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Senior Program Lead-Health Equity portfolio

Date: Feb 18, 2018

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Req ID: 14775

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Position plays key leadership role in the PolicyLab Health Equity portfolio, in particular responsible for implementation and external stakeholder aspects of the portfolio.  Position also serves as member of PolicyLab strategy team.  Position undertakes specific cross-center, strategy projects as identified with PolicyLab Health Equity Faculty Leads and Center Director and Deputy Director.

Job Responsibilities

Programmatic Work

Key leadership role in PolicyLab Health Equity portfolio.  Develop relationships, convenings and roundtables with internal and external research and policy experts; develop policy and practice strategic plan and recommendations in collaboration with faculty leads; conduct policy analyses for Center projects and activities pertinent to health equity; develop and disseminate research manuscripts and strategic communications, including blogs, commentaries, and related documents; participate in grant development and reporting; and support implementation work.   Work independently and across PolicyLab projects.  The position requires collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, as Senior Program Lead will not be principal in all research projects related to health equity.  Senior Program Lead will manage implementation of the strategic plan for the Health Equity portfolio, serving as a liaison/intermediary to related Center projects.

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

Management and Staffing

Manage staff and consultants related to program portfolio, as applicable.

Required Education and Experience

Masters or doctoral degree in public health, law, public policy, social work or related field, plus 7-10 years related public health, health equity or non-profit leadership experience required.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and time management skills required. Must be able to work effectively with minimal direct oversight and manage multiple projects with varying deadlines for several individuals. Must be able to juggle multiple demands, work styles and needs.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, be able to work accurately, pay strict attention to detail, and be amenable to doing varied work that requires an intellectual and professional approach.
  • Successful performance in a high-intensity work environment.
  • Excellent problem identification and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters and materials.
  • Evidence of leadership ability
  • Ability to work with sensitivity to cultural diversity and to assist staff in understanding this diversity

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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