Accounts Payable Specialist

St. John's University

Accounts Payable Specialist

Jamaica, NY +1 location
  • Responsibilities

    St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

    A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 


    Child HELP Partnership (CHP) at St. John’s University is seeking a Project Coordinator for a national dissemination and training initiative.

    CHP at St. John’s University was recently awarded a Treatment and Services Adaptation Center (Category II) grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to join the National Child Traumatic Stress Network ( The National CHP Center is training and supporting the delivery of evidence-based, culturally adapted trauma interventions for children exposed to disaster, sexual abuse, family violence, race-based trauma, COVID-19, and traumatic deaths. Through this project, major stakeholders in children’s mental health–school personnel, parents, and mental health providers–are working in partnership to create a continuum-of-care at 18 sites nationwide. The sites will be trained in CHP’s services (workshops on trauma and engagement) and interventions (Skills for Psychological Recovery, Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy).

    The National CHP Center is overseen by a team of psychologists including Drs. Elissa Brown (trauma, interventions, outcomes research), Robin Goodman (grief, interventions, public education), Imad Zaheer (school-based mental health, dissemination and implementation), and Andrea Bergman (qualitative methods, emerging adulthood). The Project Coordinator reports to Dr. Brown and works with the rest of the leadership team.

    The Project Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day coordination of the following training, administrative, and program evaluation tasks:


    • Assist the leadership team in the development of trainings on CHP services and interventions
    • Schedule and coordinate trainings
    • Train and consult with partner sites on evidence-based engagement and assessment techniques


    • Assist leadership with development of assessment tools for each training
    • Complete applications to the Institutional Review Board and coordinate Institutional Review Board submissions across sites
    • Assist with data collection and management, including building online data collection via Qualtrics, writing SPSS syntax, and data entry and cleaning
    • Train and supervise graduate and undergraduate students on data management in Qualtrics and SPSS, psychological assessments, and other lab protocols
    • Assist with data analysis for grant reports
    • Assist with conference presentations and manuscripts


    • Administer standardized assessment measures to caregivers and children (ages 4-17) who have experienced interpersonal trauma
    • Conduct risk assessments as needed for self-harm, psychotic symptoms, and child maltreatment
    • Provide psychoeducation on trauma symptoms and trauma-specific interventions


    • Draft reports for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    • Conduct literature reviews on psychological measures to help supervisors determine appropriate protocol changes
    • Maintain supplies

    The Project Coordinator works closely with CHP leadership and staff in a supportive environment.

    This is a great opportunity to:

    • Create relationships with school/mental health professionals across the country
    • Gain experience in dissemination and training research, essential for those interested in pursuing related graduate programs
    • Learn how evidence-based practices are modified to fit in different communities, schools, and families

    This position will begin July 2022 and requires a two-year commitment due to the time spent on training of new staff. Work hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.

    Required skills/experience:

    • B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S. in psychology, social work, or related healthcare field
    • Significant experience in a research lab in related healthcare field
    • Knowledge of statistical packages, including SPSS or R
    • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
    • Experience with children in a professional setting preferred

    If interested, please apply and include a resume and cover letter. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Elissa Brown ( and Sophia Miller (

    Child HELP Partnership (CHP) is designed to protect and heal children and caregivers from trauma and its emotional impact. Founded in 2001, CHP is nationally recognized as a leading source for evidence-based mental health treatment and prevention of childhood trauma. The CHP team delivers free therapy in our clinic and online for children and their parents. In addition, CHP offers educational trainings to parents, other adults caring for children, and mental health professionals. Parents and caregivers are empowered with strategies to prevent trauma. Clinicians across the country are empowered with scientifically-sound therapies that mitigate the impact of trauma

    All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.

    This position may be relocated to any of St. John’s University’s physical locations at any time

    St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.

    Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

    St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    General bindery skills; light equipment machine set up and operation preferred.

  • Locations
    Jamaica, NY • Queens, NY