COVID-19 Grant Administration Manager -Public Health Job Number: 00124655
Job Posting : Sep 11, 2020, 9:23:28 PM Closing Date : Sep 26, 2020, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: Department of Public Health
JOB SUMMARY :
The COVID-19 Grant Administration Manager will be responsible for the fiscal and administrative oversight and management for implementation and evaluation of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing grant, a one-year initiative from Illinois Department of Public Health that is building the capacity and infrastructure of Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) to rapidly scale up its contact tracing program to the levels that the COVID-19 pandemic requires in order to contact people who have been exposed to the virus in suburban Cook County. This position will work collaboratively with CCDPH grant initiative leadership to ensure overall programmatic success of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Provides overall fiscal and administration management of grant program, confers with Cook County Health (CCH) Finance Department, as needed.
Takes primary responsibility for executing and monitoring subcontracts, including provision of programmatic oversight, technical assistance to address barriers to success, and regular monitoring of the projects.
Oversees all monitoring of program implementation schedules, which may include the development and implementation of tools that help to assess program towards completing benchmarks and deliverables.
Facilities hiring process with Human Resources and ensures onboarding of new staff.
Reviews reports and tracks expenditures for subcontracting agencies, and ensures payments are made.
Works with CCDPH grant initiative leadership and CCH Finance Department to prepare and submit progress and financial and final reports.
Communicates with CCDPH executive staff and grant initiative leadership on status and issues related to grant administration and compliance.
Organizes and maintains documentation related to grant funding.
Participates in initiative team meetings and activities as requested.
Completes and submits relevant paperwork if no-cost extension is allowed by the funder
Manages effective close-out of grant programs, ensuring that all applicable administrative action and all requires work associated with the award have been completed.
Ensures overall compliance with grant regulations, including for all subcontractors. Conducts site visits as needed.
Optimizes grant administration processes.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration or other related field from an accredited college or university
Three (3) years practical work experience with program management, grants and contract management, performance management, monitoring and reporting
One (1) year of experience implementing, administering, and/or managing a grant.
Position requires light to moderate local travel for which employee must provide a valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation
Must be trained and certified in ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 within six (6) months of employment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Possess knowledge and understanding of principles for public health practice, including, but not limited to, program and policy planning, implementation, and evaluation, and laws, principles, rules and policies relating to federally and state funded grants and contracts.
Ability to develop and implement systems to support performance management and administrative oversight (e.g., grant and contract management).
Must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, exhibit sound decision-making skills, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be able to operate both with minimal supervision, as well as within a team setting in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office programs, particularly database and spreadsheet software. Experience as a senior administrator/manager and with program implementation is highly desirable.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
* A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 254583
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ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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