The coalition project manager will oversee implementation of statewide chronic disease prevention and control activities of statewide health coalitions including but not limited to healthy weight, cardiovascular disease and diabetes and asthma. This position will integrate and help manage the coalition membership; coordinate communications with and reporting to Indiana State Department of Health; oversee individual coalition metrics and assemble these data for quarterly reports. The project manager will supervise coalition leads, manage the coalition project budget, manage communications and online engagement, and help each of the coalitions to synergistically implement the overall vision of reducing chronic diseases in Indiana. This will include teaming with Community Health Partnership staff in strategic planning, and managing the coordination of the coalitions, initiatives of Community Health Partnerships, All IN for health and other programs within the Indiana CTSI. In-state travel is required.
Note: This is a one year limited term position with the possibility of renewal.
REQUIRED: Bachelor Degree in public health, management, or health related field, plus 3 years relevant experience in supervisory and/or management experience.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Strong leadership skills
Program planning skills
Excellent organizational agility and project coordination skills
Effective communication skills for both a health professional and public audience
Effective team collaborator
Displays integrity and trust
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), and general computer skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state, local community, and/or health organizations and other stakeholders
Experience working with social and other media
Demonstrated competence with time and project management
Masters Degree. Experience in public or community health settings and coalition or community building.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.