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Project Manager- Intergenerational Family Services-Policy Lab

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

Req ID: 23189

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a project manager with expertise in intergenerational family services and community-clinical programs to join our growing team of strategists. PolicyLab is a research center of emphasis within CHOP’s Research Institute that aims to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. The project manager will partner with PIs and research staff specifically within the Intergenerational Family Services portfolio and across each of PolicyLab’s additional thematic portfolios to identify and spearhead strategies for issues related to innovative family-centered care in pediatrics, social determinants of health, community-clinical linkages and parenting interventions.

The successful candidate will also help coordinate opportunities to collaborate on center-wide funding proposals, interventions and innovative projects to improve physical and behavioral health outcomes for children and their families.

Position will also work in partnership with the Division of Social Work to manage and coordinate social work-driven clinical-community programs, including a Medical Legal Partnership and the standardization of select community health worker programs.

Job Responsibilities

Coordinate Research and Policy Portfolio

Key management role in PolicyLab’s Intergenerational portfolio. The project manager will assist in the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the Intergenerational portfolio, serving as a liaison/intermediary to Center projects related to issues of advancing family-centered care in pediatrics, social determinants of health, community-clinical linkages, and parenting interventions.

Work closely with Center communications and policy experts to develop and disseminate strategic communications, including blogs, commentaries, and related documents. Participate in grant development and reporting; assist with research manuscripts and support implementation work as it relates to the portfolio.

Participate in PolicyLab strategy team and support Center strategy activities as they relate to the portfolio.

Programmatic Work

The position will work closely in partnership with the Division of Social work to manage and help support clinical-community linkage programs, including a Medical Legal Partnership and the standardization of select community health worker programs.

Manage the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the continued growth of intergenerational-focused work within PolicyLab, serving as a liaison/intermediary to Center projects related to intergenerational health issues.  

Identify and apply for grant funding opportunities in support of intergenerational health focused work.

Participate in grant development and reporting; assist with research manuscripts and support implementation work as it relates to the portfolio.

Position will support the management of these programs by building and maintaining relationships with key external partners, coordinating the development and evaluation of new programs and identifying opportunities for growth.

 

 

 

 

Required Skills:

Strong project management skills and experience in strategic planning.

Experience collaborating with community based organizations and/or public systems (departments of health and human services, child welfare, etc.).

Understanding of research and evaluation projects in order to inform innovation and project design for funding proposals.

A history of spearheading or supporting grants writing.

Demonstrated success in collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and communicating with diverse groups of stakeholders.

Experience working in communities with deep-poverty.

Comfortable representing PolicyLab at community task forces, workgroups, conferences and events.

Passion for health equity and optimal child and family health outcomes.

This position is ideal for a social worker or community health professional with a community-based, clinical background who is looking to utilize their skills to support the strategic growth of research and implementation projects to inform evidence-based, best practices for children and their families.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

  • Required Education: BA/BS in related field

  • Required Experience: 2-3 years relevant experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Masters degree in social work preferred, as this position will work closely with the Division of Social Work. Strong candidates with comparable degree in public health, public administration, law or related field will be considered. 3-5  years of experience preferred for this role.

 

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2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 

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