Program Coordinator-Comprehensive Cancer Control ProgramSouth Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
Program Coordinator-Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Department: Program Services
Reports to: Wellness and Prevention Program Manager
F.L.S.A. Class: Non-Exempt
Step Range: 9/10
Position Summary: The Program Coordinator for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CCCP) is responsible for the overall management, coordination, and quality assurance for an intertribal project funded by a Center for Disease Control (CDC) 5-year grant. The Program Coordinator organizes relevant project activities, seeks partnerships with key stakeholders, and provides support to the community-based CCCP Advisory Committee. The position is located at the Intertribal Professional Center on the Squaxin Island Reservation near Shelton, WA.
· Provide administrative and program coordination and fiscal oversight to the project in accordance with the program goals, objectives, and work plan activities.
· Promote policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change as a way of modifying the environment to make healthy choices practical and available to tribal community members.
· Assist in annual strategic planning and setting program goals, objectives and evaluation measures in accordance with PSE guidelines.
· Works with the program evaluator to ensure that developing program interventions are in accordance with PSE guidelines.
· Acts as the subject matter expert for the CCCP and community, communicating routinely with coalition members, partners, and staff from other CDC-funded cancer programs, as well as chronic disease prevention and health promotion programs to present a clear and consistent vision of what needs to be accomplished to increase cancer prevention.
· Work with tribal stakeholders to determine and address common priorities for cancer control and achieve grant deliverables.
· Schedule and lead activities for the CCCP Advisory Committee comprised of community members of consortium tribes. Provide technical assistance and administrative support to the committee.
· Identify program delivery concerns, issues and options.
· Schedule, coordinate, attend, or facilitate meetings, trainings, intertribal communications, and conferences involving stakeholders and partners.
· Supervise data collection, analysis, and reporting.
· Oversee development, production, and distribution of outreach materials and functions.
· Monitor project budget, approve expenditures, and submit modifications and justifications per grant deliverables and SPIPA’s Grant/Contract Management policy.
· Perform periodic program quality improvement/quality assurance reviews with staff.
· Prepare for approval required written reports and subsequent grant applications for project sustainment.
· Maintain contracts and other support agreements as necessary.
· Act as a liaison among grantor staff, tribal program staff and SPIPA program and support staff.
· Provide written and oral presentation of grant accomplishments when requested and approved by SPIPA.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Master’s Degree in Public Health, Human Services or related field with one (1) professional work experience in community health, family or social services; or
· Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Human Services, Social Sciences, or related field with at least three (3) years professional work experience in community health, family or social services, or
· Associate’s Degree in Health, Human Services or related field with five (5) years appropriate work experience; or
· Comparable combination of education, training, and professional work experiences.
· Documented experience in data collection and management.
· Strong computer skills with at least three years of experience using Microsoft Office package, including Word and Excel.
· Demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally with Native American individuals and communities.
· Knowledge of rural health and social services issues and programs preferred.
· Excellent writing, organization, and oral communication skills required.
· Ability to travel throughout SPIPA consortium tribal areas and to attend other pertinent events, as needed.
· Must pass a background investigation including relevant criminal history, and a pre-employment drug test.
· Valid driver’s license.
Physical Abilities: Bending at the waist; sitting for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; hearing and speaking to exchange information; seeing to read reports and data; lifting medium objects generally less than 20 pounds. Occasional travel to consortium tribe locations and selected conferences and trainings. Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Salary/Fringe Benefits: This position has a range of SPIPA 9/10 (starting at $25.74 to $28.37 per hour) with compensation depending on qualifications (based on 20 hours weekly). Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and agency contribution to a retirement program.
Confidentiality: This position will have knowledge of confidential personal information regarding others. The employee will be required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and adhere to applicable standards.
Equal Opportunity: SPIPA is an equal opportunity employer. However, Native American preference applies in that we seek to hire qualified enrolled members of SPIPA consortium tribes, federally-recognized tribes or Alaskan Natives. Minimum qualifications must be fully met for all applicants to be considered for employment.
Drug-free Workplace: SPIPA is committed to providing a drug-free workplace for its employees, volunteers and the communities it serves. This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment drug test.
To Apply: Complete a SPIPA Employment Application form and send with cover letter describing how your qualifications make you a good fit for this position and resume including three work related references to:
Dolly Garcia, Human Resources Manager
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
3104 SE Old Olympic Hwy
Shelton, WA 98584
SPIPA application is available on line at spipa.org or by calling 360.426.3990.