Program Director, Philadelphia Health Corps, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Posted by on January 07, 2013

Program Director: Philadelphia Health Corps, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Full time program director for the Philadelphia Health Corps (PHC).  PHC is one of five  sites under the National Health Corps. It is an AmeriCorps program that recruits and places 28 members annually in Philadelphia host sites.  Program director is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, selecting, training, and placing members; facilitating the process of identifying, selecting, and overseeing partner/host sites; ensuring compliance with AmeriCorps program requirements; supporting, mentoring, and coaching 28 members; problem solving and fostering strong group dynamics; reviewing members’ accomplishments and tracking performance measures; participating in regular meetings of and collaboration with other National Health Corps sites; and managing the overall program, grant, and budget for the PHC.

Skills & Qualifications
•    3-5 years’ experience in program development and program management
•    Strong leadership, problem solving and mentoring skills
•    Experience managing groups and group dynamics
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Strong attention to detail and proven organizational skills
•    Computer literate; including knowledge of websites, blogs and social media
•    Able to work independently
•    Experience with community service, national service and professional development of recent college graduates
•    Knowledge of public health and AmeriCorps experience a strong plus

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree a plus

Salary Range:    $45,000 – $50,000

Fax, email or send resume and cover letter to:
M. Ann Ricksecker
Health Federation of Philadelphia
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA  19107
Fax:     215  557-2100

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