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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 15, 2019
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$45,302.40 - $63,413.35


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Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 at 5pm EST. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website listed.

Are you interested in making a positive impact in the community? The Department of Human Services is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Westhaven Clinic Program Coordinator.

The starting hiring amount will be between $45,302.40 and $63,413.35 annually. This is a 40 hour per week Long-term temporary position and is eligible for all City benefits except retirement. Long-term temporary positions are not guaranteed to but are expected to continue for greater than 12 months. This position may be approved to be converted to a regular budgeted position in the future. If that occurs, the incumbent will be eligible to convert from temporary to regular status.

This position in the Human Services Department will serve as coordinator of the Westhaven Nursing Clinic which provides services to the residents of the Westhaven neighborhood and beyond using a parish nursing model. Coordinates services and service providers that work out of the clinic, co-facilitates programming with a full-time nurse, assesses community needs and identifies resources to meet them. Primarily and most frequently performs work independently with diverse functional areas, with a variety of internal and external partners, and ability to train others. Work requires independent judgment, especially as related to evaluation of the social determinants of health. Serves as a consultant to management on the effectiveness and/or productivity of program operations and administration. This position reports to the Director of Human Services.

Job Duties

  • Assures that the mission, programs, products and services of the Clinic Coordinator are consistently presented in strong, positive images to relevant stakeholders while establishing sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations;
  • Creates and oversees the organizational structure, ensuring that an effective team is in place, and overseeing the continuation, creation, implementation and integrity of programs and initiatives, capacity building and other programs in collaboration with the Westhaven Nursing Clinic Steering Committee and community partners;
  • Formulates annual local goals for neighborhood based on resident needs, partner resources and standards of practice;
  • Develops an implementation plan, including best practices and research, to support the health and well-being of Westhaven residents;
  • Identifies services that effectively target housing residents;
  • Provides direct support to clients of the clinic and residents of the neighborhood, linking residents to resources and services based on assessment;
  • Works with local agencies to oversee policy and program implementation, pursue funding streams and develop a comprehensive sustainability model for the clinic;Works with a steering committee to implement policies, practices, and services.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Identifying, providing access and directing support services that improve and support the health and well-being of neighborhood residents;
  • Coordinating services that aid all neighborhood residents;
  • Developing and facilitating programs that promote health and well-being;
  • Engaging neighborhood residents in planning, assessing and advocating for services;
  • Collaborating with community partners to ensure seamless service delivery;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Skills Required

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • At least three years of experience in related field or occupation.
  • Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, public administration, public policy, social or human services, or other relevant field. (Minimally, possession of high school diploma or GED is required, and one and a half years of relevant work experience may be substituted for each year of the required higher education.)

Preferred Qualifications:     

  • Possession of a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience serving public housing residents and the ability to relate to diverse populations are paramount.
  • The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader with at least three years of experience working with individuals and families in need.
  • The ideal candidate will also have experience serving as the spokesperson for an organization as well as a demonstrated understanding of how to maximize organizational visibility through the media.
  • The selected candidate will have proven, outstanding and highly effective, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, including the ability to cultivate and maintain effective relations with members of the community, civic leadership, funders and others.

Additional Info

TO APPLY: to view a more complete job posting and to apply, visit Applications will only be accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position on February 15, 2019 at 5pm EST. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.