Job Title: Program Coordinator
PVN ID: CC-2305-005636
Category: Clerical/Office Services

Job Description

General Description

TRACC, Translational Research Training in Addictions for Underrepresented Groups at City College of New York (CCNY), Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUMC), and Rutgers University–New Brunswick is looking for a Program Coordinator.

The position is a part-time, 20-hour/week commitment and is eligible for benefits through the Research Foundation (RF) of CUNY. Compensation = $22,500/year ($21.63/hr).  Estimated start date: As soon as possible. The position is hybrid (predominantly remote/virtual with occasional in-person activities and meetings).

Responsibilities: The coordinator will provide crucial administrative support to ensure effective program implementation, including coordinating all-program communication, creating, compiling, and tracking program documentation; scheduling meetings, seminars, and workshops; assisting with curriculum development and travel arrangements; and leading weekly Executive Committee meetings. The coordinator will also provide overall administrative and budget support to the program and the research pilot projects. They will serve as the primary liaison between the key personnel and grant administration offices at multiple institutions (RFCUNY, Rutgers, and CUMC).  They will assist with other tasks as assigned.

Other Duties

About TRACC:

Funded in 2013 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, TRACC is an innovative mentorship program that reaches earlier in the “career pipeline” to increase the representation of underrepresented groups in research. TRACC specifically aims to mentor young research scientists in translational addiction research.

More information on TRACC can be found at:


Qualifications: Applicants should have at least a Bachelors or MA degree in Psychology or a related field and possess the requisite knowledge and experience with many of the administrative and financial activities needed to successfully coordinate the proposed training program.  Prior experience providing administrative support to research projects and/or research training programs is preferred.

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Psychology (City College)
Part Time
Pay Range
Closing Date
Jul 24, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit