1) The Center for Asian Health Equity (CAHE) is seeking a highly motivated Program Manager to work closely with faculty and researchers in the Center to advance the agendas of programmatic efforts including colorectal cancer prevention / access to care; and other public health program efforts.
2) The person in this position will serve as a program and grant dissemination expert as well as an internal team development and documentation associate for Cook County Colon Cancer Alliance to Reignite and Enhance Screening program (CARES) and other projects as needed.
3) This person will play a crucial role in advancing the programmatic efforts of CARES with health system partners.
4) In addition, this person will serve as primary community event / outreach lead for CARES and other projects as needed.
5) Work directly with CAHE Program Operations Director for advancing the programmatic efforts of CARES program.
6) Manage the daily operations of health system engagement and partnerships.
7) Work with the grantee officers and partner staff (including both community based organizations and health system partner) for preparation of funder reports; progress updates; data reporting; assessment and feedback; development of 8) timely materials for dissemination to relevant stakeholders (including the local public health departments; local, regional, and national advocacy orgs; and academic research institutions).
9) Lead the implementation of CARES with health system partners under the direction of the Program Director.
10) Lead the implementation of sub-programs within CARES to address colorectal cancer disparities.
11) Participate and engage in all CARES related meetings with research team and with health system partners.
12) Manage Project ECHO series and facilitate sessions with health systems.
13) Maintain detailed meeting notes from implementation meetings.
14) Maintain documentation of CARES program to support outcomes identified in the work plan.
15) Conduct data collection, needs assessments, and analyses to support program planning and evaluation.
16) Ensure necessary reports/documentation are submitted to on time and in appropriate formats to all granters / stakeholders.
17) Perform other duties as assigned.
1) Knowledge of colorectal cancer prevention, general public health, quality improvement, project management, adult learning methods and understating of issues related to access to care (from the community and among health systems).
2) Position requires independence and initiative in leading and completing tasks.
3) Be able to work in a collaborative, cooperative environment both in the field and at the program offices.
4) Be able to facilitate small-large group meetings in-person and electronically.
5) Knowledge of program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
6) Ability to manage competing priorities, work simultaneously on multiple initiatives, and meet deadlines.
7) Highly proficient project management skills, including a demonstrated ability to manage own time well and achieve objectives.
8) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
9) Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
10) Demonstrate flexibility with time lines and work schedule.
11) Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.
12) Ability to train others.
13) Attention to details.
14) Highly proactive and flexible.
15) Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google software (e.g., Google Docs, Sheets, Drive).
16) Willing to learn new technological applications and new skills
1) Master's degree
1) Two to three years of relevant work experience
2) Professional experience in academic institutions and/or public health
3) Quality improvement experience in health care
4) Experience working with minority populations
5) Experience working at community health centers
2) Cover letter
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