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  • 10 Jun 2017 12:09 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to manage a growing portfolio of initiatives and special projects to address population health and health equity in Virginia. The Program Manager will initially take the lead in creating and managing an integrated healthcare navigation model to assist Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in the Richmond region to access resources to address health-related social needs (i.e. social determinants of health).

    For more information click here

  • 02 Jun 2017 6:57 AM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    The Department of Public and Community Health at Liberty University seeks to fill the position of assistant/associate professor for its health promotion programs. This position entails teaching primarily health promotion, community health, and research courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, this person will play a role in mentoring student activities.

    A doctoral degree in a health related field with emphasis in health promotion/community health, and a research background are required. To apply visit the Human Resources page and look for posting number

    9020730 Assistant/Associate Professor Public & Community Health.

    Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university which only employs faculty who can demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to its evangelical Christian purpose.

  • 02 Jan 2017 6:51 AM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is recruiting a part-time (0.5 FTE) Program Manager to provide day-to-day oversight for the Virginia Local Performance (LPS) Site of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center (MAR-PHTC). There is the potential for increased hours as additional funding opportunities are identified. The LPS Program Manager will coordinate efforts to identify training needs of the current and future public health workforce in Virginia and identify existing and develop new training resources and opportunities to meet those needs. The Program Manager will strengthen existing and develop new relationships with governmental and non-profit public health organizations, universities, healthcare systems, federally qualified health centers, and other key stakeholders. This work is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and administered through the Region III PHTC Administrative Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduate degree in public health, adult education or a related field required, with a minimum of five (5) years experience working on public health training; planning; and/or program or policy development, implementation and evaluation.

    COMPENSATION:  Salary range of $32,000 to $37,000 based on part-time position, experience and relevant qualifications. IPHI offers a flexible work environment and competitive benefits package including vacation and health leave, health/dental/vision insurance, disability and life insurances, and retirement 403(b) plan and contributions.

    How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume via email to Please put “Public Health Training Center” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted through January 9, 2017. No phone calls please. Due to the large number of applicants expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.

  • 19 Nov 2016 1:18 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    The Fiscal/Administrative Assistant will assist the Executive Director with accounting and financial record-keeping, manage database files, and perform routine office and clerical duties to assist with general operations.

    Major responsibilities include:

    • Monitor, reconcile, and assist with fiscal administration, including but not limited to budgets, funding, grants, contracts, payroll, employment, travel, and/or purchasing
    • Receive and review all incoming bills/invoices, resolve discrepancies as necessary and enter invoices into QuickBooks Online for payment
    • Maintain current knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures
    • Perform a range of diverse administrative activities such as answering telephones, assisting and resolving problems and inquiries, review and control of incoming and outgoing correspondence, and follow-up on operational commitments
    • Utilize knowledge and understanding of underlying operational issues to create, compose, and edit technical and/or administrative correspondence and documentation
    • Establish, update, and maintain files, inventories, and records; implement and maintain data management systems, as required
    • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

    Minimum Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have at least four (4) years of experience in complex clerical work in one or more fiscal/administrative functions such as bookkeeping, accounting, budget management, or grant administration. Fluency with QuickBooks Online, word processing and data management systems, particularly Microsoft Office. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups. Familiarity with standard administrative, budget and financial policies and procedures.


    Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to Keisha Smith at by November 30, 2016.

    *The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 19 Sep 2016 3:20 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    Position: Program Evaluator

    Status: Grant-funded, Part-Time (Non-Exempt)

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Benefits: N/A

    Job Description: The Program Evaluator is responsible for coordinating programmatic data collection, analysis and reporting for the Virginia Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Cooperative Agreement with Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) by collecting data reports from the AHEC Center Directors, answering questions or clarifying completion requirements, reminding Centers when data reports are due/overdue, and making site visits to Centers when necessary to instruct and/or assist with data entry.

    Major responsibilities include:

    • Analyze, research and compile data, develop information and consider available solutions or alternate methods concerning strategic goals, as well as all other functions pertaining to policy and program development
    • Provide technical assistance in defining metrics and developing data collection instruments across a range of policy and evaluation projects
    • Create and maintain data tracking from multiple sources; and ensure data quality processes (defining, tracking, refining, and validating)
    • Develop, write and edit reports and briefs that demonstrate analytical information to inform decision-making processes for internal and external audiences
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in public policy, public administration, public health, or related field with at least three years’ experience in a program evaluator, program analyst role or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master’s degree in public administration, public health, health administration, education administration, community/workforce development, or other health-related field. Familiarity with the communities of the AHEC catchment areas is also desired.


    Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to Keisha Smith at by Monday, September 26, 2016.

    *The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority 3831 Westerre Parkway | Suite 2 | Henrico, VA 23233 Phone: 804.562.4928 |

  • 19 Jul 2016 10:02 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

     The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is recruiting a full-time Program Manager to assist with managing a growing portfolio of initiatives and special projects to address population health and health equity in Virginia. The Program Manager will assist initially with a training and technical assistance project that supports local community partners in the use of Health in All Policies (HiAP) principles and policy, systems, and environmental changes. In addition, this new staff position will support the growth and sustainability of community health workers (CHW) as a profession in Virginia by building awareness of the CHW workforce among healthcare system leaders and elected officials, advancing organizational and public policies, and engaging stakeholders and supporting a coalition-led process to create supportive systems and policies. Over time, the Program Manager will have opportunities to contribute to and play a management role on other emerging IPHI initiatives. For more information and to apply, visit

  • 09 Jul 2016 6:22 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    Recruitment is currently underway for temporary positions to assist local health districts in Virginia to conduct community health needs assessments. Duties include:

    • Provide or coordinate health assessment planning services in the local health district by working closely with staff to identify potential assessment team members through coalition-building, select appropriate methods and tools for conducting an assessment
      Perform data analysis from multiple national health sources
      Produce mapping to support assessment and the process
      Ascertain grant opportunities and explore applications related to known health needs
      Write assessment and recommendation reports
      Provide technical assistance to local health district and community agencies/organizations on community health assessment towards improvement planning.

    Candidate can either apply through this link or send an email directly to Katie Kennedy, Recruiter (

  • 27 May 2016 4:58 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    who will support its expanding program portfolio including but not limited to: the development and day-of-day management of organizational change programs; support for the development and expansion of the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Training Institute; implementation of technical assistance; and engagement in organizational and staff development activities. Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter with the subject line "Senior Program Manager" to by Friday, June 10, 2016, at 6:00 pm EST.

    Please click to view details regarding this opportunity.

  • 25 Jan 2016 5:47 PM | Michael Royster (Administrator)

    The Virginia Oral Health Coalition ( is an alliance of organizations and individuals striving to improve the health and well being of all Virginians by ensuring oral health is part of comprehensive health care. The Coalition seeks a Program & Engagement Manager to oversee development and successful implementation of Coalition initiatives, including health care integration efforts and a state-specific report card, while managing engagement efforts with new and existing community partners.  

    Specific responsibilities and job requirements are listed below.


    • ·         Collaborate with executive director to lead VaOHC advocacy and integration efforts, including development of a Virginia-specific report card
    • ·         Manage project workgroups
    • ·        Develop policy statements
    • ·         Facilitate development of tools and resources to support integrated health care in safety net clinics, private practice, large health systems and academic institutions in Virginia
    • ·         Conduct research related to oral health access, delivery of care and health policy issues at the state and national level
    • ·         Identify and engage traditional and non-traditional partners and maintain relationships
    • ·         Provide succinct program reports to funders, Coalition board and executive director, and initiative participants
    • ·         Provide oversight to Coalition’s program assistant and student interns

    Successful candidates will demonstrate:

    • ·         Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly and succinctly, and make well-organized verbal presentations
    • ·         An understanding of state and national health policy
    • ·         The ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and prioritize competing demands in a fast changing environment
    • ·         The ability to seek and engage new partners while maintaining existing relationships
    • ·         Strong organizational and leadership skills
    • ·         A commitment to producing consistently high quality, detailed work, even under deadline pressure
    • ·         Excellent computer skills
    • ·         Experience with or dedicated interest in oral health access issues
    • ·         Previous experience managing and developing statewide initiatives (a plus)
    • ·         Flexibility, a sense of humor and desire to work in a drama-free, collaborative, hard-working and fun environment


    • ·         Bachelor’s degree required, Masters in related field preferred
    • ·         Academic or safety net experience a plus


    To apply, please submit all materials below by February 1:

    • ·         Cover letter
    • ·         Resume
    • ·         Two writing samples
    • ·         Salary history


    No phone calls please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications will be treated confidentially.

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