The American Public Health Association, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of the public and achieving equity in health status, seeks an experienced Program Manager to implement programmatic activities on climate, health and equity, and track all work and outcomes. The successful candidate will bring demonstrable experience in program management, a strong background working with teams and partnerships, and strategic thinking to launch this initiative. They will have strong experience working with teams on complex programs, optimism, resourcefulness, a strong self-awareness, cultural competence, and emotional intelligence. Most important their values will align with our values of excellence, transparency, sustainability, and respect as well as a passion for climate justice and health equity. This is a two-year grant-funded position, with the possibility of continuation based on funding and performance.
The Program Manager will lead development and dissemination of materials and products. Develop content for grant applications. Oversee the work of sub-contractors and consultant as outlined in grant deliverables. Lead APHA’s key partnership and coalition building initiatives regarding climate change issues of national importance. Maintain and build strong relationships with program officers and other external partners. Serve as liaison to the environment section, and other sections, of APHA. Work closely with members on advancing climate, health and equity and galvanizing them to take action. Responsible for monitoring budgets, grant management and program development. Incumbent will have a Master’s degree and 4 years of experience in public health, policy or a related field. Exceptional communications skills, including versatile writing capabilities. Expertise in one area of environmental health such as climate change, health equity and broad-based knowledge of health policy. Excellent analytical skills. Grant and project management experience.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 35 hours a week, part-time, Monday thru Friday. Number of openings: 1. (This is not a telework position)
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position MUST upload the following information:
• Cover letter; • Resume; • A writing sample; • Salary requirement; • At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should apply at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
Deadline to apply for this position is December 21, 2018 @5 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.