Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Office of Diversity Affairs, NYU Langone

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Coordinator. The Office of Diversity Affairs (ODA) at NYU Grossman School of Medicine is seeking an innovative, organized, and motivated Program Coordinator who will support the recruitment and engagement of medical students and residents by implementing programs that promote diversity, inclusion, community building, and cultural competency. Under the supervision of the Director of Diversity and Inclusion, the Program Coordinator works in collaboration with faculty directors within the office and staff within the Grossman School of Medicine.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Student Group Advising: Act as the first responder for student organizations inquiries and requests, and ensures clear communication with students regarding policies and procedures.
  • Triage, redirect, and escalate exceptional cases and inquiries requiring major policy interpretation to the Director and/or other offices as appropriate.
  • Coordinate, implement, and manage oversight of ODA funded student groups (SDI, BALSA, LGBTQMed, SNMA, LMSA) including monthly meetings, budget oversight, and advising.
  • Programming and Engagement: Coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate programming that builds community across the medical school such as Orientation sessions, Senior Sendoff, Diversity Week, Preparation for Clerkships, etc.
  • Collaborate with faculty directors, departments, and student groups to facilitate programs and activities that fosters engagement and an inclusive environment among students and house staff at NYU School of Medicine.
  • Participate and evaluate wellness activities including participation in wellness committee and MD Aware curriculum
  • Recruitment: Assist in strategizing and implementing a comprehensive recruitment plan to attract highly qualified, prospective medical students and residents that are underrepresented in medicine (URiM) via recruitment fairs, webinars, special programs, etc.
  • Meet with prospective URiM students applying to the medical school and provide admissions counseling or referrals to Admissions
  • Coordinate the revisit activities for admitted URiM medical students and residents
  • Collaborate with Admissions and student groups to coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate the Liaison Program that assists in the recruitment of URiM students.
  • Mentoring: Partner to implement, facilitate, and evaluate SEED mentoring program

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

As assigned by the Associate Dean and Director

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health care administration or related field. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible related experience including program/project coordination or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and must work and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently. Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure. Ability to multi task and project manage.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Higher Education, Educational Administration, Health Professions Education, or related field with experience advising undergraduate, graduate, or professional school students. Experience engaging with historically underrepresented groups and diverse communities.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 
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NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation’s top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeedFacebookTwitter and Instagram.