New Haven, CT

Program Director - New Haven Healthy Start, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
The Organization

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is the region’s largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment. Our mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.

Position Overview

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for Program Director for New Haven Healthy Start.  The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.

Title: Program Director
Department:  Grantmaking & Strategy
Reports to:  Vice President for Community Engagement
FLSA Status:  Exempt

POSITION:
Under the direction of the VP for Community Engagement, The New Haven Healthy Start (NHHS) Program Director is responsible for leading all areas of NHHS implementation, including interaction with and support to funded sites, assurance of ongoing quality improvement efforts at sites, and compliance with federal data and documentation requirements. The Program Director also ensures full integration of NHHS with city-funded perinatal services and linkage of NHHS to other programs relevant to the health and wellbeing of women, infants, fathers and families. In addition, the position represents the program and expands the program’s presence among local and statewide community partners as designated by the VP for Community Engagement.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Working with subcontractors and administrators to monitor contract compliance and implementing the Quality Management and Assurance System (QMAS)
• Preparing and submitting required federal grant reports including data reporting requirements
• Ensuring all data is input into the database for the National Evaluation
• Planning and implementation of the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Perinatal Learning Collaborative
• Leading and Coordinating the process for development of federally mandated performance benchmark and  annual reports and reapplications
• Working closely on all activities with evaluators and data managers from other organizations, including the CT State Department of Public Health
• Representing NHHS and The Foundation  at meetings and Healthy Start activities
• Serving as back up to CAN Coordinator and Core Services Manager, as required
• Supervising three Healthy Start staff, as required
• Interacting with the federal Project Officer
• Some travel required

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in public health or related field or bachelor’s degree in related field and at least five years of leadership experience in a related program area
• Successful experience convening and working with community-based organizations, and working with consumers and other community stakeholders
• Excellent writing and editing skills; effective public speaking skills
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to interpret and present basic public health data and to explain the meaning of public health statistics
• Ability to develop and implement work plans and timelines
• Ability to manage complex tasks and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated commitment to health equity and to women’s health
• A commitment to an inclusive environment
• Supervisory experience

How To Apply

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and a short writing sample to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org with the words “Program Director application-ABFE” in the subject line no later than May 17, 2019.  No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.