JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS
POSITION SUMMARY & FUNCTIONS:
Manage the implementation and sustainability of CHCACT’s Service to Impact Community Health (STICH)/AmeriCorps program.
- Manage STICH/AmeriCorps Member recruitment and retention process, FQHC site supervisor relationships and effective communication with the program funder.
- Manage accurate completion of all programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with all state, federal and organizational policies and procedures.
- Supervise, motivate and evaluate 23 STICH/AmeriCorps Members and offer training and technical assistance as required toward individual performance measure goal attainment.
- Design, coordinate and deliver regular training and development opportunities for the STICH/AmeriCorps Members to increase their capacity to meet the performance measure goals.
- Monitor all STICH/AmeriCorps work plan activities and collaborate with CHCACT senior staff to execute corrections or revisions.
- Monitor STICH/AmeriCorps Member performance measures, goal attainment and feedback from to evaluate effectiveness of trainings and technical assistance as well as to determine immediate and future needs.
- Serve as liaison to the state and federal programs and represent CHCACT at state, regional and national conferences.
- Advocate for services, resources and funding for FQHCs and their patients.
- Manage the program budget and the purchasing of all programmatic supplies.
- Write programmatic reports, receive appropriate approvals, and submit to the funder on a timely manner.
- Participate in the development of grant proposals that will support or work in conjunction with the STICH/AmeriCorps program.
- Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: STICH/AmeriCorps Members
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Demonstrated proficiency in using computer systems, software (particularly MS Office Suite) products and related office equipment.
- Able to compile, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data as well as document/record information.
- Able to work independently and in a team environment, contributing to the achievement of organization’s objectives.
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage work schedules and prioritize tasks, as well as work effectively toward individual and program deadlines and goals. Exceptional organizational skills are a must.
- Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate well with all individuals within various funding agencies, FQHCs or community partners and also with the general public via email, telephone, and in person.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree with three to five years’ prior experience, preferably with a nonprofit, grant based organization. Must have prior years of supervisory experience; experience with a large team of individuals working in different locations and/or supervising AmeriCorps Members is strongly preferred. CHCACT strongly encourages past AmeriCorps or Peace Corps alumni to apply for the position as an Employer of National Service.
PHYSICAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use computers and office equipment, manipulate documents and move about the office. Significant time is spent viewing computer screens. The employee may occasionally move materials up to 25 pounds.
The position requires the ability to read, and interpret and communicate information in English.
MENTAL DEMANDS AND REASONING ABILITIES:
Job requires intense attention to detail in completing work tasks, particularly with reviewing budgets. The ability to evaluate information and use logic to address accounting issues and problems is required. Able to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
The incumbent regularly performs work in an office environment. Travel is required for meetings and site visits to FQHCs; travel will be a minimum of 25%.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Benefits: CHCACT offers a robust employee benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurances and a competitive paid time off program.
How to Apply
Deadline for Submission: Until position is filled.
Please submit resume & cover letter to:
Luci Goodwin, CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2, Cheshire, CT 06410, or via facsimile (203) 250-0040, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org