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Program Manager – CLPP    

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-Time 

LOCATION:  Newark, New Jersey

WORK HOURS: 37.5 hours /week – evenings and weekends, as needed

SALARY: $50,000/year

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the daily management of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes Program and supervision of 2 staff members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Coordinate lead poisoning prevention and healthy homes education to health care providers, clinics, childcare, and faith-based organizations, and other community stakeholders to educate and increase awareness on topics of lead poisoning and healthy homes principles throughout eight northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex (excluding Newark), Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex Union, and Warren.
  • Supervise, coach, and monitor two CLPP Program Specialists.
  • Identify, hire, onboard, and train new staff members.
  • Manage the program budget: ensure timely and appropriate spending according to the approved budget, create and submit check requests, and review and assess budget variance reports.
  • Share eco-healthy childcare information and resources with childcare centers monthly; provide training when requested.
  • Coordinate four lead poisoning prevention coalitions, which meet quarterly, performing requisite administrative functions (meeting agenda, set-up, editing/distributing minutes, etc.): Passaic/Bergen/Essex; Morris/Sussex/Warren; Union, and Hudson.
  • Collaborate with local entities to increase access to the lead and healthy homes presentations and to solicit representatives for the coalition membership (local and county departments, faith institutions, community-based organizations, healthcare organizations, childcare centers, housing departments, etc.)
  • Share educational materials with coalition members and target communities.
  • Plan outreach events and activities with coalition members for Lead Poisoning Prevention Week each October.
  • Represent the Partnership at the New Jersey Department of Health Interagency Taskforce on the Prevention of Lead Poisoning meetings and provide CLPPP activity updates.
  • Complete quarterly progress reports in the program’s approved format to be submitted to the Department of Health via SAGE.
  • Maintain open communication with a representative from the program funder, NJ DOH.
  • Collaborate with a representative from the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, per the funder’s request.
  • Ensure records are maintained in an organized manner and program information is tracked accurately.
  • Continuously assess program materials, including presentations to ensure accurate, up-to-date information is being shared. Ensure cultural humility and appropriateness, and accessibility.  Consider the approachability and engagement of participants.
  • Handle other assignments as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Education, Environmental Health, or a related field is preferred.
  • Supervision experience.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Program planning and management. Health education/community health experience required.
  • Self-directed, ability to speak to large groups of people of varying demographics, and ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

All PMCH employees must comply with the guidelines of PMCH’s Immunization Policy.

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