Program Manager, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development - Georgetown Universi

Washington D.C.
Aug 23, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Full Time
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Program Manager, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) strives to foster a stronger society by promoting the wellbeing of ALL children, adults and families and creating more inclusive communities. We work together to advance collective solutions, bridge the campus to the community, build strong and diverse partnerships, broadly share our extensive expertise with empathy and dedication.

The Program Manager supports the building and maintenance of a diverse portfolio of funded projects across the GUCCHD and serves as the primary liaison to the project's funders (DC Department Health and the DC Department of Behavioral Health) on several evaluation projects focused on home visiting and early childhood mental health, respectively.  S/he is responsible for key aspects of implementing these community-based projects including: (1) establishing and maintaining reliable systems to gather, track and analyze data coming from the field operations of the DC DOH and DBH initiatives; (2) compliance with federally-mandated evaluation and benchmarking activities; (3) designing and implementing protocols to gather, secure and analyze data from consumers and other stakeholders in the DC systems of care; (4) developing and maintaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols that comply with University and DC standards for Human Subjects Protections; (5) managing and monitoring the work of project researchers employed on these grants; and (6) preparing interim and final reports to funders.  Reporting to the Principal Investigator and Director of Research and Evaluation on program related matters, the Program Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitates the daily operations of a function, program, or department.
  • Assists in program planning and development.
  • Interprets, monitors, and analyzes information related to operating policies and procedures. Administers budgets and coordinates academic and staff personnel matters.
  • Resolves problems that significantly impact the overall goals of the program and/or department.
  • In conjunction with the Principal Investigator, manages the fiscal resources in the development of training, workshops and utilization of personnel resources associated with the $750,000 annual budget.
  • Processes all corrections and adjustments within 90 days of when the charge initially posts to the financial system and ensures corrections and adjustments are reviewed and approved according to the signature authority policy and supported by appropriate documents.
  • Completes the Financial Status Report (FSR) worksheets timely and accurately, and ensures that payments to subrecipients are reviewed and processed in a timely manner.
  • Directly supervises 2 research assistants and students working within the REC, and  indirectly supervise other research assistants and associates


  • Master's degree - preferably in Human Services, Public Policy or Social Sciences
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in the field and 2 years of additional demonstrated leadership or management experience
  • Ability to apply early childhood research and policy in the context of systems of care.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, management, conceptual and analytical skills
  • Computer skills using data communication and statistical software packages
  • Knowledge of state and community early childhood service delivery systems and current federal directions

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