Director, Collaborative Programs and Initiatives

28 Nov, 2018

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Director, Collaborative Programs and Initiatives

The Child Neurology Foundation in partnerships with the American Academy of Neurology
Work remotely, preferred areas are Chicago, Boston, DC, Minneapolis, and Kentucky
Director, Collaborative Programs & Initiatives– Child Neurology Foundation
Basic Purpose:
 
Strategically lead the execution of patient/ caregiver educational and support programs aligned with CNF’s vision and mission. Works collaboratively with the Executive Director to establish credible, balanced and innovative programs with clear deliverables. Oversees staff and contractors that manages program deliverables. Demonstrates CNF’s core operational values of collaboration, transparency, personal accountability and innovation. Engages in strategic conversations with Executive Director and strategic partners in the development and implementation of the CNF’s collaborative programmatic agenda.
 
Primary Duties:
·         Provide translation of CNF’s strategic direction for patient/ caregiver education and support programs, and strategic advocacy initiatives.
·         Through facilitated strategic conversations with advocacy partners, collaborate with Executive Director in establishing annual programmatic priorities.
·         Provide oversight to staff and contractors who are facilitating the various Advisory Committees and Working Groups convened by CNF, such as Transition Project Advisory Committee, Infantile Spasms Action Network, Collaborative Peer Support Work Group. Attends face-to-face and virtual meetings of these groups throughout the year.
·         Collaborate with CNF Director of Communications & Storytelling to develop CNF’s promotional content highlighting CNF’s programs and initiatives for newsletter development/dissemination, Web content organization, webinar, and social media platforms.
·         Strategically lead development of ongoing educational material and programming that features CNF’s collaborative, interdisciplinary educational model via annual partners’ needs assessment.
·         Strategically develop additional patient support initiatives.
·         Serve as CNF’s lead technical expert in matters associated with CNF programs and strategic advocacy initiatives.
·         Foster collaboration among supporters, advocacy partners, professional associations, clinicians, patients and caregivers, respectively, through strengthening relationships.
·         Assess the need for and oversee all subcontractor/ vendor work as it relates to program, education and advocacy initiatives.
·         Prepare and administers project grants, budgets and reconciliation reports.
Education: Master’s degree in related field; past experience in non-profit or program management with a healthcare focus a plus.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of related professional experience
Skills:
Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel
Must be proficient in Power Point
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to work in independence, self-directed manner
Demonstrated ability to execute strategic agendas
Strong organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to handle confidential information
Strong customer service skills
Demonstrated supervisory skills
Ability to work on projects under only general supervision
 
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises project-specific subcontractor/ vendor
Physical Demands: Occasional bending and lifting up to 40 pounds
Travel Requirements: Occasional travel required
 
Great Benefits:
If our great people, great mission, and great location weren’t enough, we offer great benefits that work as hard for you as you do for us.
•           Twenty-two days of paid personal time off (PTO) in the first year
•           Twelve paid holidays per year in addition to PTO
•           Company contribution of 10.5% to employee 401K retirement savings account
•           Medical insurance
•           Dental insurance (free employee coverage)
•           Life and AD&D insurance – premiums covered 100% by AAN
•           Long-term disability insurance fully funded – covered 100% by AAN
•           Short-term disability insurance fully funded – covered 100% by AAN
•           ID Theft Protection
•           Travel insurance
•           Flexible spending plan
•           Tuition reimbursement
MISSION &  GOALS
The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) provides information, education, and advocacy for child neurologists and other medical professionals—and for patients, parents, and member groups dealing with an array of neurologic conditions.
The Child Neurology Foundation serves as a connective center of education and support for children and families living with neurologic conditions.
We envision a world where all children affected by neurologic conditions reach their full potential.
This position reports to the Executive Director of CNF.

Job posted: 2018-11-28