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Project Manager

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The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number #238-17
Classification Title Project Manager
Position Title #238-17
Central Valley Program Manager
Program Areas Program Administration (Program/Project)
Position Summary

The Public Health Institute is seeking a full-time Central Valley Program Manager for the California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CAHC). This position is located in Stanislaus and Merced Counties, in California’s Central Valley, and includes monthly travel to Oakland, CA.

The California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CAHC) aims to protect and improve the wellness of Bay Area and Central Valley youth by building organizational connections and seeding innovation through research. In partnership with youth leaders and adult allies, CAHC strengthens and transforms systems so that young people develop the knowledge, skills, and resources to transform their communities and have healthy transitions to adulthood. In addition to its other programming, CAHC oversees the implementation of the Healthy Relationships & Economic Pathways (H-REP) Program. Through H-REP, CAHC facilitates training and supportive services that are provided via a network of 11 school and community organizations in Stanislaus and Merced Counties. These services build the capacity of high school students and Opportunity Youth (young adults disconnected from employment and education) to create and maintain healthy personal and professional relationships and access new economic opportunities.

The Central Valley Program Manager (CVPM) is CAHC’s connection to the Central Valley and our local partners’ connection to CAHC. CAHC has nine staff, seven located in the Oakland office and two in the Merced office. The CVPM leads CAHC’s Central Valley office and programming. The CVPM is responsible for administering, monitoring, and supporting the overall success of CAHC’s Central Valley projects, including coordinating between organizations, reporting grant activities, ensuring continuous quality improvement, and communicating opportunities and accomplishments.

You should apply if:

  • You are a dynamic leader and passionate advocate for the youth of the Central Valley.
  • You believe in the value of youth leadership development.
  • As a deep and methodical thinker and communicator, being detailed-oriented isn’t a sound bite for you, but rather one of your strongest qualities.
  • You enjoy being involved in several projects and are talented at managing both your own time and other’s expectations.
  • You love collaborating across teams and are personable, helpful, and incredibly organized. You are dedicated to working collaboratively with youth and community leaders from multiple sectors (including business, public, and non-profit) for the greater good.
  • You have experience with complex project and partner management, quantitative research, data collection, and/or the evaluation of performance measures and program outputs. You understand how to use research and data to make change happen efficiently and effectively, and an ever-evolving vision of how to utilize information to inform and enable quality improvement.
  • You are a continual learner and are adaptable to change.
PHI Introduction

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure CAHC program deliverables and goals are met.
  • Represent the program by facilitating, co-facilitating, or participating in agency meetings, in-service trainings, conferences, and other events.
  • Conduct surveys, meetings, and other communications with partners to ensure effective two-way communication and improve programmatic workflow.
  • Manage and supervise data collection into the federal system (nFORM—you will be trained on it), including conducting regular audits, providing partners with technical assistance, and utilizing the data to monitor and improve program operations.
  • Act as liaison with the H-REP local evaluator to ensure that the evaluation is on track and that all stakeholders are updated on a regular basis.
  • Prepare project reports; includes collecting data and reports from partners, and submitting them in a timely manner.
  • Develop and share regular communications about H-REP via social media, a newsletter and blog, conferences, and community meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • BA/BS in related field or high school degree or equivalent and additional 4 years of related experience.
  • Experience working across sectors, in a multi-sector, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated skills in facilitation, effective oral and written communication and presentation skills, and meeting management.
  • Knowledge of family and youth-related resources and social services in Stanislaus and/or Merced Counties.
  • Understanding of evaluation design and methods.
  • Valid California driver’s license & proof of auto insurance coverage required, or must have available transportation and ability to commute to various locations other than the assigned office.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Stanislaus and Merced Counties, monthly or bi-monthly to Oakland, and possibly outside California for program meetings annually.
Compensation

Compensation:

This is an exempt position and the salary is commensurate with experience. PHI offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403b (group retirement annuity) and partial subsidy of public transportation cost. For more information about PHI’s benefits, visit our benefits page here.

Open Date 10/31/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Location Merced
CA

Supplement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the required education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the necessary skills to perform this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have available transportation and ability to commute to various locations other than the assigned office?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you willing to travel throughout Stanislaus and Merced Counties, monthly or-bimonthly to Oakland, and possibly outside California for program meetings annually?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents to Attach

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents