Job Opening – Chief Program Officer and Project Director

Chief Program Officer and FL Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) Project Director

Reports To: FAHSC Executive Director  

Duties and Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for supporting maternal and child health programming implemented by FAHSC and its member coalitions. Serves as Project Director for the Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) initiative and other grants administered by FAHSC. Primary areas of responsibility include state level strategic planning and collaboration with key stakeholders in Florida to assess, plan and implement maternal and child health programs at the state and community level; evidence-based home visiting services for children 0-5 and their families; and other collaborative initiatives to improve the health and well-being of women, infants and families.  Provides consultation and support to local coalitions in developing and implementing community programs.  Overall daily management of MIECHV, and related grant programs, will also reside in this position.  The position has responsibility for management of program staff to ensure that programs, grants and contracts are implemented as proposed and in compliance with federal, state and other funders. This position will provide necessary progress reports to HRSA and other funders, serve as the contact for the FAHSC MIECHV grant and other grants, and attend all required meetings. 

Qualifications/Education Requirements:  A Masters degree in a health-related field is required and at least five years experience.

Supervisory Relationship: Supervises all programmatic staff including quality assurance, training, MIECHV staff, and contractors.

Skills and Knowledge required: Minimum: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated success in grant writing and project management. Strong state networking and community collaboration skills. Excellent meeting facilitation skills and interpersonal skills.  Ability to problem solve, evaluate and analyze data. Extensive knowledge of maternal and child health field, including state and federal Healthy Start and related programs. Experience in non-profit management.

Prior Experience Required:  At least five years management or supervisory experience, preferably in the non-profit sector.  Grant writing and program development  experience. Experience implementing and managing state and federal grants in excess of $1 million and conducting similar work in a health, academic or social service setting preferred. Experience working in maternal and child health field, including home visiting.

Salary Range: Negotiable
Hours Required:   40 hours weekly
Location: This position is located in Tallahassee.

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