Immunize Colorado is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to elevating the essential role vaccines play in preventing illness and promoting health for all of Colorado.
Our Mission: Immunize Colorado works to protect Colorado families, schools, and communities from vaccine-preventable diseases.
We achieve our mission through six core program areas: public policy, provider education, community outreach and awareness, data translation and action, free- and low-cost immunization services, and partnership building.
- Full-time; Exempt
- Supervision: Yes
- Salary: $90,000-$100,000
- Signing Bonus: $5,000; $2,500 upon signing employment offer letter, $2,500 after 90 days of employment
- Generous Benefit Packet: 100% coverage of employee’s health insurance premium; 50% coverage of dependents’ health insurance premium; Up to 3% employer match on Simple IRA Retirement Plan; 50% coverage of STD plan; Flexible Savings Account; Reimbursement for cell phone and home internet; 4 weeks PTO in first year
- Flexible, Welcoming Work Environment: In-Person and remote work options, One day a month for personal passion project (Tinker Day)
This is an exciting opportunity to lead an influential public-health focused nonprofit. The executive director will manage a passionate team of dedicated staff and oversee high-impact programs and services.
- Lead the organization with skill, vision, and passion
- Leverage the expertise of the Board of Directors, staff, community, researchers, health care providers and other partners in furthering the organization’s mission and values
- Oversee all operations including fundraising, programming, fiscal management, organizational development, and supervision of staff
- Define and implement the organization’s policies and strategic direction
- Represent Immunize Colorado and serve as statewide advocate and spokesperson, in the community and with the media, for the safety and importance of vaccines
- Provide education and guidance on vaccine policies and practice to health care professionals and officials
Skills and Qualifications:
- A Master's Degree is strongly.
- A minimum of 3 years of management experience.
- Deep experience in public health, health policy, community engagement and public speaking.
- Demonstrated excellence in grant writing, grant management and fundraising.
- Proven track record in nonprofit management, business principles, and governance practices.
- Strong leadership skills that empower others.
- Significant collaboration and partnership building expertise.
- High energy strategist focused on improving outcomes.
- Great ability to be flexible and balance short- and long-term needs.
- Lead the organization’s strategic planning and ensure the positive impact of all programs and services.
- Embed the values of equity in all areas of the organization.
- Advance a welcoming and empowering work culture.
- Raise short- and long-term funds through grants, contracts and donations.
Budget and Finance
- Identify and oversee funding proposal opportunities and the submission of grant and contract applications and reports.
- Develop and maintain sound financial practices, including healthy cash flows, strong internal financial controls, and ethical use of funds and resources.
- Develop, implement and monitor annual budgets and financial accounting.
- Establish and cultivate positive relationships with government, foundation, corporate, and individual funders.
- Oversee state and private contracting and reporting processes.
Governance and Administration
- Ensure that the organization has short- and long-range strategic plans and continuously evaluate consistent and timely progress.
- Work with the Board of Directors to ensure high-quality governance and business practices.
Human Resources and Personnel management
- Hire and retain a highly effective staff and promote professional development opportunities and a positive work culture.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate high impact programming and services in line with the organization’s strategic plan.
- Advance state and local vaccine policy priorities.
- Mobilize and partner with public health and immunization advocates.
Please send cover letter, resume, three professional references to ICOffice@childrenscolorado.org. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis until the desired candidate is secured.