Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Director, National Initiatives, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Posted on August 7, 2017

The Director of National Initiatives will lead the development of the National Center. The Director will have the opportunity to work with high-profile thought leaders, innovators and early adopters within the Coalition and across the country working to reform health care for our country’s most vulnerable populations.

The ideal Director candidate will be an effective and compassionate leader with a strategic mind and the ability to envision and execute a multi-prong strategy for the development of a field. The Director must align internal and external efforts.

The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs (National Center) is the latest program of the Coalition. Launched in 2016, it has already established itself as a leader in the emerging field of complex care. The goal of the National Center is to convene and support leaders and practitioners who are working to advance care for individuals who have significant preventable health care utilization due to a combination of medical, mental health, addiction, and social factors.

Primary Responsibilities

National Center Strategy, Vision, and Leadership

  • Manage, refine, and lead the implementation of the National Center’s strategic plan
  • Effectively communicate the vision and strategy of the National Center to internal and external audiences, including members, partners, health systems, government leaders, and the media.
  • Manage national advisory committee.
  • Engage thought leaders, funders, partners, and other stakeholders in dialogue around the role of the Center and the development of the field.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with key partners.
  • Plan, scope, and launch new projects and partnerships.

National Center Operations and Programming

  • Coordinate and lead working groups around key topics related to the field
  • Oversee planning of national conference for up 800-1000 attendees, including pre-conference events, content development, sponsorship, programming, and logistics.
  • Lead development of content-rich webinars, office hours, and other programming that explore key complex care topics for various stakeholder groups.
  • Monitor important developments and identify opportunities in the field of complex care, including research, health care policy and financing, and new clinical models.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Communications, develop and implement the National Center’s communications strategy, including website, newsletter, social media, and earned media.
  • Manage Center’s business plan, including development of new contracts, sponsorships, and grants.
  • Oversee direction of new grant funds and the accurate and timely completion of project activity and financial reporting to funders.
  • Ensure reporting to the Coalition Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team, and National Center Advisory Council.

Team Leadership

  • Oversee all internal functions and processes in advancing the mission of the Coalition and the National Initiatives
  • Manage the national initiatives team that works collaboratively across departments to support the development and execution of the national center. The Director will delegate tasks as well as set limitations on projects.
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis.
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct monthly performance evaluations, and administer salary adjustments.
  • Develop and implement strategies to harmonize projects across the organization; ensure that team objectives are aligned with Coalition’s mission and vision.
  • Participate as active member of the Camden Coalition’s senior leadership team.


  • Experience: Experience supervising individuals and leading teams required; 7+ years in program planning/management, organizational administration, or related work required. Previous experience building coalitions or working with external partners strongly preferred. Strong organizational and written/oral communication skills required.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s, Ph.D. or professional degree preferred

Coalition Perks…..

  • Medical, dental, & vision plan options
  • A competitive 401(k) retirement savings program(matched by the Coalition)
  • Flexible Spending account options
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Up to $2000.00 Behavioral health benefit (covers; individual, couple and family counseling as well as approved psychiatric evaluations and testing)

Employment Opportunities

More Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector

We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.

Get the Update Delivered