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.

Career Opportunities in the New York State Unified Court System

February 18, 2014 Leave a comment

THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES OPEN-COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS!

The filing period (application to take examination) begins Thursday, February 13, 2014 and ends Wednesday, March 26, 2014.  An applicant may compete in both examinations during a single testing session; however, separate applications must be submitted if an applicant wishes to compete in more than one examination. An application is considered successfully filed upon the applicant’s receipt of an examination application ID number at the time of submission.

Please read the announcement and instructions carefully. The statewide examination date is Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Visit https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/OC/Application;jsessionid=+JKCC8ZRL1yRofl8s7gDIQ**.server2071 for the application for examination.

2014 Paul Ambrose Graduate School Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is accepting applications for the 2014 Paul Ambrose Scholars Program (PASP).

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program exposes health professions students to influential public health professionals and prepares them to be leaders in addressing population health challenges at the national and community level.

This unique program provides mini-grant funds for students to attend a leadership symposium in Washington, DC and to implement a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators focused project within a student’s community or at their academic institution.

This year’s symposium will be held Friday, June 20th-Sunday, June 22ndScholars must be in attendance for the full length of the symposium.

Please visit the website at www.aptrweb.org/pasp to learn more about the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program and to access the online application.

Applicants graduating in 2014 are not eligible for the program.

All applicants receive equal consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor.

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 28th at 11:59PM EST.

Doodle 4 Google $30,000 Scholarship Competition

February 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Before there was an airplane, there were doodles of cool flying machines. And before there was a submarine, there were doodles of magical underwater sea explorers.  Since the beginning of time, ideas big and small, practical and playful, have started out as doodles.  And Google is ready for more!

One talented young artist will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.

This year, Google is asking students to create their doodles based on the theme “If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place…” To enter the competition simply download the application form, print it, doodle your version of the Google logo based off this year’s theme and submit online or by mail.

Closing date for entries is Thursday, March 20th.

 

For more information, visit Doodle 4 Google.

The National Academy of Social Insurance is Accepting Applications for PAID Internships

February 12, 2014 Leave a comment

The National Academy of Social Insurance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation’s leading experts on social insurance. Its mission is to advance solutions to challenges facing the nation by increasing public understanding of how social insurance contributes to economic security.

The National Academy of Social Insurance is accepting applications for its paid internships for students studying for or interested in careers in social insurance policy.  The internship programs cover a wide array of policy areas including Health and Income Security Policy (Washington Internship), Aging and Long-term Care Policy (Somers Internship), Disability Policy (Eileen Sweeney Internship), and Non-profit Management (Nathan J. Stark Internship).

The programs consist of a 12-week summer semester internship that usually spans May to August, depending on the student’s college schedule. Students receive a $3,500 honorarium for their internship experience and academic credit may be arranged through the intern’s college or university.

International Students with valid student visas are encouraged to apply and can be placed with non-governmental organizations, if placement projects match their skills and interests. Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2014.

 

For more details on NASI and the internship programs, visit The National Academy of Social Insurance.

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, Inc. is Hiring

February 12, 2014 Leave a comment

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, Inc. (CJFHC), was originally organized through funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 1988.  Established in 1992, CJFHC is a leading private non–profit 501(C)3 organization licensed by the NJ Department of Health and part of a regionalized maternal and child health (MCH) system.

The mission of CJFHC is to improve the health of women of childbearing age, infants, and children in the region through the collaborative efforts of member hospitals, providers, and consumers.

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, Inc. (CJFHC) is seeking a part-time Data and Evaluation Manager for the North Brunswick office. This position is responsible for the coordination of all Data and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities.  The manager will coordinate case reporting and data abstraction for the CJFHC CQI Program and other mortality review programs.

The qualified candidate must have a Master’s Degree, PhD preferred, in public health, education, other social science, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  The applicant should also have advanced skills in SAS or SPSS, MS Suite (e.g. Access, Excel); knowledge of statistical analysis techniques, research methods, and basic research/technical writing skills.  Knowledge of maternal and child health issues; as well as experience evaluating social programs, excellent communication skills and a valid driver’s license.  Basic experience with SPSS Dimensions/Data Collection is a plus.

To apply, please visit : http://cjfhc.org/index.php/contact/career-opportunities .

CJFHC is an equal opportunity employer.

The Gilman Scholarship Study Abroad Program – Deadline: March 4th

February 11, 2014 1 comment

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. 

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are planning to study and intern abroad. The program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

The Gilman Scholarship Program and JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation recently announced a partnership to support study abroad scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with financial need.

For more information on this program and how to apply, visit The Gilman Scholarship Program.