Program Manager II (ATLAS/Data Science), Global Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks to improve the health of people and the communities they live in, both in the United States and abroad. Its mission is to drive lasting global health impact at scale for the poor. The Arnhold Institute serves as a global arm of the Mount Sinai Health System. It leads research on the design of more equitable and effective care models that are disseminated through digital products, training systems and input on policy design. Broadening the understanding and purview of global health makes its hidden infrastructure visible so that new solutions can be developed, and impact can be scaled.


By recognizing common problems faced by diverse communities globally, the Arnhold Institute creates new opportunities for learning, research, and action. The Arnhold Institute designs, accelerates, and replicates health care models that put people first and drive meaningful impacts on health and wellbeing. By combining innovative thinking with intellectual rigor and data science, the Arnhold Institute is making maximum use of both human and technological resources.


The Program Manager is responsible for leading the ATLAS team’s operations in relation to sponsored projects and day-to-day operations. The ATLAS team designs, implements, and supports ATLAS and evaluates and integrates other technologies to aid population health managers in the prevention and management of disease, public health threats, and helps to develop data literacy and best practices across communities, at scale. The Program Manager will oversee a diverse portfolio of work including research and data analysis, landscaping key technology solutions for our partners, product implementation, and participate in the production of publications, reports, and conference presentations.


The Arnhold Institute for Global Health is looking for a highly-organized, experienced, self-starter to support the ATLAS initiative and our work to advance research, implementation, and support of our technology-driven global/precision public health solutions and innovations in the United States and around the world.


Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Participate in hiring, oversight, and management of the activities of team members, partners, and consultants to ensure high-quality and timely execution, including prioritizing and delegating work activities
  • Coordinate ATLAS needs assessments for design of and manage implementation of technology-based programs across the Arnhold Institutes portfolio of partner programs and internal initiatives
  • Collaborate with partners across departments within Mount Sinai to perform needs assessments, and execute and evaluate projects
  • Develop and execute detailed work plans for achieving partnership goals and track progress with project sponsors with interests in global health
  • Represent the Institute at conferences and professional meetings – giving presentations to donors, participating in workshops, etc, when required
  • Coordinate meeting presentation production for the ATLAS team and other groups seeking to represent ATLAS within their own work
  • Advise ATLAS Director on strategic planning for ATLAS and the Arnhold Institute related to projects, development, grant proposals and manuscripts
  • Manage ATLAS research, training, and implementation activities: write standard operating procedures, train staff, informed consent processes, and site visits
  • Perform landscaping and discovery for trends and emerging solutions for CHW organizations in the United States and international settings
  • Develop and manage partnerships with external funders and stakeholders and advise on business development strategies
  • Co-design and co-write project proposals for funding opportunities
  • Manage administrative research processes (e.g., grant submissions, IRB protocols, grant management)
  • Maintain project budgets, including monitoring and verifying expenditures, where necessary
  • Collaborate on quarterly status updates and progress reports for internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Ensure social-determinants of health and similar frameworks are appropriately represented in ATLAS and allied systems
  • Author and contribute to grant proposals for research and project funding
  • Author and contribute to academic research and policy publications as well as mainstream print media publications
  • Master’s degree or PhD and five years of related work experience or bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of related work experience in health care technology
  • Record of increasing, successful managerial responsibility
  • Non-profit health care experience a plus
  • Significant experience in project management and administration
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and demonstrated ability to execute multiple, diverse tasks, effectively
  • Experience managing or supervising technology and engineering staff
  • Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles
  • Good communicator and team member
  • Creative, self-directed approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Conversational Spanish or other non-English second language
  • Ability to create high quality, professional written documentation and correspondence
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated commitment to teamwork and collaboration
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven ability for planning and organization, including establishing and reaching performance goals and expectations
  • Proven track record in partnership management
  • Proven track record in direct-to-user health information implementation, training, and support
  • Technical experience managing MOOC (e.g., edX) course programming
  • Experience with clinical (operations and care delivery) workflow assessment and subsequent integration into technology design and implementation processes
  • Experience working with and navigating government programs and departments
  • Working knowledge of REDCap or similar longitudinal clinical data systems programming
  • Proven record contextualizing health technologies in a systems framework and with a user-centered approach

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.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!


Who We Are

Over 38,000 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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