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Employer: The New York City Health Department's Division of Disease Control
Located in: New York, New York
Degree Required: Bachelors
The New York City Health Department's Division of Disease Control is responsible for the identification, surveillance, treatment, control and prevention of infectious diseases in New York City. The Division is composed of seven bureaus: Bureau of Division Management and Systems Coordination, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, Bureau of HIV/AIDS, Bureau of Immunization, Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Bureau of Tuberculosis Control and the Public Health Laboratory. The Division seeks a Community Coordinator to work with bureaus within and beyond the Division of Disease Control to promote the health of transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary (TGNCNB) communities in New York City. The Community Coordinator will liaise with community based organizations as well as members of, and advocates for New York City's TGNCNB communities. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Community Health Promotion.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
---Developing and assisting in the implementation of a long-term, community-informed comprehensive strategic plan to promote the health of transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary (TGNCNB) New Yorkers.
--Assuring that community-led work, programming, and other initiatives are aligned with the Health Department's social justice goals as well as the Division's overall goals.
--Coordinating and working with colleagues throughout the different Bureaus in the Division of Disease Control to ensure that public health efforts “including direct services, public facing marketing campaigns and materials, data collection and reporting“ are inclusive of New Yorkers of all gender identities and expressions.
--Making recommendations on policies and procedures that inform our Divisional work as it pertains to the needs and priorities of New York City's TGNCNB communities.
--Assuring that the direct services under the purview of the Division of Disease Control promote the sexual health and wellbeing of all New York City residents.
--Supporting Department-wide efforts to promote racial and gender justice, and an inclusive workplace.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.
--Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
--Direct experience working with transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary communities
--Knowledge of the health challenges facing transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary persons
--Strong understanding of sexual health and related topics
--Familiarity with public health approaches, programs and funding mechanisms
--Knowledge of existing health care and social services available to TGNCNB persons in NYC
--Strong understanding of the broader social influences that contribute to the health disparities affecting TGNCNB populations
--Excellent project management skills including the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and produce quality work with attention to detail
--Experience with public speaking and delivering trainings
--Strong commitment to social justice and racial and gender equity
--Ability to work as a team member and collaborate well with others are a must.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 378689.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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