The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems to maximize health, health equity, and quality of life for the people of Illinois. Across Illinois and the nation, IPHI provides convening, facilitation, training, policy advocacy, outreach, information sharing, and technical assistance to foster multi-sector community collaborative health transformation initiatives. With an annual budget of more than $8 million and more than 30 talented staff leaders, IPHI works with numerous partners, contractors, consultants, and foundations to achieve our vision that all people and communities, especially those that experience health, social and racial inequities, are able to achieve their optimal health, supported by an effective multi-sectoral public health system.
About the Program Manager position
The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) seeks a strategic and well-organized team member to lead the day-to-day implementation and management of various programs across our three Centers (Center for Community Capacity Development, Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation, and Center for Policy and Partnership Initiatives). This position will support the expansion of systems-change initiatives that support and sustain our partnership programs throughout the state. The position is full-time exempt. IPHI's standard work week is 37.5 hours.
To apply: Please visit the link here and click the “Apply Now” button. Complete applications must include a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and completion of an online questionnaire. Unfortunately, incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The cover letter should compare your qualifications, experiences, and interests to the position's duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position includes leading several different programs with IPHI and assisting our Center directors in program management.
Relationship Management and Communication
Strategy, Planning, and Program Development
Continuous Improvement and Evaluation
Other duties as assigned.
Compensation: $61,000 - $67,000 annual salary, depending on experience and qualifications. IPHI offers competitive benefits that include health, dental, and disability insurance; sick and vacation time; a paid parental leave benefit; and a retirement plan with employer-matching contributions.
Location: The position is located in Chicago; however, IPHI will consider an Illinois-based remote candidate for this position. IPHI operates a hybrid office work model where staff works in the office two days per week (Tuesday – Thursday), and individuals may work in the office or remotely the other three days per week. Ongoing COVID safety protocols are in place, including wearing Kn95 masks (IPHI provided) in common spaces/when working with others.
Travel: Occasional travel may be required, mainly in Chicago. Some statewide or national travel may also be needed.
Starting Date: Immediate.
IPHI is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and/or people who are LGBTQIA.
Visit www.iphionline.org for more information about IPHI.
The Illinois Public Health Institute is dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other personal characteristic not relevant to the posted position.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
IPHI is a collegial workplace whose mission is to partner to more effectively improve health. Therefore, staff must work well in a team and collaboratively with external partners.
IPHI values multiple pathways toward attaining professional experience and education. Therefore, candidates are encouraged to describe equivalent experiences in place of educational attainment, including demonstrated leadership successes, progressive leadership roles, content expertise, thought leadership, and relevant experiential learning. In addition, individuals with lived experience in the priority program areas or experience as a peer service provider are encouraged to apply.