Project Coordinator I - Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Dept- Office for Diversity and Inclusion

REQ #81807


Job Title: Project Coordinator I 

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 Project Coordinator, reporting to the Associate Director in ODI’s Corporate Health System Affairs Division, is primarily responsible for organizing and coordinating projects and activities which support System-wide People with Disabilities Program’s strategic initiatives related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Additionally, s/he will support educational offerings and aid in the development of new educational content/materials, and assist in building internal and external partnerships to enhance the patient experience and workplace inclusion at MSHS.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manages projects and activities to ensure quality, timeliness and integrity of initiatives; prepares minutes, project summaries, and PowerPoint presentations for reporting.
  • Prepares flyers and communication materials for events and activities, and actively promotes through multiple media (digital, print, etc.). 
  • Provides support for the Ability ERG and Caregiver ERG, which include organizing programs and events with sponsors and leads; tracking the impact of ERG projects, and regularly consulting and updating Senior Project Coordinator and Assistant Director to ensure adherence to department policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a liaison between ODI and Mount Sinai Calm in supporting the Ability ERG and Caregiver ERG.
  • Researches new opportunities for people with disabilities in ODI’s youth education and talent pipeline programs, makes recommendations to present to Assistant
  • Director and Program Manager, and assists in facilitating those relationships moving forward.
  • Facilitates educational sessions and tracks participation for internal and external reporting purposes.
  • Monitors progress of work and provides regular updates on project status to Associate Director.
  • Maintains an ongoing interface with existing and new internal and external partners to advance program goals.
  • Conducts ongoing research and makes recommendations on grants to support System-wide diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives – specifically for people with disabilities around health disparities and community outreach and development.
  • Assists with other tasks under the auspices of ODI, as assigned/requested.



  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s degree in public health, healthcare administration, business, higher education or related fields preferred.
  • None required, but 1-2 years administrative experience preferred.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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