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National Network of Public Health Institutues: Senior Manager, Network Engagement

  • Jun 15
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

NNPHI is committed to the development of a robust distributed capacity network of public health institutes (PHIs) across the country dedicated to improving population health.  This position will play an important role in the recruitment and retention of members and the development of public health institutes across the US, the territories and in tribal communities. The Senior Manager for Network Engagement will work closely with each portfolio team at NNPHI to support connectivity to members, gather timely information on membership capacities and needs, design and implement a technical assistance system for all network partners, including pre-emerging, emerging and established PHIs, provide membership services including NNPHI’s signature event, the NNPHI Annual Conference and provide direct management support for programs and initiatives that engage members. This position heaviliy emphasizes customer service and relationships and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate several years of experience building and maintaining high quality relationships with members, partners, funders and others. This position will report to the Director for Network Engagement. This position is based in either NNPHI’s New Orleans or Washington, DC office (the Director for Network Engagement is based in the New Orleans office) and requires approximately 20% travel.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plan, coordinate, facilitate and evaluate Network Engagement activities, such as the NNPHI Annual Conference, the monthly membership webinar series, interest groups and others
  • Provide portfolio teams, funders and partners with timely, relevant information about NNPHI members through surveys, capacity brief requests and management of NNPHI’s Salesforce platform in close coordination with the Research and Evaluation Division.  Produce reports, webinars and other communications materials to share data and information with members, partners and funders on the capacities and characteristics of NNPHI members.  Data include financials/990 information for all NNPHI members.
  • Serve as CRM administrator for Salesforce. Develop and implement a technical assistance and business development system (within NNPHI’s Salesforce platform), with support from all NNPHI staff members, for network partners, including established and emerging public health institutes.  This position will provide leadership and support for all NNPHI staff in uploading data to the Salesforce platform and will support the development of reports, including membership profiles from the Salesforce system.  This position will provide quality control for data entry and help to train new staff and existing staff in the use of Salesforce.
  • Develop tools and resources on organizational development, programmatic capacities and other areas of need related to public health institute development.  Support the growth of a learning community of mentors with experience in providing one-on-one technical assistance to public health institutes. Support NNPHI staff and members in contributing regular updates to the Guide for Developing and Thriving as a Public Health Institute.
  • In close collaboration with the Communications Strategist, develop high quality, best in class communications and marketing messages for all members on funding opportunities, NNPHI initiatives, resources, capacity building opportunities, conference annoucments and all other member-related communications.  Regularly develop and update content for Develop and build new member materials and support members in their communications related to their membership with NNPHI.
  • Contribute to the development of proposals to increase resources for network engagement and member-related activities. In collaboration with the Director, develop and implement a suite of fee-for-service offerings from NNPHI for members and other partners related to facilitation, convening, technical assistance and other services.
  • Develop and monitor budgets related to network engagement activities, including member dues and the NNPHI Annual Conference budget 
  • Learn from other member-serving organizations and seek innovative and best practices in member services
  • Provide ongoing support to all program areas, NNPHI leadership and the Board related to engaging members.  Duties may include consultation on CFP/RFA announcements, producing reports on specific areas of expertise, reaching out to members to serve on work groups and provide added capacity for joint NNPHI initiatives. This position may also provide direct project management support for program that engage members.
  • Represent the NNPHI brand and the public health institute model at other national professional conferences and meetings. Provide presentations on the national, state and local level about NNPHI and the public health institute model and confidently articulate the distributive capacity network approach to working with members. 
  • Conduct other duties as assigned to fulfill NNPHI’s mission.
  • Master’s Degree or relevant experience (5 + years) in business, non-profit management, public administration, health systems management,  public health or other disciplines with an emphasis on association/network building strongly preferred. Experience in organizational development related to non-profits and their partners strongly preferred. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively on a team and with diverse partners
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Flexibility with an ability to maneuver effectively in the face of uncertainty and transition.
  • Excellent customer service skills and relationship mangagment skills.  
  • Experience with customer relationship management tools such as Salesforce or other online platform; experience with the following software/systems: email marketing and campaign (such as constant contact);  webinar platform software (such as: Readytalk, WebEx, JoinMe, Go To Meeting, etc.) evaluation software (Qualtrics), event management software (regonline and cvent) 
  • Demonstrated communications skills including strong writing skills, digital strategy, graphic design and internet savvy.  Robust social media skills including blog experience, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Candidates should be able to share examples of social media and other communications campaigns (specifically for public health or other social causes a plus).Experience with email list building, management, and maintenance
  • Excellent analytic skills and comfort/familiarity with non-profit financial statements and analysis of fiscal/organizational health of non-profits
  • Facilitation experience and knowledge of designing agendas and materials for effective meetings
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience. Experience with membership management/engagement, client/partner management as well as recruitment and retention preferred.
  • Confident public speaker, comfortable networking and representing brand identity
  • Success mentoring and supervising  staff and contractors
  • Based in either NNPHI’s New Orleans or Washington, DC or willing to locate to either of these locations.
1. Salary range of $65,000-$85,000, commensurate with education and experience.
2.   A highly competitive benefits package is offered to all NNPHI staff.
Please send CV, cover letter, salary requirement, location preference (either New Orleans or Washington, DC) and three professional references to:
Subject line: Attn: Senior Manager, Network Engagement
Equal Opportunity Employer

Georgia Health Policy Center (Georgia State University): Research Associate II-15000460

  • Jun 9
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

The Research Associate II (RA II) CHSD is a contributing member of the Community Health Systems (CHSD) team within the Georgia Health Policy Center. CHSD provides a broad range of assistance to communities as they implement health improvement initiatives. Technical assistance is centered around helping communities develop a strategic approach to program implementation and build capacity utilizing technical and adaptive approaches, and focus on long-term sustainability.

Essential to the success of this position is the ability to build positive relationships with representatives of grantee organizations and their collaborating partners. This position requires national travel at certain times of the year.
Additional Essential Functions:
  • Provides technical assistance to a cohort of rural communities and receive grants from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
  • In concert with other Community Health Systems Development (CHSD) team members, develops tools and materials to support FORHP grantees, such as training modules, e-learning modules, presentations, and quick courses
  • Attends meetings and conferences, such as National Rural Health Association, National Consortium of Health Networks, meetings with FORP, etc.
  • Assists with grant writing
  • Contributes to the research team
  • Contributes to the development of creative solutions to complex health policy issues, particularly with respect to the successful creation, implementation, financing, and sustainability of school based mental health programs
  • Conducts literature reviews, analyzes results, and contributes to the analytic plan
  • Drafts reports, abstracts, briefing papers, presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and other research-related communications
  • Reports on GHPC projects to build key stakeholder awareness through accepted communication channels
  • Builds relationships with external stakeholders including legislators, community leaders, and academicians
  • Attends meetings and represents the GHPC at conferences and national meetings
  • Serves as a mentor to Research Associates
  • Qualifications: Master's degree and two years of related experience or a combination of education and experience in a related field.
Primary Location:
Salary Range:
$48,000 - $65,000
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
  • Experience working with school based mental health programs strongly desired
  • Experience providing TA to programs or grantee organizations highly desired
  • Travel throughout Georgia and occasional travel within the United States

Deadline to Apply:

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume along with application.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

School-Based Health Alliance: Program Manager

  • Jun 9
  • Posted By: lellis

Organization Description: 
The School-Based Health Alliance is the national voice for school-based health care (SBHC). Founded in 1995 to promote and support the SBHC model, The School-Based Health Alliance’s mission is to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care. We advocate for national policies, programs, and funding to expand and strengthen SBHCs, while also supporting the movement with training and technical assistance.  

Position Summary:
The Program Manager is a member of the Alliance’s programs team, which has the responsibility of implementing the organization’s national school-based health care technical assistance and training agenda. The programs team manages a number of initiatives that span SBHC clinical programming, business operations, and sustainability. The Program Manager is responsible for two of these initiatives. Program descriptions, management duties, and responsibilities are listed below.
Hallways to Health 
Hallways to Health is a quality improvement collaborative designed to build the capacity of SBHCs in facilitating improvements in health care and behavior among students, their families, and school staff.
  • Manages the progress of grantee programs and deliverables, which includes a cohort of 5 state SBHC affiliates and 15 local implementation SBHCs and schools. 
  • Develops technical assistance and training agenda; design and deliver content, some in partnership with other experts in the field, to deliver through national, state, regional, in-person and web-based workshops, trainings, and consultation.
  • Translates evidence-based interventions and best practices to inform the development of a train-the-trainer curriculum, technical assistance strategies, and resources for the Hallways to Health program. 
  • Meets reporting requirements of funders and monitors grantee reporting; prepares the development of all contract deliverables and technical reports.
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Research and Evaluation on metrics, data collection, analysis, and for evaluation of program. 
  • Summarizes performance, progress, and successes associated with program for dissemination. 
  • Develops program content for organization’s website. 
Leadership Fellowship Program
The Leadership Fellowship Program is devoted to fostering and mentoring a network of emerging SBHC leaders who will take responsibility for growing and sustaining the field.
  • Oversees the recruitment and capacity-building of selected leadership fellows, in partnership with program consultants, mentors and coaches.
  • Summarizes performance, progress, and successes associated with program for dissemination. 
  • Develops technical assistance and training agenda; design and deliver content, some in partnership with experts in the field.
  • Assists with the recruitment strategies to engage advocates and practitioners from the field to participate in the program. 
  • Develops program content for organization’s website.
  • Meets reporting requirements of funders and monitors grantee reporting; prepares the development of all contract deliverables and technical reports.
Other Responsibilities:
  • Fosters collaborative relationships with representatives of partner organizations, state SBHC affiliates, SBHC sponsoring agencies, school districts, and national health organizations and regional affiliates. 
  • Works with the Communications Manager on project communications and dissemination activities.  
  • Represents The School-Based Health Alliance at related trainings, conferences, and meetings. 
  • Manages workshop content for annual convention, and other duties as assigned. 
The individual will perform other work-related duties as requested and assist with other tasks related to accomplishing the goals of projects/grants.  The School-Based Health Alliance operates as a cohesive collaborative team and the program manager will be expected to be actively engaged, work closely with, and function as a part of the team.
  • Master degree in Public Health, Health Education, or related field.
  • Five to seven years of combined related experience, with at least 2 years project or program management.  
  • Knowledge of behavioral, systems, and environmental change strategies for chronic disease prevention, health promotion, and wellness programming. 
  • Experience with training, technical assistance, and meeting facilitation. 
  • Experience working with minority and underserved communities strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with schools and /or education agencies, school based health center experience preferred.
  • Experience with grants management, budget oversight, and strategic planning. 
  • Experience developing partnerships at various levels (e.g. national, state, and/or local) 
  • Willingness to maintain a working knowledge of best practices in healthy eating and active living strategies as it relates to school health and school-based health care.
  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • Analytical thinking and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with team members and project participants in a highly collaborative work environment.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage a high volume of work flow and deliverables. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Basecamp, preferred.
Salary Range and Benefits:
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range is $58-62,000
  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, Metro subsidy
How to Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to Alicia Newell (). Please include “Program Manager” in the subject line. No calls please.

Michigan Public Health Institute: Chief Financial Officer

  • Jun 4
  • Posted By: lellis

As a senior-level leader, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides financial vision and leadership, strategic and tactical planning, development and coordination of MPHI finances. As the top financial advisor, the CFO leads all financial operations, assesses organizational performance against both the annual budget and company’s long term strategy, and ensures protection of the organization’s assets and integrity of the financial information, and acts as an advisor to the Board of Directors and MPHI management.

 Duties and Responsibilities:Strategic
  • As a business partner to the Board, and MPHI Management, develops tools and
  • systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CEO and makes actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Engages the board, executive and audit committees around financial issues, trends, and changes effecting MPHI. Responsible for attending meetings and reporting financial information to the Audit Committee, Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Oversees short and long range financial planning to assure solvency for the organization and management of cash flow.
  • Serves as a member of the executive leadership team.
  • Develops and utilizes forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.
Financial Management
  • Acts as a signing authority and is authorized to obligate and commit the organization.
  • Monitors and reports on administrative budget to budget team, management team and board of directors.
  • Oversees all accounts, ledgers, and SAP reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, internal control safeguards, regulatory requirements, and OMB audit requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes financial statements, special reports and other operating data.
  • Oversees year end close including review and/or preparation of all information required by the auditors to ensure that the organization passes its annual A-133 audit.
  • Oversees the management of cash flow and forecasting.
  • Manage and track the performance of the permanent fund in keeping with the policies and investment guidelines established by the Executive Committee.
  • Establishes processes and practices that yield efficiency and quality, including automated procedures.
  • Plans, in conjunction with the CEO, programs for capital investing together with the necessary procedures to effectuate the plan.
 General/Team Management
  • Mentor and develop a direct report financial team, managing work allocation, training, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic.
  • Oversees grants and contracts area’s review of contracts, grants, requests for proposals and budgets. Recommends revisions and provides guidance to staff for changes.
  • Oversees payroll and benefits area. Recommends revisions and providing guidance to staff for changes.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures and oversees the coordination of financial systems and operations.
  • Consults as necessary with legal counsel to reduce the risk of company liability.
  • Seeks input from the executive leadership team and CEO to develop and monitor the board approved administrative budget.
  • Responsible for working with the third party indirect rate consultant to prepare and negotiate the annual indirect cost rate proposal.
  • Serves as the Financial expert on the SAP management team. This role includes planning, upgrades, support pack testing and trouble shooting at a functional level.
  • Engages daily as a liaison both internally & externally on financial related issues for the Institute. This includes: training, troubleshooting and problem solving complex financial issues, making decisions, and relaying sensitive and/or confidential information as appropriate.
  • Oversees insurance programs, including health, general liability, workers’ compensation, property and automobile insurance.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the fringe, leave and end user computing pools.
  • Remains up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • “MPHI employees are expected to maintain a positive, strong, credible, professional and interpersonal relationship with all parties relevant of MPHI projects, and represent the best interest of MPHI at all times.”
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required. Certified Public Accounting certification required.
Experience: Minimum of ten years of increasingly more complex experience. Non-profit experience with an organization funded by grants and contracts highly desirable. Prior supervisory experience and experience with computerized accounting systems required. Experience serving on a corporate management team desirable.
Important Skills and Characteristics:
Maintains integrity, effective communicator, and able to nurture a professional leadership relationship with the Board of Directors, CEO, Program Directors & Administrative Management Team, staff and clients. Strong financial and analytical skills. Ability to follow complex written regulatory & legal language and work independently in a complex environment. Strong organizational, planning and communication skills. Must be team-oriented and self-directed. Must be able to lead as well as follow. A flexible schedule is required.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Standard office environment. The job may require moderate physical effort and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 25-75% of the time.
Supervisor: supervises, hires, disciplines and conducts performance reviews.
The CFO has the responsibility for the overall financial status of the corporation. Errors or lack of proper planning and management in this area would result in financial instability and possible lack of solvency for the corporation.
Contact Person/Group Frequency Purpose
status of accounts &
Board of Directors
report on financial status
Management Team
MPHI Staff
program problems
Team Members
How to Apply:
All applicants must apply online on the Careers page of, no emailed, mailed or faxed resumes will be accepted.
Deadline to Apply:
The position is currently scheduled to close on 7/12/15. The posting can/will be extended if they feel a larger applicant pool is necessary. 
MPHI participates with E-Verify.
MPHI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

AcademyHealth: Public Health Senior Associate

  • May 1
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

AcademyHealth, the professional home for health services and policy research, is currently seeking 
a Senior Associate to join the Public and Population Health Team. The Senior Associate will 
primarily work to support the development of the field of Public Health Systems Research. The 
individual should have an understanding of the methods, data, and analytic approaches required to 
conduct rigorous research, and of the importance of evidence-based decision making in public health 
policy and practice. An organized project manager with political savvy and a sense of humor is 
  • Conduct analyses and synthesize information to produce issue briefs, papers, and 
  • reports.
  • Work closely with project staff in commissioning and reviewing papers and reports.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, including researchers 
  • and the policymakers and practitioner who may use the research.
  • Plan, execute and facilitate conference calls, webinars, and in-person meetings.
  • Assume management responsibilities for discrete tasks, as assigned.
  • Provide staff support for the volunteer committees.
  • Support development and sustainability efforts.
  • Work with project staff to ensure quality products and deliverables.
  • Develop and apply substantive knowledge of the public health system and of health 
  • system transformation.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in health policy, public policy, public health or related field from 
  • accredited college or university is preferred.
  • Three to five years of substantive professional experience in health policy and/or 
  • health services research.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or interest in systems-level public health policy issues, 
  • (e.g., HIT, financing and organization; integration with the health care system).
  • Experience in qualitative research (e.g. conducting literature review and syntheses).
  • Excellent writing skills, including detailed reports and brief summaries.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. verbal and nonverbal communication).
  • Strong organization and project management skills, including a demonstrated ability to efficiently plan, organize, and manage complex, multi-task projects with limited direct supervision.
  • Mature, detail-oriented, eager individual who works well under pressure and enjoys 
  • being part of a team.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Salary Range:
This is a Level 4 position. The salary range is $60,000 to $70,000.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references (with 
phone numbers) to Human Resources Director, AcademyHealth, 1150 17th Street NW, Suite 600, 
Washington, DC 20036. Fax: 202-292-6800. Email: . Please be sure to reference 
the position for which you are applying. For more information, please go to
AcademyHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer: AcademyHealth will provide all applicants for 
employment and all employees with an equal opportunity regardless of sex, race, color, religion, 
national origin, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family 
responsibilities, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, or place of 
business or residence.

Tacoma Community College: Health Sciences Coordinator

  • May 1
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

Tacoma Community College (TCC) is pleased to welcome applications for a Health Sciences Coordinator. This position serves as a representative to the Dean in matters relating to health sciences accreditation standards, clinical site coordination/liaison, and maintaining complete sciences admission processes and standards. If you’re interested in joining a community dedicated to high-quality education and innovative programs that prepare students for success in the health sciences field, we’d love to hear from you.
Salary Range and Benefits:
The salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 per year, DOE/DOQ. TCC offers a generous benefits package to include life, health, dental and long-term disability insurance; state retirement; vacation leave; sick leave and holiday pay.
TCC is a comprehensive community college located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just 35 miles south of Seattle. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream “Leader College” – and enrolls approximately 18,000 students annually (6,000 FTE). Located on a 150-acre site in west Tacoma. The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offer residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities.
Deadline to Apply:
This position is open until filled, but there is a priority consideration date of May 26, 2015.
How to Apply:
Full description, qualifications, and application information are available at
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

Kansas Health Institute: Research Analyst

  • Apr 21
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:
The Kansas Health Institute (KHI) has an immediate opening for a research analyst to support the work of KHI in the areas of public health and population health. Responsibilities include working with state and local partners to identify relevant information from a variety of sources (online, research literature, state and federal resources, trade association publications, etc.) and translating that information into concise, well-organized reports, charts, graphics and presentations suitable for policy and/or technical audiences. Examples of activities include provision of technical assistance to local community coalitions and public health departments, participation in the work of coalitions addressing important public health problems, support to health departments seeking to meet the standards for national accreditation, measurement of population health and social determinants of health, support to community coalitions and hospitals in completing community health assessments and improvement plans, and analysis of data showing the progress of Kansas communities towards the Healthy Kansas 2020 goals. Analysts are involved in all aspects of KHI’s work, including producing written products and facilitating discussions among a wide variety of stakeholders and decision-makers. Analysts are expected to develop collaborative relationships with state agency staff, members of the Legislature, faculty and staff of state universities, public health and medical professionals, and private sector associations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates should have relevant, practical experience, ideally in a local, state or federal public 
health agency. Familiarity with a range of public health and health policy issues is critical, 
including national accreditation, quality improvement for health departments, social determinants 
of health, intersection between health care and public health, and essential public health services 
and best practices to deliver those services. Knowledge and skills related to basic quantitative 
and qualitative research methods is required. A graduate degree in public health or a related field 
is highly desired, although comparable experience will be considered. Candidates must have strong 
writing and analytic skills. 
Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 
Benefits include health insurance, retirement and other fringe benefits, and resources for professional development.
KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan health policy and research organization based in Topeka, Kansas, 
established in 1995 with a multi-year grant from the Kansas Health Foundation. For additional 
information, visit our website at
Deadline To Apply: 
June 30, 2015
How To Apply:
Please submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, names of three references, and samples 
of written work to Lyndsey Burkhart, , Kansas Health Institute, 212 SW 8th Avenue, 
Suite 300, Topeka, KS 66603; fax 785-233-1168.
KHI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Chief Program Officer

  • Apr 17
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Chief Program Officer (CPO) provides high-level, organization-wide, collaborative direction and support to NNPHI staff, member institutes and partners to ensure effective alignment of NNPHI human capital and program outcomes. This position is based in NNPHI’s New Orleans office, and requires domestic travel of approximately 30%. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Share in overall responsibility for the implementation of NNPHI strategic directions and addresses critical strategic issues in operational and programmatic matters.
  • Collaborate with CEO and the Chief Strategy Officer to lead the program team, including goals development, coaching, performance assessment, and the identification and filling of skills and capacity gaps.
  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise and actively collaborates in the development and implementation of NNPHI programs (including proposal development, recruitment, resource management, partner engagement, quality assurance, reporting, and post-implementation review)
  • Foster a high-performance culture characterized by service leadership, collaboration and transparency that result in strong team morale, effective talent utilization, and partnership across programs.
  • Share responsibility to develop and maintain relationships with governmental agencies, private foundations, and external partner allies to achieve NNPHI’s mission.
  • Provides executive leadership and management of the NNPHI New Orleans office.
  • Share responsibility with Senior Leadership Team to co-create vision that inspires staff and network affiliates to engage and share time, talent and treasure enabling network expansion.
  • Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness, sustaining culture and supporting staff during organizational growth.
  • Build and maintain an architecture for identifying key performance measures; contextualizing those measures against known or potential standards; and evaluating results for appropriate meaning.
  • Provide executive leadership to strengthen integration, accountability, and intentionality of all programs, in alignment with the organization’s strategic framework.
  • Monitor emerging needs, opportunities, network trends and changes in conditions and collaborate with Chief Strategy Officer to develop appropriate changes in strategies to support positive outcomes.
  • Foster ongoing relationships with NNPHI members, working closely with Network Engagement team and funding organizations and partners;
  • Ensure effective and efficient administration of grant-making strategies. 
  • Collaborate with CEO and Chief Strategy Officer to develop financial strategies that promote NNPHI’s long-term sustainability, including development of project concepts, proposals for funding, and other duties as assigned.
  • Substantial professional experience (15+ years) in senior, strategic leadership position in mission-driven environment. 
  • Master’s or doctorate degree or equivalent qualifications in public health, social sciences, health systems or related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively on a team and with diverse partners.
  • Strong experience developing and supporting staff, and providing supervision in environments that advance cross-functional teams.
  • Comfort with facilitating planning and strategic thinking processes, including collaborative decision-making processes and workflow analyses.
  • Demonstrated experience with concepts and skills related to budget development, tracking of fiscal resources, proposal development and award management.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment: Flexibility with an ability to maneuver effectively in the face of uncertainty and transition.
  • Commitment to and experience with advancing health equity through program and policy approaches designed to improve the public’s health.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or strong understanding of current and emerging public health issues. 
  • Demonstrated understanding and support of NNPHI’s Vision and Mission. 
  • General knowledge and familiarity with political and budget contexts at the federal, state, tribal, and local levels. 
  • Strong customer service skills; must possess a “can do” and team oriented attitude. Responds with a sense of urgency, solicits feedback to improve service, responds to requests for assistance and meets commitments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, including high-level diplomacy and an ability to propose a “third way” in resolving conflicts. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while setting appropriate priorities to achieve goals. Includes ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and be able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.   
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to stay motivated, organized and productive in a fast-paced work environment. Ability to organize work to use time effectively and efficiently and regularly meets project deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate with teams and define personal roles and responsibilities; which includes the ability to extrapolate plans and create results through critical thinking and exercising sound judgment. 
  • Proactive, professional and positive verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to give clear, concise directions.
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and proposal development for public health programs. 
  • Ability to maintain professionalism at all times. 
  • Excellent oral presentation skills, with small groups and large professional audiences.
  • Direct experience or familiarity with Cooperative Agreement and other federal grant and contracting mechanisms (e.g., IDIQ).
  • Proficiency in office systems and software, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Experience using project management software a plus.
1. Salary range of $85,000-$125,000, commensurate with education and experience.
2. NNPHI offers a highly competitive and benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/FSA/parking/transportation, generous retirement contributions and PTO.
Please send CV, cover letter, salary requirement and three professional references to:
Subject line: Attn: Chief Program Officer
Equal Opportunity Employer

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Program Associate

  • Apr 16
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:
NNPHI is recruiting a program associate to support NNPHI’s role as a National Pipeline Award Program Office (PAPO) for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pipeline to Proposals (P2P) awards. The program associate will serve as the primary liaison between awardees and PAPO staff. The program associate will also work independently and collaboratively with PAPO staff, PCORI, awardees, and partners to actively support all PAPO operations.

Job Location:
NNPHI offices are located in New Orleans and Washington, DC, with additional staff in Atlanta. Additional staff, consultants, members, and partners support NNPHI’s mission from several locations throughout the United States. This position is based in NNPHI’s New Orleans office.
General Responsibilities:
The program associate will work closely with the manager, program administration and special projects to support all activities associated with NNPHI’s role as a PAPO. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Coordinate NNPHI staff and consultants supporting the PAPO project in collaboration with project leadership.
  • Schedule regular check-in meetings with PAPO team
  • Draft and disseminate meeting agendas and minutes
  • Develop and update project timelines
2. Support program and awardee management
  • Respond to awardee questions and requests for technical assistance (TA)
  • Coordinate and track the provision of ongoing TA
  • Facilitate the awardee invoicing process and payments through PCORI’s online payment system
  • Support the submission of monthly budget reports for awardees and PAPO
3. Support the awardee application process:
  • Support reviewer recruitment
  • Facilitate reviewer participation in PCORI-provided reviewer training
  • Assign reviewers
  • Respond to reviewer questions and conflicts of interest
  • Compile review materials from reviewers
  • Support development of funding recommendations for PCORI
4. Support awardee onboarding:
  • Provide support to the manager, program administration and special projects with budget negotiations and establishing contracts with awardees
  • Coordinate awardee orientation/training
5. Facilitate awardee reporting and assist PCORI with evaluation of P2P awardees
  • Receive and review awardee progress reports
  • Draft and submit monthly progress reports to PCORI
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent professional experience in business, nonprofit management, public administration, public health, health systems management, or a related field is required.
Additional requirements include:
1. Strong customer service skills; must possess a “can do” and team-oriented attitude. Responds with a sense of urgency, solicits feedback to improve service, responds to requests for assistance and meets commitments.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone; high-level of professionalism.
3. Familiarity with creating analytics and reports
4. Familiarity coordinating contracts and payments for a nonprofit organization
5. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
6. Ability to collaborate with a team and define personal roles and responsibilities, which include the ability to extrapolate plans and create results through critical thinking and exercising sound judgment.
7. Ability to manage multiple projects while setting appropriate priorities to achieve goals. Includes ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
8. Ability to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines.
9. Proactive, professional and positive verbal and written communication skills.
Salary Range and Benefits:
  • Employment is contingent upon available funding
  • Salary range is expected to be $40,000 -$55,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • NNPHI offers a highly competitive benefit package with annual leave, health/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, parking/transportation, and generous retirement contributions (401 K).
  • Please clearly indicate your salary requirement in your cover letter.
Occasional travel to NNPHI’s Washington, DC office, as well as additional meetings/events is required.
To Apply:
Please send a resume, three professional references and a cover letter, clearly indicating interest in position and salary requirements to with the subject line ATTN: Program Associate.
Equal Opportunity Employer

