• Project Director

    Posting Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.


    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


     Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.


    The Rose F. Kennedy Center (RFK) Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Montefiore Medical Center seeks a full-time Project Director to oversee implementation of the Statewide Systems Improvement Program (SSIP), a project funded by the NYS Department of Health. The Project Direct will have a supervisory role for all personnel engaged in the project. Project deliverables include: (1) Collaborate with the NTS DOH and other NYS UCEDDs; (2) Conduct Learning Collaboratives; and (3) Provide technical assistance for the Early Intervention Program.


    RFK CERC serves more than 5,000 persons with developmental disabilities and their families in the Bronx and is the setting for our UCEDD and LEND programs. 


    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


    • Participate as a member of the Leadership Team with a focus on the operation of the SSIP.
    • Communicate with, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with administration, relevant state and national agencies, including DOH, OPWDD and OMH, professional associations, advocacy groups, and other relevant agencies.
    • Supervise all staff engaged in SSIP.
    • Oversee and approve all personnel actions in line with hospital policies and procedures
    • Collaborate with the Operations Director in authorizing and/or conducting hiring, performance evaluations, termination procedures, grievance proceedings, and other procedures related to professional services and human resources.
    • Oversee all program evaluations and quality improvement activities
    • With the Director, oversee communication with funding agency.
    • Oversee the deployment of resources in a fashion that facilitates program development in identified areas of need.
    • Collaborate with the Director to develop and maintain evaluation systems that assure program improvement, ongoing staff development, and fiscal responsibility


    • Master’s degree in health, public health, social work, psychology or related health field plus 3-5 years of experience in research required.
    • PhD degree preferred.  Terminal Degree in Relevant Field. Appropriate licensure (if applicable).
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in program operations in a multi-purpose center for persons with disabilities;
    • Demonstrated leadership in developmental disabilities, consumer/family empowerment, and/or community building that supports full inclusion of individuals with disabilities;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices related to disability issues for children, state service delivery systems for individuals with disabilities, and familiarity with the UCEDD network’s function and mission.


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