Job Posting for MA DPH: Program Coordinator

Title: Program Coordinator, Division of Prevention and Wellness

Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Brief Summary of Position:

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for management of activities and deliverables within the Division of Prevention and Wellness including but not limited to policy, environment and systems change efforts that support healthy eating and active living through Mass in Motion and related programs. The Program Coordinator will also support Division efforts related to lifestyle improvements for residents at high risk of overweight/obesity, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and associated risk factors The Program Coordinator will work with Division of Prevention and Wellness staff, subcontractors, locally funded programs, and community partners to ensure that Division of Prevention and Wellness goals are met. The Program Coordinator will assist with development and implementation of training and technical assistance for locally funded programs and assist with monitoring of local grant expenditures. Duties will also include meeting facilitation, collection and compilation of progress reporting data for federal, state and private funder reports and other duties as required. The Program Coordinator will represent the Division of Prevention and Wellness at state and local meetings as assigned.

Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides support and coordination of federal, state and private grants.
2. Coordinates and oversees subcontractors and locally funded programs.
3. Supervises development of annual project scopes and work plans.
4. Facilitates meetings of MDPH staff, statewide and local partners .
5. Responsible for collection, compilation, and synthesis of reporting information.
6. Ensures locally funded programs expend funds in alignment with Division of Prevention and Wellness goals.
7. Assists with conceptual framework and coordination of training and technical assistance for locally funded programs.
8. Assists with internal and external communications to support Division of Prevention and Wellness activities.
9. Assists with coordination amongst DPH funded programs.
10. Performs other related duties as needed.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

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