Advertised Summary Job Description: The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health (HDPFH), Mailman School of Public Health seeks a Program Coordinator to work with the Head Start Program. The incumbent will coordinate Human Resource services with HDPFH, and support to the Director in administrative area related to site management.
Coordinate Human Resource area and serve as liaison with the HDPFH HR Manager: oversee time tracking and time sheets; coordinate hiring and termination process, i.e. track new applicants in completing interviewing, background checks, & other CU and Head Start requirements. Ensures that staff, volunteers, parents and visitors follow protocol for security while in building, i.e. ID cards. Supervise support staff.
Oversees daily administrative functioning of program and management of site. Ensures compliance with health and safety standards; troubleshoots space issues, referring to appropriate personnel and following up on outcomes. Oversees compliance with fire drill and disaster plan practices. Ensures that Columbia University, such as disability access, and Columbia University Head Start policies regarding space and environment are implemented. Ensures that center is a welcoming environment for families and staff. Responsible for over site of shared spaces, such as lobby, bulletin boards, playground, etc., including delegating responsibilities to appropriate staff.
Maintains communication with Program Coordinators regarding programmatic issues. Attends administrative team and staff meetings. Tracks monthly reports and takes minutes at admin & board meetings. Coordinates use of space, including special program events; provides liaison with Department and coordination with community partners.
Coordinates Director's and agency's correspondence; assists with grant submissions, and monthly reporting requirements to Head Start Bureau. Coordinate Advisory Board meetings and communications.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: At least 2 years experience in Human resources. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Qualifications: Written and oral fluency in Spanish preferred
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.
Internal Number: 126_167234
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