This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/4/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This is a part time position.
The mission statement of UCSD Center for Community Health (CCH) is to Transform health and wellness in diverse communities by improving health equity. UCSD is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented, public institution that provides opportunity for all. CCH has a 30-year history of obesity-related research, which was the foundation of our public health outreach work in San Diego County. CCH operates largely through translational research, applying knowledge from basic biology and clinical trials to best practices and tools that address critical medical needs, specifically designed to improve health outcomes. CCH has the understanding and expertise to reach many low-income families across San Diego in priority communities, and engage them in obesity prevention, education, awareness of health issues, and reduction in health disparities.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Manager assists in managing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs focusing on vulnerable populations. The incumbent assists with the daily operations of projects and programs and performs complex series of interrelated functions and tasks with significant operational ramifications. This includes, but is not limited to managing long range planning, developing goals and objectives for new programs, and working on complex research and evaluation deliverables of diverse scope.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures; researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies or procedures for possible implementation.
Seven years of relevant health promotion program experience, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area three (3) or more years of relevant experience.
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Analytical / problem-solving skills.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses.
Ability to multi-task with demanding time frames.
Strong policy analysis techniques.
Bi-lingual. Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.