Program Director resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Proficient Program Director specializing in grant writing, operational leadership and strategic planning, including facilitating and credentialing diverse and complex healthcare programming for pediatricians across the state of Michigan. Bringing 8 years of pertinent healthcare experience to the Michigan Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics CEO position.

Program Director, 03/2016 to Current
Brooklyn Community ServicesBrooklyln, NY,


  • Quadrupled organizational programming capacity in first 2 years of employment
  • Independently secured more than $700,000 in grant funding to implement diverse healthcare programs
  • Received MIAAP's first and only national AAP Award for program work


2018-Current: Adolescent Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Program, $300,000 (MIHEF, FLINN, MC3, HRSA)

2020-Current: Food Policy Program, $100,000 (Heart Association)

2017- Current: Pediatric Epilepsy Project, $175,000 (HRSA)

2018-2020: Fostering Health Partnerships, $210,337 (MIHEF)

2019: Medicaid Match Dollars, Fostering Health Partnerships, $42,000 (State of Michigan)

2019-2020: Pediatric ACES Program, $100,000 (MIHEF)

2017-2018: Foster Care Learning Collaborative Pilot Program, $27,000 (FLINN)

2016-2017: Screen for 3 Program, $93,839 (HRSA)

2016-2017: Reach Out and Read Flint, $50,000 (AAP)


  • Planning and implementing trainings, including program promotion, evaluation, reporting and collaborating with trainer physicians to meet annual grant measurables
  • Credential programming to offer CMEs and MOC 4 (written and been approved for more than 200 CMEs and 100 MOC 4 credits across 6 programs)
  • Creating comprehensive progress reports on all programs to show progress
  • Liaised between organizations, partners, stakeholders, and members to promote and implement complex programming
  • Creating comprehensive progress reports on all programs to show progress
  • Oversee daily operations of program functions, including event recruitment, budgeting, internal personnel management and all programming communications
  • Establishing professional relationships with community members and leaders
MDA Summer Camp Director, 03/2013 to 03/2016
Muscular Dystrophy AssociationCity, STATE,
  • Principle recruiter, screener, and trainer for more than 110 camp volunteers
  • Lead role in activity planning and logistics, including recruiting and training volunteer medical staff to manage the care and well-being of 90 campers with Muscular Dystrophy
  • Determined camper eligibility through rigorous individualized health and wellness screening.
  • Collaborated with sponsors and donors to meet camp program needs.
  • Monitored safety and all procedures pertaining to complete supervision of campers and staff
  • Enforced high level of safety and health standards, keeping staff trained and proficient in respective procedures and policies.
  • Maintained and reviewed records and evaluations of staff, programs and related infrastructure.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
Family Services and Clinical Care Coordinator, 03/2013 to 03/2016
Muscular Dystrophy AssociationCity, STATE,
  • Main point of contact for more than 2,000 MDA patients and their families throughout 70 Michigan counties.
  • Facilitated 3 MDA Support Groups.
  • Managed MDA grants and resource delivery for five MDA neuromuscular clinics across Michigan, including: University of Michigan, Helen DeVos, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Michigan State University and Flint McLaren.
  • Collaboratively partnered with a variety of medical professionals, including physicians, nurses, therapists, partnering health care organizations and community agencies to meet patient needs.
  • Played an active role in fundraising programs and event planning to achieve office fundraising budget of $1.4 million dollars.
  • Maintained knowledge of various programs and public and private agencies and navigated services on behalf of families.
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
Case Manger, 2010 to 2011
Ross Innovative Employment Solutions/Michigan WorksCity, STATE,
  • Managed case load of 280 unemployed and underemployed individuals; responsible for tracking customer’s job-search and/or educational process to eventual employment.
  • Interviewed and determined suitability and eligibility for new customers interested in pursuing tuition funds and job-search resources through Michigan Works.
  • Presented weekly 45 minute orientations to 35+ people articulating the No Worker Left Behind program stipulations, outlining eligibility requirements.
  • Developed outline used to organize and regulate chapters for Case-Management training manual; co-wrote 8 chapters.
  • Maintained, examined and prepared accurate records, confidential master files and case notes for all active customers including contractual agreements (Individual Training Accounts) allocating No Worker Left Behind tuition assistance for approved customers.
Education and Training
BA: English, African Studies, Expected in 2010
Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI

4 year Scholarships and Grants: Multicultural Scholarship, Florence G Kuipers Scholarship, Academic Competitive Grant, Entrada Scholarship

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  • Calvin College

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  • Program Director
  • MDA Summer Camp Director
  • Family Services and Clinical Care Coordinator
  • Case Manger


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