Program Coordinator I, Environmental Medicine and Public Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Division of International Health of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, located in Manhattan, New York, develops and implements research and research training programs through cooperation with local, national and international academic partners. Its mission is to connect and engage research scientists and students in international collaborations that advance public health.


The Program Coordinator is responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of the Division, particularly the work of the International Exchange Program for Minority Students, a program that selects bright, high-level students (Bachelors to Doctorate) and places them to participate in research training with mentors in Mexico, Brazil, Ireland, Spain, Argentina and South Africa. It is expected that the position will require the coordinator to work about 50% of the time in administrative and coordination duties and approximately 50% of the time in writing and program evaluation. 

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the selection and processing of students and research mentors, including ensuring that they have required visas, health insurance and all documentation
  • Coordinate local and international travel and housing
  • Process payments for local and international speakers and mentors
  • Organize and coordinate a speakers’ series and other events, particularly for Orientation Week in early June
  • Document financial transactions
  • Update social media sites for the program
  • Create tracking spreadsheets for documenting student and research outcomes
  • Complete international mailings and communications, including creation of a newsletter and questionnaires
  • Write annual reports and financial statements
  • Coordinate evaluation data input using survey tools
  • Analyze evaluation outcomes and write drafts for reports based on those outcomes 
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the degree when the experiences are closely related to the duties of the job
  • Experience: None required, but 1-2 years administrative experience preferred
  • 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 

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 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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