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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS
HSS is now seeking an AVP, Global Partnerships to further expand and strengthen these global partnerships. Additionally, the AVP will new explore opportunities for collaboration and assess unsolicited inquiries with the objective being to advance orthopedic and musculoskeletal medicine globally. The AVP will support the hospital- wide strategic goals through consultative partnerships and advisory services in clinical, research, and academic areas helping to promote growth, extend, and elevate the HSS brand worldwide. The AVP will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Global and Academic Affairs and work collaboratively with the Education and Global Affairs Division and the global ventures staff. S/he will manage a current staff of two. The position entails traveling in the U.S. and internationally.
• Master's Degree in Health Administration, International Affairs, Public Health, an M.B.A. or related field is required.
EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
• A professional with significant management/leadership experience (minimum 5- plus years) in healthcare is required. General experience in academic, multi-specialty institutions, with some knowledge of orthopedics, is highly desirable.
• Experience in international business and partnerships; fluency in foreign language(s) is a plus.
• Partnering, negotiating, and contracting skills in all sectors of business, academia, government, and NGOs.
• Broad-based business sense, with strategic insight and proven success in creating business strategies and implementing them to achieve goals.
• Excellent business assessment skills; capable of synthesizing complex data and making sound recommendations.
• Experience resolving issues through innovative problem solving and solution development. Possesses a continuous-improvement mind-set.
• Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills; demonstrated success at cultivating good working relationships for/with C-suite and Boards, as well as with government officials and physicians.
• Excellent leadership skills and experience managing a department through well- established performance management skills. Proven success in developing a high- performance work environment and culture with a highly diverse workforce.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate and influence a variety of people and audiences. Experience writing compelling proposals and making effective presentations to a variety of audiences. (Writing/presentation samples will be required.)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
ADVISOR, DISABILITIES & REHABILITATION
ADVISOR, DIABETES PREVENTION AND CONTROL
ADVISOR, HEALTH SURVEILLANCE, DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
HUMAN SERVICES BUREAU MANAGER
T H E C O M M U N I T Y Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean, south of Los Angeles, adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 462,257) is frequently described as a series of strong, diverse, interwoven, smaller communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary and the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, plus a wide variety of other attractions (two historic >ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses), serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. The City is also home to California State University, Long Beach and Long Beach City College. Cal State Long Beach is the second largest university in the State and has consistently ranked among the top best-value public colleges in the nation. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country. Covering approximately 50 square miles, Long Beach is supported by a wide mix of industries with education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade and professional services comprising the highest representation. While it offers all the amenities of a large metropolis, many say Long Beach has the added benefit of having maintained a strong sense of community and cohesiveness despite its size. Long Beach is the seventh largest city in California and celebrates its vibrant diversity. The City has the following ethnic breakdown: 40.8 percent Hispanic, 29.4 percent White, 13.0 percent Black, 12.6 percent Asian and 4.2 percent all other ethnicities. A superb climate, quality schools, vibrant downtown and a wide variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country.
C I T Y G O V E R N M E N T
Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district. The Mayor is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. Elected officials are subject to a two-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of eight years. The City Council appoints a City Manager to oversee the administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full -service commercial airport and Gas & Oil Departments and is one of the only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY2014-15 budget of approximately $3.0 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $401 million. More than 5,900 full and part -time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by nine employee organizations.
T H E D E P A R T M E N T
The Health and Human Services Department has more than 300 employees located in nine sites. It operates with a $121 million annual budget, 86% of which comes from Federal, State, County, and private funds. Reporting to the Director are the City Health Officer and six bureau managers: Collective Impact & Operations, Community Health, Environmental Health, Housing Authority, Human Services and Physician Services. The mission of the Department is to "Improve the quality of life by promoting a safe and healthy community in which to live, work, and play." The Department values quality and excellence, innovation, teamwork, and diversity.
T H E P O S I T I O N
Reporting to the Department Director, the Human Services Bureau Manager is an at-will management position working closely with staff from across the Department. The Human Services Bureau Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Bureau (staff of 52 and budget of $11 million) and management of the Homeless Services Division and family preservation programs located at the Center for Families and Youth. Responsibilities of the Bureau Manager include, but are not limited to:
* Providing effective leadership, administration and management of the Bureau.
