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Open Positions:

Douglas County Healthy Youth Coalition Executive Director


$35,000 a year


Statement of Responsibility: 

Responsible for, but not limited to, supporting the Douglas County Healthy Youth Coalition in developing, staffing, planning, overseeing the implementation of events, and programming that support the Community Health grant goal:

Improve public health through evidence-based, culturally responsive strategies that prevent, postpone, and treat chronic disease, improve health promotion/prevention policy, transform health care delivery and integrate community/clinical care prevention efforts.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Report to Douglas County Healthy Youth Coalition NPO board and or leadership team

  • Meet all grant deliverables (refer to grant document) and ensure required data is collected and submitted in accordance with fiscal agent requirements  

  • Work with agency partners/staff/administrators to meet organizational outcomes 

  • Continually broaden expertise in the area of Non-Profit management to maintain organizational sustainability  

  • Conduct literature/resource reviews to identify best practices for coalition

  • Represent coalition through professional associations locally, statewide and nationally

  • Recruit and maintain a diverse coalition membership with state and national partners

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct needs assessment and strategic plan activities

  • Develop instruments and protocols for testing effectiveness of coalition strategies

  • Plan, coordinate and manage community outreach and educational events 

  • Collaborate with other local, states and national organizations focusing on coalition focus areas 

  • Assist coalition members in conducting annual strategic planning and guide coalition to develop a comprehensive action plan based on needs-assessment and strategic planning

  • Work with board & fiscal agent to develop and implement data collection methods, tools, and evaluation measures for coalition activities and associated projects in conjunction with coalition members

  • Coordinate and facilitate coalition meetings and communicate effectively with members and stakeholders to promote collaboration, negotiation, and problem solving

  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct educational and training activities with coalition leadership team. Develop training, reference materials, and workshops for coalition and community members and coalition activities

  • Provide oversight to continuously maintain and develop content for the coalition website

  • Work closely with the board, fiscal agent, stakeholders and other community-based organizations to promote coalition’s mission and goals

  • Work with the board, media consultants, and our stakeholders to develop marketing and media materials, campaigns, and opportunities to advance our organizational goals 

  • Direct and assist coalition board to develop legislative action that promotes the coalition mission by: developing position statements; reviewing and recommending endorsements of policies, and advocating for policies/legislation at local/state/federal levels.

  • Advocate/Expand Continuous Quality Improvement processes in service delivery.

  • Manage and oversee expenditures of coalition budget (or contract). Seek and write grant proposals to obtain additional funding

  • Report and present coalition progress and program findings through publications and presentations at national meetings/conferences

  • Direct the work and activities of coalition support staff. Supervise, mentor, and direct the work activities of volunteers and assigned temporary staff

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Documented experience working with community-based organizations, schools, local governments, health care providers and educational entities 

  • Passion for community health service delivery, as well as experience in managing or coordinating a community-based public health or

  • voluntary health-related agency could be substituted for advanced degree.

  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet shared organizational outcomes 

  • Public relations or marketing skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of the research and data collection process

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and general computer skills

Competency Model:

  • Adaptability

  • Applied Learning

  • Building Trust

  • Collaboration

  • Communication

  • Customer/Client Focus

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving

  • Initiative

  • Planning & Organizing

  • Quality Orientation

  • Stress Tolerance

Job Fit:

  • Continuous Learning

  • Attention to detail

  • Practical Results 

  • Relationship Building 

  • Willingness to Travel/Work from Home

  • Autonomy

  • Task variety

  • Innovative

  • Goal oriented

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