Posting: Program Coordinator - The Adolescent Health Initiative - Ann Arbor

May 12, 2022


WORKING TITLE:  Adolescent Health Initiative Program Coordinator

JOB TITLE:  Admin Specialist Assoc Health

WORK LOCATION:  Michigan Medicine - Health System Ann Arbor, MI



FLSA STATUS:  Nonexempt


DEPARTMENT:  MM CW Adolescent Hlth Initiatv

POSTING BEGIN/END DATE:  5/09/2022 - 5/23/2022

SALARY:  $50,000.00 - $55,000.00

CAREER INTEREST:  Administration

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.



The vision of the Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) is to transform the health care landscape to optimize adolescent and young adult health and well-being. We are looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to help us achieve this vision. This position will focus on training and resource development, program coordination, grant writing support, and capacity building assistance for health care providers, health professionals, and community organizations around the country. This position will facilitate the implementation of AHI’s Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process with primary care, school-based health, behavioral health, and specialty care health centers. They will also assist with AHI’s youth engagement efforts. AHI will provide on-the-job training, but an ideal candidate should have experience working with adolescents and young adults in a community-based organization, school, health department or other health care setting. The Program Coordinator should possess strong organizational and communication skills, enjoy working as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team, and have a commitment to advancing racial equity. AHI and Michigan Medicine share a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from diverse communities to apply.

The AHI team works to ensure that their interventions promote evidence-based practice and prioritize care for youth across a wide spectrum of identities. This includes, but is not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and non-binary youth, youth across intersecting racial identities and experiences, migrant youth, young people across socioeconomic statuses, system-involved youth, young people from all religious backgrounds, expectant or parenting teens, adolescents that have disabilities or identify as disabled, and any identity marker that impacts a young person’s experience as it relates to health. Qualified candidates for this position should be committed to supporting this type of work.

AHI and Michigan Medicine seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse individuals and organizations we work with across the country. We seek to sustain the excellence in our programs and services and to offer our partners richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


  1. Assist in the development, delivery, and evaluation of trainings, services, and program resources.
  2. Facilitate AHI’s Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process (ACE-AP) with health centers nationally to improve policies, practices, and services for adolescent patients.
  3. Provide coaching and capacity building assistance to health professionals on adolescent-centered care.
  4. Work to identify strategies that strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts throughout AHI’s programs, partnerships, and resources with emphasis on racial equity.
  5. Support in the writing of grants and identification of grant opportunities.
  6. Assist with data collection, evaluation, and grant reports.
  7. Assist with youth engagement initiatives.
  8. Develop and present trainings and presentations, including travel to 3-5 out of state trainings or conferences per year.
  9. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in health education, public health, social work, health care administration or related field

1-3 years of experience working in a community-based organization, school, health department or other health care setting

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and achieve project objectives

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion with an emphasis on racial equity (either in work, volunteer or personal experiences)

Experience working with and/or as a member of diverse communities (this includes but is not limited to communities of color, LGBTQ+ communities, rural communities, etc.)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to participate in national travel 3-5 times per year, once travel is permitted

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in health education, public health, social work, health care administration or related field

Training or experience in adolescent primary care, sexual health, mental health or positive youth development

1-3 years of experience working directly with adolescents and young adults

Training or experience using Motivational Interviewing or other coaching techniques

Experience providing coaching to health care providers or other customers

Experience delivering trainings or presenting at conferences

Experience with data collection, evaluation, or quality improvement initiatives

Experience in grant writing

Microsoft Office Suite expertise

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.   More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.



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