Program Manager - Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (VHWDA) - Richmond, VA
Position: Program Manager
Status: Grant-funded, Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (VHWDA) utilizes a multi-stakeholder collaborative model to identify, recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals to successfully create and improve a competitive health workforce throughout the Commonwealth. The core work of the VHWDA is centered around community partnerships to develop a strong workforce pipeline; increase interprofessional training opportunities and jobs; provide funding and support for education, career advancement and pipeline development; and identify and communicate regional health workforce shortages and needs with key stakeholders and legislators.
The Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and will be responsible for the full range of program management activities. These activities include planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned VHWDA programs including initiatives that contribute to the accomplishment of the objectives of the Virginia Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program that support health professions students, clinical training sites, and health providers across the state; and supporting the recruitment of rural, minority and/or disadvantaged students into health careers.
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Manager will provide support to the regional AHEC centers and work closely with them on programming, budgeting, data collection, evaluation and reporting. The Program Manager will identify possible grant funding opportunities for the agency and prepare grant applications and grant evaluation reports; compile data, track trends for inclusion in grant or funder reports; and monitor grant and funder report due dates and delivery schedule. The incumbent will also have marketing and communications responsibilities including preparing and editing newsletters, articles, and print collateral, and will assume responsibility for website and other social media.
Bachelor's degree in health care, public health, social sciences or education. Master’s preferred. Five years' progressively responsible experience preferred in administering health and human services programs, preferably in program administration, community development or a health-related field. Ability to analyze and evaluate program services and activities; prepare reports, statements, and correspondence in a comprehensible manner.
Knowledge of: general management, financial, accounting, budgeting, recordkeeping, reporting, information system, and program planning principles; health-related programs; budget preparation and analysis methods; local, state, and federal regulations related to health and human services programs; program development, implementation, and evaluation procedures; survey information gathering and analysis techniques.