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On the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities (IHCD) team, we are working to address disparities in access to cancer treatment and other healthcare services at the local, national, and global levels. As an integral part of the team, you will coordinate all aspects of IHCD's educational programming, including the Junior Minority Scientist Mentorship Program, the internship program, and various educational/outreach programs. We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping increase the number of minority scientists and health professionals entering cancer fields with a focus on cancer disparities, and who will help increase the disparities work of junior minority faculty at MSK. In this new role, you will help build and promote educational and training opportunities which will contribute to an increase in minority scientists focused on eliminating health disparities and enhancing fundability. Do you want to contribute to MSK's reputation as a leader in the cancer disparities and minority health realms?
Collaborate with outside organizations and institutions, including those in the MSK Network, to cultivate, foster and maintain educational partnerships.
Gather, compile and edit relevant content for all departmental communications.
Manage IHCD outreach and education materials
Suggest areas for increasing the visibility of IHCD projects and research accomplishments.
Serve as a liaison to the Office of Public Affairs and program partners.
Manage the intern student programs and Junior Minority Scientist Mentorship Program within the Service, including all application, assignment, and scheduling coordination
Coordinate the intern/ Junior Minority Scientist Mentorship Program orientation process including dissemination of orientation materials to the incoming students as well as the scheduling the various MSK required trainings .
Work with program manager and service chief to expand our ability to train young minorities into the health/medical fields by applying for grant funding.
Ensure dissemination of important information re health disparities to healthcare professionals.
In conjunction with appropriate departments and institutions, work with in association with faculty and staff to plan, organize and implement seminars conferences and symposia including developing educational content.
Serve as the departmental liaison with the CME office including providing information as needed to the CME office
Leads or participates in educational committees to develop activities and initiatives to further educate, train, mentor or guide staff.
Develop, implement and populate trainee outcomes database.
Manage the daily accounting of planning and implementing conferences/ events including submitting payments and monitoring expenses.
Assist Program Manager in compiling budget information for education initiatives.
Collaborate with program manager, senior staff and faculty on the development of new programs or new service initiatives.
Develop grant application for educational issues including federal grants such as R25s.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A cultivator of innovation who creates and fosters new ways for the organization to be successful
Flexible in your approach communication and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
A Bachelor's degree OR 2-4 years of related work experience
Strong writing skills
A genuine interest in working in health disparities research
Excellent communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and Computer Skills
*Please submit a cover letter with your application*
MSK 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.