CAI is seeking a highly motivated professional for the full-time position of Project Director NCEZID DIS: Expansion of DIS Training. The Project Director will provide leadership and day-to-day management and coordination for all deliverables associated with the CDC funded NCEZID DIS: Expansion of DIS Training project. (Project goal / description blurb).Responsibilities include managing the team and planning project activities alongside project PI/Oversight; ensuring coordination of all project activities, as well as providing leadership and expertise in program planning, curriculum development (synchronous and asynchronous programs), Training of Trainers design and delivery, coordination and evaluation systems and activities, and quality assurance of all training events developed under this grant. CAI has offices in NYC, Buffalo, Atlanta, Denver and Los Angeles. This position can be based out of any of these offices.
MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide day-to-day direction, management, and vision for all activities associated with administering and managing the development of curricula and delivery of TOTs, including overseeing daily operations, and responding to requests from CDC about project activities.
- Oversight/supervision of lead staff on the project; coordination with CAI resource staff
- Stay current on emerging data and research related to responding to public health emergencies.
- Develop, as part of a team, curriculum, tools, and resources ensuring materials follow implementation of evidence-based clinical practices (e.g., case studies, research papers, information briefs, toolkits related to evidence-based and innovative practices).
- Manage the contracting consultants and ensuring the work is completed in a high-quality timely fashion.
- Work with CAI Communications Department to coordinate the implementation of communication and promotion of project activities.
- Work with consultants and other project staff to organize TOT and manage the coordination of trainings following such process
- Coordinate and plan all aspects of project-related meetings, curriculum development, TOT planKey liaison with CDC Project OfficerRespond to all CDC reporting requirements, and support budget management responsibilities.
- Other duties as necessary/assigned.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS, CREDENTIALS AND OTHER PREFERRED SKILLS:
- Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, Health Education or related field required.
- A minimum of five years of experience managing capacity building programs (e.g. training programs, CBA programs)
- A minimum of ten years combined experience in capacity building (training and technical assistance), non-profit/public health program management.
- A minimum of ten years of experience working with STIs, DIS, public health, health education/training
- A minimum of ten years of combined experience working with health department, community-based organizations and healthcare organizations.
- Experience developing strategic, tactical and or operational plans
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES ON:
- Excellent program development skills
- Excellent management skills
- Excellent leadership skills
- Good analytical/critical thinking and planning skills.
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills and diplomacy
- Skills to translate theory to practice (i.e. adult learning theories, instructional design, experiential design among others)
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, CREDENTIALS & SKILLS:
- Doctoral and/or Masters-level degree and/or a minimum of 10 years combined (training and field) experience in STI or public health, and/or health care operations.
- In-depth understanding of the current healthcare delivery, emergency preparedness, CLUSTER RESPONSE AND OUTBREAK RESPONSE,
- Applied and practical experience in the design and delivery of capacity building activities (emphasis on training and curriculum development)
- Knowledge of quality improvement and the principles of performance management and community engagement aimed at improving patient and community outcomes.
- Excellent analytic, strategic thinking and presentation skills including interpersonal, as well as oral and written communications skills.
- Excellent planning skills, extremely organized, and ability to multi-task.
- Demonstrated skills in project coordination and project management.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint/Outlook required.
In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations within 6 weeks of their hire date. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.)
HOW TO APPLY:
The salary range for this position is $90,000- $120,000, with excellent benefits and working conditions. Apply for this job.