Job Opening: Program Manager, Behavioral Health
The program manager will collaborate with the Health Fund’s behavioral health team to support grant activity including proposal review; grant management; research and policy; education and technical assistance; communications; and other programmatic support.
This full-time position will be based in Lansing, Michigan.
- Help develop RFPs and supplemental materials such as webinars, one-pagers, etc.
- Assist with proposal review process and draft recommendations for the grantmaking committee and board of directors
- Review, analyze, and take action on grant reports to monitor progress, challenges, and emerging trends among funded projects
- Assist with grantee convenings, trainings, and other events
- Participate in cross-program meetings and activities, including Community Health Impact program
- Serve as first point of contact for programmatic inquiries
- Proactively solve problems and overcome obstacles to help grantees succeed
- Identify grantees in need of evaluation assistance and work with program and evaluation teams to manage the process
- Help plan cross-grantee technical assistance around common challenges
- Work with evaluation team to assess grantee results and identify insights
- Help solicit, retain, and manage contractors
- Work with communications team to develop and implement program-specific communications strategies, messaging, and timelines
- Identify newsworthy or noteworthy stories and articulate links across grantees; work with evaluation and communications teams to share success stories with key audiences
- Serve as subject matter expert, help draft and edit program-specific content for various publications and channels
RESEARCH & POLICY IDENTIFICATION
- Research current trends and best practices in program areas and potential new models of care
- Identify gaps or areas in need of reform within the current systems, and work with the program, evaluation, and policy teams to develop a strategy to address those gaps and/or issues
- Research current state policies and how they impact behavioral health services, which may include researching other states’ policies or contracting with outside experts
- Work with policy and communication teams to disseminate findings to target audiences
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum of three years of program experience in healthcare, nonprofit, or philanthropy
- Knowledge of behavioral health landscape, including strategies to implement integrated care
- Excellent administrative and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
- Excellent writing skills, both technical and for a general audience
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and timelines
- Excellent research skills, including the ability to form research questions, investigate a variety of sources, and synthesize findings
- Self-motivated problem-solving abilities
- Demonstrated ability to work well individually and as part of a team
Please send your resume and a one paragraph written narrative describing why you are interested in the position to Julie Skubik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Health Fund encourages everyone to apply. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.