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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Project Administrator, HEALing Communities Study in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Position Summary The HEALing Communities Study (HCS) is looking for a Project Administrator to support a 4-year, NIDA-funded study to combat the opioid epidemic. Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Project Director, the Project Administrator will assist with preparation of manuscripts and presentation for a large 4-year intervention designed to reduce opioid overdoses in New York State. The study focuses will implement addiction prevention and rapid overdose treatment by coordinating with county and state public health agencies. Responsibilities Responsibilities include conducting literature reviews and summaries, assisting in preparation of manuscripts and publications, attending regular HCS meetings and providing follow-up support, summarizing data, and conducting interviews and coding/analyzing data and other duties as required. Conduct literature reviews and write summaries (20%) Assist in preparation of manuscripts, reports and presentations. This will involve proofreading, editing, and suggesting changes to a variety of authors (40%) Attend and sometimes lead HCS meetings and provide follow up support (30%) Conduct interviews and other research activities as needed. Provide periodic reports to mid and senior level management on an as-needed basis. (10%) Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree required A minimum of 2 years of related work experience cumulative in community engagement, behavioral health or program coordination. Demonstrated commitment to behavioral health, substance use disorder, and healthcare issues and activities. Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills Must be able to work independently and on teams Be highly skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.