Manager of Community Health
Academy of Medical & Public Health Services (AMPHS) is a Brooklyn-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to accessing healthcare for immigrants and other underserved communities in NYC. Every year, we proudly serve and connect more than 10,000 New Yorkers to healthcare systems. For more information, please visit www.amphsonline.org or follow our work at www.facebook.com/AMPHS.NYC.
We are looking for a dynamic and strategic Manager of Community Health to join our growing team and lead our health service programs. Working closely with the Program Director, the Manager of Community Health designs and manages program/initiatives development supporting our mission to improve healthcare access, including health literacy workshops, clinics, mental health services, and other health promotion activities. Our ideal candidate is someone who is both passionate about AMPHS’ mission and experienced working in diverse community health settings. We are looking for someone who is innovative and ready to learn in a fast-paced environment, has strong organizational skills, and is a relationship-builder. The Manager reports directly to our Programs Director.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Manage AMPHS’ health programs, including its health screening and social work services, mental health program, health literacy initiatives, and other projects addressing social determinants of health.
- Stay abreast current events and health & immigration policy landscape to inform program priorities.
- Oversee and provide regular training and professional development for program staff and volunteers, including Community Health Workers, Therapists, Social Workers, and Clinical Volunteers.
- Manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of the program’s overall quality improvement; develop strategies to enhance program efficiency.
- Develop health program outreach materials (brochures, educational posters, articles, presentations).
- Document project impact, develop stories, share program information, and contribute to funding reports.
- Work with senior leadership to monitor program budgets and project expenses.
- Represent AMPHS in advisory capacities with state, city, and other community leaders; lead policy advocacy efforts enhancing immigrant health outcomes.
- Create and cultivate relationships with stakeholders to assure program continuity and community input.
- Other special projects as assigned.
- Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of related experience directing healthcare, public health, social work, or other related services. Two (2) years’ experience managing a team.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or other graduate degree in social work, public health, public administration, nursing, or other related field preferred.
- Competent technology skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), database management, and online research.
- Language(s): Bi-lingual language skills in Spanish and/or Mandarin preferred.
- Immunization: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for in-person work per NYC DOHMH mandates.
- Other Skills:
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
- Knowledge of basic medical terminology and immigration/health policy issues affecting populations served.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask.
- Time Commitment: This is a full-time, in-person position that requires Saturday availability and occasional weekday evenings for community meetings and events. AMPHS’ hours of operation are Tuesday to Saturday, 10AM-6PM.
- Annual Salary Range: $60,000-$65,000, commensurate with experience
- AMPHS’ compensation package includes:
- Employer-sponsored health benefits
- Retirement savings
- Loan Forgiveness Programs for eligible employees
- Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
- Employee discounts programs
- Professional development opportunities, with opportunities to learn from industry experts to help you advance in the field of public health, health policy, immigration and nonprofit administration
Sounds like you? Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com for immediate consideration. A writing sample, transcript and references may also be requested. We will accept applications on a first-come, first-served rolling basis.