Vital Strategies (VS), based in New York City, is an international public health organization. We develop and oversee programs to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality, providing expertise in project implementation and management, strategic communications, epidemiology and surveillance, and other core public health capacities. Our specific programs include road safety, obesity prevention, tobacco control, and activities to strengthen public health data systems and the use of public health data to guide policy and decision-making. Activities are based in low and middle income countries and cities in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Please visit our website at www.vitalstrategies.org to find out more about our work. VS is an independent affiliate of The International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).
Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Scheduling Assistant. The Scheduling Assistant will be based in New York City. Applicants must possess a valid work permit to work in New York City.
The Scheduling Assistant will provide extensive high-level administrative support to the President and CEO of Vital Strategies. H/she will assist the executive leadership with tasks such as, but not limited to:
The Office of the President is a highly dynamic and eventful workplace that must be responsive to requests always. We thus prefer individuals who demonstrate the below competencies.
The Scheduling Assistant role is a full-time position. The candidate may be required to work some weekends during special conferences and events.
Please send CV and a cover letter, including salary expectations to, [email protected] with “Scheduling Assistant” in the subject line. Closing date for applicants: 30th April 2017.
This position offers a permanent, full time contract. Vital Strategies offers competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications as well as comprehensive benefits in order to best support our people. Benefits we offer include: health, dental and vision insurance where Vital Strategies pays generously towards the cost of these benefits for employees and their families/domestic partner; 15 paid vacation days (rising to 20 paid vacation days from fourth year of service and 25 from seventh year onwards), 13 paid federal holidays and paid days off between the Christmas and New Year's holidays; paid sick days; pension plan; commuter benefits and basic life and personal accident insurance.