Program Coordinator I, The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, Department of Psychiatry

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment in the Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a fully integrated translational research center dedicated to discovering the biological causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders and developing breakthrough treatments. Our mission is to bridge the gap between new discoveries at the basic science level and clinical care by developing new and improved approaches to autism diagnosis and treatment. The Seaver Autism Center is committed to serving individuals of all levels of functioning and takes a unique genetics-first approach to autism research.


We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our Administrative Team as a Program Coordinator I. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative, operational and programmatic support for the Center, including the Drug Discovery and Development Program.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains liaison with internal staff and external partners to coordinate Center and Drug Discovery and Development Program activities
  • Coordinates and organizes meetings to support operations of the Center and the Program
  • Provides assistance to faculty and staff in the Center to facilitate travel, event scheduling and expense management
  • Manages calendar and travel for Center Director
  • Assists in administering Center procedures and systems. May ensure information is disseminated to staff regarding Center and Mount Sinai policies and procedures
  • Assists in the planning, coordination and implementation of seminars, conferences and workshops. Recommends new ideas and concepts for program themes, materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing program components
  • Maintains and updates Center website, working closely with Center Director, Marketing and Communications Associate, and the central web team
  • Assists with updating financial reports and with grant management activities
  • Assists with communications, fundraising, and development activities for the Center and Program
  • Processes financial transactions such as travel requests and vouchers, reimbursements, purchase orders, contracts, and reconciliation of corporate credit card
  • Assists in planning of yearly INSAR meeting
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s Degree; Health Policy and Administration, Business, Healthcare Management, Public Health program preferred
  • 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
  • Ability to work as part of a team
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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