The new Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions was launched on March 30, combining the former Center for Gun Violence Prevention and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the former Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence an independent 501(c) 3 organization. The Center is a groundbreaking initiative in the field of public health advocacy and science and is seeking a Director of Operations to lead on the development and management of strategic and administrative functions.
This innovative new center combines the expertise of highly respected gun violence researchers with the skills of deeply experienced advocates to continue advancing equitable policies that reduce gun violence. The new, merged organization will focus on research and expand evidence-based advocacy for effective and equitable gun violence prevention policies. This combination creates a unique opportunity to turn public health research into action that reduces gun-related deaths and injuries. In addition to advancing these kinds of equitable public health solutions, the Center will continue to provide resources and technical assistance for stakeholders, collaborate with impacted communities, produce special reports, launch new educational programs, train gun violence prevention researchers, and engage with decision-makers on the federal, state, and local levels.
We are seeking a SR Program Officer II.The Director of Operations, by applying leadership and best practice managerial approaches, creates a supportive, open, participatory, and results-oriented working environment for the CGVS. This in return supports its network of faculty, staff, students, and alumni, as well as collaborating partners and supporters, to ultimately deliver on the mission and strategic goals of the Centre.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Develop and lead the implementation of new operational processes and infrastructure needed for the success of a young academic center and ensure compliance with the standards for JHU academic centers.
Work closely with the Center Co-Directors to identify strategic opportunities, collaborations, and activities in support of the Dean's strategic plan and in line with the strategic emphasis on advocacy.
Work closely with the Center Co-Directors to develop organizational and project budgets and financial planning for long term sustainability and growth.
Work closely with Grants & Contracts Analyst to develop and monitor the Center's budget and monitor spending.
Lead the Center's project management process.
Coordinate the Center's talent management and HR processes with Departmental and Central HR.
Serve as a technical resource for staff to elevate, advance, and strengthen system and administrative knowledge.
Implement strategic decisions in the Administration of the Center's activities.
Lead Internal Communication activities, including writing twice monthly update letter, planning and leading twice monthly staff meetings and weekly leadership team meetings.
Coordinate regular engagement with the Center core and affiliated Faculty Affiliates.
Senior Program Coordinator.
Senior Administrative Coordinator.
The position is part of the Department of Health Policy and Management, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. The Director of Operations will report to the Co-Directors of the Center.
Master's Degree in a related field.
Six years related program management experience in public health or medicine.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master of Business Administration, Non-Profit Management or Public Administration or a similar degree in a related field with an emphasis on organizational management.
At least 6 years of experience in academic or non-profits management or Administration (Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.)
Self-directed and highly organized with an ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.
Effective relationship-building and collaboration skills with a diverse range of partners both in-person and virtually.
Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
Experience with finance, management, and human relations.
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $84,810 - $116,600 (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health Department name: HPM-Center for Gun Violence Personnel area: School of Public Health
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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