Weill Cornell Medical College Program Coordinator-Global Health in New York, New York

Position Summary

Provides programmatic and outreach support for the department’s global health programs and projects. Coordinates logistics of programs locally and abroad, and liaises with national partners, international colleagues, and donors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides logistic support to global health faculty; prepares educational materials, manages applications and training, schedules reading groups, collects slide decks, generates course packets and manages online educating services such as "Blackboard".

  • Assists with visas, housing, vaccinations, scheduling, academic project follow-up and reimbursements for individuals prior to, during, and after their work abroad, including support to individuals visiting form national or international partner programs.

  • Liaises with donors and other project partners to fulfill requests for updates, detail donation use and accountability, and coordinate meeting logistics.

  • Manages public relations for the department and faculty members. This includes interviews, print media, press releases, social media activity, promotional videos and/or website maintenance. Ensures legal compliance of appropriate and accurate disclosures.

  • Provides logistic support to collaborators from other departments/centers on projects with global health faculty, such as meeting scheduling, materials coordination, travel bookings & reimbursements.

  • Assists with the preparation of written/print materials such as, grant applications, manuscript formatting, poster preparation and flyer editing.

  • Assists in application tracking and processing for funded projects, fellowship program, residency programs such as abroad electives and global health track specialty education, and undergraduate research internships.

  • Handles general administrative duties, including but not limited to scanning, faxing, email correspondence, document copying and payment requisitions.

  • Provides reception and phone coverage as needed. Greets visitors, welcomes and sees to guest needs (students, faculty, staff, etc.)

  • Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel.

  • Assists with special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field


Approximately 3 years of related experience coordinating specialty programs.

Background in social sciences, anthropology, public health, global health, public policy, or human rights is desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to a new environment and remain flexible as changing needs arise.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner with all departmental faculty and staff, as well as other institutional representatives.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Role requires flexibility to work during off hours, morning or evening, as needed.

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.