Sr. Director of Workforce

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
September 16, 2020
Phoenix, Arizona
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The Director of Workforce will provide strategic leadership to develop AACHC’s statewide workforce vision and to implement and expand innovative workforce initiatives. The Director will advance a comprehensive workforce development strategy inclusive of student pipeline development; health workforce training programs; recruitment initiatives; retention strategies; and, professional development, skill building, and succession planning.

Essential Functions:
1. Central Arizona Area Health Education Center (CAAHEC)

a. Serve as CAAHEC Center Director, responsible for achievement of all key  metrics; work plan creation, monitoring, and reporting; budget development and management; and, program staffing.

b. Develop effective, strategic partnerships and affiliations to further required program objectives, including trainings, recruitment, and placement for students, residents, scholars, and health care providers.

c. Perform ongoing program evaluation, utilizing stakeholder and participant feedback, surveys, and data analysis to assess progress towards goals and to design future programming.

d. Represent CAAHEC at meetings and public speaking engagements.

2. Statewide health center workforce program development

a. Responsible for developing and implementing a statewide workforce plan that is responsive to health center workforce gaps.

b. Responsible for AACHC’s Health Resources and Services Administration Primary Care Association Cooperative Agreement workforce deliverables, including collaboration with external partners.

c. Identify and respond to health center workforce training and technical assistance needs, including development of virtual and in-person group and one-on-one sessions.

3. Ensure integration across all AACHC workforce programs and activities.

4. Act as primary workforce point of contact for HRSA, all Arizona and out of state medical schools, health professions training programs, other AHEC programs and other partners as applicable.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s degree preferred.

2. At least 5 years’ experience developing, leading and managing health care workforce programs

3. Familiarity with health professions training and student recruitment and placement.

4. Previous experience with community health centers and/or primary care workforce development a plus.

Certificates and Licenses:
Must have valid Arizona Driver’s license, own private reliable transportation, and have current automotive insurance as required by state law. Regularly required to operate a motor vehicle to attend program functions.

1. Demonstrated experience working with academic medical centers, residency programs and clinical rotations. Experience with Teaching Health Centers and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) highly desirable.

2. Demonstrated ability to manage grant-funded initiatives, including strong project managements and budget management skills.

3. Strong communication skills and competency to explain program goals and outcomes to a variety of stakeholders and decision-makers.

4. Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of workforce development programs to implement and measure new initiatives.

5. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direct supervision in the efficient, timely, and thorough completion of tasks.

6. Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks, assignments, and projects to meet established quality and time requirements.

 Competitive salary based upon experience.

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