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Job Title: Health Policy Division Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Job Number: NONAC1585
Organization: Morehouse School of Medicine
Posted: 11/6/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Policy
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate Upon Experience
Position Description: The SHLI Health Policy Division Director is responsible for leadership and vision in Division conceptualization, sustainability, design, planning, management, coordination, communication, and evaluation. The Director is expected to lead overall strategic direction for the division, direct the signature training program – the Health Policy Leadership Fellowship, sustain division efforts, supervise core staff, and other programming efforts. A faculty appointment within Morehouse School of Medicine commensurate with the applicant’s area o area of expertise may be sought.

The Division Director will be accountable for: for:

Division Conceptualization

• Contribute to the overall strategic d direction for the Division and lead the d development of programming efforts. • Oversight, implementation, and s sustainability of the SHLI Health Policy L Leadership Fellowship Program • Work with the team to develop and i integrate all Division activities, including i idea generation, research, networking with k key internal and external resources, a advocacy, monitoring approach, and e evaluation strategy. • Maintain accurate and current knowledge a about trends, movements, and developing p policy to stimulate appropriate Division d directions and capitalize on emerging o opportunities. • Ensure division efforts are compatible with the Department and Institution’s m mission, vision and values. • Understand broad social and economic f forces that shape Division efforts. • Oversight, implementation, and sust sustainability of the SHLI Health Policy Lead Leadership Fellowship Program

Division Sustainability

• Identify appropriate funding mechanisms to sustain and grow Division programs and activities, with special emphasis on maintaining the division’s signature p program, the Health Policy Leadership F Fellowship. • Leverage internal and external partners to develop grant proposals, contracts, sub-awards and other funding proposals.

awards and other funding proposals. • Lead all aspects of grantmaking process in c consultation with SHLI and Institutional l leadership, including: screening, selecting a and recommending grants for funding; p preparing funding documents; conducting site v visits; ensuring completion of all aspects o of knowledge management; managing and m monitoring grant portfolio; and evaluating f for effectiveness. • Serve as Principal Investigator and P Project Lead interfacing with funders, i including program and fiscal officers. • Coordinate with SHLI and Institution program and fiscal officers to ensure appropriate grant, sub-award and contract m management. • Manage Division budgets, including f forecasting resource requirements related to p planning and design work. • Secure funding to sustain and grow D Division programs and activities. • Collaboration with SHLI Division and lead leadership

Division Leadership

• Provide leadership and vision in d designing, planning, managing, c communicating, evaluating, and learning from D Division efforts. • Oversight, teaching, mentorship, and network-building of the Health Policy L Leadership Fellowship Program • Serve as an ambassador of the Division, S SHLI and Morehouse School of Medicine with k key external stakeholders and i intermediaries. • Understand, articulate, and interpret the D Division mission to the outside world as a r representative of SHLI. • Provide expertise and bring in experts as a appropriate. • Articulate explicit change strategy(ies) a and convene key stakeholders and i intermediaries as appropriate. • Identify and examine the opportunities and challenges in coordinating and leveraging human and financial resources for grantmaking and changemaking emphasizing impl implementation, outcomes, impact, and link know knowledge to practice and policy.

Division Management/Coordination

• Coordinate all aspects of the Division’s implementation and make appropriate adjustments to ensure achievement of the initiative’s purpose and goals and all a aspects of accountability and reporting are f fulfilled and evaluated for effectiveness. • Direct the Health Policy Leadership F Fellowship, the signature training program w within the Division. • Managing the Health Policy Division staff a and work collaboratively with Health Policy L Leadership Fellowship faculty. • Provide effective communication with key i internal and external stakeholders and i intermediaries. • Develop and maintain strategic r relationships to leverage human and f financial resources (internal and external) t that support program directions and enhance. • Participate in open communication, sharing o of information, and conflict resolution both w within core programming area and across the o organization. • Form and manage sub-teams as appropriate. • Appropriately manage obligated allocation and and resources.

Travel: Travel time required; varies a according to work assignments.

Qualifications: Minimum of a doctoral or other terminal d degree in field relevant to assigned area is r required. Degree must be from a regionally a accredited college or university. • Significant work experience (7-10+ years) i in fields relevant to assigned r responsibilities as well as a broad, g generalist background with deep and c comprehensive understanding of program d design and development, systems, and n networking. • Significant teaching, training and/or m mentor experience in the field of health p policy, leadership, and health equity. • Distinguished in relevant field or p practice as demonstrated through p presentations, publications, and awards. • Evidence of securing funding and fiscal m management to support programmatic a activities. • Successful experience working as part of a m multidisciplinary team and working e effectively with persons from diverse c cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds. • Evidence of managing complex projects.

Core Competency Requirements: • Global thinker with demonstrated ability t to develop and implement programs that have i impact. • Ability to translate concept to action. • Problem solving skills, including the a ability to develop novel approaches to s solving problems. • Sound judgment and the ability to make c complex, multidimensional decisions based on b both facts and knowledge of previous p programming. • Thorough knowledge and grasp of systems c change and the ability to orchestrate the l levers of change. • Capacity to effectively use research and e evaluation. • Ability to establish policy frameworks and t targets. • Innovation orientation. • Demonstrated risk taking and flexibility, w with a high tolerance for ambiguity. • Organization, administrative and m management skills. • Team effectiveness skills and the ability t to use interpersonal and political skills in c cooperative, collaborative, and diplomatic w ways. • Ability to represent SHLI and Morehouse S School of Medicine to a variety of s stakeholders and intermediaries in a c credible and influential way. • Organizational savvy and constructive p political skills. • Demonstrated ability to integrate k knowledge and learning. • Demonstrated effectiveness in written and ora oral communication.

Travel: Travel time required; varies a according to work assignments.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 2/6/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Ebony Respress,  Health Policy Division Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Contact Location: 720 Westview Drive
NCPC - 236
Atlanta   GA  30303
United States
Contact Location: 720 Westview Drive
  NCPC - 236
  Atlanta   GA  30303
  United States
Contact Phone: 4047521825 
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