* Leading and participating in multi -sectoral partnerships with other City Departments, County social service programs, and community members to develop and implement innovative solutions to address the needs of the homeless and supporting opportunities for low income individuals and families in Long Beach.
* Collaborating with the Safe Long Beach Violence Prevention partners to engage in violence prevention strategies in the City to support healthy communities.
* Engaging in data sharing strategies and negotiation to strengthen capacity for effective customer service and collaborating with other Bureaus, Divisions and Programs to establish collective outcome measures.
* Reviewing the organizational structure and personnel strengths to develop systems and procedures to promote best practice operations.
* Participating in grant writing efforts and overseeing the staff to ensure the accuracy of program budgets and proper allocation of funds and evaluating the effectiveness of the grant funded programs.
* Serving as liaison and communicating effectively with other Departments, City Council, the public/community, and state and federal agencies.
* Ensuring adherence to the requirements of City, state, local and federal laws and legislation.
* Ensuring that the Bureau contributes to the overall wellbeing of city residents by providing high quality services that are consistent with stated Departmental mission, goals and objectives.
* Participating in professional organizations to keep abreast of current opportunities and to provide input to policy.
T H E I D E A L C A N D I D A T E
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
* Understands the broad context and innovative practices for addressing the needs of homeless individuals, the city and the region, and can manage community, business and political considerations.
* Management/participation in a Continuum of Care system, including direct experience with leading grant -writing efforts, grants management and administration particularly as they relate to the HUD Continuum of Care grant and the designation of a Unified Funding Agency.
* Understands and has supported design of integrated social service and community models to increase positive impact on individuals, families and communities.
* Knowledge of the current regulations governing the management and operations of homeless service and family preservation programs and public and financial reporting requirements, auditing and reviewing standards.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, community partners, regulatory agencies, local officials, residents and Boards and ability to develop and promote a culture of quality customer service.
Experience + Education:
1. Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Public or Business Administration, Behavioral Health Sciences or a closely related field. Master's degree is highly desirable.
2. Seven years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in the management of homeless human services and at least three years of the experience must have been managing staff and providing program direction.
* Engaging, collaborative, facilitative in nature, works well with Department staff in all positions and the community.
* Willing and able to challenge the "status quo" when needed.
* Action and results oriented, innovative, strategic, accepts accountability; energetic and is willing to be hands on.
* Comfortable working in a complex public service organization with rapidly changing issues, needs and challenges.
* An active listener and supportive team builder with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
* Works constructively in a culturally inclusive work environment and community.
S A L A R Y + B E N E F I T S
The salary range for this position is $106,000 to $159,000 annually. Placement in the range will depend on qualifications. The City's compensation package also encompasses an attractive benefits package that includes:
* Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security.
* Vacation - 12 days (96 hours) after one year of service; 15 days (120 hours) after four years, six months of service; 20 days (160 hours) after 19 years, six months of service.
* Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year.
* Sick Leave - One day (8 hours) earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits.
* Holidays - Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays (8 hours per holiday).
* Monthly Transportation Allowance
* Health Insurance - Two plans are available: one HMO, and one PPO plan. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents.
* Dental Insurance - Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents.
* Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000.
* Flexible Spending Account-Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses.
* Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
* Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination.
* Deferred Compensation - Available through ICMA Retirement Corporation.
A P P L I C A T I O N P R O C E S S
This recruitment will close at 4:30 pm on Friday July 22, 2016. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter that reflect the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, including salary history. Resumes should be submitted at LBDHHS-JobApplications@longbeach.gov (please include Human Services Bureau Manager HE16-092 in the subject line). Candidates must also complete the supplemental questionnaire. The City anticipates inviting a smaller group of finalists for further interview by August 2016, with an appointment anticipated no later than October 2016, following the completion of thorough reference and background checks. Incomplete applications or candidates who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. This information is available in an alternative format by request to the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration Division, at (562) 570-4009. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting your application or call (562) 570-4009.
E Q U A L O P P O R T U N I T Y
The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.
