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Program Assistant-Elder Abuse Program

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Under supervision, provides operational, financial and administrative support to the NYC Elder Abuse Center \(NYCEAC\) of Weill Cornell Medicines Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine\. This position also manages NYCEACs social media channels and maintains the NYCEAC Elder Dispatch blog and tracks and analyzes NYCEACs website and social media analytics\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Provides programmatic support such as developing brochures and outreach materials, writing programmatic reports for funders and assisting with the implementation of community\-based events\.

+ Initiates and prepares written correspondence as needed & based on functional needs\. Examples include drafting thank you notes to Center donors, text for event advertisements & email correspondence with a wide range of Center collaborators & colleagues\.

+ Serves as Social Media Manager\. Duties include sourcing & distributing content through social media channels; serving as point person for programs social media presence; & drafting & editing blogs for posting and/or creating graphics/videos, as needed\.

+ Serves as point person for Center's website updates\. Responds to inquires that come through the website\.

+ Provides support to student/intern related initiatives within the Center, as needed\.

+ Coordinates room reservations for meetings and conferences\. Provides on\-site support, including assistance with audiovisual equipment set up and refreshments, as needed\.

+ Coordinates calendars and schedules appointments and meetings\. Prioritizes requests for meetings and coordinates the necessary arrangements\. Prepares materials for meetings and/or trainings as needed\.

+ Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel\. Examples include serving as the Centers main phone line point person, which generates calls from a wide range of callers\.

+ Responsible for travel and conference arrangements\. Organizes itinerary, makes appropriate reservations for travel and accommodations\.

+ Records and distributes minutes for a wide range of meetings, which includes staff meetings, event planning meetings and/or finance meetings\.

+ Responsible for procurement activities related to goods, services, and/or equipment as needed\. Examples include facilitating the execution of consultant contracts, processing and tracking invoices and tracking and processing other Center expenses\.

+ Responsible for disbursement/reimbursement activities as needed\.

+ Maintains inventory of supplies and/or equipment\. May order supplies/equipment as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately\. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery\. May assist with cost control\.

+ Ensures that facilities and equipment are in optimal and proper working condition\. Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs as needed\. May perform minor repairs if qualified and as needed\. May advise on upgrades for performance enhancements\.

+ Represents NYCEAC at community meetings, as needed\.

+ Performs other related responsibilities as assigned, including conducting literature reviews for articles, journal clubs and other academic endeavors\.


+ High School Diploma


College degree is preferred\.

Approximately 2 years of prior administrative support experience\.

This position requires past experience with a wide range of writing related activities\.

The person who fills this role must possess strong writing skills as many people in the Center will depend on them for drafting Center correspondence\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Excellent communication skills \(both verbal and written\)\.

+ Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail\.

+ Ability to multi\-task and self\-prioritize work\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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