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Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
PHMC is proud to be a leader in public health. PHMC requires that all employees have received the first Covid-19 vaccination dose by the first day of employment. We will offer the Covid-19 vaccination at no cost, via our Health Centers.
The Program Manager position is a full-time position, with whose majority responsibility is to manage the day to day program operations of Talking Matters (TM), which is housed within the Philadelphia Area Sexual Health Initiative (PASHI) department of HPS. WGTC is a study to develop and evaluate a teen pregnancy prevention intervention for African American adolescent youth ages 15-19. The intervention is comprised of 5 modules and culminates in the creation of a social media project designed by each TM cohort under the guidance of program facilitators. TM also contains an arm that trains parents, care givers and trusted adults in adolescent serving programs on how to be a sexual health resource. In addition, the program manager will be responsible for PASHI’s two Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DoH) teen pregnancy prevention programs, Horizons and SHARP. The Program Manager, will be responsible for ensuring the proper coordination of these two programs, along with health education staff and at times will help facilitate program sessions. The Program Manager will coordinate the writing of PA DoH quarterly reports. The Program Manager will also assist the Program Director with the identification and conceptualization of funding opportunities that will help sustain the department.
The ideal candidate has experience with proposal conceptualization and writing activities, is dynamic, has outstanding people skills, values team membership, values collectively working with colleagues to strengthen programs and PASHI as a whole, possesses strong time management skills, the ability to multi-task, and the charisma and facilitation skills to engage adolescents. In addition, the Program Manager will work closely with partner organizations to ensure effective program deliverables and services. Based on federal, state, local, or PHMC public health guidance related to Covid-19, programming may also take place virtually. Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory Criminal, FBI, and Child Abuse clearance checks in a timely manner. The Program Manager reports to the Program Director.
- Assist the Program Director with the identification of funding opportunities and with proposal conceptualization and development.
- Provides daily management of the program activities.
- Works closely with program partner organizations to ensure programming is implemented with fidelity.
- Monitors, coordinates, and schedules the implementation of education courses, advisory group meetings, and other programmatic activities in collaboration with program partners.
- Assists with data monitoring and engages with the evaluation team to support measurement of the effectiveness of the intervention being tested
- Completes program reports and other written documentation.
- Establishes and maintains strong relationships with funders, partners, and project staff to ensure effective communication and efficient program implementation.
- Ensures accurate and timely client/program paperwork submission by staff and reviews paperwork before completing data entry.
- Coordinates development of media campaign, working closely with staff, youth, and the communication contractor.
- Reviews and integrates new ideas and concepts with the Program Director in order to improve project delivery, content, and/or evaluation for target audience.
- Participates in grant writing tasks as needed to develop concepts, and to write and submit proposals to grow PASHI initiatives; contributes content expertise for grant proposals.
- Trains, coaches, and monitors program staff in implementation of program activities and procedures.
- Stays abreast of current resources, research and possible funding opportunities in the area of adolescent sexual health.
- Stays abreast of best practices in working with LGBTQ+ youth; trains and monitors staff service delivery to ensure appropriate practices are in use.
- Participates in HPS management team meetings.
- Completes program reports and other written documentation as required.
- Works collaboratively between other programs in HPS and other agencies/organizations.
- Must be available during daytime and some evening hours.
- Must be willing to travel throughout Philadelphia.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
- At least 3 years of experience implementing adolescent sexual health programming
- Experience with utilizing social media for recruitment
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft products (ex: Outlook, Word, etc)
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple assignments.
- Knowledge of issues related to positive youth development, child development, family life skills, child abuse prevention, healthy relationships, and healthy parenting.
- At least three years of supervisory experience.
- At least two years of experience working with African American adolescents
- At least 2 years of experience with development work, including identifying funding opportunities, proposal conceptualization, and writing (preferred).
- Experience and knowledge in working with LGBTQ+ adolescents preferred
- Master’s Degree - preferred. Commensurate experience will be considered.
- Salary is commensurate with experience. PHMC offers an extremely competitive benefits package to its employees, including but not limited to paid time off for personal, sick, vacation and holidays; health and dental insurance; company paid pension plan; a 403B tax deferred annuity plan; flexible spending account; and, transportation benefits program.
- Grade 19
- PHMC values diversity and seeks talented employees from diverse backgrounds. PHMC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in its employment practices.
- Our equal employment opportunity philosophy, in accordance with federal, state and local law, applies to all aspects of employment with PHMC including recruiting, hiring, training, transfer/promotion, compensation, benefits and termination.
Preferred: Masters or better.