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Sr. Director of Academic Partnerships

Company: Community Behavioral Health.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is transforming the health and wellness industry and making a positive difference in the lives of our members. As part of CBH's executive management team, the Senior Director of Academic Partnerships is responsible for sustaining, monitoring and expanding academic collaborations in alignment with CBH's organizational mission, vision and strategic goals. The Senior Director will lead the research and evaluation team in successfully securing and managing grants, as well as program evaluation. Core responsibilities also include publishing and promoting key findings and outcomes of CBH's hallmark programs such as population health, complex and integrated care, social determinants of health, health equity, and the Evidence Based Practice & Innovation Center. The Senior Director of Academic Partnerships collaborates with internal leaders and external stakeholders to develop a robust model of managed care interventions and demonstrates the value of these interventions to the organization, communities, and strategic partners. This senior leadership position is accountable for development and implementation of an overarching approach to evaluating the efficacy of CBH's academic partnerships and assessing the quantitative and qualitative aspects of community-specific strategies that ensure initiatives demonstrate measurable improvements in population health and health equity, while also recognizing the impact of strategies on social determinants of health. The Senior Director of Academic Partnerships portfolio also includes oversight of CBH's clinical Master's level practicum and internship programs. Essential Functions:

  • Supports the Chief Clinical Officer in translating CBH's strategic plan into a clear, actionable research agenda
  • Develops and implements a standardized, disciplined approach to CBH's process for reviewing, evaluating and supporting external requests for collaboration (eg. letters of support) and academic contracting
  • Develops and operationalizes a long-term approach to monitoring and evaluating outcomes across academic contracts.
  • Cultivates diverse academic partnerships
  • Serves as academic liaison and principal investigator; sits on internal and external committees related to research & evaluation
  • Develops and operationalizes a long-term approach to evaluating, publishing and promoting CBH's internal programs and initiatives including (but not limited to) population health, complex and integrated care, social determinants of health, health equity, and the Evidence Based Practice & Innovation Center (EPIC).
  • Builds standardized reporting packages
  • Oversees grant identification and writing, manuscript development, review and publication in peer reviewed or respected sources related to the managed care field
  • Collaborative intra and inter departmental work to support a variety of organizational initiatives
  • Implements research design and methodology; performs applicable quantitative and qualitative analyses and directs the work of the research and evaluation team as required.
  • Ensures high-quality deliverables by performing rigorous quality assurance activities such as reviewing final drafts of papers, proposals, research, and technical assistance plans to ensure they meet project goals and objectives.
  • Utilizes analytic software, technology, and data visualization tools to distill data into user-friendly formats to support data-driven decisions.
  • Ensures consultation on rapid cycle evaluation to support clinical program design
  • Oversees CBH's Master's level internship and practicum program
  • Manages and reconciles any budgets associated with position and advocates for appropriate ?nancial resources to support yearly assessment, evaluation, and research.
  • Effectively leads a positive, high-performing, outcomes-driven team that can successfully obtain grants from state, federal, local, or private business sources.
  • All other duties as assigned Position Requirements:
    • Education: Doctoral degree (PhD, Dr.PH, PharmD, ScD) or MSc/MPH, from a recognized school of psychology, medicine, public health, management, pharmacy, or economics, in health services research, social science/behavioral health, epidemiology, public health or significant work experience in behavioral health services research, epidemiology, public health, or health economics strongly desired
    • License/Certification:
    • Relevant Work Experience: Possesses at least 3-5 years of experience in leading research projects (e.g clinical, epidemiological or health economic studies) with people management responsibility. Prior academic position or affiliation preferred. Experience managing teams and original research projects. Vendor and contract management
    • Skills:
      • Strategic planning
      • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with strong attention to critical details. Approaches tasks in an organized, methodical, analytical manner
      • Interpersonal skills:
        • flexibly adapts to others with diverse work and communication styles
        • manages relationships with external stakeholders
        • receptive to feedback
        • able to 'read the room' by recognizing cues.
        • Verbal and written communication skills:
          • communicates concisely and clearly
          • Deliberative, strategic, thoughtful and polished in verbal and written communications
          • Tailors communications to target audience
          • Leadership:
            • demonstrates ability to think strategically
            • able to lead with deliberate calm self-regulated
            • able to manage up and down
            • Substantial knowledge and experience of applied research and proposal development
            • Demonstrated expertise with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and associated analyses (e.g.HLM, SEM). Equal Employment Opportunity: CBH provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, individual genetic information or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the human resources function.Americans with Disabilities Act: Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. CBH will determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. PI187330466

Keywords: Community Behavioral Health., Philadelphia , Sr. Director of Academic Partnerships, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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