Job Opening – Program Coordinator Federal Grants

This position was originally posted January 26th, 2022 and revised March 8th, 2022.

Job Title: Program Coordinator Federal Grants
Department: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Starting Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000
Status: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Program Director Federal Grants

Please send cover letter and resume to pprata@hsmnetwork.org by March 25th, 2022.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Program Director Federal Grants, the Program Coordinator Federal Grants will assist with the implementation and oversight of federal initiatives focused on improving the lives of expectant families and families with young children. The Program Coordinator Federal Grants is responsible for maintaining relationships with state- and local-level partners and advisory group members; coordinating professional development and continuous quality improvement activities; managing communication efforts, including the website and social media; participating in maternal and early childhood workgroups as assigned; and participating in meetings and events with The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the federal funding agency.

The position will be located at the Healthy Start MomCare Network office at 2002 Old St. Augustine Rd. Suite E-25, Tallahassee, Florida, 32301. Please note most staff are temporarily working remotely due to COVID-19.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates professional development and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Assists with parent leadership activities.
  • Participates in annual site visits with local implementation agencies and provides technical assistance, as required.
  • Coordinates with project staff to assess program quality and to conduct improvement efforts via performance measurement, continuous quality improvement, professional development, and program enhancements.
  • Manages communication efforts, including the website and social media.
  • Engages in the planning and implementation of strategic planning, project strategies, needs assessments, public policy, and advocacy efforts.
  • Represents the agency at local, state, and national meetings, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in maternal and child health, early childhood development, home visiting, or a related field. A Master’s degree or post-graduate training is desirable. Experience with health equity is strongly preferred. Must be self-directed and able to work independently. Will function as part of a small, but highly skilled and motivated non-profit staff.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to represent the organization externally across a wide range of stakeholders and constituencies.
  • Must be highly organized, flexible, and able to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to successfully manage and complete multiple projects and activities and meet established guidelines.

Computer Equipment and Software:

  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Other:

  • Local, statewide, and national travel is required to attend meetings.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, have reliable transportation, and carry your own car insurance.
  • Upon hiring, candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background screening will be conducted.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate and handle keyboards and controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.