|Job Title: Director of Community Health Initiatives|
Job Description: The Director of Community Initiatives will lead efforts to build strategic partnerships and collaborations addressing healthier lifestyles, providing programmatic leadership focusing on mental, physical, and spiritual health.
Focal Areas of Concentration
Proficient in the practical use of information and resources to get tangible
Proven ability to utilize resources to successfully accomplish real results
Highly accountable for producing outcomes
Provide Leadership and Cohesion
Work in conjunction with CEO to create and execute plans to achieve goals
and enhance public understanding of and support for The Lutheran
Articulate the strategic direction, action plans, progress, and challenges, as
The Lutheran Foundation pursues its objectives.
Provide programmatic leadership focusing on the causes and prevention of
mental and behavioral health problems with a focus on wellness and
increasing community awareness of these issues.
Facilitate Community Change Strategies
Works to foster greater collaboration with partners to develop goals,
strategies, marketing and action plans, programmatic initiatives, and
services that advocate and promote whole person health.
Propose recommendations to implement building a healthier community
based on research and assessments with decisions and plans being
Prepare proposals for program expansion and improvement.
Work with primary care providers to improve mental and behavioral health
screenings, referrals, and therapies.
Facilitate Engagement from Community Organizations to Achieve Impact
Facilitate meetings with organizations that closely align with The Lutheran
Foundation’s mission, vision, and values to maximize community
Coordinate and expedite The Lutheran Foundation’s community
partnerships, initiatives, and collaborations.
Serve as a key staff in building and maintaining strategic partnerships to
support The Lutheran Foundation objectives.
Monitor and Evaluate Effectiveness of Group Efforts
Monitor and evaluate program impact, including developing reporting
processes, benchmarks, and evaluations addressing program
effectiveness and measures of success. Report all findings.
Effectively research, collect and analyze data, and establish empirical
benchmarks, and draw valid conclusions that contribute to The Lutheran
Foundation’s ability to measure and assess the outcomes and impacts of
its initiatives, partnerships, collaborations and grants. Report all findings.
Ability to advocate for and promote The Lutheran Foundation’s mission
effectively, with emphasis on building a healthier community.
Highly skilled at relationship building and communication.
Experience with community engagement and project management.
Strong commitment to The Lutheran Foundation’s mission and vision.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ensure operational effectiveness.
Strong interest and experience in promoting partnerships, collaborations,
initiatives, programs and activities.
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred and minimum three to five
years of experience with building strategic partnerships and
Minimum three to five years of experience in developing, implementing, and
managing projects (experience of health projects is desirable).
Must be resourceful and skilled at research.
Excellent public speaking, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Professional demeanor, grace under pressure, and high integrity.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in a professional
manner at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision, in a team
Meticulous attention to detail while taking a system’s approach to assist in
reaching agreed upon goals.
Excellent organizational skills.
Willing to accept new responsibilities and assignments.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
A broad knowledge of and connections with the non-profit community and
familiarity with Lutheran church bodies and health services
Strong commitment to Christian faith and values.
Consistently demonstrates a high standard of integrity, ethics, behaviors, attitudes, and values congruent with the philosophy of The Lutheran Foundation. The successful candidate is reliable, conscientious, organized, and takes responsibility for a job well done. This individual is also flexible, high-energy, self-motivated, self-confident, and compassionate. In addition, will pay close attention to details, is credible, and has strong customer service. A sense of humor and constructive outlook are also welcome.
Salary commensurate with degree and experience
Excellent health and 403(b) benefits
Additional information related to The Lutheran Foundation is available at www.thelutheranfoundation.org.
If interested in applying please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
*Selected candidates must successfully pass the survey assessment skills test to be considered for employment.Contact: Marcia Haaff, Chief Executive Officer
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address: 3024 Fairfield Avenue Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Posted on 10/22/14