The Program Coordinator will help coordinate operational aspects of the Collaborative for Children's Health Policy The Program will have responsibility and oversight for certain administrative functions and will with work with Senior Director, Government Relations and the Executive Director of CCHP.
1. Work with the CHPC Executive Director to develop the organizational budget and annual reporting.
2. Track and monitor CHPC expenses.
3. Ensures the smooth daily operations of CCHP through scheduling and maintaining calendar for the Executive Director and managing in-bound phone calls and directing calls as appropriate.
4. Work with the CHPC Executive Director to create and implement of work plans on policy initiatives.
5. Create, streamline and ensure consistency in office processes and overseeing other administrative aspects of day-to-day operations.
6. Work with Executive Director to develop program processes, communications and resource development
7. Work with Executive Director to develop, coordinate and promote events and meetings.
8. Develop and manage administrative databases.
9. Maintain the CCHP website.
10. Develop and execute all communication for the collaborative.
11. Assume other operations and administrative responsibilities as assigned by the CCHP Executive Director.
Acts with integrity
Builds trusting relationships
Approachable; seeks to be helpful
Leads from strengths and strives to improve weaknesses
Thinks strategically and communicates with others frequently
Leads with flexibility and adaptability
Models and holds self-accountable for Lurie Children’s values and core competencies (service, innovation, and teamwork)
Leads with courage and confidence
Seeks to continuously learn and improve by soliciting and acting on feedback
Takes initiative to build knowledge by leveraging resources and asking questions
Organizational Awareness and Alignment
Shares subject matter expertise
Frequent and clear communication in all directions to ensure alignment
Identifies and collaborates with stakeholders to achieve results; drives to operational excellence
Is a good financial steward
Is an advocate for self and team members
Understands and models the Lurie Children’s culture by living the service principles and values
Thinks strategically and shares knowledge; sets and communicates priorities while cascading Lurie Children’s strategic goals
Understands organizational structure and navigates successfully
Builds and leverages relationships with stakeholders inside Lurie Children’s and beyond own team
Leading Through Change
Leads change confidently and with competence by owning the message and “walking the talk”
Is strategic and helps others by communicating often, including providing rationale and vision for changes
Asks questions and shares assumptions to support and lead others through ambiguity
Is a self-directed learner; gathers knowledge about healthcare climate and cascades to others
Communicates and facilitates each initiative to adapt to a rapidly changing healthcare climate
Continuously evaluates and improves upon the change to speed up decision making and ensure the optimal solution is reached
Influencing and Leading Others
Provides clarity by defining roles, responsibilities, and priorities
Holds self and others accountable
Helps team members grow and develop by finding opportunities and giving frequent feedback
Identifies gaps in team’s skills
Shares or develops tools and resources to fill gaps
Leads with compassion and authenticity
Increases span of influence with stakeholders beyond direct reports
Actively listens and seeks to understand
Breaks down complex problems and helps to set goals and expectations
Engages and empowers others; has a mindset of developing others for their own growth and the organization’s success
Champion of Lurie Children’s mission and strategic goals by modeling the service principles
Proactively addresses performance issues and conflict
1. Bachelor’s degree required.
2. Minimum of 2 years of project assistant experience required.
3. Demonstrated ability to work well with complex policy issues.
4. Strong document and database management and word processing skills.
5. Ability to communicate clearly with policymaker and lay audiences about data and research.
6. Commitment to evidence-based policy and data-driven policy processes.
7. Strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills required.
8. Strong working knowledge and skills in Microsoft computer software applications and database technologies.
9. Ability to take initiative and work independently.
10. Organizational skills: Experience independently planning and managing projects. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Sense of urgency. Flexibility.