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Job Opening: Peer Health Exchange Bay Area Program Director

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  • peer.health
    Description: Peer Health Exchange ( PHE ), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 3, 2012
      Description: Peer Health Exchange ("PHE"), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 4,000 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 40,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area. We recently completed our next major strategic plan with the help of New Profit, Inc. and the Monitor Group, two significant investors. The plan has three major priorities--deepening impact, investing in more robust program evaluation, and developing and testing additional methods for impact, all while serving 120,000 teens over the next four years. To achieve these priorities, we will grow from a staff of 28 and a budget of $3MM today to a staff of over 100 and a budget of $14MM in 2015.

      The primary responsibility of the PHE Bay Area Program Director is to lead the PHE Program in the Bay Area. The PHE Bay Area Program Director will do this by developing, managing, growing, and evaluating the PHE Bay Area Program, managing the PHE Bay Area Program Associates, and assisting with the development and execution of strategic plans. The PHE Bay Area Program Director reports to the PHE Bay Area Executive Director and works closely with the National Director of Program Implementation.

      This is a full-time, management position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

      Responsibilities
      The PHE Bay Area Program Director will:
      • Oversee PHE Bay Area College and High School Sites by:
      o Developing, managing, growing, and evaluating PHE sites at Bay Area colleges and public high schools
      o Directly managing one college site and the corresponding high school partners
      o Supervising all volunteer recruitment, selection, training, and teaching across the Bay Area
      o Share lessons learned related to Program Director role with national staff and other sites for future adoption across other sites
      o Collaborate with Executive Director and site staff team to manage community partnerships, such as relationships with individual high schools, school administration, colleges, and other programmatic contacts

      • Manage the Bay Area Program Associates and support them in:
      o Developing PHE Bay Area college sites:
      o Supervising volunteer recruitment and selection
      o Leading the training of college students
      o Managing college student leaders on an ongoing basis
      o Evaluating volunteer performance
      o Developing partnerships with Bay Area public high schools:
      o Supervising the scheduling and implementation of PHE workshops
      o Analyzing and reporting data for program evaluation

      • Coach the Program Associates on program implementation by:
      o Observing Program Associates' performance in college and high school management
      o Providing feedback in weekly one-on-one meetings

      • Manage the Bay Area Strategic Plan by:
      o Overseeing launch of new college sites
      o Directly managing the implementation of Bay Area strategic investments and pilots
      o Assist with the continued development of PHE strategic plans and play a leadership role in developing a program strategy consistent with the integrated strategy of the site

      • Deliver trainings to local program staff in collaboration with national staff

      • Build a cohesive team among Bay Area Program staff and student leaders to achieve program objectives

      • As needed, coordinate and manage the recruitment and hiring of Program Associates and additional program staff in partnership with the Executive Director and national program team

      • Support the PHE Bay Area Executive Director as needed

      Qualifications
      Peer Health Exchange is looking for a dynamic, driven individual who:
      • Is committed to the Peer Health Exchange mission and core values of deliberate decision-making, direct communication, complete effort, significant standards, commitment to results, and rigorous evaluation
      • Has leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others; particular experience in managing staff and highly engaged volunteers a plus
      • Has 2-3 years of relevant work experience in program execution; previous experience in strategy development a plus
      • Has a Bachelors degree; other advanced degree a plus
      • Has strong verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies including college students, high school partners, board members, supporters, and community members
      • Has excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills
      • Is comfortable in a fast-paced, high-energy, entrepreneurial environment
      • Is willing to make a multi-year commitment to lead the PHE Program in the Bay Area
      • Is willing to travel to effectively oversee the entire Bay Area region's program

      Peer Health Exchange values diversity and seeks to build and sustain a diverse staff. Peer Health Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Contact
      Please submit a resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to the following email address: bayareaprogramdirector@.... Only candidates who submit all three materials will be considered for the position.

      For more information about Peer Health Exchange, please visit www.peerhealthexchange.org.

      No phone calls please.
    • peer.health
      ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Peer Health Exchange ( PHE ), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 1, 2012
        ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

        Peer Health Exchange ("PHE"), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 4,000 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 40,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area. We recently completed our next major strategic plan with the help of New Profit, Inc. and the Monitor Group, two significant investors. The plan has three major priorities--deepening impact, investing in more robust program evaluation, and developing and testing additional methods for impact, all while serving 120,000 teens over the next four years. To achieve these priorities, we will grow from a staff of 28 and a budget of $3MM today to a staff of over 100 and a budget of $14MM in 2015.

        ABOUT THE POSITION:

        The primary responsibility of the PHE Bay Area Program Director is to lead the PHE Program in the Bay Area. The PHE Bay Area Program Director will do this by developing, managing, growing, and evaluating the PHE Bay Area Program, managing the PHE Bay Area Program Associates, and assisting with the development and execution of strategic plans. The PHE Bay Area Program Director reports to the PHE Bay Area Executive Director and works closely with the National Director of Program Implementation.

        This is a full-time, management position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

        RESPONSIBILITIES:

        The PHE Bay Area Program Director will:

        • Oversee PHE Bay Area College and High School Sites by:
        o Developing, managing, growing, and evaluating PHE sites at Bay Area colleges and public high schools
        o Supervising volunteer recruitment, selection, training, and teaching
        o Directly managing one college site and the corresponding high school partners
        o Share lessons learned related to Program Director role with national staff and other sites for future for adoption of position across other sites
        o Collaborate with Executive Director and site staff team to manage community partnerships, such as relationships with individual high schools, school administration, colleges, and other programmatic contacts
        • Manage the Bay Area Program Associates and set performance and professional development goals to support program staff in:
        o Developing PHE Bay Area college sites by:
        • Supervising volunteer recruitment and selection
        • Leading the training of college students
        • Managing college student leaders on an ongoing basis
        • Evaluating volunteer performance
        o Developing partnerships with Bay Area public high schools by:
        • Supervising the scheduling and implementation of PHE workshops in partner high schools
        • Analyzing and reporting data for program evaluation
        • Manage the Bay Area Strategic Plan by:
        o Overseeing launch of new college sites
        o Directly managing the implementation of Bay Area strategic investments and pilots
        o Assist with the continued development of PHE strategic plans and play a leadership role in developing a program strategy consistent with the integrated strategy of the site
        • Deliver trainings to local program staff in collaboration with national staff
        • Provide support and direct coaching for Program Associates on program operations and engaging student leaders and high school staff via site visits for observation and feedback and one-on-one meetings
        • Build cohesive team among Program staff and student leaders to achieve program objectives
        • As needed, coordinate and manage the recruitment and hiring of Program Associates and additional program staff in partnership with the Executive Director and national program team
        • Support the PHE Bay Area Executive Director as needed

        CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

        Peer Health Exchange is looking for a dynamic, driven individual who:

        • Is committed to the Peer Health Exchange mission and core values of deliberate decision-making, direct communication, complete effort, significant standards, commitment to results, and rigorous evaluation
        • Has leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others; particular experience in managing highly engaged volunteers and working with college students a plus
        • Has 2-3 years of relevant work experience; previous experience in program execution and/or strategy development a plus
        • Has a Bachelors degree; other advanced degree preferred
        • Has strong verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies including college students, high school partners, board members, supporters, and community members
        • Has excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills
        • Is comfortable in a fast-paced, high-energy, entrepreneurial environment
        • Is willing to make a multi-year commitment to lead the PHE Program in the Bay Area

        Peer Health Exchange values diversity and seeks to build and sustain a diverse staff. Peer Health Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        Please submit a resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to the following email address: bayprogramdirector@.... Only candidates who submit all three materials will be considered for the position. For more information about Peer Health Exchange, please visit www.peerhealthexchange.org. No phone inquiries will be accepted.
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