NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
Full Job Description
The mission of the Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections (BSTI) is to improve the sexual health of all New Yorkers. To achieve this, BSTI provides direct clinical services at eight Sexual Health Clinics throughout NewYork City (NYC); monitors disease trends; provides education and training to providers and community groups; conducts research; and develops polices to improve sexual health and wellness and reduce racial inequities. BSTI’s External Affairs unit oversees all external communications in BSTI including outreach, training, digital communications, social marketing, and public-facing publications.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:-Represent BSTI at partner meetings, conferences, and internal meetings in Manhattan and the Bronx.
-Identify community resources to formalize agreements for referrals for sexual health services, including STI screening and treatment services.
-Assist in organizing, developing and delivering STI/HIV and sexual health education presentations to community members.
-Establish and maintain relationships with community leaders, sexual health stakeholders, agencies and individuals.
-Participate in outreach events including health fairs, street fairs, and other community-based events.
-Participate in agency-wide required activities for emergency preparedness; responds when called upon, promptly.
-Participate in internal technical assistance on STI and Sexual Health Clinic policies, and protocols.
-Prepare schedules and reports on all related activities via Public Health Partner Connect, Excel, and PowerPoint.
-Assure that BSTI’s community-led work, programming, and other initiatives are aligned with the Health Department’s equity goals.
-Coordinate colleagues throughout the Health Department to ensure that public health efforts including direct services, public facing marketing campaigns and materials, data collection and reporting are inclusive of New Yorkers of all gender identities and expressions.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and two years of full-time satisfactory experience in a public health program, performing duties involving case finding, case management, interviewing, investigating and other related public health work, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or
2. An associate degree from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by twelve semester credits in health education, or in health, social or biological sciences; and four years of experience as described in “1” above, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and six years of experience as described in “1” above, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2” or “3” above. Undergraduate college credit may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for one year of full-time experience. Twelve credits in the health, social or biological sciences may be substituted for an additional six
months of experience. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a minimum of two years of experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, as described in “1” above.
At least 1 year of community engagement experience
Experience working alongside BSTI priority populations, including (but not limited to) immigrants, LGBQ/TGNCNB persons, and young Black and Latinx men who have sex with men
Knowledge of health care and social services available to BSTI priority populations
Strong understanding of the broader social influences that contribute to the health disparities affecting BSTI priority populations
Experience with public speaking and delivering trainings
Ability to work as a team member and collaborate well with others
Strong understanding of sexual health and related topics
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 439279.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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