Program Assistant, LINKS Cardiovascular Health Online Community and Resource Center
Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality.
Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that, since September 2017, has worked closely with governments, the World Health Organization, academic and other civil society partners in low and middle-income countries to build capacity for and implement a core package of interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease. For more information about our work, visit: https://resolvetosavelives.org/
We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make our work and workforce more inclusive. We encourage people of all racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, and gender expressions to apply.
Resolve to Save Lives is seeking a Program Assistant to support the maintenance of the LINKS Community, an online platform for resource sharing, networking and dissemination, grant making and implementation of high-impact strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease through hypertension control, sodium reduction, and the elimination of artificial trans fat.
This is a full-time position currently based remotely with plans to be partially remote/partially based in New York City beginning in January 2022.
The Program Assistant will help manage the LINKS program. The Program Assistant’s responsibilities will include: ensuring the development and dissemination of key CVH technical resources with the LINKS community; maintaining the online platform; communicating with LINKS partners and members; and supporting the management of a small grants program designed to catalyze in-country progress on hypertension management, sodium reduction and the elimination of trans fat.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Program Assistant, LINKS will work under the guidance of and report to the Senior Program Manager, LINKS. They will work collaboratively with other members of the CVH team as well as in-country and global implementing partners and with Resolve’s technical consultants. The incumbent will perform duties such as but not limited to the following:
Required Experience and Skills: