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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/29/22

Applications Due08/19/22

Vacancy ID109533

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleProject Coordinator (Vaccine Equity) - 22965

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $88161 to $111111 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Immunization

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, communications, behavioral health, public policy, or a related field, AND four years of experience working in a major health-related program, or major administrative function for a large health-related or governmental organization. One year of the experience must have been at a supervisory level.

Substitution: a master’s degree in public health, social work, communications, behavioral health, public policy, or a related field may substitute for one year of the general experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working to address health, social disparities, and/or advancing health equity and/or diversity and inclusion objectives; promoting health equity through planning and/or program development; developing community partnerships and organizational policies and practices; experience presenting to and facilitating conversations with diverse audiences; demonstrated competency with Microsoft Office applications.

Duties Description The Vaccine Equity Coordinator is a leadership position that serves as a coordinator and liaison between the New York State Department of Health and federal governmental agencies and other stakeholders. The Vaccine Equity Coordinator will manage and coordinate health equity policy, planning and implementation activities for the COVID-19 Vaccination Program including, but not limited to: Serve as the focal point for equity work and work with Community Based Organization’s (CBO’s) within the Vaccine Program; Support development and implementation of policies, strategies, or programs to advance racial equity; Integrate strategies to advance health equity and racial justice throughout public health efforts; Foster stronger partnerships with other areas of the Department, CBOs, faith-based organizations, and community partners and stakeholders; Work with CBO’s and other organizations to identify barriers to vaccination among populations and identify and implement strategies to mitigate the barriers; Develop health equity resources on diversity, equity, and inclusion and conduct internal staff training to educate internal departments and programs on health and vaccine equity; Develop inventory of all health and vaccine equity activities implemented at the program, state, local, and community level. Manage program evaluation and monitoring plan of all vaccine equity activities for state and federal progress reports.

Additional Comments This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development


Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/22965/Proj Coord-VE/EPI-IMM

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference NMH/22965/Proj Coord-VE/EPI-IMM included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/22965/Proj Coord-VE/EPI-IMM, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until May 31, 2022.

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