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Program Manager – Health and Systems Transformation

Estimated start date: February 21, 2022

Location: United States preferred, remote

Deadline: January 28, 2022

Job type: Full time

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

We are seeking an incredibly organized and process-oriented individual to join our growing and dynamic Health and Systems Transformation Programs. You will be joining a small but mighty team coordinating the operations of our work with multiple institutional partners ranging from community health centers, universities, government agencies, and international organizations. You will work closely with and report to the Program Director of Health and Systems Transformation. This is a full-time position.

– Thrives on developing operational processes and systems to facilitate mission-driven programmatic work.

 

– Extremely attentive to detail while simultaneously skilled at holding the big picture of where partnerships and programs are headed long term.

 

– Can track multiple projects at the same time with relative autonomy and initiative.

 

– Is tech savvy and enjoys finding solutions to more efficiently keep operations running smoothly in service of program outcomes.

Compassion Institute is a global leader in compassion training and advocacy. As a growing U.S.-registered nonprofit, our mission is to bring secular compassion-based training programs to selected “keystone” professions critical to a healthy society, including health, education, law enforcement, and social services.

 

Our signature program Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT™) was first developed at Stanford University in 2008 by highly respected leaders in compassion education, contemplative practice, psychology, and contemplative and compassion science. The program has been the subject of numerous research studies over the last decade, demonstrating its value in meeting many of the challenges of modern life.

– Coordinate operations across the Health and Systems Transformation Programs. Ensure projects and offerings are running smoothly from start to finish.


– Propose updates to existing operational processes and systems within the Health and Systems Transformation Programs to improve efficiency and transparency for teamwork across the two programs.


– Coordinate with partners and contractors on operational matters.


– Develop, track, and report on budgets when needed.


– Report to and work closely with the Program Director in service of the mission and programs.


– Responsibilities may evolve as needed.

– Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 6 years full-time work in similar roles.


– Experience managing the operations of complex projects from start to finish within an organizational setting, including those funded by external donors.


– Experience supporting large long-term institution-to-institution partnerships.


– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


– Strong affinity with the mission of Compassion Institute.

– Experience managing operations in international organizations.


– Experience in the fields of (1) healthcare, public health, or other social service profession, and (2) inner cultivation, particularly in terms of professional well-being, burnout, or compassion.


– Basic science literacy.


– Experience and creativity in terms of event planning and implementation.


– Written and verbal fluency in Spanish, French, or other languages.

– The Program Manager will report to the Program Director of Health and Social Transformation.

 

– At this time, we are only able to hire candidates with work authorization in the US.

 

– CI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

Facilitator – Health and Systems Transformation

Estimated start date: January 17, 2022

Location: United States preferred, remote

Deadline: January 7, 2022 / Rolling

Job type: Part time, contract

Compensation: $35 – $250 / hour

We are seeking experienced facilitators to lead groups as part of two programs at CI: Health and Systems Transformation. You will be part of a team facilitating multi-week to multi-month learning journeys. You will work closely with and report to the Program Director of Health and Systems Transformation. This is a contractor position.

– Leads groups as more of a facilitator able to sense the room and guide participants on a journey, rather than a teacher / sage on the stage delivering content in one direction.

 

– Experienced at facilitating groups in either the health sector or in systems change more broadly, in complex environments where a simple solution is not obvious or available.

 

– Agile and skilled at facilitating deep inquiry and learning, while simultaneously tracking and keeping to schedule as much as possible.

 

– Values inner work, prioritize showing up as your best self in service of the mission and people in the room.

 

– Understand that you represent the work of CI, and you do so with the utmost integrity and professionalism.

Compassion Institute is a global leader in compassion training and advocacy. As a growing U.S.-registered nonprofit, our mission is to bring secular compassion-based training programs to selected “keystone” professions critical to a healthy society, including health, education, law enforcement, and social services.

 

Our signature program Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT™) was first developed at Stanford University in 2008 by highly respected leaders in compassion education, contemplative practice, psychology, and contemplative and compassion science. The program has been the subject of numerous research studies over the last decade, demonstrating its value in meeting many of the challenges of modern life.

– Facilitate / co-facilitate CI offerings, following CI’s methodologies, content, and approach to adult learning, but bringing your own voice, personality, and experience into the room.

 

– Report to and work closely with the Program Director – checking in as needed, and sharing your honest and expert opinion at all times in service of the mission and partners being served.

– Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of 4 years work in similar roles.

 

– Experience facilitating groups in either the health sector or in systems change more broadly.

 

– Expertise in the fields of (1) health, (2) systems or social change, and/or (3) psychology or inner cultivation.

 

– Substantive experience facilitating small and large groups (60+ people) on behalf of an organization (not exclusively as an independent entrepreneur).

 

– Excellent verbal communication skills.

 

– Strong affinity with the mission of Compassion Institute.

– Deep experience with inner cultivation and meditation.

 

– Deep experience facilitating longer term systems / social change.

 

– Willingness to step in / lead or step back / play a supportive role as needed in service of the mission.

 

– Basic science literacy.

 

– Experience and creativity in terms of event design and implementation.

 

– Written and verbal fluency in Spanish, French, or other languages.

– Facilitators will report to the Program Director of Health and Social Transformation.

 

– At this time, we are only able to hire candidates with work authorization in the US.

 

– CI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.