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The program manager implements APHA’s climate change activities. The manager is responsible for monitoring budgets, grant management and program development. The manager serves as the coordinator for the CCHE Steering Committee and Advisory Board, primary liaison to the APHA Environment Section’s Climate Change Topic Committee, as well as to various partner organizations. The manager works closely with colleagues in strategic communications, government relations and public affairs to advance the APHA legislative climate change agenda, and develops products and materials as needed. This is a one-year grant-funded position, with the possibility of continuation based on funding and performance.
Work closely with the Director of the Center for Climate, Health and Equity to plan and implement programmatic activities on climate, health and equity, and track all work and outcomes. Lead development and dissemination of materials and products. Coordinate the Steering Committee and Advisory Board group logistics. Manage budget and reporting requirements for projects. Develop content for grant applications. Oversee the work of sub-contractors and consultant as outlined in grant deliverables. Lead APHA’s key partnership and coalition building initiatives regarding climate change issues of national importance. Maintain and build strong relationships with program officers and other external partners (e.g. federal agencies, coalitions, other organizations). Serve as liaison to the environment section, and other sections, of APHA. Work closely with members on advancing climate, health and equity and galvanizing them to take action. Coordinate with internal departments, such as membership, affiliate affairs, strategic communications and government relations. Develop and disseminate materials and products as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will bring demonstrable experience in program management, a strong background working with teams and partnerships, and strategic thinking to launch this initiative. They will have strong experience working with teams on complex programs, optimism, resourcefulness, a strong self-awareness, cultural competence, and emotional intelligence. Most important their values will align with our values of excellence, transparency, sustainability, and respect as well as a passion for climate justice and health equity. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: Master’s degree and 4 years of experience in public health, policy or a related field. Exceptional communications skills, including versatile writing capabilities. Expertise in one of the following or related areas, such as climate change, health equity or environmental justice. Excellent analytical skills. Grant and project management experience. Must be able to travel occasionally (required). Requires occasional lifting and moving up to 25 lbs.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.