Under limited supervision this position plans and oversees ongoing administration of programs in fulfillment the mission and vision of ANTHC. The Program Manager cooperates with or directs the work of administrative and other staff members to ensure program priorities and needs are met.
Performs program planning, development and implementation; program monitoring and evaluation; budget planning and monitoring; contract and grant coordination and administration.
Researches opportunities for grants, contracts, and other funding to sustain and grow programs in direct support of ANTHC's mission and vision. Draft, edit and develop all or select portions of grant applications; coordinate the completion of all components of grant applications including narrative selections, budget and contractual agreements as required; review, revise and edit grant applications to assure accuracy and compliance with grant guidelines.
Coordinates the completion of required progress and financial reports. Communicates with the internal and external organizations to ensure efficient and effective program administration. Completes internal and external written and oral reports professionally and in a timely manner.
Leads or contributes to the writing of program-specific technical/scientific reports for purposes of presentation at conferences or other venues and for publication in campus newsletters or peer-reviewed journals. Creates new and/or revises existing program documentation such as patient/customer surveys, questionnaires and data collection forms.
Develops and institutes program objectives, ensuring program metrics are relevant, linked to division goals, and program makes satisfactory progress towards objectives.
Works with Division leadership in determining overall administrative and program direction, developing program goals, priorities and trainings, and in allocating staff and financial resources. Meets regularly with Division leadership to discuss/resolve workload and program issues.
Oversees completion of administrative tasks such as check, purchasing (e.g., office supplies, equipment and maintenance repairs), and travel requests. Reviews and maintains purchase records, travel reports, credit card reconciliation reports and other financial reports for program cost center(s). Compiles and maintains records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning. Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required.
Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to assigned staff. Develops goals and priorities in conjunction with employees, and assigns tasks and projects. Develops staff skills and training plans. Counsels, trains, and coaches subordinate staff.
Develops, manages and monitors project budgets and contracts.
Coordinates with ANTHC finance department to insure timely and accurate financial reporting.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of public health education principles and practice, programs, resources and agencies.
Knowledge and familiarity with worksite wellness programs and related emerging research.
Knowledge of Alaska Natives and Alaska Native cultures.
Knowledge of rural Alaska and the Alaska Tribal Health System.
Knowledge and familiarity with the variety of tribally operated or Native owned businesses, corporations and their subsidiaries.
Skill in program coordination, tracking, and evaluation techniques.
Skill in public presentation and education.
Skill in written communication and writing concise reports.
Skill in working with and communicating effectively with a variety of professional and skill levels; such as medical providers, human resource managers, business leaders, and educators.
Skill in working with and sustaining working partnerships with various organizations.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor's Degree in a discipline relevant to the scope of this position. Progressively responsible professional work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for education beyond a Bachelor's Degree.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Four (4) years professional work experience relevant to the programs being managed or leading to knowledge and skills that will ensure success in this position.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Experience in the Alaska Tribal Health System. Training or experience specific to the scope of position-responsible programs is highly preferred, as is experience with implementation of systems change in worksite settings.
Travels frequently within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires: the ability to lift approximately 20 pounds; persistent repetitive movements of the hands, wrists and fingers; and the ability to sit for long periods of time.
Addendum for Program Manager – Community Health Performance Improvement – August 14, 2012
Job Duties: This position will plan and oversee ongoing administration of the CDC National Public Health Improvement Initiative grant to ensure program priorities, performance measures and timelines are met; integrate performance management (PM) and performance improvement (PI) activities into department culture; manage and coordinate department-wide efforts to ensure that PM and PI initiatives are implemented and managed using a data-driven focus that sets priorities for improvements aligned to ongoing strategic objectives; provides leadership and coordination for improving the organization’s core public health functions and evaluating the impact that systems improvements have on the public’s health; coordinate performance improvement education and training programs for staff; establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships with national, state, tribal and community partners on performance and quality initiatives to ensure alignment and optimal use of resources; and seek diverse funding opportunities to support ongoing PM and PI initiatives.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium - 9 months ago
ANTHC was formed in December 1997 to manage statewide health services for Alaska Natives. All Alaska Natives, through their tribal governmen...