experience in global health
Must successfully complete online systems trainings required
Project management skills (specifically scheduling), strong writing and editorial experience, and evidence of facility with digital communications and platforms.
Applicant must have strong organizational and self-management skills; be detail-oriented and direct; have the ability to take initiative and responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress with minimal oversight; and have strong spoken, written, and interpersonal skills.
The applicant should have strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, and Constant Contact, and Canvas.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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