Program Manager, I MATTER: AccessMatters

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 5:13 pm.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Senior Manager, I MATTER, this position is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing the community-wide, multi-component teen pregnancy prevention initiative. Provide technical assistance and support to program partners. This position is grant funded and is expected to end on September 29, 2015.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical assistance and support to youth-serving organizations in selecting, implementing, evaluating and sustaining evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions. Ensure programs are implemented with fidelity.
  • Provide technical assistance to family planning providers to increase accessibility of services for teens and build linkages to youth-serving agencies.
  • Represent AccessMatters at project-related meetings, conferences, and training as required by the funding source.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations to support implementation of project activities. Educate stakeholders about teen pregnancy prevention needs, effective strategies, and available resources.
  • Provide technical assistance to Provider network, program sites, and other partners related to adolescent and male programs.
  • Coordinate, support, and participate in adolescent and male outreach and service planning, programs, meetings and events.
  • In collaboration with Department staff, initiate and maintain relationships with organizations serving men and adolescents throughout the region to establish joint ventures, distribute materials, and promote the AccessMatters’ Network.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Manager and other staff on the completion of proposals for funding and completion of program reporting as required by funding sources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of strategies supportive of adolescent reproductive health and experience related to teen pregnancy prevention.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary personnel including service providers, community residents, parents and youth with a wide range of ages and social backgrounds.
  • Interpersonal flexibility, ability to work in a team.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently, attend to details, work under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and meet timelines.
  • Scheduling may require evening and weekend dates on occasion and some travel within local commuting distance in required.
  • Ability to work with individuals under the age of 18 – Child Abuse Clearance

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree (Master’s preferred) in public health, human services, social science, or related discipline.
  • At least 2 years experience in implementing and evaluating evidence-based programs.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to youth serving-agencies strongly preferred.

How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Recruiting@accessmatters.org.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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