Job Opening: Planner position at La Clinica in Oakland, CA

[submitted by RHIG alum, Marianne Bruno]

 

Hello, 

 

We have a Planner position available in the Planning Department at La Clinica in Oakland, CA — great for anyone interested in youth, community health and school-based services!

 

Please see the official job posting here:
Planner posting 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Planning: Supports La Clinica’s planning and decision making efforts so that the organization can fulfill its mission:

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Assists La Clinica leadership in defining and attaining organizational goals by structuring undefined issues for resolution, researching
issues, summarizing and analyzing information, identifying the most effective means of solving the issues, and working with relevant stakeholders to provide La Clinica’s leadership with information needed to make sound and timely decisions.

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Facilitates committees and task forces.

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Manages time-limited projects.

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Designs and leads internal planning processes.

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Prepares presentations and papers for La Clinica’s leadership. 

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Collects and analyzes internal data to determine patient needs, clinical outcomes, service satisfaction, program effectiveness and
efficiency; collects and analyzes external data on service area to determine community needs and program expansion opportunities. 

 

Restricted Fund Development:

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Seeks potential funding sources to support La Clinica services and operations.

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Works with internal and external stakeholders to design the program and budget.

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Writes and packages grants proposals. 

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Serves as the contact person with the funder and responds to requests for additional information. 

 

Grants/Contract Administration:           

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Prepares all required grant/contract documents (such as scope of work).

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Shepherds the grant/contract through the negotiations and acceptance process. 

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Assures La Clinica’s compliance with grant/contract reporting and other requirements.

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Prepares and packages grant/contract reports.

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Acts as a communication liaison between La Clinica and the funder. 

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Prepares budget revisions and requests for scope of work changes as necessary. 

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Coordinates funder site visits. 

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Assures that assigned grants and contracts are filed and properly maintained.

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Works closely with the accounting department, human resources department, and program manager. 

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Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

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Possession of a graduate degree in public health, urban planning, public policy, or related field.

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Excellent skills in complex analytic problem solving, planning, project management, change management, and group process.

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Excellent writing skills, ability to organize and present (in writing and orally) information in a clear and concise manner.

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Ability to organize and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

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Ability to work under pressure and to meet external and internal deadlines.

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Ability to analyze, interpret and conceptualize complex planning information.

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Knowledge of data collection and research techniques and statistical analysis.

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Proficiency in MS Office Suite. 

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Proficiency in team building, conflict resolution, group interaction, project management, program planning, budgeting, and evaluation
highly desirable.

Required Experience

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One to two years of experience in health care setting performing planning, research, evaluation, program development activities. 
Experience in community health and or human services field highly desirable.

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Experience in proposal writing, particularly for government and foundations, highly desirable.

Job Location

Oakland, California, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Salary

58,794.24 – USD

 

 

I am available for questions about the position and La Clinica. 

 

Best wishes,

Marianne Bruno