Attend the HBCU Online Career Fair, 2/24-2/28 from 9am to 4pm EST!

February 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Are you looking for a new Career!?

Join HBCUConnect everyday this week from February 24th to February 28th as they offer members of HBCUConnect.com real-time access to over 40 organizations looking to hire African American talent! 

Career Town Network and HBCUCONNECT.COM along with promotional partners Reach Media and the Tom Joyner Morning Show to create the largest diversity virtual career fair event in the United States. The event targets 8 Million African American professionals and students and alumni from our nation’s 105 Historically Black Colleges & Universities. 

The National HBCU Virtual Career Fair Series provides job seekers with the latest in social networking communication and technological tools to connect, communicate in real-time and pre-screen employers from all over the United States making your job search as productive and time efficient as possible! 

Register Now and enter the event from 9am to 4pm, February 24th thru 28th! 
http://hbcuconnect.com/campaigns/730/feb-24th-virtual-career-fair-content-ad 

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Brooklyn Crab is Hiring for ALL Positions – Open House Interviews Approaching…

February 22, 2014 Leave a comment

Brooklyn Crab (24 Reed Street, Brooklyn) is looking for applicants for ALL restaurant positions!

BROOKLYN CRAB, Brooklyn’s most exciting, biggest, water-front-seafood-spot is hiring for ALL positions for seasonal employment. This fun fast paced high volume venue is looking for hardworking individuals who can handle multi-tasking with focus.

• Training to begin immediately. Positions begin Mid-March
• If interested in applying you MUST APPLY IN PERSON*
• Open House interviews for all positions are Feb 24th, 25th, and 26th from 12:30 — 7:30 PM
(*experienced B.O.H. employees may submit resumes for immediate consideration, and 
attend open house)
• Location 24 Reed Street, Red Hook Brooklyn.

Positions Include:
• Servers
• Bussers
• Hosts
• Bartenders
• Barbacks
• Line Cooks
• Prep Cooks
• Shuckers
• Dishwashers
• Porters
• Kitchen Assistants (un-paid internship with room for advancement)

For back of house staff priority will be given to candidates with the following credentials:

• Food Handlers License and knowledge of NYC Dept of health codes
• Proficiency and cleanliness in the kitchen
• Knowledge of safe handling practices for all foods, especially seafood
• 6 mos – 1 year experience in another NYC restaurant (minimum) in a similar experience to
that which you are applying for
• Great personality and communication skills, with some ability to understand conversational
English preferred.
• Team mentality

For front of house staff priority will be given to candidates with the following credentials:

• Experience on Micros or other POS computer system
• 6 mos – 1 year experience in another NYC restaurant (minimum)
• Knowledge of seafood
• Knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits: familiarity with classic cocktail recipes, types of beers,
and varietals of wine
• Food Handlers License, and knowledge of NYC Dept of health codes
• Great personality and communication skills
• Team mentality

Pay for each position is very competitive and will be based on applicants’ experience (servers may make upwards of $500 a shift). Large kitchen with many positions to fill! Come hon existing skills and gain new ones. Room for growth in all positions.

GETTING TO BROOKLYN CRAB:
Subway: The Smith-9th Street Station, G and F lines. Get off the train, head away from the Gowanus Canal towards Court Street. Take the B61 bus, it’s a free transfer here. Get off the bus at Van Brunt and Van Dyke, walk back along Van Brunt to Reed, turn right, BKC will be halfway up the block on the right hand side.

IKEA NY Water Taxi: Brooklyn Crab is located just a few blocks from IKEA and easily accessible by the water taxi that departs from the South Street Seaport in Manhattan. You can check the schedule at NY Water Taxi. Once you get off the taxi, walk past the IKEA to Beard Street and go left for 3 blocks until you reach Van Brunt Street. Make a left on Van Brunt Street and then a quick right onto Reed Street.

Car: There is ample street parking nearby.

Bicycle: Brooklyn Crab has bike racks, and there are several other bike racks nearby. For local bicycle paths, check NYCbikemaps.com

The United Nations is Hiring for MULTIPLE Positions

February 22, 2014 Leave a comment

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

The United Nations is hiring for several positions.  Applications from women candidates are strongly encouraged as the United Nations supports gender equality in the workplace.

For job postings, visit The United Nations Career Openings.

 

The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts.

conEdison is Hiring – Apply Now!

February 22, 2014 Leave a comment

conEdison is hiring!  

The Department of Gas Operations is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide skilled and efficient administrative support to the Vice President of Gas Engineering. 

Title: Executive Assistant
Organization: Gas Engineering
Department: Off Of VP Gas Engineering
Expired On: 2/28/2014

Job Code: 13-766

Qualifications:

  • The individual must demonstrate excellent customer focus, the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and independently prioritize conflicting demands.
  • Confidentiality is critical for this role.
  • Must demonstrate extremely strong attention to detail, organizational skills, as well as time management and have the ability to prioritize deliverables.
  • Must be able to manage internal and external stakeholders with tact and sensitivity, while working regularly with extremely sensitive and confidential information.
  • Candidates must have and maintain a high regard for personal accountability and understand the critical importance of superior customer service.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are vital in dealing with all levels of management, union personnel, customers and public officials.
  • The candidate must have a High School Diploma and a minimum of five years of executive assistant experience (preferably to Senior Management). A college degree is preferred.
  • Exemplary skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required.
  • Knowledge of current technologies is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours and travel throughout the Company’s service territory.

Click Executive Assistant for more details and to apply.

Healthcare Event 2/23 – Get Enrolled in Health Insurance

February 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Information Session & Enrollment Assistance for the

Affordable Care Act of 2010

If you do not have healthcare insurance, want to change your insurance plan, or you simply have questions about the Affordable Care Act, there will be an information session as well as the opportunity to enroll yourself in a healthcare plan on Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm in Kiernan Hall at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 6713 Ridge Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11220.

If you live in New York State, you can sign up for free or low-cost health insurance through NY State of Health. This health insurance marketplace allows you to choose the best and most affordable option for you and your family.

Direct Care Alliance (“DCA”) will provide information and enrollment assistance as you choose the health insurance program that’s right for you. DCA is a non-profit organization whose work is funded through a grant, so there is no cost to you for their assistance.

If you have questions about what information you and others in your family will need to enroll, please contact John Kemp at 917-589-5248 or JcjmKemp@aol.com.

Sponsored by Brooklyn Congregations United (“BCU”) and Direct Care Alliance, Inc.(“DCA)

Click the Facebook Event for more details.

HealthCorps is Hiring

February 20, 2014 Leave a comment

HealthCorps is hiring coordinators!

HealthCorps®, a 501 (C) 3, co-founded by Dr. Oz, the two-time Daytime Emmy® Award-winning host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” and his wife Lisa, is leading a nationwide movement towards shaping a new generation of healthy, young people. They are always seeking dynamic, proactive, innovative and engaging talent to join the organization. The culture within HealthCorps embraces life-long learning, health, mental resilience, fitness, and nutrition.

 

WHAT COORDINATORS DO:

Coordinators are the heart of HealthCorps. Through the HealthCorps program, the Coordinator becomes a full-time health advocate for their school sites and its surrounding community. Each Coordinator works with an individual school to develop a tailored edition of HealthCorps, ensuring that the needs of the school community are met. Coordinators teach daily classroom lessons based on the HealthCorps Curriculum, organize and facilitate after school programming, provide staff and parent outreach and hold school-wide and community-wide events.

  • Educator Coordinators work with teachers before, during, and after school to conduct HealthCorps workshops based on the HealthCorps curriculum.
  • Peer-Mentor Coordinators serve as a positive role model for students, as well as a relevant mentor to help students form healthy attitudes, lifestyles, and action plans for life.
  • Activist Coordinators work with students to connect classroom learning with community activism. Through service learning and community-based outreach, HealthCorps turns high school students into health educators and socially-aware activists.

 

HealthCorps Coordinators commit to two years of service to work full-time in a designated high school and community. HealthCorps provides a salary-based position, health insurance and other fringe benefits. HealthCorps also provides continuing professional development and additional activism opportunities to help Coordinators best serve their school communities and to enhance their own experience and abilities.

 

Please see the application processing deadlines for the 2014-2016 Coordinator cycle below:

  1. 1st Round: February 28th
  2. 2nd Round: March 31st
  3. 3rd Round: April 30th

 

Interview Locations:

  1. Denver, CO
  2. New York, NY
  3. Los Angeles, CA
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. Sacramento, CA
  6. Charlotte, NC

 

Apply herehttp://healthcorps.org/get-involved/jobs/

Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY) Is Hiring

February 19, 2014 Leave a comment
The Global Diabetes Initiative at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is looking for a program manager!
The Global Diabetes Initiative was founded by Dr. Meredith Hawkins in 2008 to combat the global diabetes epidemic by harnessing Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s strengths in biomedical research, global health, and medical education, and by building strategic global partnerships in these areas. Officially renamed the Global Diabetes Institute in 2012, the Institute has established partnerships in diabetes research, integrated diabetes clinical management, and community health initiatives in India, Uganda, and other countries around the world. We believe in a spirit of collaboration and exchange of faculty, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare providers among our various partner institutions.
Position Summary:

The Program Manager will play a vital role in the growth of the Global Diabetes Institute through the development of key collaborations, networking and communications. Will have an integral role in organizing and sustaining multiple functions of the Global Diabetes Institute, from coordinating research projects locally and abroad, to developing and maintaining a website and other promotional materials, to maintaining effective communication with collaborating investigators in the US and globally. Will contribute significantly to the strategic planning process for the Institute, from initial needs assessments to ongoing program evaluation and restructuring.

Position responsibilities:

  • Assist with the design and development of a multi-disciplinary globally-focused diabetes research and education program (Einstein’s Global Diabetes Institute)
  • Support Director, research fellows, and other team members in their roles in developing this program (including scheduling, travel, expenses, fund-raising);
  • Assist with writing, assembling and managing extramural grants (governmental and non-governmental);
  • Support research activities, including coordinating research projects in the Bronx and internationally;
  • Assist in preparing research documents, presentations, manuscripts, grant proposals, and journal articles;
  • Maintain effective communication and integration with national and international “partner” institutions;
  • Develop novel communications and other linkages for the Global Diabetes Institute;
  • Perform Needs Assessments and Program Evaluations, involving extramural consultants as required;
  • Arrange and organize meetings with key faculty members at home and abroad, including drafting action agenda and keeping minutes;
  • Develop and maintain program web site, incorporating active programs and research;
  • Organize occasional conferences and related activities (e.g., strategic planning workshop);
  • Support educational programs: developing course materials, syllabi, web-based (distance-based) learning, guest lecturers, scheduling, and locales.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in science- or health-related field.
  • Advanced degree in science- or health-related field a plus.
  • Some research experience required.
  • Interest in healthcare, science, and global health required.
  • Experience in global health research or fieldwork preferred.
  • 2-year commitment preferred, but negotiable. Open to extension.

Start time set for mid- to late June, but negotiable.

Please send resumé, cover letter, and two writing samples highlighting scientific and/or global health-focused writing to jeremy.mudd@einstein.yu.edu

Click GDI Program Manager to view full job description.