Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years of program coordination experience in a public health, health, or human services-related program or community-based organization; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and six years of such experience; OR eight years of such experience. The experience must have been contributing toward the development, implementation and/or evaluation of a program, project or other related activities. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience. Two years of qualifying experience must include program management and/or the supervision of staff.


A valid driver’s license that is in good standing.


Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.


This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have internet access.

Preferred Qualifications
Master of Public Health, epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences or related fields.  At least two years of HIV/STD related experience or knowledge in HIV/STD partner services, prevention, and surveillance.  At least two years of experience in program or project management.  At least one year of coordination of continuous quality improvement activities.  At least two years of experience in data-to-care work, (i.e., linkage to care). At least three years of supervisory experience including primary and secondary supervision.

Experience working with confidential datasets and/or protected health information (PHI) and demonstrated ability to exercise professionalism and cultural sensitivity. Demonstrated understanding of social determinants of health and their impact on how New York residents may access, engage, and sexual health services, mental health, and social services.

The Senior Program Coordinator will be located in the Bureau of HIV/STD Field Services (BHSFS) within the Metropolitan Regional Office in New Rochelle. The incumbent will provide administrative and program oversight of the HIV/STD Field Services programs on Long Island and in the Lower and Mid-Hudson Valley, to ensure compliance with and the development of program standards and procedures. The incumbent will oversee the coordination of program planning, including strategic planning, the development of innovative program procedures and standards, and overseeing staff compliance in their implementation; oversee established communication, monitoring and evaluation plans; oversee activities related to the HIV/STD partner services contracts with Local Health Departments; supervise staff and perform other appropriate related duties.


Travel will be required, 25%-50% of the time.  A minimum of 1-3 days/week in each the Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley Regional Offices.

Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6387 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans




About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.