New Jersey Primary Care Association

POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Manager

REPORTS TO: President and CEO

STATUS: Full-time, Exempt


REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in public policy or administration, economics, public health, management, political science, sociology or a related field required. Seven to ten (7-10) years’ experience in program management and coordination in a non-profit setting preferred. Familiarity with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) funded Section 330 organizations (FQHCs) a plus.

SKILLS: Strong organizational, project planning and management skills needed. The Program Manager should be able to function as a subject matter expert for a group of workforce professionals from member organizations, convene meetings, lead peer group discussions and connect members to necessary technical assistance (TA) resources. Superior interpersonal communication and writing skills is a must. A successful candidate should be able to multi-task and handle projects in a timely manner. Understanding of the post-COVID healthcare workforce challenges and ability to work with confidential information a plus. and organize T/TA events with subject matter experts as needed.


  • Build and maintain relationships and partner with agencies like the National Health Service Corps (NHSC); State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health; Area Health Education centers (AHECs); health professions schools; universities and training programs
  • Support community health centers (FQHCs) across the state in their recruitment and retention efforts through NJPCA’s workforce initiative
  • Utilize various recruiting tools including the National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network (3RNet) and other web resources
  • Update and administer NJPCA’s Salary and Benefits Survey, compile data and create summary reports
  • Collect and analyze Health Center data and performance reports, ensure timely and accurate reporting required for grants and/or contracts
  • Plan and host trainings focused on workforce initiatives
  • Participate in career/job fairs representing the NJPCA to showcase job opportunities at New Jersey’s community health centers
  • Participate in community and organizational activities/events as an official representative of the organization
  • Organize and host events, meetings and trainings as part of NJPCA grant deliverables
  • Provide updates to website
  • Must be able to periodically travel to and attend off-site meetings.
  • Carry out other roles and responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO.

SALARY: Salary commensurate with training and experience. Range: $70,000-80,000

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Senior Program Manager