Reports to: Assistant Director of Health Center Operations
Full Time, Non Exempt

Association’s Mission:

To lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.

Purpose of Position:

This position will coordinate and support the implementation of programs and projects, including training and technical assistance efforts, that enhance the capabilities of community health centers to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters, as well as to advance the work of the Association.    

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Technical Assistance and Training

  • Serve as the primary resource and technical assistance provider for members in the area of emergency management, ensuring prompt and thorough responses to inquiries.  
  • Support efforts to identify, establish, and sustain partnerships with regional consortia and member clinics to enhance emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.   
  • Collaborate with Associate Director of Health Center Operations to coordinate the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Peer Network (CEPPN), including communicating with members, supporting work groups, preparing content and presentations, and facilitating meetings.
  • Work with regional consortia, CEPPN members, member clinics, and CPCA colleagues to develop appropriate trainings and other educational offerings.      
  • Work closely with CPCA’s training team to develop and disseminate emergency management related webinars, webcasts, and workshops for CHCs.     
  • Write, edit, and coordinate development of guidelines, course descriptions, educational materials, training manuals, newsletter articles and memos as appropriate.

2. Support CPCA’s Government Affairs team in emergency management policy and advocacy efforts as needed. 
Program and Project Coordination

  • Support the development and implementation of emergency management programs and projects, including collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure programs and projects are of the highest quality.  
  • Coordinate grant project activities, track deadlines, and prepare information for grant reports.  
  • Conduct research, administer surveys, develop reports, and maintain program/project records and statistical information. 
  • Maintain and update Association’s emergency management webpage.  
  • Represent the Association in related coalitions and partnerships meetings.  
Skills and Abilities Required:

1. Proficient in project or program management.
2. Solid time management, problem solving and organizational skills.
3. Strong interpersonal and professional ability when engaging with Association membership, vendors, and partners. 
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
5. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and web-based software and applications.
6. Manage multiple projects, plan strategically, and adapt to frequent change in a fast-paced environment.
7. Implement, organize, and evaluate programs and projects.
8. Maintain a helpful attitude and collaborate with multi-departmental teams.


Additional Responsibilities:

1. Serve as lead staff to designated peer networks, work groups, task forces and committees.
2. Support the association’s Strategic Plan deliverables.
3. Respond promptly and thoroughly to member inquires.
4. Attends and participates in required Association meetings.
5. High levels of interaction with association members, vendors, and strategic partners.
6. Travel for national and regional meetings, trainings and site visits by air and ground transportation.
7. Reports regularly to supervisor.
8. Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum two years of program or departmental support experience. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations or non-profit organizations is also preferred. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 

Remote Office Expectation:
In response to COVID-19 all CPCA personnel began telecommuting in March of 2020 to minimize the spread of the virus. This position may return to work at the CPCA office in Sacramento, but date is to be determined. This position does require the employee to have a cell phone with a data plan and home internet service, both are reimbursed at a set rate each month. All hires are required to maintain residence in California.


 $65,977 + Excellent benefits

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word or PDF format to

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