PROGRAM DIRECTOR, HELLO BABY PRIORITY
The mission of Healthy Start is to improve maternal and child health and to reduce poor birth outcomes and infant mortality in Allegheny County.
Hello Baby is a voluntary program for parents of new babies designed to strengthen families, improve children’s outcomes, and maximize child and family well-being, safety and security. As part of the Hello Baby tiered support strategy, the Hello Baby Priority program focuses on engagement and support for families with highest need.
This is an advanced-level professional position providing leadership and administration of programming for families of newborns in Allegheny County who have complex needs. As a member of the leadership team for the Hello Baby Priority program, the Program Director will work alongside the Healthy Start Chief Executive Officer and Allegheny County DHS staff to co-design and serve as primary program lead—ensuring that the program exemplifies the core principles of community engagement, authentic healing relationships, family and child well-being, equity and respect. The Program Director has strong administrative skills and clinical expertise, is passionate about families and community-based services, is a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills, has a demonstrated track record of successful program and staff management, values diversity, and fosters collaborative relationships. The Project Director will manage all members of the Hello Baby Priority team, all program activities and the program budget. Social work licensure and experience with reflective supervision highly preferred.