Senior Program Director, PHC

TITLE: Senior Program Director

DIVISION: Physicians for a Healthy California

REPORTS TO: President and CEO




The Senior Program Director reports directly to the President and CEO of PHC and Vice President of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at CMA. The Senior Program Director is a full-time position designed to serve as the key operational lead for one or more grant programs administered through Physicians for a Healthy California. This position will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Director of Operations, PHC Program Director and Advisory Council to develop, implement and evaluate a program designed to provide grants. Further, this position will serve as subject matter expert on workforce development and retention strategies, analyzing trends to achieve the program goals.


  • Supervises program directors

  • Executes work plan initiatives for the programs including performance objectives

  • Serves as a subject matter expert on the programs; performs research and analyses

  • Develops recommendations for application, scoring criteria, contract terms, marketing materials, etc.

  • Develops and implements program policies and standardized workflows

  • Facilitates Advisory Council meetings and functions

  • Develops and oversees program communication plans

  • Analyzes best practices and drafts recommendations for the programs

  • Drafts and monitors program budget and ensures internal controls are followed

  • Oversees material for meetings (i.e. agenda, materials, minutes, action items)

  • Provides guidance on high risk or complex grantee progress reports and internal and external reports on program’s progress

  • Supervises evaluative measures to monitor programs’ progress

  • Serves as liaison to the California State Auditor on fiscal and internal controls related to the program


  • At least five years of experience administering programs and managing program staff
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Experience in analyzing data to forecast trends and make astute assessments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to travel and occasionally work evening and weekend events
  • Computer skill in Microsoft Office: Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Word

To learn more about the Physicians for a Healthy California, please visit our website at www.phcdocs.org.

PHC is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply for this position

To apply, please download the application form and email your cover letter, resume and completed application form to Human Resources.