Duration: part-time assignment to end on 12/31/20 with possibility for extension
Percentage of effort: 4 days a week
Reports to Principal Investigator: Dr. Linda Lausell Bryant
With grant funding from the B. Robert Williamson Jr. Foundation, Katherine and Howard Aibel Foundation, and New York Community Trust, the Adaptive Leadership in Human Services Program enables students, alumni, and human service practitioners to learn and apply the adaptive framework to engage challenges and support social change in their work. This growing project aims to promote connection and collaboration by engaging complex barriers to social justice in the human services field.
The Adaptive Leadership in Human Services Program is seeking a project coordinator to provide overall coordination support. Working closely with Clinical Associate Professor and Katherine and Howard Aibel Executive in Residence, Dr. Linda Lausell Bryant, and Adjunct Lecturer, Marc Manashil, the project coordinator will oversee the various moving parts of programming which include planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Assist in the coordination of the overall program to meet funder deliverables.
Assist with writing funding proposals, progress reports, citing evaluations and other metrics of progress in achieving program goals.
Supporting the program participants involved in the adaptive leadership initiative.
Assist in the development, tracking, completion, and encapsulation of evaluations for individual programs and events as well as the initiative.
Set goals and monitor progress on submission and completion of articles and publications.
Interface with OFR and evaluation consultants on studies of the initiative.
Coordinate and interview focus groups for qualitative evaluations.
Research funding opportunities to maintain and grow support for our adaptive leadership initiatives, interfacing with the NYU Silver research department as needed.
Work with NYU Silver's research and finance department to review monthly grant financial reports, track expenses, and resolve any issues related to the receipt and disbursement of funds.
Work with NYU Silver offices to process payment of participant stipends, contractor invoices and reimbursement of expenses by team members
Coordinate the scheduling of adaptive leadership trainings, meetings and events.
Work with other NYU schools and departments to co-organize and facilitate team member participation in campus-wide leadership development related events, trainings or conferences.
Establish and oversee a database for the NYU Adaptive Leadership in Human Services Community and interface with network coordinators to send out regular communications to the community regarding opportunities and events.
Partner with NYU Silver research and communications dept to facilitate video, publicity and social media of program initiative events.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 3-5 years of prior experience as a project coordinator or related manager role.
Experience with preparing data, data analysis, writing reports and publication(s), IRB submissions, grant submission, and project management etc.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
A highly organized research professional with a proven track record in managing multiple complex projects, meeting deadlines and helping senior stakeholders navigate competing demands.
Ability to navigate complex systems, persistence, proactivity and follow through amongst all initiative stakeholders.
Significant flexibility and adaptability to constantly shifting priorities.
Please submit a cover letter and CV for consideration.
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