Gynuity Health Projects


Job: Program Assistant


The Program Assistant will provide assistance to Gynuity program staff on a range of research projects related to women’s reproductive health issues, including postpartum hemorrhage, contraception, and medical abortion. The program assistant must be highly organized with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. We seek a flexible, open-minded individual with a strong commitment to women’s reproductive health issues, including safe abortion care.


  • Provide administrative backup and technical assistance to all study team members, and general administrative support as assigned.
  • Assist with meeting planning and travel arrangements.
  • Backstop program staff in coordination of study sites (coordinate IRB approvals, maintain inventory of study supplies at sites).
  • Assist in preparing materials for trainings for new study sites (formatting PowerPoint presentations, assembling study binders and participant folders).
  • Assist in editing documents, manuscripts, and research tools.
  • Produce graphics, tables, and spreadsheets for publication and presentation.
  • Conduct library searches/literature reviews as needed.
  • Create databases, and enter and clean data.
  • Query study forms from sites, and follow up queries with site staff.


  • Minimum two years’ relevant work experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Experience with SPSS a plus.
  • B.A. in related area.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • French proficiency desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and quick learner. Ability to juggle many tasks, and prioritize accordingly.

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  • Posted: 20 Jul. 2017
  • Title: Program Assistant
  • Type: Full time
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience and training; excellent benefits

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