DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves performance of support service functions associated with the administration of public health services and programs, specifically the NYSPHC Fellowship Program. This position will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the NYSPHC Fellowship program to ensure Host Organization Supervisors and Fellows are meeting expectations. The Local Coordinator will build and oversee the NYSPHC Local Public Health Partnership with the support of the Regional Fellowship Placement Coordinator and community mentors. This position, in cooperation with the Regional Fellowship Placement Coordinator, will screen Fellow applications, share applications with appropriate offices/projects, assist with the recruiting and onboarding process, monitor Fellow performance in coordination with supervisors, and prepare and submit reports with the Regional Fellowship Placement Coordinator. The Local Coordinator will work with Fellow supervisors to determine specific goals and responsibilities for each Fellow and will also communicate directly with Fellows about their goals and expectations for the fellowship term. The Local Coordinator will ensure that Fellows receive the proper onboarding and training, complete all required trainings, and meet the parameters of the program.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good understanding of project coordination; good understanding of project management; working understanding of the field of public health; working knowledge of public health programs and services strong written and verbal communication skills; familiarity with County and community resources; ability to analyze and organize data and prepare records and reports; ability to deal effectively and objectively with clients of diverse socio-economic backgrounds and cultures; ability to maintain positive working relationships with Fellows and staff; ability to work independently as well as with a team; ability to organize, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines; good listening skills, social perceptiveness; tact; confidentiality; good judgment; reliability; accuracy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either,
A Master’s degree or above in a health-related field and a minimum of one year developing and managing experiential learning opportunities or other related programs including some supervisory or team oversight experience
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512