APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Internal Number: 2021-1504
The program manager will provide support to the Environmental Health Program housed in the Center for Public Health Policy to advance the work of environmental justice, health equity and partnership initiatives. The program manager will lead the work of the National Environmental Health Partnership Council’s environmental justice initiatives which will necessitate coordination of events, meetings, and calls among a diverse set of stakeholders, research, writing and communication activities and grant deliverables and contract management. Assist the Deputy Director, Center for Public Health Policy with oversight of grant operational plans and budgets, coordinating and communicating with funders, submitting required reports, overseeing evaluation processes, and entering and managing related consultant and sub-grant contracts. Lead coordination of the National Environmental Health Partnership Council’s environmental justice initiatives, which includes oversight of the technical assistance mini-grant program, as well as other environmental health activities, as needed. Support environmental health communications activities, including social media, webinars, and website maintenance. Develop and disseminate written materials and products to support the environmental health program, as needed. Support environmental justice initiatives within the organization as well as with external partners. Perform other duties as assigned. This is a one-year, grant-funded position.
Employees are required to provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination.
Masters’ degree and at least two years of related work experience. Alternatively, the candidate may have a bachelor’s degree at least 4 years of related work experience. Grant and budget management experience. Working knowledge of issues related to health equity and/or environmental justice initiatives. Excellent writing and organizational skills. Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, while closely tracking and managing various project activities, timelines, and deliverables. Excellent relationship and communication skills such as listening, building trust, empathizing, developing rapport, and both giving and receiving constructive criticism. Ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. Travel to the Annual Meeting is required with other occasional travel possible.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations. Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format: LastName.CoverLetter) at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
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