Program Coordinator — The Public Health Institute

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Program Coordinator

Posting Number: 134-19

Position Title: Program Coordinator

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The Public Health Institute (PHI) is hiring a Project Coordinator.

The Program Coordinator of the Center for Health Leadership and Practice (CHLP) contributes to the organization, coordination and goal execution of the Center and its leadership programs, including the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health (NLAPH), the California Leadership Academy for the Public's Health (CaLAPH), the Leadership Learning Network (LLN) and the California Opioid Safety Network (COSN). Duties include project management, maintaining communication with stakeholders, collaborators, participant team leads, developing and managing databases and engaging and networking with stakeholders.

PHI is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search. To learn more about our meaningful work visit

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following :

  • Organizes and Prepares presentations for CHLP meetings, trainings and conferences
  • Coordinates and manages internal and external meetings, trainings and conferences
  • Assists in coordination and management of webinar content for CHLP
  • Assists in distribution of Weekly Updates to each program cohort and LLN
  • Updates Center's website including posting material regularly to learning community in each program
  • Supports management of CHLP databases
  • Support to essential office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field required.
  • Minimum three years experience related field providing project management, coordination and/or administrative functions
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to oversee and manage work plans
  • Experience in newsletter and other correspondence preparation
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and staff
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions following standard policies and procedures
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks requiring a high degree of attention to detail
  • Good diplomatic skills and ability to exercise proper discretion and judgment
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful
  • Ability to exercise initiative
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Comfortable with new technologies
  • Considerable independent judgment is required of the incumbent
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Website management skills desired

Important Information

  • This position is eligible for PHI’s full suite of benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and generous time off.

How to apply

  • To apply for this opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume via the application link listed at the top of this advertisement.
  • In your cover letter, please describe why you are enthusiastic about this opportunity and why you think you are a good fit for the position.

The Public Health Institute is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. We recognize the value of having a staff that brings a wide range of perspectives to this work based on language, ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, political beliefs and sexual-orientation. We are committed to maintaining a diverse, multicultural working environment and particularly support applications from individuals with lived experience in the communities we seek to serve.

Thank you for your interest in working with us at PHI. Do you have questions about this opportunity? If so, email our recruitment team at Please do not email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our career site. Given the high volume of responses we receive from a combination of job boards, please allow up to one week for a reply.

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