The program manager oversees activities to support the goals of the APHA Center for School, Health and Education to address high school graduation as a determinant of health. The program manager is responsible for CSHE budgets, grant management and program development. The Program Manager is responsible for conducting research and policy analysis, and writing reports, issue briefs and fact sheets on issues of priority for the Association. The Program Manager works closely with other members of the Policy and Practice Division, as well as other APHA units including the Government Relations, Affiliate Affairs, and Communications. Work closely with the Director of the Center for School, Health and Education to set the parameters of Center activities, implement project activities, and track all work and outcomes. Assist Director of CSHE with oversight of grant operational plans and budgets, coordinating and communicating with funders, submitting required reports, overseeing evaluation processes, and entering and managing related consultant and sub-grant contracts. Develops and prepares a range of documents, including white papers, reports, issue briefs, and memoranda on issues and/or legislation related to public health policy and program areas that are relevant to APHA policy priorities. Engage with CSHE partners and stakeholders to coordinate national and state activities and disseminate AIM materials. Maintains CSHE’s websites and social media. Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree and 2 years of related work experience. Grant and project management experience. Working knowledge of issues related to health equity and social justice. Excellent analytic and research skills. Exceptional communications skills, including writing for different audiences. Strong planning, organization and time management skills. Ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. Travel to the Annual Meeting is required with other occasional travel possible.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format: LastName_CoverLetter) at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Internal Number: 2020-1442
About American Public Health Association
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a nearly 150-year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
Our Mission: Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status
Our Vision: Create the healthiest nation in one generation
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APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health newspaper. At our Annual Meeting and Expo, thousands of people share the latest public health research. We lead public awareness campaigns such as Get Ready and National Public Health Week. Together, we are creating the healthiest nation in one generation.