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Job Title: Senior Program Manager
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Organization: Active Minds
Posted: 8/21/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Education
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington,  DC    USA
Position Description: We are recruiting for a Senior Program Manager to join our programs team in our Washington, DC headquarters. The right candidate will have a track record of creating and delivering innovative programs and partnerships at the national level. We are looking for someone skilled in operationalizing strategic plans, with experience managing staff and volunteers, who desires to join a national organization with ambitious five-year growth and impact plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Develop innovative, cutting-edge programs that educate and raise awareness of mental health issues among a diverse audience of students, parents, educators and others

- Collaborate with the communications & marketing, and fundraising teams to maximize the revenue-generating potential of programs and our 450-strong chapter network

- Conceptualize and deliver trainings through a variety of formats and delivery systems, including but not limited to virtual toolkits and guides, video, curriculum development and implementation, and more

- Collaborate with the communications & marketing and fundraising teams to develop and implement national awareness campaigns on select mental health topics, including Suicide Prevention Month and Transform Your Campus™

- Assist the Director of Programs in complying with grant requirements and developing bold grant applications for future funding

- Provide strategic insight into and lead the development of future program offerings, including those targeting key groups such as veterans, student-athletes and Greeks (fraternities and sororities)

- Ensure that mental health training, live and online, developed and offered by Active Minds to staff, volunteers and partners is informed by best practices and current knowledge, and is easy to digest, informative and effective

- Collaborate with key partners and across all Active Minds departments to elevate organizational visibility, impact and revenue

- Under the direction of the Director of Programs, selectively solicit new national partners to broaden Active Minds audience, supporters and program offerings

- Collaborate with the Senior Chapter Coordinator to liaise with the Student Advisory Committee to ensure that the student perspective informs relevant programs and initiatives

- Collaborate with the Executive Director to ensure that the National Advisory Council and Board of Directors are appropriately utilized for their expertise, experience and insight

- Assist the Director of Programs in managing team priorities, workload and professional development, including mentorship where appropriate

Qualifications: - Strong experience innovating and implementing programs, preferably at the national level

- Knowledge of mental health issues, programming and best practices desirable

- Visionary; is able to recognize the potential to scale a program, initiative or idea at the national level and market to diverse constituencies, including students, parents and educators

- Experience working collaboratively across departments, especially with communications and/or fundraising staff

- Experience managing, growing and motivating staff

- Ability to prioritize individual and team responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

- Experience with veterans, athletes or Greek life communities desirable

- Experience creating and growing revenue- generating programs desirable

- Strong written and oral communications skills

- Excellent planning and organizational skills

- Dependable and reliable by nature

- Assumes responsibility for tasks and assignments and can be counted on to complete tasks at a high level and on time

- Strong work ethic and professionalism

- Appreciation of the importance of generating revenue to sustain the non- profit mission

- Commitment to the Active Minds mission.

Organization Description: Active Minds ( is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students. Through award- winning programs and services, Active Minds is empowering a new generation to speak openly, act courageously, and change the conversation about mental health for everyone.

Closing Date: 11/21/2017
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Contact Name: Laura Horne,  Senior Program Manager
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How to Apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, including salary requirements, resume and the names of three references to Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Additional Information: Active Minds offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including medical insurance, sick leave and a 401K plan with matching employer contributions. Other benefits include covering the annual membership fee at a local health club, a book share, a compressed summer schedule, the ability to work remotely up to two days per month and flexible start and end times.

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