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Senior Program Associate

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., (AHP) is seeking a Senior Program Associate who cares deeply about using their talents to assist people and communities in need; is passionate about creating better health and mental health care systems; believes in the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and wants to be part of a national organization that impacts and betters individual lives, communities, and states. If this describes you, along with having the ability to help manage national and state programs that relate to issues of national interest, such as substance use disorders, behavioral health, the opioid epidemic, vulnerable populations, people experiencing homelessness, and systems change, we encourage you to apply. We are ideally looking for applicants located in California.

As Senior Program Associate you will be integrally involved in keeping major programs running smoothly by assisting with project management, including task oversight and management of workplans, deliverables, and staffing. You'll use your organization talents and big-picture thinking to create standard operating procedures, monitor and evaluate project performance, and conduct quality control. People skills will also be of great use as you manage and build relationships with subcontractors and consultants. Given the scope of the programs AHP manages, being detail-oriented will be a benefit as you help develop and manage budgets and attend to any fiscal concerns and details.

This position is ideal for you if your skills also include writing, research, evaluation, and training/technical assistance. You will have many opportunities to use your creativity to create print and online materials related to projects/programs (e.g., reports, PPTs, website content, announcements). You will dive deep in the subject matter as you conduct in-depth research, key informant interviews and literature reviews. You'll create evaluation questions and data-gathering instruments to help the team better understand client needs, gaps in knowledge, strengths/challenges, etc., and develop measurement-based practices to evaluate outcomes And you will have the chance to help others understand the information you gather by compiling, summarizing, and analyzing data.

Another aspect of your role will be to organize and lead meeting and assist with training, and technical assistance activities. Activities will range from planning agendas, webinar, and trainings to facilitating meetings, developing curriculum and training materials, hosting/moderating trainings and giving guidance to speakers about content and presentation. It's a great chance to showcase your subject matter expertise, training skills, and educational knowledge, while learning new skills.

Your other main role will be to promotes new business by co-authoring proposals and external communication materials, contributing your ideas to strategic marketing plans, and identifying opportunities to forge partnerships with outside organizations and subject matter experts.

About AHP

AHP influences change in health and business systems to support vulnerable populationsfrom creating policy to ground-level, hands-on work. We help organizations and individuals reach their full potential through professional consulting; research, evaluation, and data analytics; technical assistance and training; and virtual solutions, publications, and events.

Our areas of expertise include behavioral health, mental health policy and services, substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, workforce development, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma-informed care, criminal justice, women and children, veterans, health care reform, health information technology, and population health management.

AHP is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status. Black, Indigenous and People of Color, immigrants, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wondering whether to apply? Do you have:

  • Knowledge about social policy around health and human service topics?
  • Experience with organizational development and cross-system collaboration?
  • The ability to provide formal training and in-person and virtual technical assistance to providers/clients?
  • The skills to manage budget planning, implementation, and oversight, along with task management?
  • The ability to lead teams in small project assignments and supervise and mentor one-two staff members
  • Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Skype for Business?
  • Familiarity with SharePoint and virtual meeting platforms and a willingness to learn and use new software as needed?

Education, Training, and Experience

Candidates for this position must possess a bachelor's degree. A master's degree in social work, behavioral health, public health, or similar field is strongly preferred. Professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

For this position, we also seek candidates with at least five years of management and supervising experience, which includes managing complex processes and procedures, managing grants or contracts, and directing and evaluating staff performance

Finally, because most of the work will be on projects in the state of California, experience in CA will be a plus.


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Posted: 2021-10-01 Expires: 2021-11-02

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