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Director of Training and Technical Assistance


The Center for Health Innovation is seeking a Director of Training and Technical Assistance. This member of the leadership team will be responsible for the operational success of all the  programs under this department.

Functions include: ensuring seamless team development and management of programs and compliance of all grants and contracts, provide leadership and supervision of staff and be a key representative of CHI at the community, state and federal levels.

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Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Training and Technical Assistance  will be responsible for the operational success of the all programs under this department. Responsibilities include ensuring seamless team development and management, program development and delivery, quality control, financial sustainability of programs and compliance of all grants and contracts. In this role the Director of Training and Technical Assistance  will provide leadership and supervision of staff. The Director of Training and Technical Assistance  will be a key representative of CHI at the community, state and federal levels.

The delivery of quality service and positive interaction with our customers is critical to the completion of all the tasks within this job description, thus the employee is responsible for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with internal and external customers in a courteous, respectful and professional manner.


Compliance/Grant & Program Management

  • Demonstrated high level work performance with diverse stakeholders at local, state and national levels.
  • Oversee operations of all Academic Detailing programs, RCORPS, and other appropriate programs as assigned.  Assists department staff with the management of multiple projects by using appropriate tools and processes.  Meets deadlines
  •  Is familiar with grants and contracts and ensures compliance with all requirements, including timely and accurate program and financial reporting and deliverables.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgement in matters of significance.

Community Relations and Marketing 

  • Establish positive strategic relations with public and private agencies, CHI collaborators and partners as well as key funders at local, state and national levels.
  • Market and promote the organization; increasing the public profile and visibility of CHI and its programs, organizations or initiatives as designated by the Executive Director.

Financial Planning and Management

  • Assists department managers and directors with the development and management of budgets
  • Prepares departmental reports for the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors
  • Budget management of assigned programs with timely and accurate reporting and staying within approved budget.
  • Monthly review of general ledger detail and monthly financials for assigned department programs.
  • Approval and coding of purchase orders related to expenditures or as needed pursuant to CHI policies and procedures.
  • Ensures staff compliance with CHI fiscal policies and procedures.
  •   As needed, submits timely and accurate invoices with documentation to finance department.

Supervision/Human Resource Development

  • Develop and evaluate the skill, experience and professional development needs of staff.
  • Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling oversight of individual and organization performance standards and compliance with all grants and contract requirements.
  • Staff compliance with CHI policies and procedures
  • Meets regularly with staff and provides coaching and mentoring as appropriate.

Leadership and Advocacy

  • Actively participate in community stakeholders meetings
  • Under direction of the Executive Director, advocate for policies that support CHI programs and contracts or those if its partners.
  • Attends CHI staff meeting and senior management meetings as requested by Executive Director

Resource Development

  • Oversees CHI’s resource development and grant writing, which includes researching potential funding sources and sharing appropriate funding opportunities with staff, writing grant proposals, (including federal grants and private foundations), proficient with and other common on-line grant management systems, timely tracking of all CHI grants and contracts, annual grant file audits, ensures compliance with CHI grant management policies and procedures.
  • Ability to generate resources for current and new services.


Education:  Master’s Degree in relevant field (2 years relevant experience may substitute for 1 year of education).

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge in nonprofit administration, health and human services, program development and management, grants administration, organizational processes, resource development and team management.
  • 5 years program and grant management experience
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Organizational operations.  Program and fiscal compliance.
  • Program evaluation
  • Writing, speaking, and social skills.
  • Organizational analysis, systems development and strategic planning.
  • Public relations, collaboration, and community engagement.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Development, coordination and assessment of programs.   Process oriented. Problem-solving skills.
  • Personnel management
  • Resource development


  • Personal computer experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills



May require standing for periods of time and on an intermittent basis.


Requires sitting for long periods of time; Frequent use of computer and keyboard.


Requires walking on an on intermittent basis; Occasional prolonged walking.


Push carts with materials, etc. from time to time.


Kneels or squats to plug/unplug various equipment intermittently. Frequent reaching, stooping, bending, and crouching


Lifts necessary supplies and equipment utilized for job function: Occasionally lifts, supplies/equipment up to 50 lbs.


Carries materials, etc. from time to time


Ability to read correspondence, reports, books, periodicals, and computer screen etc. 


Ability to perceive speech at normal loudness levels and to be able to respond to alarms, answering phone, and overhead page


Ability to respond appropriately to stressful work and multiple demands.  Resolves conflicts effectively, prioritizes task, responds to emergencies and reacts calmly.  Knowledge or relevant office equipment.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions establish a safe work environment.


Work is primarily performed indoors in a controlled environment


Frequently drives sort and/or long distances


Occasional pressure due to deadlines, working with the public, supervision, working long hours and travel.

The above statements reflects the general details and considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and should not be considered as a detailed job description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.