Anchorum Fellows Program Manager

Anchorum Health Foundation is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to serve as the Anchorum Fellows Program Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the activities of five Anchorum Fellows located across northern New Mexico, housed within community foundations in the towns of Española, Las Vegas, Los Alamos, and Taos, and a senior fellow housed at Anchorum to work with Santa Fe Community Foundation and the Taos Housing Trust. The Anchorum Fellows program aims to build the capacity of each regional community foundation while providing insights into each community’s health and wellness challenges looking at the social determinants of health and developing innovative approaches aligned with Anchorum Health Foundation's (AHF) aim to help build healthy communities.

Location: Northern New Mexico (Santa Fe or other northern NM location)

Organization: Anchorum Health Foundation

Reporting to: Senior Vice-President of Strategic Philanthropy

Job Description: Anchorum Health Foundation is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to serve as the Anchorum Fellows Program Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the activities of five Anchorum Fellows located across northern New Mexico, housed within community foundations in the towns of Las Vegas, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and Taos, and a senior fellow housed at Anchorum to work with Santa Fe Community Foundation and the Taos Housing Partnership. The Anchorum Fellows program aims to build the capacity of each regional community foundation while providing insights into each community’s health and wellness challenges looking at the social determinants of health and developing innovative approaches aligned with Anchorum Health Foundation’s (AHF) aim to help build healthy communities.

Responsibilities:

  1. Program Management: Assist each community foundation in the recruitment, selection, and onboarding process for Anchorum Fellows, working closely with community foundation partners to ensure a smooth transition and integration into their respective organizations as they hire these staff members.  Operationalize the Fellows Program for maximum effectiveness. 
  2. Supervision, Coordination, and Support: Provide ongoing communication, supervision, coaching, mentorship, and support to Anchorum Fellows, serving as a primary point of contact for guidance, troubleshooting, and professional development opportunities.
  3. Capacity Building: Collaborate with Anchorum Fellows and community foundation staff to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for capacity building within partner organizations and grantees, developing tailored plans and strategies to enhance their effectiveness and sustainability.
  4. Cross-Collaboration: Facilitate communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing among Anchorum Fellows and community foundation partners, organizing regular meetings, workshops, and networking events to foster a sense of community and collective learning.
  5. Insights and Analysis: Synthesize insights, data, and lessons learned from Anchorum Fellows’ work and experiences, providing feedback and recommendations to inform strategic decision-making and programmatic priorities at AHF.  Assist AHF and the community foundations develop evaluation plans and key indicators of impact. 
  6. Community Engagement: Engage with stakeholders, including tribal leaders, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, healthcare providers, and community residents, to build relationships, gather input, and ensure alignment with community needs and priorities.
  7. Reporting and Evaluation: Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track the progress, impact, and effectiveness of the Anchorum Fellows program, producing regular reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, nonprofit management, or a related field is preferred, but equivalent experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience leading teams.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in program coordination, community development, or capacity building, with a focus on health equity.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to multitask, prioritize objectives, apply critical thinking, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to build rapport, motivate teams, and foster collaboration across diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience working in or with community foundations, nonprofit organizations, or public health agencies, preferably in New Mexico or a similar context.
  • Knowledge of social determinants of health, community development principles, and innovative approaches to addressing health disparities and promoting well-being.
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, with a passion for advancing health equity and social justice in underserved communities.
  • Reliable transportation and ability to regularly attend out-of-town meetings.  Some overnight travel may be needed.

Compensation: This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development and advancement. Join us in our mission to empower communities and build healthier futures for all residents of northern New Mexico. This position is full-time and allows for some remote work within northern New Mexico. The salary range for this position is $110,000- $125,000 annual and is an exempt position.

Classification & Benefits: This is a full-time, exempt (from overtime), salaried position within Anchorum.  The position is eligible to participate in the organization’s health, dental, and vision insurance benefit plans, disability and life insurance plan, and 403(b) retirement plan. The position is also eligible to accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) with the current benefits offered along with the standard paid holidays observed by the organization as described in the Employee Handbook.

To Apply: Please email a resume and letter of interest to [email protected] by 5pm on Wednesday, July 24th.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. AHF may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.