The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is recruiting a Program Manager to coordinate activities of the Community Healthcare Coalition of Greater Prince William (CHCGPW). The CHCGPW is a partnership of local organizations and community members working together to improve the health and wellbeing of residents in the Greater Prince William Area. The scope of work of the Coalition includes engaging the community, local officials, advocates, and leaders in efforts to promote a safe, healthy environment where all residents can thrive, and developing and strengthening partnerships for a greater collective impact and resource sharing. The CHCGPW is composed of founding partners, a Steering Committee, general members and priority groups.
IPHI is providing technical support to the CHCGPW through a partnership with the Prince William Health District, Potomac Health Foundation, George Mason University, Greater Prince William Community Health Center, Novant Health UVA Health System (Prince William Medical Center & Haymarket Medical Center), and Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. The IPHI Program Manager position will ensure close day-to-day coordination among IPHI, the Prince William Health District and the CHCGPW Coalition Co-chairs, Steering Committee, and workgroup chairs on all CHCGPW activities. The Program Manager will work primarily with the CHCGPW but will also support other IPHI related projects. This position is funded for one year by the Potomac Health Foundation with the possibility of renewal.
The Program Manager plays a central role in the development and coordination of public health programming and the community health improvement process. The Program Manager position requires public health knowledge and experience as well as excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills and the exercise of extensive discretion, independent judgment, and political acumen.
Work duties may include, but are not limited to:
Conduct research activities with subcommittees to help identify priority strategies.
Recruit new members to expand coalition participation.
Develop communications guidance document to increase awareness and communication among membership and the public.
Coordinate planning and implementation of Steering Committee and work group meetings, in close collaboration with group representatives and team members.
Work with content area experts and community partners to develop and write action plans on Community Health Improvement Process (CHIP) health issue priorities.
Facilitate and coordinate the work of new or existing workgroups to assist with implementation of work plans.
Develop and effectively manage program timelines to ensure timely completion of program deliverables.
Monitor program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of work outcomes vis-à-vis contractual and grant commitments.
Develop publications, grant applications, and reports through collaborative writing and editing.
Identify evaluation tools, resources, and best practices to help improve the ongoing CHIP and work group action planning.
Identify partnership and funding opportunities and promote relationship-building with other organizations, agencies, and stakeholders.
Develop presentations and other materials for use during program-related events and meetings.
Identify and meet with stakeholders/partners to discuss opportunities for sustainability.
Manage and build relationships with contractors and key community stakeholders.
Adhere to administrative and recordkeeping guidelines to support accurate bookkeeping and documentation of activities.
Develop and manage project budget.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a field related to public health highly preferred with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working on community-level public health issues.
A commitment to health equity and racial justice.
A strong understanding of public health practice.
Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues.
Track record of program management.
Demonstrated experience working successfully in a complex and dynamic organizational environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience facilitating group process, such as committees or community coalitions preferred.
Experience working with state/local government, community health improvement planning, and/or hospital community benefit programs a plus.
Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training.
Demonstrated professional and political aptitude.
Familiarity with Prince William community is preferred.
Experience managing virtual meeting technology and tools (Zoom, Jam boards etc.).
Compensation: This is an exempt position with competitive benefits and an anticipated starting full time salary range of $65,000-$72,000 commensurate with experience. Salary is contingent upon available funding. IPHI offers a flexible work environment and competitive benefits package including vacation and health leave, health/dental/vision insurance, disability and life insurances, and retirement 403(b) plan and contributions, among other benefits.
Job Location: The Program Manager is a remote position. Office space is available at the Prince William Health District as well as at IPHI’s various regional offices as needed. The position currently requires virtual meetings, but this position will likely require face-to-face meetings in the future that may occur during business, evening and weekend hours in Prince William County, Virginia.
Travel: Occasional travel within Northern Virginia and to IPHI’s regional offices may be required and is reimbursable. Use of a personal vehicle to travel between worksites or other locations is a primary duty of this role.
Estimated Start Date: September 2021.
How To Apply: Please submit a resumé and cover letter to complete your application for consideration. Your cover letter can be submitted under "Additional Information" as text or uploaded as one file along with your resumé. Please note: only one file can be uploaded to apply.
The Institute for Public Health Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
Established in 2009, the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is a regional non-profit organization that develops multi-sector partnerships and innovative solutions to improve the public’s health and well-being across Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. IPHI’s work strengthens health systems and policy, enhances conditions that promote health, and strengthens government and community capacity to ensure equitable health opportunities for all. IPHI is the official designated public health institute serving the region as recognized by the National Network of Public Health Institutes.