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The mission of Community Health Partnerships is to improve the health of Indiana residents through community-university partnerships. The Community Health Partnerships project manager will independently manage the development, growth, implementation, and evaluation of several initiatives and projects of the program including: the development and review of grant funding opportunities; education, training and resource support for those interested in community-engaged research; the program's advisory board consisting of community and university members; communication with our partners through newsletters and online media; and other collaborative community-engaged health initiatives across the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). This position will develop policies governing these aspects of the program, be responsible for the implementation of these initiatives consistent with Indiana CTSI strategy, commitments, and goals, and serve as a key decision-maker on on-going policies and strategy.
Duties also include report construction, strategic planning, and assisting with the program's community engagement consultation services. They will play a critical role in growing and strengthening the program stakeholder network which includes working collaboratively with all aspects of Community Health Projects, Indiana CTSI, and creating a database to report on partnership growth.
Manage the pre-award process for grant funding opportunities for community-engaged research including: developing calls for applications by working with advisory board members, leadership team members, and key stakeholders; promoting the call for applications; recruiting, coordinating and orienting reviewers with the appropriate area of expertise (including from the community); and working closely with the iCReATE program to facilitate the application, review and award process. Following the award decisions, they will be responsible for creating a supportive program and network for awardees by coordinating group meetings, offering resources from across the Indiana CTSI, responding to problems reported on progress reports, and compiling metrics for the Indiana CTSI. They will manage hosting an annual Symposium highlighting the projects of all funded awardees.
Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of community-engaged education initiatives and training opportunities for students, fellows, interns and community members. This includes recruiting guest speakers, developing evidence-based curriculum and experience learning, establishing mentorship relationships between community and university stakeholders, and evaluating programs for quality improvement purposes.
Prepare and manage program related budgets, purchases, and expense tracking
Manage and serve as primary contact for program's advisory board. This includes overseeing membership, organizing meetings, setting agendas for the board to discuss, recording meeting minutes, following up on action items, ensuring the board bylaws are followed, and making sure all advisory board members have a voice in the program's direction.
Collaborate with other Community Health Partnerships initiatives, leaders, liaisons and Indiana CTSI teams to lead the effort to strengthen and grow the program's stakeholder network. This includes working in Salesforce (or other) database to create opportunities for communication with and reporting of stakeholders.
Create, analyze, and report related program performance metrics. Includes using RedCap, creating comprehensive spreadsheets, and formal presentations of data
Note: This position does not offer sponsorship.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in public health, management, or health-related field and three years relevant experience in public or community health settings working with community and academic stakeholders.
Critical thinking. Self-starter. Excellent organizational agility and project coordination skills. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information for both a health professional and public audience. Effective team collaborator. Displays integrity and trust. Highly proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) and general computer skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state, local community, and/or health organizations and other stakeholders. Demonstrated competence with time and project management. Extremely detail-oriented.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.