1) Provides strategic planning of operational systems and leadership in coordination with the Program Director and the Foundation.Â
2) Develops and effectively implements operating systems to attain programmatic goals and to cultivate sustainability for the MHFP.
3) Oversees the planning for core programmatic/research operations nationwide as well as participate in an inclusive annual strategic planning process.
4) Ensures planning decisions are used in setting annual project and organizational goals and are adhered to throughout the year.
5) Manages staff and builds relationships across all MHFP operations (i.e., research, curriculum development, development).
6) Develops, maintains, and supports the Foundationâ™s board and engages sub-committees in strategic planning and resource/financial development.
7) Oversees programmatic reporting processes and monitors performance metrics for staff and consortium members.
8) Serves as a liaison to academic departments, professional organizations, and administrative units of the University, Medical Center, Foundation, and other stakeholders.
9) Spearheads and oversees MHFP programming and major events, such as the annual MHFP symposium.
10) Â Works in partnership with the Development office to advance the operational aspects of proposals and current reports (including budgeting and staffing).
11) Identifies and strategizes to develop, strengthen, and diversify funding sources, including pursuing both federal and private funding opportunities.
12) In coordination with the Foundation, oversees external funding and partners with Development and Marketing offices on grant reporting.
13) Manages and cultivates existing relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams.
14) Cultivates and maintains relationships with donors, patients, and volunteers. Writes timely and strategic correspondences to advance relationships.
15) Partners with the Program Director, Section Administrator, and Foundation leadership to develop an organizational infrastructure that will support anticipated growth. 6)
16) Promotes an organizational culture that fosters a passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, and teamwork.
17) Oversees the implementation of a financial model for ongoing operations that ensures reasonable revenues and institutional support sufficient to maintain programmatic activities. Recommends and manages the annual operating budget.
18) Ensures compliance with relevant University policies and guidelines.
1) Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
2) Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
3) Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
4) Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people required. Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
5) Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
6) Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.
7) Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion.
1) Masterâ™s degree in business, healthcare management, non-profit management, or a related field.
1) Minimum 2 years of leadership and program management (profit or non-profit) experience.Â Â
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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