Strategic Projects Coordinator
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Strategic Projects Coordinator

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.



Equitable Health Systems (BEHS) is a bureau within the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness (CHECW), a division at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  The CHECW aims to eliminate racial inequities resulting in premature mortality with a focus on chronic disease, by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact health.


The bureau engages primary care providers and other healthcare organizations to implement evidence-based strategies; leverages information to support planning and technical assistance for providers and payers; advances policy to close the racial equity gap for priority health outcomes; and surfaces opportunities where health care can influence and connect consumers to social support and addressing the whole person, beyond physical ailments.




In collaboration with FPHNYC, BEHS is seeking a Strategic Projects Coordinator to provide administrative, reporting event planning, and communications support to ensure BEHS practice healthcare transformation programs are successful. Key responsibilities include:


  • Administration & Reporting
    • Maintain and track project progress on practice transformation metrics and milestones
    • Utilize organizational databases and tools, including but not limited to, to track key projects and performance, and reporting progress
    • Coordinate reporting of metrics and milestones to internal and external partners
    • Assist with scheduling of site visits and outreach to providers
    • Create and maintain agendas and disseminate minutes for team meetings, ensuring that all parties’ interests are reflected and that the agenda/minutes are relevant
    • Provide administrative support to the Strategy team
    • Work closely with analysts and manager to develop key reporting metrics to monitor goals of practices/providers and internal team performance
  • Event Planning
    • Manage logistics for group trainings, webinars, and learning collaboratives
  • Provider Communications & Marketing
    • Develop presentations and outreach materials for practice transformation and other strategic projects
    • Liaise with the Communications team to incorporate practice transformation projects into BEHS communications
  • Special Projects
    • Research new initiatives to refine BEHS’s strategic plan, make recommendations, and draft project plans based on research and feedback from other BEHS departments
    • Work on other projects as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in a fast paced office environment
  • Excellent project management skills, detail-oriented, ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) skills
  • Experience using or other CRM is a strong plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary for this position is $50,000 - $55,000, commensurate with experience.



There is a potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements, including NYC residency.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.


The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.