A Sr. Program Officer II is needed to provide program development and leadership over the Center for Substance Use and Infectious Disease care integration at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The goal of the center is to develop and implement innovative strategies to promote health outcomes for people with substance use. This work will be accomplished through advancing scientific knowledge, engaging and partnering with people and communities affected by substance use, education and training of the next generation of leaders in the field of substance use and infectious disease care integration.
The Sr. Program Officer II oversees technical, programmatic, and administrative aspects of large-scale programs and leads the development and implementation of national and international programs independently. The Sr. Program Officer II will mentor staff and oversee teams. When required, the Sr. Program Officer II will also serve as the center's representative including networking, attending meetings, and making presentations on the Center's behalf. S/he will lead technical work and center-wide initiatives independently. S/he will lead proposal development and lead strategic partnership development and donor cultivation. S/he will lead and oversee high-level strategy design and implementation, training program and proposal development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Lead, oversee or act as technical expert for large-scale projects including statewide and multinational projects. May include:
Envision, design and initiate new program activities according to a larger program goal
Produce and edit documents, work plans, reports, and presentations
Lead budget development and resource allocation
Oversee staffing, roles, and level of effort to meet program goals
Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between program, finance, and administrative staff to ensure team functioning to meet program goals
Facilitate and model frequent, open, ongoing communication with program team members
Lead engagement with internal and external partners such as local and state health departments, community based organizations, non-governmental organizations, private and industry funders.
Ensure adherence to JHU, group, and donor rules, regulations and policies
Lead process of using data to inform strategies, work plans, and program direction
Put in place tools, processes, structures to ensure excellence in programs, products, and deliverables to meet program goals
Design and manage effective team structure to meet program goals
Supervise, coach, and mentor staff independently
Orient and train new staff members
Conduct regular (at least quarterly) check ins and annual performance reviews with all supervisees
Identify and recommend appropriate professional development opportunities for supervisees
Ensure effective coaching, mentoring, and supervision of all staff on your team
Provide coaching and mentoring to promote continued growth and improvement among supervisees and other staff
Oversee and ensure the quality of work produced by staff or team. Develop processes, tools, and routines that ensure the quality of work.
Operate with compliance to all JHU supervisory policy.
Oversee high level strategy design and implementation independently.
Lead and build staff capacity in technical work, including strategies, toolkits, communication materials, scripts, job aides, needs assessments, etc.
Generate and envision new activities, ideas, frameworks, and strategies that further high-level goals
Use, develop, and model tools, processes, best-practices and colleague review to ensure all products and documents are of the highest quality possible
Provide information to others about the quality of work. This includes raising concerns about errors, omissions, and poor quality products to the staff member responsible for that work, and requesting revision of work that is not high quality.
In collaboration with research and evaluation division, strategically plan for research, monitoring, and evaluation activities
Supervise/oversee short-term technical assistance (STTA) of junior staff independently
Lead STTA, including trainings, workshops, and program support, independently
Support field program research, monitoring and evaluation systems.
Demonstrate technical expertise in relevant technical areas (i.e. knowledge management, health areas, etc.) and build capacity in others
Demonstrate high level technical communication, including writing reports, creating and giving presentations, and facilitating trainings or group discussions
Ensure excellence in programs, products, and deliverables to meet program goals
Professional and Organizational Growth
Initiate and lead center-wide initiatives, independently
May include brown bags, communities of practice, etc.
Lead proposal development (technical, budget, coordination) independently
Lead strategic partnership development independently
Lead donor cultivation independently
Represent JHU and group at relevant external meetings and events
May include delivering technical presentations, networking, relationship building, and initiate and follow through with opportunities for collaboration
Professionally engage and collaborate with other programs across the university
Recognize and address factors that might strategically impact a program or the Center, and lead implementation of solutions
Identify opportunities for bringing new skills into the Center, including attending JHU courses and seminars, conferences, other external trainings etc.
Master's degree (M.A., MHS, MPH)
Six (6) years related program management experience in public health or medicine
Previous experience with and demonstrated work with medically underserved populations preferred.
Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education as permitted by the JHU Equivalency formula.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer II Working Title: Sr. Program Officer II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $82,325 - $113,185; commensurate with experience. Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002794-SOM DOM Bay Infectious Disease Personnel area: School of Medicine
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