This is a grant funded position at the College of Dentistry. The programs administrator is responsible for the administration of the NYU College of Dentistry/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Programs. This role is critical to maintaining a unique service-learning program that has become integral to the NYU student experience. S/he will primarily focus on coordinating the logistics related to program planning, implementation, and follow-up for up to 10 domestic and international outreach and research programs annually. In addition to administrative duties, the programs administrator will lead outreach teams of up to 40 persons to host locations and ensure successful fieldwork operations. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Global Outreach, s/he will organize participants, liaise with local stakeholders, including governments and licensing authorities, manage program finances, coordinate various aspects of the research process, and report on programmatic activities and outcomes. This dynamic role requires a passion for global public health, an excitement for extensive travel to developing countries, and high standards for excellence.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Required Experience: 3+ years' professional level experience managing projects and/or events, prior experience coordinating and/or leading group travel for professionals or students, executing marketing/promotion strategy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong organizational and administrative skills; ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously; adherence to timelines; strong written, verbal, and presentation skills; interpersonal and cultural competency skills to communicate with international partners and internal/external stakeholders; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications. Must be able to be physically active, as this position requires movement of equipment and supplies. Must be willing/able to travel at least once monthly (3 days to 2 weeks) and up to 15 weeks per year under strenuous conditions in developing countries.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in Public Health
Preferred Experience: Prior administrative experience in higher education or healthcare, travel experience with a professional or academic focus, prior leadership roles, study and/or work abroad, grant writing/management/reporting, budget management, health research, statistical analysis.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Familiarity with principles of public health and/or health research methods, familiarity with the research process, including data collection, analysis, and IRB processes; social media marketing; sound decision-making skills; demonstrated leadership; ability to present to internal and external constituents.