The Public Health Initiatives Project Manager will assume a lead role in the procurement, design and coordination of public health projects. This contract-funded work serves to strengthen the public health infrastructure in Kansas. Specific responsibilities include leading and participating in design team meetings with key stakeholders and statewide partners, project management, direct technical assistance to communities, developing reports and presentations using the appropriate public health evidence, and active participation in other public health system activities.
At least two years of experience working within the Public Health System or local government, or working with community coalitions.
Experience leading and facilitating the work of internal or external collaborations to assist in meeting established goals.
Demonstrated success working independently in project leadership roles.
Experience in managing large-scale projects.
Internal Number: 991126
About Center for Public Health Initiatives, Wichita State University
The Center for Public Health Initiatives believes that strategic partnerships that build capacity are needed for Kansas to maintain a high performing public health system. The center provides technical assistance, training and evaluation support for local health departments and other organizations that provide public health services.Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. The Center for Public Health Initiatives works to improve the public health system in Kansas by empowering people, developing organizations and strengthening systems. Center staff empower people through training, support and coaching; develop organizations through strategic planning, agency performance improvement and capacity building; and strengthen systems by facilitating statewide collaborative initiatives, providing peer learning opportunities and creating opportunities for change.