Program Manager, BESt Healthcare Institute (37238)
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 2752105
Program Manager, BESt Healthcare Institute (37238)
Job Details Job Location : UHSP main campus - St. Louis, MO Education Level : Bachelors Degree Travel Percentage : Up to 25% Job Category : Student Affairs or Academic Support
Summary The BESt Healthcare Institute is in its 14th year of a collaborative partnership between Barnes Jewish Hospital, Express Scripts, and the University of Health Sciences in Pharmacy in St. Louis. The mission of the program is to prepare underrepresented racial minority students for future health careers. The program is seeking to hire a director responsible for leading the daily operations of the BESt Healthcare Institute program, working collaboratively with internal and external partners, and identifying and securing grant funding to support the BESt program pipeline efforts. This role operates remotely with the exception of the months May-July during program preparation and implementation. This grant-funded position reports to the BESt program executive leadership team that includes a representative from each of the program partners.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage programmatic infrastructure of the BESt Healthcare Institute programming at UHSP
Work year-round on the planning and recruitment of students
Complete high school visits in support of BESt student recruitment efforts
Develop, administer, and analyze programmatic assessments and data. Track program key performance indicators to analyze the successful completion of both short and long term goals and develop annual report.
Hire, train, and support all programmatic staff including instructors, interns, and Team Mentors Resident Assistants (TMRAs) in collaboration with BESt program executive leadership team
Plan and execute programmatic components such year-round ACT test preparation, courses, meals, social activities, etc.
Collaborate with external partners to plan and deliver healthcare experiences for participants
Develop and implement service projects focused on ending health disparities
Execute the strategic vision of the board of directors
Maintain agreements of understanding for the partner organizations
Identify, secure, and renew grant-funded applications to support BESt
Oversee and manage program budget and ensure grant compliance
Develop and execute a BESt Ambassador program for existing and/or previous program participants
Deliver virtual and traditional on-campus and off-campus presentations about pipeline programs
Research best-practices on pipeline programming
Assist in leading the on-site summer program including meetings, scheduling staff, planning activities, being on-call, communicating with leadership team and support staff to ensure daily tasks are executed
Lead regular staff meetings, communicate with program directors about the development of staff, TMRAs, and students.
Provide leadership in cases of urgency or emergency in alignment protocols
Develop and disseminate program communications with students/parents/alum through multiple platforms.
Oversee the development of marketing tools for the program including but not limited to program website, flyers, email communications, participant newsletters, etc.
Coordinate processes and support the development of programming at community-based organizations that supports preparation of pre-college student populations racially underrepresented in health education and careers.
Maintain a student information database for program participants
Provide advisement and programmatic support for BESt high school program graduates who are in college including the UHSP BESt Scholars and programs at other universities.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated organization and project management skills
Ability to present effectively to small and large groups
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Able to address multiple tasks simultaneously and work under tight deadlines
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Proficient in computer skills and use of presentation software
Masters degree in higher education, college student affairs personnel, or a similar field
At least 2 years of experience in higher education or college access program
Knowledge of pre-college programs, student recruitment, and admission standards
Grant writing and research experience
Motivational speaking and workshop facilitation skills
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The University's employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The Universitys employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.
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