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Special Projects Manager-Elder Abuse

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

The NYC Elder Abuse Center \(NYCEAC\) is housed within Weill Cornell Medicines Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine **\.** This position will advance strategic initiatives and management and oversight of the day\-to\-day operations of NYCEAC's special projects portfolio, which includes the following initiatives: Elder Abuse Helpline, Social Media, Website, NYCEACs Special Events, NYCEACs Journal Club and other future projects\. This position will lead strategic planning for existing special projects and develop and implement new initiatives\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Monitor projects to ensure processes run efficiently and outcomes and reports are delivered in a timely manner\. Assist with problem\-solving project challenges and instituting process changes, when needed\.

+ Anticipate and ensure activities are supported by appropriate resources \(personnel, fiscal, space, and equipment\)\.

+ Prepare, review and/or edit project materials and reports\. Take a leadership role in shaping the content generated by the different initiatives\.

+ Oversee Institutional Review Board applications\. Actively participate on project advisory boards\. Facilitate meetings when needed\.

+ Oversee HR functions by recruiting and managing staff and consultants\. Interview, hire and onboard staff and consultants\. Plan staff development, conduct annual evaluations, provide feedback, and arrange training\.

+ Develop project budgets\. Plan, report and manage finances for special projects\. Monitor the funding landscape, identify funding opportunities, and develop and write proposals and grants\. Edit grant proposals, work to refine and develop pieces\.

+ Secure and allocate resources for successful operations\. Oversee proper expenditure of funds\. Communicate with funders, including drafting/reviewing reports, thank you letters and other materials as needed\.

+ In conjunction with the Executive Director, lead strategic planning and oversee/ execute implementation of planning decisions/ initiatives for NYCEAC's Special Projects\.

+ Performs strategic networking and meeting attendance with others in the elder justice field and relevant fields\. Identify new directions/initiatives and create strategic plan for execution and implementation\.

+ Represent NYCEAC and/or the Executive Director at meetings, as assigned\. Attend relevant conferences and give presentations, as needed\.

+ Performs other duties as assigned\.


+ Master's Degree


8 plus years work experience in administration or a related field required\.

Strong knowledge base in aging and elder justice issues highly desired\.

Experience in finance and in facilitating strong partnerships highly desired\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Strong oral and written communication skills are required\.

+ Excellent organizational and communication skills\.

+ Demonstrated supervisory skills\.

+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team

+ Excellent technical, analytical and problem\-solving skills\.

+ Must be able to communicate effectively with senior management\.

+ Windows Mac proficiency, as well as experience using web\-based applications

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 Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-09-25 Expires: 2019-11-28

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Special Projects Manager-Elder Abuse

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New York, NY 10007

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