Sexuality Coordinator, Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health

DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - New York, NY (28 days ago)3.4


The Division of Family and Child Health (DFCH) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is charged with the creation and oversight of programs, policies, services, and environments that support physical and socio-emotional health, and promote primary and reproductive health services, health equity, social justice, safety and well-being for New York City families and children. The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health, the Bureau of Early Intervention, the Office of School Health, and the Bureau of Administration. The vision of the DFCH is that every child, woman, and family recognizes their power and is given the opportunity to reach their full health and development potential. We encourage qualified applicants with demonstrated commitment to social justice, particularly racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity to apply. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: Proposed Duties and Responsibilities: --Coordinate, plan, develop and implement programs to promote Sexual and Reproductive Health. --Conduct training on Sexual Reproductive Health topics in the field with Community-Based -Organizations and Clinical Providers. --Develop and implement plan to expand clinical provider assessments based on DOHMH's Sexual and Reproductive Health Best Practices. --Develop and implement project plans centered on WSW, fertility, IVF, and/or sexual pleasure. Maintain a clearinghouse of current literature and resources around best practices in sex positivity, WSW, fertility, IVF, sexual pleasure, and other designated areas. --Develop, draft, and revise publications including LGBTQ-focused educational materials and Sexual and Reproductive Health Best Practices. --Assist with the development of strategies to reach LGBTQ and other traditionally marginalized groups. --Develop, generate, and respond to reports, letters and other communications for internal and external use. --Incorporate trauma-informed care on sexuality level in Provider spaces. --Work with hospitals and medical providers throughout the 5 boroughs. --Work with other bureaus/divisions and other external partners to support Sexual and Reproductive Health Best practices, LGBTQI activities and community engagement efforts. --Assist with maintaining a sustainable data system using IT survey tools, develop reports, and troubleshoot as needed.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or 2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

--Experience working with Community-Based Organizations and medical providers--Proven experience strategic planning -- Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including the ability to write technical specifications and accurate documentation --Comfort with public speaking --Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health issues for MSM, WSW, and TGNC populations--Knowledge of egg and sperm banking options and services, surrogacy etc., as they relate to TGNC populations--Experience implementing and applying multiple of the below frameworks--Familiar with the Sexual and Reproductive Justice framework and how to apply principles-- Racial Equity and Social Justice--Sex-positivity framework--Human rights framework highlighting inclusion of various sexual orientation.--Proficient using Survey Monkey, Eventbrite, and Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

Additional Information

**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. ? Current Resume ? 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. **LOAN FORGIVENESSThe 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: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 352455.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.

Residency Requirement

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.