PHIT Internship Project Manager

Dominican University New York has an opening for a part-time/temporary PHIT internship Project Manager, which is renewed annually in the Department of Business, Innovation and Leadership through the course of a Federal grant. Under the supervision of the PHIT Program Manager, this role is responsible for finding training opportunities for students in the Public Health Informatics and Technology Program (PHIT) by developing business and community partnerships, resulting in work-based learning opportunities. This includes finding internship opportunities, arranging the details of the internship with sites, and, in some cases, assisting the sites with the formulation and management of projects.

This is a part-time position with a variable schedule that will encompass 25 hours a week in the nine months ending the 1st of September 2024 for a maximum of 1,000 hours. An additional nine months is possible for the next (and final) year of the Federal grant.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with the PHIT Program Manager, PHIT Internship Coordinator and Career Development Center to identify and nurture opportunities for internship site agreements.
  • Schedule and attend meetings both internal and external in pursuit of the goal of placing 45 interns into appropriate sites and opportunities before September of 2024.
  • Create leads for potential internship sites, and nurture leads created by others to achieve a balanced portfolio of internship opportunities available to students.
  • Document leads, discussions and follow-up action items for potential internship sites.
  • Assist internship sites to develop project ideas appropriate to the program.
  • Assist internship sites, where required or desired, with managing the project itself.
  • Assist interns with travel and lodging logistics where required or desired.
  • Catalog potential projects for additional work to be done by future PHIT interns and nurture internship sites for repeat internship experiences.
  • Record, track and document hours worked and duties fulfilled.
  • Perform other data related projects as directed by PHIT Program Manager for internal and Federal reporting purposes.
  • Report and meet regularly (to be agreed) with PHIT Program Manager, including a Monday Morning weekly call.

Qualifications and skills required:

Undergraduate university degree. Ability to quickly learn about the Health Informatics landscape. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to apply knowledge of organizational dynamics to identify opportunities and transform contacts into partners. Self-starter with ability to work effectively in a flexible and self-directed environment. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Additional database management skills a plus.

Dominican University New York is a private, not-for-profit institution. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live.

Salary: $42,000

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.