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Program Manager I Posted on May 28, 2019

The Public Health Institute
Oakland, CA
Position Summary for Program Manager I

Hours: 40 hrs/week
Salary: DOE. Full benefits. Generous time off.
Location: Oakland, CA

Description: Reporting directly to the Program Director, the position assists in the overall planning, direction, administration, and coordination of the day-to-day activities related to the Pacific ADA Center. The Program Manager will assist the Director with project deadlines and will be responsible for coordination of technical assistance activities. The main purpose of the position is to ensure that the quality of Center projects is maintained and the promotion of a widespread understanding of, support for, and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) by the business community and the general public in Federal Region IX.

About The Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is a large non-profit public health organization conducting a broad range of public health research, training, and technical assistance programs in California, throughout the nation, and around the world. PHI is seeking a full time Program Manager for the Pacific ADA Center. This position is located in Oakland, CA.

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. To learn more about our meaningful work visit www.phi.org.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

• Assist the Director with management and operations of the ADA Center
• Day to day management of ADA Center projects, as directed
• Up to date knowledge of the ADA
• Assure that project deadlines are met
• Independently lead projects for the Center
• Supervise technical assistance staff, as directed
• Provide development of Pacific ADA Center subcontracts
• Independently negotiate subcontracts and relationships with collaborators
• Provide writing and editing support for project reports
• Oversee statistical reporting and quality assurance
• Provide assistance with development of grants
• Promote understanding and compliance with the ADA with relevant information
• Take part in planning and implementation of new Center projects
• Assist with annual reporting and monthly statistical reporting
• Responsible for updating the web site and research relevant materials for posting
• Coordinate conferences and prepare training logistics
• Independently provide ADA training and presentations
• Responsible for promoting the Center within the community
• Event planning and execution
• Attend necessary conferences and trainings
• Provide resources for quarterly newsletter
• Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Public Health, or related field (public health, policy, social welfare, etc.) preferred.
• Minimum 5 years project management experience working with local government, non-profit organizations or community groups and to include at least 3 years experience working in disability or related field
• 2+ years experience designing and conducting training programs, planning and facilitating meetings, and communicating effectively with community members and professional audiences

Qualification Requirements

• Strong leadership skills, ability to be an effective team leader
• Strong attention to details when planning and setting meeting logistics
• Excellent problem solving skills and decision-making capabilities
• Excellent analytical skills when dissecting a problem or matter of law
• Adaptive and flexible to changing circumstances
• Dynamic and skilled in working with diverse groups
• Ability to work independently with little supervision and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Demonstrated ability to direct and manage complex projects involving a variety of constituents
• Ability to develop and manage work plans and timelines, delegate tasks and engage others to meet deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
• Experience researching literature
• Excellent computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, power point, and using the internet)

Other Information

We will begin reviewing applications on May 16th, 2019.

The Public Health Institute is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. We recognize the value of having a staff that brings a wide range of perspectives to this work based on language, ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, political beliefs, disability and sexual-orientation. We are committed to maintaining a diverse, multicultural working environment and particularly support applications from individuals with lived experience in the communities we seek to serve.

Thank you for your interest in working with us at PHI. Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at Recruitment@phi.org. Please do not email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our career site. Given the high volume of responses we receive from a combination of job boards, please allow up to one week for a reply.

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume via the application link.
In your cover letter, please describe why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and why you think you are a good fit for the position.

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