Program Manager (Full Time), National Kidney Foundation, Louisville KY


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for the local implementation and delivery of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) signature programs to patients and those at risk for kidney disease. These programs include (but are not limited to) KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You, and professional activities, including NKF’s CKD intercept.

The Program Manager will work with the senior program staff to evaluate program performance and ensure activities are aligned with the NKF’s strategic plan. The Program Manager may also work in collaboration with Regional leadership and development staff in fundraising efforts.


Deliver NKF signature programs within the local community.

Execute “Your Kidneys and You” educational program and “Keep Healthy” screenings within the community.

Manage all logistics related to professional education meetings, grand rounds in hospital settings and/or education sessions.

Oversee program coordination, marketing, communications, program delivery, tracking and metrics.

Recruit, train and manage volunteers.

Enhance minority outreach and public awareness activities.

Work in collaboration with Executive Director to secure funding for local programs by assisting with grant proposals.

Prepare and submit grants for programs.

Develop and coordinate activities to strengthen “World Kidney Day” public education campaign and other public awareness activities.

Assist with local expansion strategies, by increasing community and corporate partnerships.

Produce local reports on programs performance and provide feedback to management.

Assist with the local program budget.

Performs additional duties, as required.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s in health-related or social services field, preferred.

Minimum three year’s work related experience managing community outreach and/or public education programs.

Experience working for a non-profit health agency is preferred.

Experience in grant proposal writing.

Experience working with volunteers.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal, time-management and organizational skills.

Must be assertive, confident and project a positive presence.

Fluent in Microsoft Word applications.

Flexible for business travel including the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to and passion for NKF’s mission.

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