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Program Manager, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 
Diversity and Inclusion - Req. 75896
Job Title: Program Manager
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is a System-wide entity charged to support the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) in embracing the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion as key drivers for excellence and innovation for unrivaled healthcare service delivery, medical and health education, and research. ODI staff serve as consultants and subject matter experts on best practices in diversity and inclusion whereby they advise on System-wide policies and procedures and provide education on inclusive behaviors to promote equity for all.
The Program Manager for Youth Programs and Education reports to the Assistant Director in ODI’s Corporate Health System Affairs Division. He or she is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the department’s administrative youth education and talent pipeline programs. Additionally, he or she will trained to facilitate educational courses on a variety of diversity, equity and inclusion topics (cultural awareness, people with disabilities, unconscious bias, LGBT) and will aid in the development of new educational content as necessary.
  • Oversee the day-to-day management, operations and logistics for the Richard Netter Institute for Diversity in Healthcare Leadership – the portfolio of administrative youth education and talent pipeline programs for students of underrepresented groups in healthcare. Specific responsibilities include:
    • Liaise with representatives from ODI external partner organizations and MSHS departments to secure internship placements for summer and academic-year programs.
    • Manage the onboarding process for all summer and academic-year, in collaboration with Human Resources, as necessary.
    • Organize activities and events (educational workshops, panel discussions, social activities) for summer and academic-year interns).
    • Participate on the HR Talent Acquisition-ODI Work Group and work closely with Talent Acquisition staff to organize regular site visits and workplace tours for students.
    • Track annual intern statistics (gender, race/ethnicity, number of interns per year, etc.) for purposes of data collection and reporting to MSHS leadership and national surveys.
    • Develop and oversee the Richard Netter Institute Alumni Network to stay connected with former interns and strengthen the talent pipeline (especially as job opportunities arise at MSHS).
    • Assist with the development of the Nursing Pipeline Program, in partnership with the Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, the Department of Education and MSHS Nursing Leadership.
  • Aid in the recruitment and general oversight of the MSHS Administrative Fellowship Program, including reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, organizing final interview days and scheduling regular meetings with the Assistant Director and fellows throughout the two-year experience.
  • After being trained, facilitate regular sessions on cultural awareness, people with disabilities, unconscious bias and LGBT (as necessary) for MSHS staff and leadership.
    • Monitor the frequency of cultural awareness and people with disabilities sessions and track evaluations; present recommendations to ODI Assistant and Associate Directors.
    • Record session attendance on PEAK so that MSHS staff receive credit for participation.
    • Update and/or develop new content for the ODI educational portfolio as requested.
  • Assists with other tasks under the auspices of ODI, as assigned/requested.
  • Master’s degree in public health, healthcare administration, business, higher education or related fields required.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and external stakeholders around matters of diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to multitask, problem solve and handle a variety of tasks and projects independently.
  • Proactive nature and the ability to follow through until assignment completion.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Travel between the System’s hospital campuses and corporate site is often required; all are located within the NYC metropolitan area.
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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