Current Employment Opportunities in the Division of Global Health Equity
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COPE Cancer Program Manager
COPE, is a community-based outreach project being carried out in Navajo Nation under the leadership of Dr. Sonya Shin. Dr. Shin maintains an extensive research portfolio that included observational mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) research to evaluate the impact of programmatic interventions. COPE operates under the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Although COPE does not provide direct services to patients, COPE works directly with all Service Units of Navajo Nation, including more than 80 community health workers, 12 health facilities and hundreds of health providers.
The COPE Cancer Program Manager will be an integral member of the COPE team, working under the Planning and Partnership Manager and overseeing the work of the COPE Cancer Intern.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
The Program Manager primary responsibility will be to oversee COPE's cancer activities, make sure work plans are carried out in a timely manner, deliverables are met on time, and information is communicated to stakeholders effectively. This includes providing direct oversight of the other cancer program staff including an intern and project coordinator, collaborating and coordinating within COPE as well as communicating COPE activities to various external stakeholders through face-to-face meetings, emails, written reports, presentations, and other methods of communication; getting input from stakeholders and incorporating these changes into program activities; and facilitating and coordinating field-based activities including training events, stakeholder meetings, and other events.
Assist in the implementation of the Cancer Care Programming (50%).
This will include:
-Overseeing and ensuring timely implementation of the Cancer Program Workplan
-Guiding and collaborating in event planning and logistics (e.g. stakeholder meetings (COPE Cancer Coalition), trainings, Patient & Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) meetings, including establishing and confirming mutually-convenient timing and locale; circulating relevant training materials and objectives to trainers and participants with sufficient time in advance for preparation and feedback; preparing for meetings with required materials, print-outs, and food/refreshment for events; attending meetings as needed for documentation and active participation; and any follow-up communications
-Overseeing other program staff member's daily supervision
-Collaborating with CCC, PFAC, and other community partners for curriculum development and implementation;
-Coordinating with staff and stakeholders, including planning and communicating with other COPE staff and carrying out tasks as delegated; communicating via email, phone, and in-person with outside partners such as IHS educators, Program Directors and others;
-Providing logistical oversight such as assistance with procurement (e.g. office supplies, educational materials, equipment, food and refreshments, etc.) for events
Assist the Cancer Program staff with activities related to program evaluation and research (25%).
Cancer activities will be evaluated as part of implementation and mixed-methods research. Activities include:
-Working with the Planning & Partnerships Manager and Research Manager and diverse stakeholders, to ensure transparency, ethical conduct, and timely execution of research activities;
-Collecting and organizing study data;
-Maintaining and updating data generated by the study;
-Ensuring timely approval and reporting to all funding and ethical oversight committees including Navajo Nation Human Research Review Board and Partners IRB; and
-Ensuring grant workplan and deliverables are achieved on time
-Providing reports and feedback to COPE staff and other participants;
Collaborate with partner institutions (e.g. IHS facilities, Navajo Nation) to carry out Cancer Program activities in a timely and cooperative manner, including execution of formal agreements, clarifying respective roles and responsibilities, obtaining buy-in from leadership, projecting and adhering to an implementation timeline, soliciting and responding to feedback by participants (10%)
Assist with finances including invoicing and monitoring of monthly expense reports related to various COPE Cancer Programs (5%).
Supporting the Program Manager to ensure communication of study progress and findings with local and external stakeholders (5%)
Perform other duties as required (5%).
-Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with study participants and stakeholders.
-Good oral and written communication skills.
-Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
-Demonstrated competence in efficient organization, management of multiple responsibilities in a time-sensitive environment, and close attention to detail.
-Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.
-Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for subjects rights and individual needs.
-Interest in and commitment to American Indian/Alaska Native health.
-Knowledge of Navajo culture and/or language is a strong plus.
-Willing to live in or near Gallup, NM (location of COPE office)
-Must have own reliable transportation and be willing to use it for work travel, including making work drives regionally.
-Able to travel intermittently to Boston or elsewhere to transmit study progress.
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