Associate Director - NC ORal Health Collaborative

About the position:
The North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative Associate Director is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the NCOHC Director. The person in this position will work closely with the Director to design, develop, and manage program initiatives, supervise NCOHC staff, and measure and track outcomes. This is a leadership role requiring significant management experience and familiarity with the oral health care landscape in North Carolina.
Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Director of NCOHC, the Associate Director is a leadership position with both internal and external-facing responsibilities. The Associate Director partners closely with the Director to chart NCOHC’s strategic direction and design, implement, and manage key initiatives. The Associate Director also plays a critical role managing NCOHC staff and engaging with partner organizations and other stakeholders. The Associate Director assists the Director in leading annual planning and budgeting processes and supports the implementation of NCOHC’s goals as outlined in the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. As the immediate supervisor of most NCOHC staff, the candidate should be a mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience developing a culture of learning and continuous improvement among a group of diverse, talented individuals. He / she / they must have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the power that each member of the team brings to NCOHC’s mission; this is ultimately a supporting role that helps other colleagues succeed. The Associate Director position requires significant independence, analytical skills, relationship-building, people skills, project management experience, flexibility, agility, and discretion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide effective and inspiring leadership with active involvement in all initiatives and events
• Serve as advisor and co-strategist to the Director
• Provide supportive, day-to-day leadership for NCOHC staff
• Design and develop program offerings and metrics to increase depth and breadth of the Program’s impact, in collaboration with the NCOHC team and in accordance with the Strategic Plan
• With assistance from the NCOHC Director, prepare budgets and rationale for review and approval, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered
• In conjunction with the NCOHC Director, oversee long-range strategic financial and budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with the NCOHC Strategic Plan
• With support from the NCOHC Director, lead, coach, develop, and retain NCOHC staff
• Lead development, planning, implementation, and analysis of special projects and initiatives as needed
• Analyze and consult on major issues impacting the Program, preparing briefings, memos, or presentations to communicate findings
• Represent NCOHC externally, including speaking at public events and meetings
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
• Experience in nonprofit and/or cause-based leadership and advocacy
• Experience in strategic planning, project management, financial management, staff supervision and development, and leading initiatives with diverse community impact
• Strong record of leading key programmatic functions and teams with a targeted focus on continuous improvement
• Effective written and verbal communications skills
• Confidence taking initiative and engaging in entrepreneurial problem-solving
• Experience with diversity, inclusion, equity, and engagement initiatives for internal and external diverse audiences
• Knowledge of the U.S. nonprofit sector (if not through employment, then through service)
• Willingness, availability, and ability to travel statewide and nationally
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• A commitment to continuous learning, self-improvement, and professional development
• Spanish fluency or familiarity is a plus but not required

Organization Name: 
Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation
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Salary range: 
Salary is commensurate with experience
Job Type: 
Full Time
Triangle Area NC
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How to Apply: 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to be considered. Please send all requested documents to using the subject line “Application Associate Director, NCOHC”.

FHLI will only review submissions that include all requested materials. Please be assured that FHLI will not contact references without applicant’s explicit permission. Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Salary and Benefits: 

This is a grant funded, full-time, salaried position. This position will receive generous company benefits to include 100% paid health, dental, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage for the employee, as well as company-paid retirement contributions.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
We actively encourage diverse candidates to apply. FHLI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, genetic information, or veteran status.