Program/Project Analyst (Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program Specialist)
CenterCenter for Community Services
GroupAging & Independence Services
Salary Range$49,441-$84,094
  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information, and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.

The Program/Project Analyst (Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Specialist) is responsible for carrying out activities to support the goals and objectives of the Evidence-Based Program unit, with a focus on fall prevention programs. This includes aiding in program implementation; volunteer recruitment and management; partnership development; data collection, entry and reporting; and attainment of grant deliverables. This position is grant funded and will end June 30, 2024, if no additional funding is identified. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with Program Development Section Manager and Evidence Based Program Coordinator to identify program priorities, outcomes and opportunities for program growth;
  • In collaboration with the EBP Coordinator, supports current fall prevention programs. This includes volunteer recruitment, community partnership development, program promotion, and ensuring program fidelity. Become certified to teach Evidence-Based Fall Prevention programs;
  • Identifies, implements and promotes new evidence-based fall prevention programs. This includes program development and implementation; data collection, entry, analysis and reporting; and lay leader recruitment, engagement, and retention;
  • Coordinates all Fall Prevention sessions and related logistics; ensures successful program delivery; and resolve any issues that may occur;
  • Support other evidence-based program workshop logistics;
  • Develops an outreach plan and marketing activities to increase awareness of evidence-based programs in the community. This includes collaborating with ARC communications team to draft flyers and social media posts, write blogs, update websites, and write newsletters;
  • Recruits program partners, lay leaders and participants;
  • Prepares complex reports and documents; gathers, inputs and analyzes data; makes presentations to community groups, stakeholders, partners and funders;
  • Builds and maintains relationships with partners, stakeholders and the community; identifies funding sources such as grants;
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support agency goals and objectives.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge of existing aging, health, and community services networks in the community;
  • Knowledge and understanding of aging and health programs; and volunteer management;
  • Skill in developing, implementing and managing program components;
  • Skill in writing blogs, articles, and social media content; ability to edit and design promotional flyers and program collateral;
  • Skill in gathering data, entering data into database and Excel spreadsheets, interpreting information;
  • Ability to manage complex competing priorities;
  • Ability to recruit, manage, train, and supervise volunteers;
  • Ability to implement programs and prioritize work to attain goals;
  • Ability to analyze data and prepare reports; ensure compliance and continual improvement of programs;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and excellent time management skills;
  • Strong collaboration and partnership development skills with internal team members, supervisors and community partnership;
  • Excellent organizational, communication, customer service and time management skills; ability to juggle competing priorities and strong attention to details;
  • Proficient in using database technology and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, human services or directly related field and
  • One (1) year of related experience which may include internship experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in the field of health education, program management, and/or aging
  • Previous experience working with evidence-based programs, especially fall prevention programs
  • Experience working with older adults, community outreach, collaboration building and program promotion

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Selected candidate will be subject to a criminal background check

In addition to the detailed examples of responsibilities and abilities contained herein, all employees of the Atlanta Regional Commission are expected to model behavior consistent with the guiding principles outlined in our Evolution Strategy. Specifically, incumbents are responsible for demonstrating work habits that are:

  1. Interdisciplinary by promoting professional and interpersonal connections and integration across functional disciplines;
  2. Holistic by seeking expertise within the team, Group, or Agency to produce his/her work output, and demonstrating a strong understanding of and support for interrelationships between their work and the work of others in the team, Group, or Agency;
  3. Actionable by continuously striving to improve his/her capabilities to produce sustainable outcomes, and displaying a strong need for achievement and a high energy level to attain goals;
  4. Outcome Based by taking the initiative to meet goals and expectations, and consistently striving to produce tangible results with significant visible impact, and; 
  5. Targeted toward Ensuring Colleagues' Success by willingly and deliberately providing his/her expertise to others in an effort to build and sustain effective internal and external working relationships, and by modeling behaviors that consistently demonstrate concern for colleagues' success, needs, respect, trust and integrity.