Program Manager – City and County IIID Programs

Reports to: Vice President, Community Wellness FLSA Status: Exempt

Education: BA Public Health, Social Work or other related field with 5 or more years of work experience in the field of health promotion or health education, or Master’s in Public Health, Social Work or other related field and at least 2 years of relevant experience in the field of health promotion, health education, and/or program evaluation.

Job Summary:

  • Directs Partners in Care’s Title IIID contracts from the City of Los Angeles Department on Aging (LADOA) and the County’s Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), to spread evidence-based health promotion programs across the County of Los Angeles.
  • Provides technical assistance on evidence-based program implementation to partner organizations and affiliates across the county of Los Angeles.
  • Presents on behalf of Partners in Care Foundation’s Community Wellness Department to build community partnerships 
  • Engages in strategic planning with the City and County team and the rest of the Community Wellness team to generate innovative and sustainable partnerships and strategies to embed evidence-based programs in organizations for older adults and adults 18+ with disabilities.
  • Some experience in creating and monitoring budgets and business plans necessary.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong ability to create positive working relationships with a wide variety of people and organizations.
  • This position will be responsible for Program Direction for: 1) the implementation of our City of Los Angeles IIID grant, 2) the implementation of our County of Los Angeles IIID grant, 3) development of new business partnerships in the City/County with the Vice President, and 4) and will work closely with staff on community-wide coalitions to spread our evidence-based work.

Responsibilities:

  • With the senior management team, engages in broad strategic planning with management of health plans and systems, foundations, education, non-profits and aging organizations to generate innovative and sustainable partners and strategies and identify long-term funding streams to embed evidence-based programs within the County and City of Los Angeles.
  • Participates in identifying funding opportunities, is a member of the team that responds to Requests for Proposals (RFP) and prepares competitive grant proposals that meet organizational and project goals.
  • Engages in group problem solving with the City and County teams to generate innovative and creative approaches and solutions to challenges and uses feedback to modify strategies to mobilize the team to fulfill their vision.
  • Aligns grant deliverables and activities with strategic organizational goals of Partners in Care.
  • Responds to inquiries from prospective organizations to explore participation and readiness to engage in evidence-based workshops in their communities
  • Directs and supervises project team activities, delegates and monitors meaningful work assignments, promotes ability to work independently and builds positive team culture.
  • Develops and conducts persuasive presentations at local, state and national conferences and meetings to top management, funders, public groups and prospective partners to communicate initiative goals and objectives and to recruit new partners.
  • Monitors and works with the Community Wellness QA Team to evaluate procedures, data compliance and quality assurance to ensure progress is accurately reported to funders.
  • Monitors multiple budgets and fulfills reporting requirements and grant objectives in compliance with funding streams.
  • Manages coalition development and evidence-based program network development. Specifically provides support to Vice President related to multiple coalitions.
  • Tracks trends, analyzes emerging issues, and initiates dialogue to determine the appropriate response to community needs, both internally and externally.
  • Identifies, tracks, and documents case studies of best practices among partners. Responsibilities may include developing and facilitating focus groups, developing surveys and conducting program evaluation.

Key characteristics, skills and competencies include:

  • Bilingual in Spanish or other language (Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Two or more years managing a professional staff
  • Proof of being an effective professional team member
  • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Programs including; CDSMP/DSMP/PSMP/Tomando Control, Arthritis Exercise, A Matter of Balance
  • Business development experience a plus
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Ability to manage the progress of department activities to ensure that goals and objectives are met
  • High professional standards and expectations of oneself
  • Good judgment and an ability to exercise discretion

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA Public Health, Social Work or other related field with 5 or more years of work experience in the field of health promotion or health education, or Master’s in Public Health, Social Work or other related field and at least 2 years of relevant experience in the field of health promotion, health education, and/or program evaluation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and independent performer; enthusiastic about working in a team environment to improve the lives of underserved individuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with all styles, internally and externally is a must. Must be a team player, have lots of patience, humility and flexibility.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database experience.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Partners in Care reserves the right to alter the remote work arrangement at any time with or without notice.

This position requires local travel to support the dissemination of evidence-based programs, including providing presentations, facilitating workshops and trainings, and meeting with community partners. Partners in Care reserves the right to alter the remote work arrangement at any time with or without notice.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to jobs@picf.org

Partners in Care Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race (including hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation/breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics, as well as those of family members), veteran status, uniformed service member status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, credit history, unemployment status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, salary history or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.