Health Program Director

Washington, DC
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Health Program Director ORGANIZATION & PROGRAM BACKGROUND ecoAmerica is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that uses research and strategic partnerships to create large-scale engagement programs that build awareness, understanding and action for climate and sustainability solutions among mainstream Americans. Founded in 2006, we have a core expertise in consumer marketing and focus on building the base for climate and sustainability solutions by connecting them to the core values and day-to-day concerns of Americans. Further information on our organization and programs is available at . ecoAmerica is working to build a critical mass of institutional leadership, public support, political will and collective action for climate solutions in the United States. We develop and manage sector-based programs for the health, faith and communities' sectors, empowering networks of trusted leaders and institutions to lead by example and engage stakeholders on climate action. Our goal is to put America on an irrefutable path to clean energy, ultimately leading toward a more sustainable and just future. POSITION SUMMARYA' The Health Program Director leads ecoAmerica's Health sector program as it expands its work with America's leading national health executives and institutions to elevate climate change as a priority, build climate literacy, engage organizations to communicate and to lead on climate solutions and collaborate for collective impact. The Health Program Director reports to the President and Founder of ecoAmerica and works collaboratively with other staff members to cultivate, activate and support leaders and partners in a timely and cost effective manner. He or she will have in-depth knowledge and strong experience in the health field, and preferably, in the climate field. The incumbent must have a proven record of success communicating and collaborating with C-level executives in the health and climate field. Forward your resume and a well thought out cover letter to . MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESA' Build and activate a network of mainstream leaders and a coalition of organizations in the health and climate field to guide and support ecoAmerica's mission Identify, enroll and activate institutional and thought leaders and other relevant organizations in the health sector leadership Circle. Identify, enroll and activate a coalition of stakeholders by securing MOUs with partners. Create and manage on-going sector Leadership Circle and partner programs and eventsA' Engage the Leadership Circle, the coalition of partners and the overall sector in activities that build support, capacity and collective action for the program and sector sustainability. A' Plan and produce quarterly in-person or virtual Leadership Circle meetings. Develop and support sector leadership circle members, partners and stakeholders in further enrolling constituencies within the sector. Lead eco-America's staff and external partners to develop and implement outreach plans including specific actions with timelines and budgets to build overall participation in the health programA' Collaborate with other sector directors to develop relevant programs that supports partner engagement efforts.A' Creates and implements the health sector program strategy in collaboration with the executive management team. Supports development and implementation of resources to lead by example and engage others. In conjunction with the marketing team helps conduct and document sector specific research to understand the dynamics, stakeholders, and situations in order to build sector knowledge and form strategies and plans General organizational responsibilitiesA' Participate as a professional and positive member of the organization by contributing to activities that support ecoAmerica's overall mission and success Participate with ecoAmerica and Network management team in the planning and implementation of organizational and cross-sector strategies, plans and activities Support and implement grant-making programs with select partners Participate in staff and other organizational meetings to review progress and deliverables, share knowledge, and to collaborate on ecoAmerica activities Work in cooperation with the President and the Chief Administrative Officer to ensure that sector budgets and financial projections are accurately prepared and achieved.A' QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED (Minimum education and experience needed to perform the job adequately) College degree required; advanced degree preferred and minimally 7+ years related work experience Experience in leading the building and implementation of complex multi-year, multifaceted campaigns for multi-stakeholder initiatives with an emphasis on energizing key players and establishing a model of collaboration. Experience building and managing professional relationship and interacting with high-level leaders from private, public, and NGO's Current knowledge and understanding of the health and climate culture its leaders, organizations, structures, and sustainability efforts Ability to blend strategic thinking with creation and management of real tactics and implementation. Excellent verbal, written and visual communications, presentation and motivational skills Proficient skills across multiple platforms, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs Commitment to climate and environmental solutions and ecoAmerica's mission. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ecoAmerica provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.A' In addition to federal law requirements, ecoAmerica complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.A' This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.A' ecoAmerica expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.A' Improper interference with the ability of ecoAmerica's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. ADA SPECIFICATIONS (Physical demands that must be met in order to successfully complete the essential functions of the job)A' This position is largely sedentary in nature however one must possess the ability to speak, hear, and write as well as the ability to use a computer and related software programs, and lift up to 35 lbs. Regional and national travel required (up to 20 percent).A' The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.A' Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.A' In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.A' The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Healthcare Program Manager, Location: Washington, DC - 20036

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