Mount Sinai Careers

PROGRAM ASSISTANT - Center for Excellence in Youth Education (CEYE)

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity. 
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

Center for Excellence in Youth Education (CEYE) works with a cross section of public high schools, colleges, and other youth organizations to implement academic year and summer internship and educational programs in science, nursing and allied health fields. The CEYE is a unit of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) in the Mount Sinai Health System and is based at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

The CEYE Program Assistant will be responsible for providing operational and administrative assistance to the CEYE Program Director and staff in support of the education pipeline programmatic activities to meet the deliverables associated with the NYS Department of Education Science Technology Entry Program (STEP) program contract - with a special focus on college readiness. The CEYE Program Assistant will report directly to the CEYE Program Director and have accountable work to the CEYE Program Coordinator. The CEYE unit reports directly to the Chief Program Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System Office for Diversity and Inclusion. 

  • Provide administrative support to the CEYE Program Coordinator and the CEYE Program Director related to the activities and deliverables of the CEYE program portfolio
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute college readiness and scholarship resources; teach a 5-part College Readiness workshop series year-round
  • Willingness to be trained in the CEYE Intensive Academic Counseling model, which is utilized in supporting students (formal supervision and training will be provided)
  • Hold office hours offering support to students preparing for college and scholarship applications 
  • Facilitate recruitment of students by meeting with school administrators, teachers and students 
  • Maintain CEYE student databases on attendance tracking and other academic performance markers 
  • Prepares data reports as needed for course management, reporting, and student rosters for grant applications
  • Design and distribute bi-monthly newsletter
  • Provide logistical support for all the CEYE special events and programs 
  • Facilitate the application and selection process of candidates for the CEYE High School Summer Program
  • Assist with science enrichment and interactive activities which may also include anatomical dissections 
  • Attend occasional student and staff conferences, which may include travel
  • Perform other administrative duties including: triage phone calls, maintain student files, update social media platforms; prepare and sent out school related correspondence, flyers and application packets 
  • Assist ODI's other units with occasional administrative support
  • Perform other duties as needed 

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree at minimum 
  • Experience in educational or administrative coordination or related field 
  • Interest and/or experience in working with economically and educationally disadvantaged youth 
  • Strong computer literacy and experience working with Google Drive and other communication systems (Slack, Google Voice, Polls Everywhere) 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 
Additional Qualifications: 
  • Competence in computer applications related to qualitative and quantitative data entry and descriptive analysis 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail-oriented with superb organizational skills 
  • Consistently maintains a positive attitude and builds strong working relationships 
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively 
  • Demonstrated respect for diversity and multicultural sensitivity 
  • Personal qualities of warmth, dependability, responsiveness, initiative, flexibility, knowledge and credibility 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
Strength Through Diversity 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are 

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background or sexual orientation. 

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