Operations Manager (Pediatrics - Child Health Policy) 11/27/2019

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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In this position you will support Project Director for Child Health Policy by taking the lead role in working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to oversee the administrative aspects of the Transforming Early Childhood Community Systems (TECCS) project and will also provide support to team members, as time permits, with programmatic activities designed to build capacity of local leaders to use population-level data to improve early childhood service systems. In this role, you will develop and maintain strategic relationships with professionals from local, state and federal government, community organizations, funders and cross-sector coalitions to support university-community collaborations.

Position specific duties are to: 1) Implement administrative tracking processes to oversee the execution and adherence to a variety of types of agreements and other administrative documents; 2) Develop project budgets and forecasting; 3) Conduct grant development and prepare funding proposals for submission; 4) Research, synthesize and develop tools that partnering communities can use to facilitate use of population level data on early childhood; 5) Coordinate shared learning convenings for participating communities; and 6) Support team members in the development of project specific website and periodic surveys.

Position requires travel within Los Angeles County and may, on a limited basis, include out of state travel to support the team with on-site technical assistance and training.


* Experience interacting and coordinating withn administrative personnel in multiple departments/divisions to coordinaten execution of administrative documents

* Abilityn to compose and edit different types of documents including administrativen agreements, grant proposals administrative reports and promotional materials

* Abilityn to problem-solve using ingenuity, resourcefulness and adaptability andn exercise independent judgment and discretion in making decisions

* Strongn organizational skills to manage and track complex and fast-paced,n multi-dimensional, national project with frequent overlapping deadlines

* Experiencen communicating effectively and professionally and working with a variety ofn internal and external partners, including administrators, outsiden funders, policy makers and community representatives

* Abilityn to work independently and on a self-directed basis as well as to work withn multiple staff on complex projects

* Excellentn computer skills including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, and Qualtrics

* Skilln in digital media and web development software

* Knowledge of funding sources andn administrative procedures in drafting and preparing grant proposals forn submission

* Experiencen in developing tools for communities to use to effectively use populationn level data to improve early childhood services and systems

* Abilityn to coordinate meetings, set agendas, draft invitations, track participation

* Experiencen with coordination of multi-site data collection and data management

* Demonstratedn ability to develop questionnaires, and other data collection instrumentsn using Qualtrics


* Master's in Public Administration or Public Health, or related field

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.