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Executive Director/Community Engagement Director

Orange County Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics | Orange County CA 92614 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/11/2012

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Deadline for application is Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

TITLE: Executive Director/Community Engagement Director
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors (Direct oversight provided by President, Vice-President and Treasurer)
SUPERVISES: Chapter staff, Grant staff, Volunteers/Interns, as specified (Varies--averages 4-8 individuals, depending upon current grants/volunteers.)
STATUS: Contract Position: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt (Partially grant-funded)


1. Support Board/Officers
• Keep Chapter Officers informed on issues, needs and operation of the Chapter.
• Implement Board policy and actions in a timely fashion, utilizing personal initiative and strategic thinking, consistent with the mission and vision set by the Board.
• Provide ongoing leadership development to existing and potential Chapter officers.
• Offer professional advice and recommendations, based on appropriate analysis, to Board on items requiring Board action.
• Coordinate/perform appropriate staffing for Chapter Board, Committee and work group meetings, including meeting notices, assistance with agenda and background development and minutes.
• Provide direct staff-support to President and Vice-President, as needed.

2. Ensure Chapters’ Financial and Legal Integrity
• Work with Treasurer to evaluate financial needs and develop annual budget, to be approved by Board.
• Determine that funds are managed and disbursed appropriately, with adequate accounting and controls--monitor finances to ensure that end of year bottom line is within 3% of projection.
• Facilitate annual taxes and other needed legal and financial filings working with Chapter CPA and Treasurer.
• Keep insurance, workers compensation and other protective policies current and in place.

3. Manage Staff and Consultants/Contractors (as needed)
• Identify staffing needs and oversee the recruitment process, as needed.
• Provide leadership, support and oversight to staff, using a team management model.
• Evaluate staff performance, recommend salary adjustments, when appropriate and in compliance with Chapter budget.
• Oversee consultants and independent contractors, including, but not limited to: CPAs Legal Counsel, IT consultant, grant writers.

4. Manage Grants and Contracts
• Provide management and/or oversight and staff support for all Chapter grants and contracts;
• Provide oversight for all grants for which Chapter is fiscal agent;
• Research and apply for grants and contracts to support the Chapter’s mission, working with consultant grant writer, as appropriate when within budget.

5. Manage CME Program Development, Execution and Evaluation
• Support Chapter CME Chair and Committee in planning and implementation of annual fall meeting, with staff support.
• Provide forward-thinking and innovative leadership at the staff level to help development of additional CME programs that meet member needs. .
• Develop CME budget to ensure that it is at least revenue neutral annually, making recommendations to CME Committee and Board.

6. Manage Chapter Membership
• Produce (with staff support) Chapter member communications, including E-blasts on important activities/information items.
• Manage dues billing process with National AAP, including interface with membership database.
• Manage membership recruitment campaigns.
• Manage member award and recognition process.

7. Community Engagement
• Serve as primary interface between Chapter and community organizations whose mission/goals are consistent with or overlap with that of the Chapter.
• Support Board in development of community engagement plan, priorities and strategy, and facilitate pediatrician officer involvement in child health initiatives/collaboratives/coalitions.

8. Media Relations
• Field Chapter inquiries from print and broadcast media and coordinate physician spokespersons.

9. Liaison with District on Public Policy/Advocacy and Statewide Activities
• Support Chapter State Government Affairs Representatives in two-way communication with District advocacy committee and staff.
• Develop priorities and strategies for engaging Orange County-based policymakers on both statewide and local issues.

10. Perform any other professional responsibilities as required to insure the proper functioning of the Chapter.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Strong oral and written communication Must be a consensus builder, have the ability to balance multiple demands, possess strong leadership skills and be flexible, willing to travel in-state and out-of-state for conferences/meetings. Work well independently without daily direct supervision. Minimum three-years’ experience working with a non-profit Board, children’s health knowledge, successful grant writing and grant management experience all highly desirable. Experience with health care/advocacy groups within Orange County a plus. Ability to be bonded and to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s license required. Application will be required of finalists, to include references/background check.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $65,000 to $85,000 annually depending upon experience, plus benefit package.

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Location Orange County, CA, 92614, United States
Categories Association, Children's Services
Pref Degree Masters

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Contact Name Ms. Kris Calvin
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Job Code ED