Program Manager-Health Profession Opportunity Grant (Grant FT) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall program management of the HPOG grant working in tandem with all other positions involved. In addition, the Project Director has complete responsibility for the financial aspects of the grant from reporting, budgeting, procurement, internal auditing, contract development and review. The incumbent must ensure that project outcomes are accomplished by working with internal and external project partners and the funding source collaboratively along with other stakeholders as necessary.  

Job Duties

1. Develop a collaborative working relationship with the funding agency, and communicate with federal program officers to coordinate the work of the project partners; and organize and monitor the implementation of project activities working with all staff.
2. Responsible for the oversight and management of project funds to ensure all expenditures are based on the proposed project and support the outcomes that were proposed and approved by the funding agency.
3. Provide direct supervision of the full-time and part-time HPOG staff.
4. Work with project partners in collaboration with the staff to ensure programmatic and fiscal contractual obligations support the overall mission of the project.
5. Manage and monitor overall progress of the project, including project financial information and implementation timelines for project activities.
6. Coordinate the reporting process and prepare cumulative performance and assist with financial reports for submission to the funding agency.
7. Create, review and approve contract documents with existing partners and stakeholder organizations as necessary in collaboration with CCAC Administration officials.
8. Maintain accurate and accessible project repository for the organization of all project documentation relating to fiscal and contractual responsibilities.
9. Review and approve recommendations from partner agencies, advisory committee and other external stakeholders on the development of new programming working with CCAC Faculty and administration where necessary.
10. Convene quarterly meetings of the HPOG Advisory Committee to facilitate communication and recommendations for program delivery working through staff.
11. Work on programmatic design that facilitates sustainability of the program after the expiration of grant funding and solicit additional grant funding opportunities to enhance project goals and outcomes.
12. Design and implement marketing strategies to reach prospective program participants.
13. Collaborate with CCAC Institutional Research Department to create data collection system for reporting and participant tracking.
14. Ensure all needed data is collected and performance reporting requirements are met on time.
15. Implement recruitment, assessment, and selection process for program students. Work with CCAC's partners for recruitment of participants.
16. Attend meetings as scheduled and serve on college committees related to grant project.
17. Additional programmatic/financial/administrative duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

Master's Degree in Counseling, Education, Developmental education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field. Minimum one year experience in higher education. Experience working with TANF and low-income students preferred. Two years of experience in project design and management of HPOG grants or other federally funded programs preferred. Must demonstrate abilities to work well independently, with minimal direct supervision, and represent CCAC with the utmost professionalism. Travel is expected.

Strong knowledge of grant development and administration. Good written and verbal communication, organizational skills; ability to work with students, faculty, staff, administration and outside agencies, good presentation skills; self-motivation; accountable, and able to provide leadership. Ability to track data and outcomes and present information in compliance with Federal requirements.

Salary Grade

14 - min. $50,232  

Additional Information

This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than November 6, 2015. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

This is a grant funded full-time position with benefits. Continued employment is contingent on sufficient future funding.

Grant Summary:
Health Professions Opportunity: Pathway to Success in Healthcare (PSH) program will provide education and training in three healthcare tracks − Nursing, Emergency Medicine, and Medical Records/Health Information Technology (HIT) - that will pay well and are in high demand throughout the region. These pathways are designed as a career lattice that will allow program participants to enter, exit, and re-enter at each level outlined for each pathway. Students will be able to enter at various entry points, depending on their academic/developmental preparation and qualifications for the program. The PSH Program will enable students to successfully complete each training level by providing them with a package of wraparound services that could address multiple issues? academic, financial, and personal ? that can impede students from successfully completing college. CCAC will partner with the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB), Pennsylvania CareerLink, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC), Garfield Jubilee, Southwest PA Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Angels' Place, and Human Service Center Corporation-Mon Valley Providers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and Allegheny County EMS Council and local four-year universities to implement this program.6

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Workforce Development
  • Vision of diversity & inclusion
  • Learning-centered environment
  • Eight Pittsburgh-area locations
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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