Get the Good Stuff Program Manager
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Experienced
Get the Good Stuff Program Manager

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention (BCDP) strives to reduce the burden of chronic disease, including heart disease, obesity, and cancer, among New Yorkers. We work to address the impact of structural racism and other injustices that are a root cause of the inequitable prevalence, treatment and outcomes of chronic diseases in communities of color and among other marginalized communities. BCDP focuses on nutrition, tobacco use, the built environment, screening for cancer, and reducing the incidence and impact of hypertension. BCDP works with partners in government and the community to employ evidence-based policies, programs, communications and research aimed at shifting environments, changing systems and promoting health equity. The Bureau is part of the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness.

 

The Program Manager position sits in the Healthy Eating Unit, which aims to promote healthy eating through shaping the environment and building on New Yorkers resources, knowledge and skills. The position is funded through July 31, 2025 by a grant from USDAs National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

 

The Program Manager will work from the Health Departments office in Long Island City, Queens. Some virtual work from home and local travel within NYC may be required.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Healthy Eating Unit seeks a Get the Good Stuff Program Manager to support expansion and implementation of the Get the Good Stuff program. Get the Good Stuff aims to make fruits and vegetables more affordable for New Yorkers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing a dollar-for-dollar match on SNAP purchases of eligible fruits, vegetables and beans at select independent grocery stores.

 

The Get the Good Stuff Program Manager will report to the Senior Manager, Nutrition Incentives Portfolio and be a key member of a team of 4-5 people focused on developing and executing innovative approaches to increasing access to healthy food among New Yorkers with low incomes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the Get the Good Stuff program including recruiting and selecting supermarket partners for program expansion, overseeing supermarket inventory review and training supermarket staff. Manage program implementation at all participating supermarkets and provide ongoing technical assistance with promoting, tracking and monitoring incentive distribution and redemption.
  • Manage relationships with participating supermarkets and participating supermarkets point-of-sales (POS) vendors and oversee development and implementation of electronic incentive systems in partnership with POS vendors.
  • Manage, with guidance from the Senior Manager, program budgets and grant reporting to external evaluators and grant funders. In coordination with the Fund for Public Health NYC, execute contracts with program partners and monitor contract deliverables, budgets and invoicing.
  • Supervise and manage staff who coordinate day-to-day program operations and part-time temporary staff that support program recruitment, implementation and evaluation activities.
  • With guidance from the Bureaus research and evaluation team and the Senior Program Manager, plan and implement process and outcome evaluations and support data analysis and reporting.
  • Manage Get the Good Stuff promotional activities including developing communication materials, outreaching to internal and external stakeholders and collecting program partner and participant testimonials.
  • Serve as a representative of DOHMH in meetings, give presentations and develop written materials as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed in support of the programs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Masters degree in public health, public policy, nutrition or related field from an accredited college or university. At least three years of professional experience, including two years of experience coordinating nutrition programs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • At least one year of experience coordinating nutrition incentive programs and supervising part-time or full-time staff
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and project coordination skills
  • Superior writing skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience working on regional food systems and food security issues and the underlying causes of health inequities in NYC communities
  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships with community partners
  • Experience working in multicultural settings with diverse populations in New York City
  • Fluency in Spanish

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There is a potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements, including NYC residency.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is $77,000-83,000.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send resume, with cover letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

 

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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