Posting: HEALTHY DEARBORN PROJECT MANAGER
November 8, 2019
Job Title: Healthy Communities Project Manager
Department: Community Health
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date: January 1, 2020
Under general direction from the Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs, the Healthy Communities Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) Implementation Plans in the Beaumont service area. This position will serve as a partner and liaison to hospital leadership, ensuring implementation and oversight of programs and projects associated with the CHNA. The Project Manager will also have a key responsibility in creating “Healthy Community” Partnerships and Coalitions with communities.
Primary Job Duties:
1. Lead person in Healthy Communities Initiative including:
· Development of shared vision, goals, and structure of collaborative group(s) within each designated Healthy Community
· Lead community coalitions meetings
· Establish and manage ongoing relationships with key stakeholders, including national, state and local program providers
· Prepare project plans for the management and implementation of the Healthy Communities Initiative
· Prepares reports, correspondence and periodic program reporting for the target groups and individuals
· Supporting Implementation Plan strategies aligned with Community Health Needs Assessments
· Oversight of program and service development in Healthy Communities
· Grant proposals and reports
· Assist in the development of metrics and reporting for programs and initiatives
2. Demonstrates initiative and independently facilitates planning meetings with cities, schools, nonprofits, community organizations and community members.
3. Utilizes various approaches to community building and organizing to:
· Assess needs and strengths, identify partners, and develop strategies to achieve goals
· Develop partnership agreements with agencies and organizations
· Foster a coordinated approach to addressing community health needs to increase impact and maximize resources
· Adapt interventions to each community’s social, cultural, economic and political environments
· Maintain effective coalitions
4. Provides guidance to administrative leaders, physicians, other professional staff, and community leaders either in a supervisory, project management, or technical capacity.
5. Develops recommendations for annual program budgets and activity targets and manages to those targets.
6. Coordinates Healthy Communities marketing and publicity efforts with Strategic Communications.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, community development, or a closely related field. Master’s degree in relevant field preferred. In lieu of degree, comparable work experience may be considered.
Experience: 5 years in community planning or community program management. Experience in social work, community health or public health preferred.
Licensure: Valid Michigan driver’s license.
Skills & Abilities:
- Proven community organizing and project management capabilities
- Demonstrated success in grant writing
- Substantial knowledge in the area of community development with both the conceptual understanding and professional experience to work on complex assignments with minimal supervision
- Ability to work with the highest level of internal and external stakeholders in both the public and private sectors
- Ability to effectively provide supervision for assigned staff/student interns and coordinate program activities at multiple sites
- Ability to design and implement new activities including program design, staffing patterns, and program operation.
- Advanced group facilitation skills
- Knowledge of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County demographics, the needs of low-income persons and services to meet community health needs (specific to job location)
- Ability to collect and evaluate data regarding current services and service gaps
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and project timelines
- Excellent public speaking and written communication skills
- Creative and innovative thinking skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office
Other: Must be willing and able to maintain a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as necessary. Bilingual fluency in English and Arabic desired.
Salary: Minimum salary is around $54,000+/year with full benefits including health care insurance. Salary will be based on experience.