1) The Center for Asian Health Equity is looking for an Executive Director for the Asian Health Coalition who is a team-oriented, public health and community engagement professional with an extensive experience in non-profit and academic institution administration.
2) This individual will also serve as a senior member of CAHEâ™s core leadership team, and be expected to play a key role in unifying the Center and Coalition and establishing seamless operations and programming between the two organizations.
3) Reporting to the Director of CAHE and the Board of Directors for Asian Health Coalition (AHC), the Executive Director of AHC will oversee all research and program activities along with the daily operations and governance of the Asian Health Coalition.
4) The Executive Director will oversee partnership management, project development, and acquisition of grants and private funds.
5) Develop and implement strategies aiming to promote the organizationâ™s mission and âœvoiceâ.
6) Create complete strategic plans for the attainment of goals and objectives set by the board of directors and CAHE Director.
7) Oversee and manage a diverse team of AHC staff and provide mentorship and guidance.
8) Ensure adherence of the organizationâ™s daily activities and long-term plans to established policies and legal guidelines.
9) Lead all efforts related to fundraising and development.
10) Direct and oversee finances.
11) Forge and maintain relations of trust with shareholders, partners and external authorities.
12) Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the AHC in ways that strengthen its profile.
13) Develop and sustain organizational, local, regional and national networks to grow partnerships and establish opportunities for collaboration, reputation building and dissemination.
14) Assist in the development and implementation of a strategic plan for CAHE to maximize impact.
15) Provide oversight for community health programs in design, budgeting, reporting, compliance, etc.
16) Proactively identify grant opportunities for health programs, scan funding environment for trends, and consult with Universityâ™s development teams.
17) Oversee all grant efforts for health programs (e.g., proposals, compliance, cooperative agreements, and legal and operational matters).
18) Develop evaluation processes that support grant activities.
19) Hire, mentor, and supervise staff.
20) Allocate work across Program teams with clear strategic goals and deliverables, track progress, and trouble-shoot and pivot as needed.
21) Manage human resources issues among staff.
22) Develop and establish high-performing/team culture, internal processes, and communication strategies.
23) Coordinate on-the-ground activities of each health program/project.
24) Conduct performance reviews of all staff.
25) Set core management budgets each year such that funds are allocated towards activities that further the AHCâ™s progress toward meeting their goals.
26) Manage the financial administration of the AHC and those that collaborate with the Center.
27) Ensure the accuracy of all budgeting and accounting.
28) Oversee all grants for health programs and research initiatives.
1) Ability to think strategically and creatively, and implement tactical initiatives in support of strategies.
2) Ability to work in partnership with key units and groups, including University faculty, researchers, and departments, community-based organizations, government leaders, and policymakers.
3) Ability to manage and motivate a team to maximize results.
4) Ability to define and implement an effective team culture.
5) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
6) Ability to operate Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet with proficiency, in addition to working with major social media platforms.
7) Willingness to take on any task, no matter how big or small.
8) Excellent verbal and written communication, proofreading, and editing skills.
9) Experience building an organization or a project from the ground up.
10) Familiarity with academic institutions.
11) Knowledge of practices and procedures for grants and contracts in higher education.
12) Exercise good judgement in key-decision making.
13) Strong business and financial acumen.
1) Masterâ™s degree or PhD in public health, community health, or epidemiology
1) Proven experience as executive director or in other equivalent leadership position
2) Experience and/or familiarity with Asian health and health disparities
3) Experience in developing strategies and plans
4) Strong track record of successful development and fundraising
5) Successful track record of grantsmanship
6) Strong understanding of non profit finance and measures of performance
7) In depth knowledge of corporate governance principles and managerial best practices
8) An analytical mind capable for âœout-of-the-boxâ thinking to solve problems
9) Outstanding organization and leadership abilities
10) Excellent communication (oral and written) and public speaking skills
11) Extensive experience working with local, state and federal government administrations
12) Experience in working with minority communities in urban settings, especially Asian American communities
13) Experience in translating technical concepts into fundable proposals
14) Direct experience working with federal granting agencies, but not limited to, NIH, CDC, and FDA
15) Experience developing and maintaining program budgets.
2) Cover letter
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