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Director of Family Planning Programs - California, Los Angeles, CA

Organization: Essential Access Health
Category: Director
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Job Posted: April 25, 2022
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Director of Family Planning Programs – California


The Director of Family Planning Programs – California will oversee the Title X family planning program and serve as a primary point of contact and resource to Title X-funded health centers in California. The director will ensure compliance with Title X program requirements, guidelines, and priorities and identify opportunities for program improvement. In partnership with the Title X network and other strategic partners, safeguard the availability of equitable, client-centered, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care.

This position will be operating on a remote hybrid schedule based out of the Los Angeles office.

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  • Rebuild, strengthen, and launch California’s Title X family planning services program.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the network and strategic partners, including the Hawaiian Primary Care Association.
  • Coordinate Title X activities and support the needs of subrecipients by working with other Essential Access departments – Research + Evaluation, Finance, the Learning Exchange, STI Prevention Center, and Public Affairs.
  • Assist with writing and/or gathering information for annual Title X program reports, Title X competitive and non-competitive funding applications, quarterly financial reports, biannual progress reports, internal program documents, data requests, and other project-specific requests.
  • Lead and conduct annual compliance visits, 3-year subrecipient program reviews, and other technical assistance activities, including producing, reviewing, and editing program evaluation reports, ensuring timely closure of program evaluations, and other correspondence with subrecipients.
  • Collaborate with key program staff to plan and coordinate the annual Title X Business, routine program meetings, new agency orientation and other required convening’s.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate program staff.
  • Represent Essential Access Health at public forums, conferences, coalitions, and meetings.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or Public Administration -or- five (5) years of experience in health or business setting.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in program development, implementation, management, and monitoring (government and private funding preferred).
  • History of successful staff supervision and management.
  • Knowledge of and interest in community health and primary care practice environments and operations, including trends and concepts related family planning, public health, and/or social services.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in planning, organizing, and project management.
  • Ability to develop and meet realistic deadlines.
  • Excellent detail orientation, with the ability to assume and manage diverse projects.
  • Ability to assist in facilitating progressive change.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work under pressured conditions, i.e. short deadlines, changing health care environment, multiple demands, grant funding environment.
  • Ability to develop administrative procedures.
  • Ability to use electronic communication systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft systems (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Available to travel, including overnight, evenings, and some weekends.
  • Commitment to Essential Access Health’s mission of championing and promoting quality sexual + reproductive health care for all.


A current California Driver’s License, current registration and current automobile insurance coverage is required if you drive on company business.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume and salary requirements to:


We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

Essential Access offers a competitive salary + benefits. Essential Access is an M/F, Disabled, and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

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