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Public Health Project Coordinator
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has an immediate opening for full-time Project Coordinator. PHF is a national non-profit that aims to improve the public’s health by strengthening the quality and performance of public health practice.
The Project Coordinator will provide content leadership, implementation, and operational coordination to projects within the Performance Management and Quality Improvement (PMQI) Unit, as well as other PHF initiatives.
Duties of this position include:
• Contribute to project planning, including development, implementation and monitoring of work plans, timelines, budgets, milestones and deliverables
• Write, edit, and format publications, presentations and reports related to assigned projects
• Support development of funding proposals and progress reports
• Conduct background research and scope discussions for new projects
• Administer National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP) reporting system and two online resource centers
• Provide accurate, consistent, and timely customer service to NPHPSP users
• Represent PHF in partner, sponsor and vendor communications, and at meetings and conferences
• Research and analyze project impact, strategic value and “next generation” options
• Document project activities and accomplishments
• Coordinate project activities with those of other PHF initiatives
• Collaborate with PMQI team on intra-unit and inter-unit initiatives
• Keep Project Managers informed about progress, milestones, potential and emerging challenges, and feedback from project partners and sponsors
• Represent PMQI on PHF-wide working groups, task forces, and shared initiatives
• Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in Public Health, Social, Biological or Health Sciences, Education, Public Administration, or related discipline
• At least 3 years related professional experience
• Expert in Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience with data management and/or data analysis software
• Authoritative command of written English
• Strong editorial voice and eye for graphic quality
• Exceptional communication skills
• Experience in public health communications
• Experience with webpage maintenance and social media
In addition to the qualifications listed above, the ideal candidate will also possess the following professional qualities:
• Confidence, judgment, and grace under pressure
• Initiative and resilience in the face of ambiguity
• Works well both independently and as part of a team
• Flexibility; nimble in response to an evolving workload
• End-user/customer/client/colleague service orientation; focus on product over process
• Independent, critical thinking
• Adept at learning new software and adventuresome with emerging technologies and tools
• Ownership of work; a self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage his/her time
• Ability to see the connections among the discrete elements of a project, or across projects
• Systematic approach to tasks that ensures consistent output quality
• Openness to constructive feedback, input, redirection; positive, lifelong learning orientation
• Attention to detail, but always in the service of bigger pictures objectives and outcomes
• Commitment to the PHF mission and staff values
Our employees have the opportunity to grow with us. We strive to instill qualities necessary for a successful career in public health through challenging projects that will provide you the opportunity to enhance your skills and career, while furthering the great work of the Public Health Foundation. In addition we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a competitive salary for that outstanding candidate depending on their experience! 
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Public Health Project Coordinator