S U P P L E M E N T A L Q U E S T I O NS
Please submit your written response to the following questions in PDF format. Responses are to be no more than one page per question. Please include your name on all information submitted. The responses submitted will be used as part of the evaluation and selection process.
1. Explain the attributes and characteristics you look for in staff who report to you. Please describe your approach to ensuring these attributes are exhibited within the organization and among your staff?
2. Describe an undertaking you led that improved effectiveness and/or created new efficiencies. Include a description of the challenges you faced in implementing the efficiencies and describe how you overcame those challenges. What was the outcome of the implementation?
3. Describe an innovative solution you would propose to address homelessness or human services in the City of Long Beach with limited funding. To what key issues would we need to pay attention? What could be the unintended consequences and how would you address them?
4. Describe your experience in engaging Federal, State, County and local officials (elected and non-elected) in supporting a program or outcome you were seeking to achieve. What approach did you take? What did you take into consideration? What was the outcome?
IAVI is recruiting for a Program Coordinator to serve as primary point of contact and key relationship manager for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on the implementation of a new and transformative Africa-centered model of global partnership to Accelerate the Development of Vaccines and New Technologies to Combat the AIDS Epidemic (ADVANCE). Funded by USAID under a new $160 million cooperative agreement, this flagship initiative will dramatically accelerate development of a safe and effective HIV vaccine.
The Program Coordinator will play a critical implementing role for this new program, maintaining comprehensive financial, program and technical knowledge related to the full scope of activities under the cooperative agreement. He/she will coordinate the development of annual USAID workplans and reports, serve day-to-day project management needs across the ADVANCE Leadership Team, provide technical and implementation support to the Project Director (IAVI President & CEO, Mark Feinberg, MD, PhD) and other senior leaders on the project, and maintain strategic communication and regular contact with USAID. In support of the ADVANCE Leadership Team, this position will also play an important facilitating role for strategic alliances and co-funded activities with other funders and external research collaborators, including partners at the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other US Government agencies involved in vaccine research, for example.
This position resides in the Executive Office of IAVI's Research & Development (R&D) Department, as part of the R&D Portfolio Management and Operations Team. This team has responsibility for integrating IAVI programs with organizational strategy, which provides a unique opportunity for the Program Coordinator to engage with all aspects of IAVI's R&D program. He/she will report to the Executive Director, R&D Portfolio Management and Operations, and work closely with the Executive Director for Global Public Giving, located in IAVI's External Relations Department. As noted above the Program Coordinator will collaborate closely with IAVI's President and CEO and other individuals across the organization, including especially IAVI's East Africa Office in Nairobi, Kenya, as well as key staff in Finance & Administration.
• Maintain comprehensive financial, program and technical knowledge related to the full scope of activities within ADVANCE, including collaborating with colleagues across IAVI departments (R&D, Finance & Administration, External Relations) and working closely with IAVI regional offices in East Africa and India
• Serve as primary point of contact for USAID program managers and relevant stakeholders
• Serve day-to-day project management needs across the ADVANCE Leadership Team and provide technical and implementation support to the Project Director (Dr. Feinberg) and other senior leaders on the project
• Maintain primary responsibility for coordinating development of annual workplans for implementing USAID-supported activities, reporting on the implementation of these activities and executing the daily coordination of and strategic communication for ADVANCE
• Coordinate and communicate with research collaborators and donors on strategic alliances and discussions on co-funded activities
Experience and Skills:
• Master's or PhD degree in a relevant discipline (biological sciences, business, management, economics, law, international relations, public health or a related area)
• At least 8 years of professional experience coordinating, managing or implementing biomedical research projects
• Demonstrated broad understanding of vaccine research and development program, including necessary elements of epidemiology, clinical and field vaccine trials, project management, financial management, knowledge management, strategic coordination and communication
• Demonstrated experience as project manager with a strong eye for detail, analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to take initiative as new situations and opportunities arise
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to prioritize and produce high quality work under challenging deadlines
• Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop relationships and work collaboratively in teams with others from a range of disciplines and cultures
• Professional experience interacting with US Government agencies, advocacy groups, policymakers, local collaborators and host governments is preferred
• Experience using Microsoft Office and knowledge management programs
To apply: www.iavi.org
MANAGER - ORGANIZATIONAL PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT (OPM)
• Establishing an integrated approach to HIV vaccine and prevention research and development, linking an understanding of at risk communities with the most potentially relevant interventions.
