The Mission of The Colorado Health Foundation is to improve the health of Coloradans and it is our Vision that across Colorado each of us can say: “We have all we need to live healthy lives.” The Foundation follows these cornerstones upon which our work is based: We serve Coloradans who have low income and/or have historically had less power or privilege. We do everything with the intent of creating health equity. We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.
The Foundation is happy to announce the position of Senior Program Officer. This opportunity is responsible for supporting the Foundation’s work towards bringing health in reach for all Coloradans. The Senior Program Officer will be working on the Foundation’s priorities of Advocacy, Capacity Building and Community Solutions, as well as on the Foundation’s place-based efforts.
The Foundation follows these cornerstones upon which our work is based: We serve Coloradans who have low income and/or have historically had less power or privilege. We do everything with the intent of creating health equity. We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.
The ideal candidate personally connects with our mission and cornerstones, excels at communicating across constituencies, works well in ambiguity, and proactively identifies opportunities to advance the Foundation’s mission, while remaining grounded in the day to day execution of tasks and responsibilities. They will have a broad understanding of health philanthropy, precursors to health (i.e. social determinants), nonprofits, systems and community-based work.
This position requires a deep understanding of the low-income communities we exist to serve, including communities of color, rural communities, and/or and neighborhoods or regions that face issues of inequity. A Bachelor’s Degree in either social work, public health or administration, business administration or related field is necessary. Additionally, qualified candidates need eight years’ experience in the nonprofit, public, or health sectors providing program and/or operational management. Program officers spend a great deal of time in the community which requires a minimum of 40% travel throughout Colorado.
How To Apply
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to bring health in reach for all Coloradans. All applications require a resume and cover letter. You will want to visit www.coloradohealth.org to apply.
This position closes on Monday, December 3rd, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.