Position: Program Manager
About the New Jersey Family Planning League:
The New Jersey Family Planning League (NJFPL) is committed to providing access to quality family planning (FP) and related reproductive and preventive health services for all New Jerseyans who need them. NJFPL is a direct grantee for the federal Title X and New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) family planning and STD services grants. As a funding intermediary and network leader, we use this funding to support 15 agencies that operate 61 health centers across all 21 counties in New Jersey. The agencies in NJFPL’s network include Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Planned Parenthood affiliates, hospital-based ambulatory health centers, other non-profit family planning service providers, and a university-based academic health center that collectively serve over 155,000 people in NJ. In addition to funding and grants management support, NJFPL provides funded agencies with training, technical assistance, policy and regulatory analysis, and strategic planning guidance.
For more than 45 years, NJFPL has supported affordable, accessible family planning health care for anyone who walks through the doors of one of our network provider health centers. We are driven by our core values: a commitment to high-quality care for populations in need; a responsibility to serve the needs of patients and providers statewide; healthcare services that align with current evidence-informed care standards; and a commitment to health equity and sexual and reproductive justice.
Reporting to the Program Director, the Program Manager is primarily responsible for management and execution of activities related to NJFPL’s NJ Department of Health and Federal Title X funded family planning and STD services grants, as well as participating in monitoring the performance and compliance of the sub-recipients.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of health disparities and social determinants of health, inclusive of sexual and reproductive health issues through the lifespan, across impacted communities, and an interest in issues related to sexual and reproductive health, including improving access to a full range of family planning healthcare services, contraceptives, and improving maternal and infant health outcomes. Experience in family planning and/or Title X service delivery in analyzing and interpreting reproductive health data is highly desirable.
- Manage data quality, data measurement, and continuous quality improvement projects and initiatives for the department. Responsible for compiling data reports and analyzing trends for NJFPL progress reports, training, and ongoing technical assistance (TA).
- Responsible for identifying and reporting data trends and monitoring reporting deadlines related to NJFPL’s state and federal Title X grant activities and deliverables progress.
- Serve as the principal contact for a portfolio of sub-recipient provider agencies located in the central region of NJ. Build a rapport with sub-recipient agency staff, maintain ongoing communication, and respond to agency requests for trainings and technical assistance.
- Maintain awareness of current NJ State funding and Title X requirements, family planning best practices and major changes in recommended standards of care, contraception, STD and other aspects of sexual health, Medicaid, Plan First, and the state health insurance exchange.
- Coordinate aspects of sub-recipient progress reporting to NJFPL including workplan deliverables and quarterly family planning data reporting.
- Review narrative reports and data for trends, to identify model practices, areas of growth or needs for improvement or technical assistance (TA).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of health disparities and social determinants of health, inclusive of sexual and reproductive health issues and issues through the lifespan, across impacted communities.
- Interest in issues related to sexual and reproductive health, including improving access to a full range of family planning healthcare services and contraceptives, and improving maternal and infant health outcomes. Prior experience preferred.
- Knowledge and experience collaborating with diverse communities with cultural humanity and responsibility.
- Flexible and open to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks effectively within a compressed timeframe.
- Experience with or knowledge of electronic health record systems preferred.
- Commitment to improving access to family planning services, health equity and supporting a sexual and reproductive justice framework.
Education and Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum of (3) years’ experience having responsibility for analyzing, monitoring, maintaining, or implementing programmatic service delivery
- Experience with provision of sexual and reproductive health services and/or analyzing and interpreting reproductive health data.
- Experience with data management and analysis for government grants and program monitoring.
- Strong understanding of data collection, management, analysis, and quality assurance processes.
- Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems using a data driven approach and effectively communicate program outcomes and data trends to internal and external colleagues and stakeholders.
How to apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include Program Manager in the subject line.
Special Note: Consideration will be given to candidates who have experience in family planning or Title X service delivery development and monitoring, and who have knowledge and familiarity with NJFPL’s approach and populations served.
NJFPL is currently operating under a hybrid in-office/remote work schedule. If hired, NJFPL requires all employees to be vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
NJFPL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction or current employment status.
NJFPL is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe social change happens when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We aim to build a diverse team that represents New Jersey’s citizens and the reproductive justice community. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.