The National Campaign seeks an experienced professional to serve as Senior Manager of State Support. This position reports to the Director of State Support and will work closely with others in the department and across many National Campaign departments. She/he will be responsible for supporting an array of state support efforts at the National Campaign including providing training and individual technical assistance to practitioners working to address teen and unplanned pregnancy in states and communities around the country. This training and technical assistance will be provided by email, phone, webinar, and in person depending on the nature of the support.
The specific duties of the Senior Manager for State Support include, but are not limited to: preparing, developing, and scheduling webinars and in-person trainings; preparing, reviewing, and editing tip sheets and other resources for practitioners working in the field of teen pregnancy prevention; preparing, reviewing, and editing semi-annual reports and proposals for funders; initiating, tracking and managing the provision of individual technical assistance and site visits to state and community based organizations; monitoring project deliverables; identifying key support needed by partners, collaborating with other national partners and federal agencies including the Office of Adolescent Health, the Family and Youth Services Bureau, and CDC when needed; providing general support and technical assistance to state and community-based organizations; and assisting with meetings of the State and Local Advisory Group (this group is comprised of experts in states and communities who provide guidance to the State Support Department). Travel will be required for this position (approximately 30% of the time).
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience are required; a master’s degree in public health, health education, or a related field is preferred. Experience providing technical assistance and training is a must. Familiarity with state or federal funding mechanisms and experience working on a state or federally funded project a plus. Experience working on issues related to teen pregnancy or adolescent health also preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
About the National Campaign
The National Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1996 to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families, and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into families committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation. Our specific strategy for achieving this goal is to prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults. To accomplish this mission, we support a combination of responsible behavior by both men and women and responsible policies in both the public and private sectors.
Closing date: until filled
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history to:
Senior Manager of State Support
1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer s/he will oversee the development, implementation, and sustainability of programs and services that are aligned with Children’s Trust’s strategic plan and responsive to identified needs.
QualificationsHave a master’s degree in social work, public health, public administration or relevant field and at least ten years of professional program experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Embody a passionate commitment and enthusiasm for leadership and success in creating and managing program teams.Bring a proven ability to work with external organizations to build partnerships that support program development and initiatives. Demonstrate effective leadership skills including systems thinking, critical thinking, problem solving, goal setting, decision making, delegation, strategic planning, project management, coaching and mentoring.Demonstrate ability to manage a budget in an environment of limited, braided funding and resources.Research and evolve organizational approaches and systems based on industry best practices.
Email cover letter and resume by February 7 to firstname.lastname@example.org subject line Chief Program Officer or mail to P.O. Box 11644, Columbia, SC 29211.