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Current Job Opportunities

Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai (CGC|M) invites applications for Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the following activities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on the Center’s Urban Works project to lend coordination support for project planning, design, and implementation of project activities
  • Be a part of either  the Environmental or Health program team as coordinator
  • Assist with outreach plans, program communications, and preliminary research
  • Monitor project activities and maintain updated records, reports, presentations
  • Providing logistical support for public programs and events at the Mumbai Center, including drafting and sending invitations, preparing participant profiles, responding to queries, making travel arrangements, preparing requisitions, and updating records
  • Coordinating with a large network of Columbia University faculty and staff as well as academics, alumni, and public and private sector entities on behalf of supervising program officers
  • Performing other duties and occasional travel as required to meet the goals and mission of the Mumbai Center and the Global Centers network

Competencies/Attributes 

  • University/College graduate degree required; post-graduate degree preferred   
  • Relevant education background in environmental sustainability or urban planning or entrepreneurship
  • A motivated individual who is enthusiastic about working at an academic organization and is excited by research and learning
  • A team-player who has the ability to work in a supportive and facilitative manner with a small yet growing team of CGCM
  • An efficient individual with excellent organizational abilities
  • Residency and relevant work experience in Mumbai required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Knowledge and experience in using MS Office.  Additional knowledge of Excel, Adobe and Corel software desired

Salary and benefits commensurate with national standards and the candidate’s experience.

To apply, please send a copy of your current resume and a letter of interest to [email protected] by January 5, 2022, with the subject line 'Application for the post of Program Coordinator'.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will receive a response.

Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai (CGC|M) functions as a knowledge hub and develops projects and activities on key challenges relating to India in the global context.  Reporting to the Director of the CGCM, the Program or Senior Program Officer for Health is responsible for the following activities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designing programs and proposals that lead to concrete research, training, and public dissemination activities on health in the Indian context that could include health and environment, non-communicable diseases, or infectious diseases
  • Engaging with faculty from across Columbia University’s colleges, departments, research centers, and professional schools for establishing programmatic and research activities
  • Developing close working relationships with potential Columbia partners in India, including universities, research centers, government entities, and private firms
  • Executing program events and supervising logistical planning, budgets, publicity, and program execution
  • Writing proposals, reports, and essays for the newsletter of the Center
  • Participating in monthly calls with other program staff across the Columbia Global Centers network and attending occasional program staff meetings
  • Traveling on occasion in India and abroad to advance the goals of the Center
  • Performing other duties as required to meet the goals and mission of the Center and the global centers network

The ideal candidate should have the following competencies:

  • Post-graduate degree in Public Health or health-related fields required
  • Relevant work experience of 5-10 years with academic research and public programs related to health
  • Residency in Mumbai or prior work experience in the city is required
  • A post-graduate degree from the United States is highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English, error-free and evidence-based
  • Excellent coordinating skills and a passion for public programming
  • Ability to work responsibly, take initiative, and generate new ideas
  • Knowledge of health/medical research and higher education institutions in India
  • Ability to work in a collaborative fashion  
  • Good organizational abilities

Salary and benefits commensurate with national standards and the candidate’s experience.

To apply, please send a copy of your current resume and a letter of interest to [email protected] by January 5, 2022, with the subject line 'Application for the post of Senior Program Officer - Health'.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will receive a response.