Reporting to the Director of the Urban Health Institute (UHI). We are seeking an Urban Health Institute,Operations Director works to further the mission, goals, and strategic initiatives launched by the UHI. Specific areas of responsibility include administrative and fiscal management, human resource management, and program development and management of the UHI staff.
The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) was established in 2000 by President Brody in response to a recommendation from the Urban Health Council - a group composed of community residents, clergy, local leaders, city officials, business representatives and JH faculty, staff and students. The UHI was created to be a catalyst for conversation, for collaboration, capacity building and ultimately, for change. UHI is a university wide initiative and is funded by several schools across the university as well as the health system. UHI seeks to advance health and health equity in Baltimore through three overarching goals,
Facilitating and recognizing collaborations between communities, universities, healthcare delivery systems, government, and the private sector to build collective capacity for achieving health equity in Baltimore..
Mobilizing resources in support of promising strategies to achieve substantial gains in the health and well-being of Baltimore residents.
Promoting dialogue, understanding, and trust among practitioners, researchers, educators, scholars, community leaders, advocates, and residents, to create pathways to health, well-being, and social justice in Baltimore.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for supporting fulfillment of the mission of the UHI in a manner that supports, and informs various governing bodies, including, the community-university coordinating council and the UHI advisory board-chaired by the provost- and comprised of the deans of schools across the institution, as well as the President of the hospital.
Responsible for overseeing the administration and monitoring of multiple programs and activities and implementing the strategic plan of the Urban Health Institute.
Some of these programs include the Baltimore Health Equity Impact Grants, Bunting Leadership Program, Capacity-Building Workshops, Strategic Consultation Grants for Policymakers, special Symposia, Henrietta Lacks Award, and Co-Sponsorship of Community Events.
Serving as a liaison to the Baltimore Community through the Community University Coordinating Council (CUCC), providing day-to-day problem solving, technical input, writing and editing, and programmatic direction.
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and actions and the impact of those issues upon the attraction, motivation, development and retention of staff and faculty resources.
Cultivating strategic connections, seeking new opportunities for growth, and strengthening relations within the East Baltimore community.
Responsible for planning activities in a way that anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and work closely with the financial administrator to ensure that the institute maintains a positive financial position.
Manages salary planning and distribution for Associate Directors and UHI staff.
Develops yearly budgets including requesting quotes from institutional facilities, external vendors, collaborating partners, and independent contractors and employing them in an overall budget for each respective project and budget year.
Tracks and manages budgets and timelines to ensure all projects are delivered on schedule and on budget.
Actively liaises with finance managers in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research to integrate budgetary information.
Human Resource Management
Manages the hiring process for all UHI staff, including drafting job descriptions for posting, recruiting, interviewing, and extending offers to prospective employees.
Maintain regular communication, career development, and performance conversations with each staff/direct report throughout the year.
Designs and oversees orientation and training of new employees, and volunteers, serving as the point person during the hiring and training process for overall information about the organizational structure and programs, and providing information regarding expectations of conduct, attendance, and communication with immediate supervisors, coworkers, the Director, and Associate Directors, as appropriate.
Serves as supervisor of record for Program Administrators, and Communications Coordinator including signing off on timesheets and conducting performance reviews.
Responsible for evaluation and supervision of consultants or contractors.
Special Knowledge Skills & Abilities
This is a highly visible position in the University and the Baltimore community.
We desire a professional individual with exceptional organizational and interpersonal communication skills, emotional intelligence, and awareness of the historical, social, and political factors that influence health inequities in Baltimore.
Bachelor's Degree in related field required.
Five years of directly related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional experience may substitute for education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Project Administrator Working Title: Urban Health Institute, Operations Director
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: Min $72,940 - Max $127,820 Annually ($100,380 budgeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM General Internal Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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