Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University Medical Center seeks an Assistant Project Manager to join the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) project management team. The OHDSI initiative is a community-based effort, initially established as a multi-stakeholder collaborative with the aim of generating reliable evidence to support medical decision-making. To achieve this aim, OHDSI has taken an open community approach which moves away from the current paradigm of conducting research in isolation, towards open-science designed to answer today's most relevant health-care questions. To facilitate this open approach, the OHDSI community will hold an annual symposium in October. The symposium will be a 3-day event for up to 500 participants. The event will include a one-day conference and two days of tutorials.
The candidate will support OHDSI's Project Manager with the planning and implementation of the event by providing logistical and administrative support. This is a temporary position that will end in November 2017.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in hospitality, communications, public relations or a related field, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Candidate should have experience organizing large meetings, strong written and verbal communication skills, be very detail oriented and assertive.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.