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Job Announcement: Program & Operations Manager


We are excited to announce that we are conducting a search for a Program & Operations Manager. You can read more about this new opportunity below.


Please reach out to us if you or someone you know is interested.


In service,

The UHRU Team


Program and Operations Manager Job Summary


The Program and Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing, managing and further developing UHRU’s Health Programs in partnership with coalition partners to increase access to health care among underserved communities.


The role involves serving as a technical and professional resource both within and outside the organization; and with oversight responsibility for ongoing operations of the organization including but not limited to research, compliance and communications related to financial management and reporting, coalition partner management and business administration.


About Unified Healthcare for the Rural Underserved (UHRU)


Unified Healthcare for the Rural Underserved (UHRU.org) is an Athens, Georgia based non-profit founded with the mission to improve the health and well-being of rural and underserved people worldwide. Our goal is to reduce health disparities by increasing access to health care among underserved communities in Georgia and rural India.


In Georgia, we partner with federally qualified health centers and charitable health clinics to increase access to colorectal cancer screening among the underserved. We have formed a coalition in Athens that includes Athens Nurses Clinic, Athens Neighborhood Health Center, Mercy Health Center, Clay (Piedmont) Community Care Clinic and local gastroenterologists to provide this life-changing and life-saving screening. We donate our award-winning screening program to our partners to ensure our underserved community members receive this much needed care.


In India, we partner with a local non-profit to provide access to health care for medically underserved individuals in rural villages. Our projects include breast and cervical cancer education and screening and identification and treatment of hypertension, diabetes, anemia, women’s health issues, childhood malnutrition and mental health issues.


UHRU is a young non-profit with an ambitious strategic plan which mandates rapid and sustainable growth of its services to include expanding services to all areas of Georgia, broadening services to include more medical conditions and adding depth to services to include prevention, detection, treatment and cure.


Requirements and Responsibilities

  1. Mission Focus: Ensure the mission of UHRU is maintained through leadership, outreach and the delivery of high-quality programs to the underserved.

  2. Develop, support and maintain coalition partner activities, relationships and communications.

  3. Conduct site visits to coalition partners.

  4. Oversee and manage coalition partner activities including research, scheduling and preparing documents and performance reports.

  5. Prepare and present written proposal summaries, analyses and recommendations for the executive director and the board of trustees.

  6. Participate in the development and implementation of evaluation programs.

  7. Maintain up-to-date versions of non-profit documents as required by law.

  8. Ensure the maintenance of appropriate financial records and preparation of required financial reports.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to Executive Director, Board Chair


Professional Qualifications


Minimum Education Required:

A Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience; a graduate degree is a plus.


Minimum Experience and Skills Required:

  1. Experience in business administration, grantmaking, health, social services, or other program/project management, preferably in a nonprofit or foundation setting.

  2. Experience collaborating with community organizations, building partnerships and working with public or private organizations to accomplish program goals.

  3. Proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Suite including preparation of data displays and reports.

  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  5. Superior attention to detail and excellent organizational, time-management and project management skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently as well as collaboratively as a member of a team.


Position Type: Full-time, salaried


Salary & Benefits: Salary range: $35,000-$50,000. Commensurate with experience and education. UHRU offers a retirement incentive after 12 months of employment.


Position Details: Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until position is filled. The position is a combination of remote office work and in person in Athens, Georgia.


Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references with contact information by email to jay@uhru.org.


EEO Policy Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact UHRU at jay@uhru.org.

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