Job Requisition Number: 23328. Bixby/Wallace Center Manager
The Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability is a collaboration of students, faculty, researchers, and staff working to improve maternal health and address the impact of population on global public health and the environment. The Center works closely with leaders of U.S. and international-based organizations, as well as government officials in West Africa. It is dedicated to developing innovations to improve reproductive health in resource-poor settings, including reliable health information systems, local access to essential technologies and guidelines for prioritizing interventions to maximize health impact.
The Wallace Maternal and Child Health Center?s mission is to support the education and training of students, help advance maternal, child, and adolescent health, and reduce health disparities using technology and innovation. The center has aligned its mission with several strategic focus areas for the School of Public Health over the next five years, including that of eliminating inequalities and leveraging technology as a means of accelerating public health impact.
The Center Manager?s role is key for both centers to operate smoothly within the campus and SPH structure. This position interfaces with foundation sponsors, community partners, related centers, faculty, students, and other units both on campus and off. The manager is responsible for the day-today operations of both centers including the full range of human resources tasks, supervising student assistants and volunteers, coordinating meetings, etc. Financial and grant management is also an important aspect of this position with responsibility for coordination with CSS research administrators and SPH finance team.? Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs ? Analytical/problem-solving skills. ? Strong communication skills ? Skilled in synthesizing data for preparing sound and relevant proposals. ? Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes ? Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality ? Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results ? Strong skills in short-term and long-term strategic planning, analysis, problem-solving and customer service. ? Experience interpreting and applying policies to research or training programs ? Experience in planning, organizing and/or managing multifaceted projects ? Strong writing skills to prepare reports, promotional materials and grant proposals
Education/Training: ? Public Health training and/or background ? Bachelor?s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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