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LOCATION: John H. Stroger Hospital – Administration
In alignment with the vision and mission of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) and under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer , Stroger Hospital and Central Campus , the Workforce Development Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital's workforce development initiative aligned with state and national goals. Specifically, this position will provide programmatic leadership and direction, as well as administrative management, to ensure successful implementation of the initiative. This will include, but is not limited to ensuring program objectives are met and reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner; facilitating management systems that promote communication, coordination and accountability; and fostering strategic partnerships that will support implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the initiative. This a grant funded position.
Oversees all aspects workforce development initiatives and provide leadership and direction to ensure successful implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the initiative.
Facilitates management systems for communication, coordination and accountability among staff, across the agency and with partners.
Integrates grant activities and interventions into overall efforts of CCHHS workforce development activities.
Evaluates efforts for effectiveness and efficiency, as well as compliance with grant mandates; identify gaps and opportunities to improve program performance.
Ensures benchmarks/objectives are met and reports are prepared and submitted in timely manner.
Identifies and develops strategic partnerships that will support implementation, evaluation and sustainability of the initiative.
Represents CCHHS at public events and conferences, as needed, related to the grant and in areas of workforce development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
· Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
(official transcripts needed at time of interview)
· Five (5) years of workforce development, professional program coordination, career counseling or community relations experience
· Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Human Services, Human Resources, Human Services Administration or a related area of study
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
· Knowledge and demonstrated experience managing grants and budgets
· Excellent writing skills
· Strong analytical skills
· Superior organizational ability and attention to detail
· Ability to meet firm deadlines
· Ability to develop and maintain work with team members that consist of a variety of internal and external stakeholders
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.