Executive Director in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 11/16/2020

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Job Description

The Executive Director (ED) provides visionary leadership, day-to-day administrative, programmatic, operational and fiscal management of Health Promotion; including: strategic development, programmatic and fiscal oversight, innovative and integrative health related program development, entrepreneurial growth, and maintaining and developing positive relationships with funders, government officials, community leaders, and health and human service providers. ED represents PHMC’s mission and vision at local and regional public health, social service and other community events. It provides oversight of Health Promotion Council (HPC) and works with the HPC Board to conduct strategic planning, ensure and manage agency growth, and conduct specialized marketing and revenue generating activities.

Job Overview:

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations. It fulfills its mission to improve the health of the community by providing outreach, health promotion, education, research, planning, technical assistance, and direct services. PHMC has served the Greater Philadelphia region since 1972 as a facilitator, developer, intermediary, manager, advocate and innovator in the field of public health. With more than 2,500 employees, 350 programs, a network of subsidiary organizations, 70 locations, sites and close to 350,000 clients served annually, PHMC is one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation.

The Executive Director’s responsibilities encompass providing visionary leadership, day-to-day administrative, programmatic, operational and fiscal management of Division for Health Promotion; including: strategic development, programmatic and fiscal oversight, innovative and integrative health related program development, entrepreneurial growth, and maintaining and developing positive relationships with funders, government officials, community leaders, and health and human service providers.  The Executive Director represents PHMC’s mission and vision at local and regional public health, social service and other community events.  The Executive Director provides oversight of Health Promotion Council (HPC), and works with the HPC Board to conduct strategic planning, ensure and manage agency growth, and conduct specialized marketing and revenue generating activities.

Accountability: Reports to the Chief Social Services Officer, PHMC.

Responsibilities:

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Maintain and promote the agency’s positive image in the community.
  • Keep the public, constituents, funders, board members, volunteers and others informed of program activities, via press releases, social media, newsletters, interviews with journalists, participating in conferences, etc.
  • Expert liaison to journalists, policy makers, foundations, corporations and others regarding health and health education issues.
  • Advocate on behalf of the vulnerable.
  • Participate in task forces and interagency collaborative efforts relevant to the work of PHMC and HPC.
  • Leadership expertise building coalitions and innovative partnerships to advance strategic directions.
  • Demonstrates business acumen and diplomatic skills.

Staff and Program Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coach staff.
  • Develop staff talent, management and leadership skills.
  • Ensure competence and diversity of HPC staff.
  • Ensure the consistent administration of HPC/PHMC personnel policies and procedures, including the performance management and other centralized systems.
  • Ensure that client services are rendered and HIPAA compliant.
  • Ensure that programs meet funder goals in an effective, efficient and timely manner.
  • Manage programs within approved budget levels.

HPC Board Responsibilities

  • Communicate to and follow-up nonessential agency issues with the Board.
  • Work with HPC Board and HPC Board Committees.
  • Ensure that the HPC Board receives up-to-date fiscal reports.
  • Work with the HPC Board to plan and implement marketing and fund raising activities.
  • Conduct strategic planning with the Board and staff.
  • Ensure that organizational strategic plans/directions are implemented.

HPS Administration Responsibilities

  • Ensure the fiscal integrity of HPS and subsidiary, HPC.
  • Ensure that programs meet all legal requirements such as the completion of an annual financial audit and an IRS 990, HIPAA compliance, and EOE compliance.
  • Ensure and manage agency growth.
  • Ensure record keeping compliance.
  • Identify and pursue funding opportunities.
  • Write public and private grant proposals.
  • Oversee fundraising activities.
  • Maintain effective relationships with current and prospective donors to HPC and PHMC.
  • Negotiate leases and contracts.
  • Ensure timely reports are provided to funders.

Skills:

  • Demonstrates an open, flexible and inspiring leadership and management style conducive to fostering collaboration and a team approach.
  • Ability to balance and integrate the core values of a nonprofit mission-based agency with the use of business models and tools.
  • Ability to supervise
  • Thoroughly understand public health and medical care issues, Affordable Care Act, especially as they relate to health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease control
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and advanced computer skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrates adaptably to public health and economic trends.
  • Executes innovative and entrepreneurial ideas and posses a willingness to take risks and experiment.
  • Personal commitment to good health.
  • Sound human relations and interpersonal skills in planning, coordinating and implementing agency’s programs and services.

 Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of executive experience and skills in the nonprofit and/or business sector with a record of progressive achievement in organization leadership, management, administration, financial operations, and fundraising.
  • Experience working with State and local government oversight as well as local and national funding agencies.
  • Successful experience working with racially and ethnically diverse staff, outside professionals and community members
  • Experience in planning for and leading change in organizations and working with organizations and groups focused on continual improvement and excellence.
  • Successful and proven grant writing experience; garnering multi-year and million dollar grants and contracts.
  • Strong fiscal management experience including interpreting financial reports, budgeting, monitoring, as well as a working knowledge of fiscal internal controls and non-profit federal grants management regulations.

 Education Requirement:

  • Must have Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Business Administration, Governmental Affairs, or related field.