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Program Manager Sought

he Michigan Health Council is seeking applications for a Program Manager for the Michigan Center for Nursing. The purpose of the MCN is to build a sustainable infrastructure for action and communication for open dialogue and problem solving around nursing issues. The primary objectives of the Center are to:

  1. Provide a central forum in Michigan for exploring and addressing the changing expectations, roles and responsibilities of nurses, their employers, their clients and the public

  2. Establish a central resource for the collection and analysis of nursing workforce data

  3. Communicate about salient nursing issues and workforce data to all stakeholders for use in the development and implementation of strategies for addressing recruitment, retention and nursing education including

  4. Assume a leadership role in developing nursing initiatives around quality, safety interprofessional education and collaborative practice

Position responsibilities for the program manager include:

  1. Manage a constituent database and web-based communications

  2. Fulfill the terms and agreement of the Michigan Health Council’s grant contract with the State of Michigan, including meeting the objectives set forth therein

  3. Research methodologies and best practices used to address the nursing issues

  4. Coordinate formal programs that involve the public and create awareness of nursing as a career choice

  5. Oversee relationships and responsibilities with outside contractors for data development, public relations, and marketing

  6. Serve as liaison with the State of Michigan, Office of Nursing Policy

  7. Identify and develop opportunities for collaboration internally at MHC and with external stakeholder groups

  8. All other administrative and managerial responsibilities presented to this position as deemed necessary by the Michigan Health Council

Download the full position description below and send inquiries to Craig.Donahue(at)



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