The Program Manager will work in the Office of Children's Health managing aspects of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) and High Risk Perinatal (HRPP) Programs. This includes working with contractors, staff, and consultants to coordinate completion of efforts in support of home visiting programs, professional development, and participation in local and state work groups.
This position will assist in implementing and completing program goals and objectives in accordance with federal and state program rules and regulations. This position will primarily provide contract management of home visiting contracts funded by MIECHV and HRPP including but not limited to, oversight of contract deliverables and program implementation; complete required documentation, paperwork, and processes to ensure contract execution; manage budgets for individual contractors; complete site visits for contractors; and provide technical assistance to contractors.
This position will participate in training of contractors and assist with some administrative functions for home visiting programs i.e. meeting coordination, technical assistance, and quality assurance. This position will represent the programs and department with high level inter-agency collaboration teams and advisory groups and work with community partners and stakeholders. This includes but not limited to, meeting participation; presentations; and systems building.
This position requires assistance in the writing of grant applications and federal and state reports. This position is required to perform work at/attend meetings at alternate locations and times and requires in state and out of state travel.
- Contract management of home visiting contracts funded by MIECHV and HRPP including but not limited to oversight of contract deliverables and program implementation; complete required documentation, paperwork, and processes to ensure contract execution; manage budgets for individual contractors; complete site visits for contractors; and provide technical assistance to contractors.
- Work with staff and consultants to coordinate completion of efforts in support of home visiting programs, professional development and participation in local and state work groups. Implementing and completing program goals and objectives in accordance with federal and state program rules and regulations.
- Training of contractors, corresponding administrative functions for home visiting programs i.e. meeting coordination and facilitation. Quality assurance and monitoring of HRPP web-based data management system to identify any missing or incomplete data fields and maintaining data management system for efficient data entry and analysis.
- Participate in and represent the program and department with high level inter-agency collaboration teams and advisory groups and work with community partners and stakeholders.
- Quarterly, monthly and annual federal and state reports, grant writing.
- Public health and early childhood education.
- Home visiting.
- State, county and local health care delivery systems.
- Working with tribal communities.
- Community resources and development.
-- Maternal and child health topics to include public health best practices related to early childhood health and development.
-Program planning and development including quality assurance, budget, and resource allocation.
- Procurement and contract policies.
- Applicable federal and state statutes and program and ADHS policy and procedures.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
- Effective verbal and written communication.
- Program development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring.
- Problem identification and resolution.
- Community and program needs assessment.
- Group facilitation.
- Development and implementation of training/workshops/meetings for presentation.
- Planning and organizing programs.
- Working with high risk populations.
- Work effectively with professionals in a variety of disciplines in a collaborative and cooperative manner, handle multiple tasks/projects at a given time.
- Work and contribute to a team environment.
- To prioritize, organize, and problem solve.
- Analyze and interpret data; to represent the agency in a positive manner and provide training and constructive feedback to staff and others.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
The position will require expertise in public health and early childhood health and development; a minimum of three years experience in administration/budget management; two years in public health or child welfare programs and preferably a Masters. Preferred candidate would have a passion for early childhood programming, policy and more specifically maternal child and family education and support.
Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.