Partners in Care
San Fernando, CA USA
Master's degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience in the field of healthy aging, evidence-based prevention programs, and/or program evaluation (Note: We will consider applicants with an undergraduate degree and at least 3 years of program support experience, including a basic understanding of issues impacting the field of healthy aging).
This position is full time and exempt Location:San Fernando
As a Partners in Care Project Manager II, you will provide technical assistance, guidance, and program management to county agencies and community aging service providers offering evidence-based programs, particularly the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), throughout California.
You will serve as an expert as you guide the aging and public health networks that are implementing evidence-based disease and disability prevention programs. Many tools and processes are already built; you will provide support to newer counties, agencies and those having difficulty with their programs, to develop action plans, systematic processes, and reporting methods. Ultimately, you are responsible for ensuring that the counties and their service providers are on track and/or exceeding goals over the next two years; building infrastructure and sustainable systems that ensure at least 3,000 seniors complete the CDSMP program.
You will report directly to the Administrator of Health Innovations, work collaboratively with two Program Associates, and share the support of the team.
In this semi-autonomous role, you will work across diverse audiences of service providers, researchers, community leaders, funders, and the public. It is critical to your success that you communicate openly, listen well, learn from others, and lead through persuasion.
While it’s helpful if you have the content knowledge of CDSMP, your expertise in program evaluation, quantitative reporting, database management, and/or health care financing will be critical to ensuring program fidelity and sustainability across the service providers and to developing long-standing programs for decades to come.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Provide technical assistance to leaders at state and local levels.
•Build relationships and monitor partner activities through electronic communications, group and individual calls, and site visits.
•Determine capacity and technical assistance needs of grantees and other partners.
•Create agendas and facilitate conference calls and Webinars related to evidence-based program activities.
•Develop criteria for best practices.
•Track, identify, and report on best practices among grantees and other partners.
•Continuously manage the database system for required reporting.
•Ensure quality assurance and produce timely reports.
•Serve as the liaison to consultants, partners, and grantees on required reporting, program evaluation, and financing strategies.
•Provide on-site support as needed.
•Prepare issue briefs and reports on a variety of issues related to evidence-based programs.
•In collaboration with Strategic Communications, prepare program communications materials and responses to external requests for program information.
•Research requests for information and articles.
•Assist with and/or prepare presentations, newsletters, and white papers.
•Present at national meetings and conferences related to projects.
•Assist in preparing progress reports and other requirements from funders.
•Coordinate the programmatic components of the annual Statewide Steering Committee Meeting and other meetings.
•Conduct site visits of grantee projects.
•Proofread and edit articles and white papers.
Education & Experience
Two or more years experience in program implementation, evaluation, and/or program financing. Preference given to those with experience in issues affecting older adults, CDSMP, program evaluation, quantitative reporting, database management, and/or health care financing.
•Experience delivering technical assistance to aging service providers implementing healthy aging programs.
•Demonstrated experience working on grant-funded initiatives, especially those that include a variety of funding partners and reporting requirements.
•Proven experience tracking and measuring program impact.
•Exceptional project management skills.
•Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet.
•Use of technology to engage and inform (Webinars, teleconferencing, emailing, etc.).
Skills & Attributes:
•Exceptional verbal, written, and online communication skills, as much of your work is done via email or over the phone.
•Mission Driven: You understand the big picture and can easily translate our objectives into social impact.
•Enthusiastic: You deeply enjoy the work you do and totally immerse yourself in your work. You take pride in a job done exceptionally well.
•Rapport builder: Colleagues and service partners respect you for your knowledge and abilities and find you both approachable and responsive.
•Autonomous and collaborative: Team work is encouraged; we stay in close communication with each other, and at the same time, we trust you to exercise independent judgment and do your job well, and to know when to seek guidance from senior staff.
•Collaborative: You work well with others to clarify needs, build consensus, identify trends, and gather support for action. You work as an integral part of a team that works and wins together. You are articulate, persuasive, and willing to listen to and respect the views of others. You confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations. You collaborate on projects and communicate results.
•Focused and flexible to changing priorities: You possess a “can-do” attitude and have a resolute focus on the future.
•Highly organized: You have great organizational skills. You efficiently track the necessary details and effectively disseminate information. You thrive on checklists and advanced planning. You enjoy keeping multiple balls in the air while working on several projects.
•Results-driven: You track results, know the numbers, and provide the information necessary to drive the success of service providers.
•Flexible: You manage changing priorities with ease and get the job done. You do whatever it takes.
•Creative problem solver: You have the keen ability to determine what is working and what is not, and take action to lead in the right direction.
•Inquisitive: You like learning new things and like to collect and share information. You don’t wait for things to happen — you initiate action and make things happen.
Benefits of Working for Partners in Care:
•You are in a high visibility position that will help plan and lead the implementation of programs that are proven to work. The work you do will impact thousands of older Americans and communities throughout the state. And it will continue to have impact for many years to come.
•Your work provides a direct and immediate service strengthening community organizations and the programs and services that impact millions of older Americans.
•We offer an employee benefit package that includes vacation, sick, holiday pay, health insurance, 401K, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.
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