Program Manager I, Center for Multicultural Affairs

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Program Manager is responsible for providing administrative, operational and programmatic oversight over the ODI Diversity Innovations Hub (DIH) portfolio of programs, activities and relevant special projects. The Program Manager will have a thorough knowledge of institutional and program policies and procedures to support the development, acceleration, and execution of innovation activities. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and manages the activities of interns and consultants and serves a partner to DIH leadership to provide direction for the DIH, and if applicable, setting an effective agenda to ensure that performance goals are met
  • Develops and independently implements new or revised program goals, strategies and objectives to sustain and grow programs and services related to the DIH and other special and related projects
  • Develops and schedules a program work plan in accordance with specifications, objectives and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates program activities through DIH design teams, assigned staff; prioritizes and delegates work activities
  • Maintains liaison with DIH team members and Office for Diversity & Inclusion staff, as well as staff in other departments to coordinate program activities and training; to accomplish program objectives; and to ensure cooperative efforts are enhanced and available resources are utilized
  • Provides executive level administrative support to the DIH Director (Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs and the Chief Diversity Officer)
  • Confers with and advises staff and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, respond to general inquires related to program goals and policy. Appropriately refers inquiries to other departments or persons as necessary
  • Provides administrative support to DIH Design Teams which includes but not limited to: Student Design Team, Resident/Trainee Design Team, Community Design Team, and the Administrative Fellows Design Team
  • Manages relevant DIH social media, webpage content, and communication materials
  • Takes an active role in developing the DIH program budgets and grants. Monitors, verifies and oversees the reconciliation of budget expenditures
  • Participates in the ODI divisional and leadership meetings
  • Utilizes ODI project/change management tracking process for key DIH initiatives and provides updates to ODI leadership as required
  • Education: Master’s degree greater preferred, or a combination of applicable experience and education
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience managing and administrating program activities for assigned area
  • MS Office Suite required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Substantial knowledge of design thinking, social entrepreneurship, innovation design and thinking, commercialization of innovation development 

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. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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