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Vaccine Community Outreach Project Manager

Vaccine Community Outreach Project Manager

Vaccine Community Outreach (VCO) Project Manager

Job Description:

Wisconsin Literacy is a statewide not-for-profit organization that supports 70 adult, family, and workplace literacy agencies through resource development, professional development, information and referrals, training, and advocacy. Under this organization, the Wisconsin Health Literacy division was formalized in 2010 and works nationally, statewide, and locally to increase health literacy in communities and in healthcare organizations through its projects, activities, and events.

WHL has a clear vision to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and to do their best work. We work in close partnership with communities across Wisconsin to improve health literacy and health equity.

WHL’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is reflected in the communities we serve and the partnerships we have built. We believe that increased diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other characteristics that make us different, makes us a better, stronger organization.

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  • Our Vision: People understand health information and services.
  • Our Mission Statement: To promote clear communication between those who give and those who receive health care services.

Project Manager Position Summary

WHL is working with member literacy agencies and community partners to strengthen vaccination efforts in Wisconsin. Under the general direction of the Health Literacy Director, the Vaccine Community Outreach (VCO) Project Manager will help provide advice, technical assistance, and leadership in planning, developing, managing, evaluating, and reporting on vaccine community outreach activities across Wisconsin. They will lead a team of four Regional VCO Specialists to conduct and evaluate activities, as well as oversee documentation and reporting for the project.

Specific responsibilities of the Project Manager include:

  • Under the direction of the Health Literacy Director, manage all phases of WHL’s COVID-19 Vaccine Community Outreach Initiative including budgets, activity tracking, and reporting.
  • Oversee a team of 4 regional Vaccine Community Outreach Specialists and provide guidance on financial reporting, reimbursement requirements, and outcomes measures.
  • Lead and nurture vaccine outreach strategies by building partnerships with trusted community partners and organizations.
  • Oversee fiscal, outreach, and evaluation reporting by community organizations who receive sub-awards from Wisconsin Literacy to conduct COVID vaccine activities.
  • Assist in creating tailored resources for the local community such as infographics and videos
  •  Assist in promoting project activities and milestones, including providing presentations on project activities to organizations and associations across Wisconsin.

Job-Specific Qualifications:

·       A bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field or equivalent experience.

·       Strong project management skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities.

·       Keen relationship skills and experience collaborating with a variety of professionals such as community outreach, healthcare, and public health professionals.

·       Ability to translate broad goals into achievable steps, multi-task, and focus on priorities at hand.

·       Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data and report to all stakeholders.

·       Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.

·       Experience working in and with diverse communities, multi-cultural, and/or multi-lingual environments.

         A minimum of 3 years of project management experience.

        Previous experience managing a staff of four or more.

This position is based out of Madison, WI. Some multi-day travel around the state may be required.

Salary range: $52,000 to $57,000

Hours: The VCO Project Manager is a 40 hours/week position through June 30, 2024.

  • Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references by July 15, 2022 to: