Project LAUNCH Project Coordinator

Reports To: Project LAUNCH Project Director

Project Summary:

Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is a 5-year program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration designed to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to 8 years of age, by addressing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of their development, as well as prepare them to thrive in school and beyond.

The Project Coordinator (PC) will assist the Project Director in ensuring day to day project implementation according to the approved narrative, timeline, and budget; coordinate with partners; schedule trainings; establish and support the Youth Child Wellness Council; work with the expert cohort to curate Evidence Based Practices resources; promote the program to the community; create new care access points; and collect and report data.

Organizational Overview:

Forward Leading Independent Provider Association (FLIPA) is a nonprofit membership association of safety net providers working in partnership to provide the highest quality healthcare to the most vulnerable populations in Upstate New York since 2017. FLIPA is renowned for its commitment to integrating primary care and behavioral health. Our growing membership includes a combination of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), behavioral health providers, and a rural health network and serves individuals across more than 27 counties.

FLIPA values diversity in background and experience. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Support Project Director to develop and manage project schedule and workplan to align to program objectives and funder requirements

  • Organize and communicate details of the project to team members and serve as a liaison between project team and the Project Director

  • Develop and maintain multi-year project workplan and report out on project status as required

  •  Ensure project activities are assigned to appropriate resources for completion

  • Assist with schedule management

  •  Monitor project progress and proactively work to identify and mitigate risks and barriers that may impact implementation of project activities and goals

  • Support implementation of contracts with outside agencies and consultants as needed

  • Create, organize and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

  • Establish and manage resource library and learning management system

  • Identify challenges and opportunities for improvement related to project implementation

  • Support data collection as identified in data evaluation plan under guidance of the project Data Evaluator

  • Effectively work across multiple organizations and geographies to support project progress within different organizational cultures structures and communities

  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or higher in related field, such as business, public health, healthcare administration or equivalent experience required 
  • 3-5 years of project coordination, or related experience with demonstrated project management experience required
  • Experience within the New York State health care system (population health, behavioral health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, or similar) preferred 
  • Prior experience with large-scale implementation grants and/or SAMHSA funding preferred
  • Experience in pediatric or early intervention/education settings preferred

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Ability to gather information throughout the lifespan of a project and report out to a variety of audiences
  • Experience seeing project through the full life cycle
  • Strong interpersonal skills, independently resourceful and thrives in a fully remote environment
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to defined timelines and objectives
  • Ability to supervise and guide data analysis, program evaluation, and performance/operation metrics
  • Proficient with MS Office and various business software

Additional Information:

  • This position will be remote with occasional travel expected for on-site meetings or training across New York state
  • New York state residency is required.

You may contact us using this form or email Bethany Rivera,

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