Program Coordinator, Maternal and Infant Health Program

Job Description

Position: Program Coordinator

Program: Sisters in Control Reproductive Justice

Supervisor: Reproductive Justice Manager

Work Schedule: 40 hrs/week FTE (Monday – Friday);
Some nights & weekends as needed

Travel Required: Yes

Expected Hours: 40 hrs

Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000

The Maternal and Infant Health Program Coordinator is responsible for providing general operating support to the Maternal and Infant Health program at Black Women for Wellness (BWW), a 501(c)(3) organization. This program sits within BWW’s Sisters in Control/ Reproductive Justice division and focuses on improving Black women’s access to maternal health information and services.

This position reports directly to the Program Manager. It is a full-time, salaried position with health benefits. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to (Adrienne N. Spires at adrienne@bwwla.com).

Primary Responsibilities:

● Serve as the initial point of contact for inquiries about BWW’s Maternal and Infant programs

● Provide administrative support for meetings and conference calls, including scheduling, drafting/preparing agendas and meeting materials, and note-taking

● Create and maintain effective systems for filing documents and tracking program needs

● Assist in the planning of monthly meetings, quarterly convening, workshops, and other events; lead coordination of venues, catering, and other logistics

● Coordinate travel for team members and external partners; arrange flights, hotels, and other logistics

● Maintain current contact information for a large network of external collaborators, partners, and project stakeholders

● Maintain compliance with all funding requirements; compile and organize documents and reports, provide timely updates to grantors and other team members, communicate project modifications, and assist in other efforts as needed

● Assist with developing program work plans, timelines, and reports for grantors

● Assist with curriculum development and maintenance of program materials

● Coordinate preparation of progress, quarterly, and annual reports and facilitate program evaluation activities.

● Participate in strategic and operational planning by recommending programmatic priorities and opportunities

● Collaborate with BWW’s Communications Manager to ensure program can effectively reach its audiences, and to increase the public visibility of the program

● Support the creation of materials including fact sheets and advocacy and media materials related to maternal and infant health

● Support the research and development of BWW’s Maternal Health policy platform, coordinating this with BWW Policy staff

● Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

● 3+ years of relevant experience in non-profit, government, or other industry; a combination of education and experience may be considered

● Strong written and verbal communication

● Strong organizational skills

● Knowledge of Microsoft office suite

● Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross functional team

● Entrepreneurial, flexible, creative, energetic, hard-working, and unafraid of challenges

● Detail-oriented approach to all work, and capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously

● Commitment to social and reproductive justice

● Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as required

● Ability to travel approximately 5-10% of time (3-4 hours per week)

Preferred Qualifications:

● Bachelor advanced degree in public health administration, non-profit management, or related field

● Experience with data management tools and systems

● Sense of humor

● Knowledge of Black communities/working with Black communities a plus

● Knowledge about reproductive health, rights, and justice issues impacting Black women

BLACK WOMEN FOR WELLNESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at BLACK WOMEN FOR WELLNESS are based upon one's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, military status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.