Job Opening

Program Manager of Wellness Services

June 1, 2018

Position: Program Manager of Wellness Services

Department: Wellness Services

Reports to: Associate Director of Compliance (Interim for Wellness Services)

Job Location: Story Road, San Jose

Work Hours: Full-Time, Exempt

Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) which was founded in 1973 has an amazing opportunity for the above position in the non-profit sector. AACI’s mission is to improve the health, mental health, and well-being of individuals, families and the Asian community. We do this by providing an array of high quality health and human services, sharing expertise about the Asian community’s needs and best services delivery practices, and providing Asian leadership in advocating on key health and human services issues. AACI has over 170 employees and an annual budget of over $16M.

Position Summary

The Program Manager has overall responsibility for the implementation of various programs under the Wellness Department and maintaining compliance with programmatic, administrative and fiscal requirements of grant awards. Programs include:  HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Program (HOPE); Youth-focused prevention and intervention programs; Adult-focused substance abuse prevention and intervention programs. The Program Manager is also responsible for staff supervision, overseeing staff’s area of responsibilities and providing leadership and mentorship to program leads. The Program Manager works with AACI’s executive management to help shape the strategic direction of wellness programs. On an interim basis, The Manager reports to the Associate Director of Compliance.

Specific Functions

Staff Supervision and Development: 

  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of Wellness program leads / coordinators in relation to their job descriptions and job performance skills. 
  • Provides guidance and support to program leads / coordinators including all necessary training for the on-going development of staff skills. 
  • Conducts annual performance evaluation reviews for program leads / coordinators.

Quality Assurance: 

  • Provides assurance of quality services delivered by wellness program staff through regular staff training and development and on-going program evaluation. 
  • Ensures compliance with specific wellness programs regulations as set by federal, state and local entities.
  • Coordinate the appropriate and timely documentation of best practices and lessons learned from the program.

Fiscal Management: 

  • Responsible for participation in the development and monitoring of program budgets and maintaining compliance of contracts and grant awards.   

Strategic Development:

  • Maintains strong knowledge of program and community needs. 
  • Monitors and reports on environmental trends and works with executive management in planning the program direction to meet future needs.
  • Maintain and/or develop productive relationships and communication with relevant government and community partners.
  • Attends and participates in relevant and necessary activities and meetings related to various community issues.  

Information Management: 

  • Responsible for overseeing the collecting and maintaining of all wellness program data and information required for reporting and evaluating purposes as requested by the agency and various funding sources, including data entry into State of California databases.

Program Management and Performance: 

  • The Program Manager evaluates wellness programmatic activities designed to achieve all program goals, objectives and timelines that may be required by the agency, funding sources, grants and contracts. 
  • The Program Manager is also responsible for the overall timely completion and submission of all reports as required by the agency and funding sources. 

Fund Development:

  • Develop and/or assist with the development of grant proposals for new or continued funding.


  • Provides counseling and/or other direct services to clients as appropriate.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Proven experience working in various community health and wellness issues. 
  • Proven supervisory experience in a non-profit agency.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing program budgets.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to communities to be served.
  • Strong facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Two to four years of experience in health and human service delivery, program administration, and staff supervision.
  • BA/BS required. Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Computer skills in word processing and spread sheet applications.
  • Proof of auto insurance and valid driver’s license.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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AACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), marital status, domestic partnership status, family care leave status, medical condition as defined under California law, mental or physical disability (including persons infected with the HIV virus or persons with AIDS), genetic information, immigration status, military service or veteran’s status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions (including lactation), or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.


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