National Network of Public Health Institutes: Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation

  • Apr 10
  • Posted By: lellis

Position Summary:
NNPHI is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation. The Senior Manager will provide project management support across the Network’s research and evaluation portfolio through application of professional principles, practices, and techniques to develop and manage project workplans, monitor and manage project costs, and identify and manage project risks. The Senior Manager will oversee analysts, program associates, and other staff supporting the research and evaluation portfolio.

 Job Location:
NNPHI maintains offices in Washington, DC and New Orleans, Louisiana. Additional staff, consultants, members, and partners support NNPHI’s mission from several locations throughout the United States. This position will be based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
General Responsibilities:
While this position will be involved in a variety of tasks, the Senior Manager will work closely with the NNPHI leadership and staff on the following primary duties:
Project Management, New Business, and Other Tasks
1. Provide overall project management support, including scoping project concepts and deliverables; designating project teams; scoping contracts; and supporting teams with developing and managing timelines, project planning, and coordinating deliverables. Project and Program teams will involve NNPHI staff, members, consultants, and partners.
2. Assure the quality of NNPHI’s deliverables for research and evaluation projects and programs.
3. Effectively manage project scope to ensure changes are feasible given project resources; document all changes to project scope and seek funder approval.
4. Coordinate with appropriate project and program staff to respond to funder requests for information and reporting requirements.
5. Assess project risks and resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project life cycle.
6. Build and maintain effective working relationships with funders, partners, contractors and project participants/collaborators.
7. Manage and assure quality performance of contractors.
8. Manages stakeholders’ expectations through excellent oral and written communications.
9. Develop proposals for new business through collaborative writing and editing.
10. Provide logistical and organizational support for research and evaluation projects.
11. Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to document and share lessons learned both internally and externally throughout project life cycle.
12. Attend project meetings, as appropriate, and perform other related duties.
Support the Mission and Vision of NNPHI and its Member Network
1. In conjunction with NNPHI leadership, staff, member institutes, and partners, support development of a shared research and evaluation agenda for the Network.
2. Monitor national initiatives and trends in the field of public health as well as innovations and best practices from other sectors to ensure that NNPHI staff teams remain well-informed.
3. Enhance organizational excellence by ensuring alignment with the public health evidence base, emerging trends, and the relevant literature; ensure that innovations are incorporated into NNPHI programmatic activities and shared across the organization.
4. Identify technological tools to enhance and support NNPHI’s capacity and programs.
5. Supervise staff as assigned; participate in performance assessments of program staff, goal setting, and support professional development on an ongoing basis.
Education and Experience:
BA or BS in Business or related field. A Master’s degree or PMP is a plus. At least five to seven years of work experience in project management; research and evaluation experience is a major asset.
Additional requirements include:
1. Strong organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and respond to multiple demands simultaneously.
2. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively on a team and with diverse partners.
3. Familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages.
4. Expertise with contracting and grants.
5. Creativity and ability to leverage data and discover potential opportunities for growth and innovation.
6. Success mentoring and supervising staff and contractors.
7. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; experience in virtual team environments is a plus.
8. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information in a non-technical manner.
Salary Range & Benefits:
  • Employment is contingent upon available funding
  • Salary range is expected to be $65,000 - $80,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • NNPHI offers a competitive benefit package with annual leave, health/dental/vision insurance and generous retirement contributions (401 K).
  • Please clearly indicate your salary requirement in your cover letter.

The position requires approximately monthly travel to NNPHI’s Washington, DC office as well as meeting/events in Atlanta, Georgia and other U.S. cities.

To Apply:
Please send a resume, three professional references and a cover letter, clearly indicating interest in position and salary requirements to. If requested above, please note preference for location.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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