Casual Staff - Program Coordinator

Posting Date 1 month ago(1/16/2018 5:09 PM)
Job ID
Employee Classification
Temporary and/or Hourly
Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Campus : Location
US-NY-Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


Established in 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work offers (WSSW) a "methods-based" curriculum and concentrations in clinical practice, social group work and community social work/administration. WSSW, enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence within the larger academic community of Yeshiva University.


The Position:


We are seeking a Program Coordinator to work on a three-year project that will take place in Newark, New Jersey (2018-2020).


To apply for the position, please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information (i.e., name, title, phone number, and email address).


This is a part-time position, working 20 hours per week. 


The successful candidate will answer to the Project Director and will engage in the following tasks:


  • Coordinate communication between research personnel and school personnel
  • Work directly with school district to arrange data collection and produce usable data
  • Manage grant operations as outlined by project director
  • Implement data archiving plan and manage project website
  • Oversee data entry (i.e., survey to digital filing) and maintain data process integrity
  • Oversee organization of confidential records
  • Present with research personnel on project results when appropriate
  • Maintain communication between project personnel and community (e.g., community outreach)
  • Oversee successful submission of bi-annual reports to OJP
  • Additional tasks as outlined by project director and research personnel


Experience and Educational Background:


  • College Degree (BA/BS) required; MSW/PhD preferred
  • Educational and administrative experience an asset

Skills and Competencies:


  • Interest in research or career in higher education
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Good judgment, attention to detail, and unquestioned integrity


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