• Bringing new capabilities and innovation to the field through novel collaborations to accelerate product development
• Prioritizing approaches that have the greatest potential impact on HIV vaccine and prevention efforts towards diminishing and ultimately ending the epidemic
Our strategic focus revolves around four pillars namely: 1) Engaging the communities most at-risk of HIV infection; 2) Providing an integrated product development platform to accelerate the translation of promising concepts into HIV vaccine candidates for the field; 3) Investing in high potential discovery programs that could transform HIV vaccine development and beyond; 4) Generating supportive data and messages to drive policies and investments that will end the epidemic.
IAVI requires a high energy, highly organized manager to provide project management support to the Executive Office. The successful candidate will oversee the OPM function within the Executive Office, working across the organization to coordinate activities, manage special projects and research emerging topics and opportunities, including timely implementation and follow through on assignments emanating from the CEO and the Senior Management Team (SMT). The OPM will support the CEO for key external meetings and implementing Strategic Alliances by liaising with relevant program staff, developing appropriate materials and communicating outcomes of the meetings. The Senior Manager - OPM will attend and coordinate key leadership meetings, follow up and track tasks and project and communicate key actions and ensure stakeholders are briefed and brought into conversations as appropriate. In addition, the Senior Manager - OPM will prepare materials and presentations that may be needed for internal and external audiences and key meetings.
The Senior Manager, OPM must embrace the mission of IAVI and model its core values. To effectively perform in this position, she/he will need to develop the appropriate relationships and build credibility throughout the organization.
The specific responsibilities and expectations of the Senior Manager, OPM include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manage weekly leadership team meetings and quarterly retreats, including agenda development, ensuring supportive content is prepared and communicating key outcomes and conducting follow up as needed to help track progress.
• Develop a robust tracking framework to ensure implementation of leadership decisions and actions including providing data for the necessary dashboards and other reporting mechanisms
• Support the CEO in external engagements and strategic alliances, ensuring appropriate materials are developed, teams are engaged and information is disseminated
• Research emerging topics and opportunities on a wide range of global health related topics and help articulate IAVI's activities and value preposition for internal and external audiences.
• Execute special projects for the EO
• Help ensure leadership team decisions are communicated throughout the organization to ensure the teams are better able to accomplish their goals.
• Developing engaging, visually-appealing presentations;
• Communicate flawlessly in both written and verbal form
• Proven ability to operate within a matrix organization, preferably within a scientific, medical, or clinical research organization.
• Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity. Innovative.
• Excellent at managing relationships and operating within the formal and informal organizational structures, establishes relationships across departments, uses allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands others roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
• Self-starting, results-driven person with the necessary analytic rigor, stamina, and strength to represent her/his point of view objectively and to respond to numerous demands and challenges.
• Sense of urgency - Prioritizes well, shows energy, reacts to opportunities, instills urgency in others, and consistently meets deadlines.
• Capable of representing IAVI to a wide variety of audiences. Adjusts her/his writing to the audience and communicates complex messages and issues clearly.
• Working knowledge and experience in project management desired but not mandatory.
• Passionate about the mission of IAVI, enthused by the challenges confronting the organization and dedicated to achieving its goals.
• Possesses a sense of humor. Works collaboratively to achieve results.
• MSc, MPH or MBA required;
• 5+ years of professional experience at progressively senior levels.
• Ability to understand and effectively communicate complex scientific concepts
• Experience in a competitive, fast paced and global environment necessary.
• Strong analytical skills, ability to reconcile initiatives with business strategies and goals.
• Constituency-building skills and savvy.
IAVI operates as an intense mission driven organization trying to solve one of the most difficult and important scientific and policy challenges of our time, as a result passion for the mission is a critical attribute.
To apply: www.iavi.org
ADVISOR, HEALTHY AGING
CHIEF OF PARTY
SENIOR HIV/AIDS SURVEILLANCE ADVISOR -TECHNICAL ADVISOR III
SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER
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