JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, this position plans and oversees implementation and ongoing administration of major and/or very complex programs furthering the mission and vision of ANTHC. The Senior Program Manager cooperates with or directs the work of administrative and other staff members to ensure program priorities and needs are met.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Performs complex program planning, development and implementation; program monitoring and evaluation; budget planning and monitoring; contract and grant coordination and administration.
Researches or directs the research of opportunities for grants, contracts, and other funding to sustain and grow programs in direct support of ANTHC’s mission and vision. Draft, edit and develop all or select portions of grant applications; coordinate the completion of all components of grant applications including narrative selections, budget and contractual agreements as required; review, revise and edit grant applications to assure accuracy and compliance with grant guidelines.
Coordinates the completion of required progress and financial reports. Communicates with the internal and external organizations to ensure efficient and effective program administration. Completes internal and external written and oral reports professionally and in a timely manner.
Directs or contributes to the writing of program-specific technical/scientific reports for purposes of presentation at conferences or other venues and for publication in campus newsletters or peer-reviewed journals. Creates new and/or revises existing program documentation such as patient/customer surveys, questionnaires and data collection forms.
Develops and institutes program objectives, ensuring program metrics are relevant, linked to division goals, and program makes satisfactory progress towards objectives.
Consults with Division leadership in determining overall administrative and program direction, developing program goals, priorities and trainings, and in allocating staff and financial resources. Meets regularly with Division leadership to discuss/resolve workload and program issues.
Directs the completion of all requirements to ensure critical accuracy and program compliance. Reviews and maintains purchase records, travel reports, credit card reconciliation reports and other financial reports for program cost center(s). Compiles and maintains records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning. Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required.
Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to assigned staff. Develops goals and priorities in conjunction with employees, and assigns tasks and projects. Develops staff skills and training plans. Counsels, trains, and coaches subordinate staff.
Develops, manages and monitors project budgets and contracts.
Coordinates with ANTHC finance department to insure timely and accurate financial reporting.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline relevant to the scope of this position. Progressively responsible professional work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for education beyond a Bachelor’s Degree.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION: Non-supervisory - Five (5) years professional work experience relevant to the programs being managed AND Supervisory - Two (2) year involving employee supervision.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION: Experience in the Alaska Tribal Health System. Training or experience specific to the scope of position-responsible programs is highly preferred, as is experience with implementation of systems change in worksite settings.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Travels frequently within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires: the ability to lift approximately 20 pounds; persistent repetitive movements of the hands, wrists and fingers; and the ability to sit for long periods of time.