Associate Executive Director for Administration & Advancement
National Association of County and City Health Officials - Washington, DC

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 2,700 local health departments across the United States, has an opening for an Associate Executive Director for Administration & Advancement.

The Associate Executive Director (AED) for Administration and Advancement (Associate Executive Director) provides vision and leadership to engage, serve, and advance the interests of NACCHO, local health departments and the public health system. By building strategic partnerships with local health departments and other key organizations , including existing and new funders, the AED assures that NACCHO is a relevant, responsive, member-driven, and financially sustainable organization. Key responsibilities include human resources, office operations, strategic membership development and revenue development and advancement, including targeted and relevant outreach to funding sources, the development of superior communications, events, products and services; and ensuring sound and strategized information technology infrastructure inclusive of database, web site , software systems, and hardware systems.

• Directs, supervises, and motivates team members to achieve both personal and professional goals.
• Serves as a member of the most senior NACCHO leadership teams.
• Develops and oversees grants management related to Team 1 areas of responsibility including the planning, development, and implementation of annual and multi-year grant proposals and budgets, ongoing budget review, analyses of grant-related activities and performance; grant progress reporting requirements; and expense and vendor contract authorizations.
• Develops and manages responsibilities, including budgets and related assumptions, monthly review of financial statements, estimates, and cost/benefits analysis in the areas of operations, IT, human resources, membership, marketing, organizational revenue advancement, communications, publications, meetings , information technology, database, web site and research and evaluation.
• Provides strategic oversight for NACCHO†s Membership Engagement Plan, Marketing, IT, HR, Communications, Organizational Revenue Advancement, Operations, Publications and Meetings and Events and ensures that the goals, strategies and objectives are being met.
• Strategic .thinker with an open and collaborative style of leadership that fosters teamwork and sustains a learning environment for staff.
Full-time, Exempt, TERM : This position is considered a term position made possible through grant funding, some or all of which may end July31, 2014. While NACCHO will make every effort to secure continued funding, this position may be eliminated on July 31, 2014.
EOE: NACCHO is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer


Occasionally required to sit; occasionally required to walk; occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to talk or hear; occasionally required to bend, lift or climb stairs; occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds)

  • The noise level in the work environment usually is moderate
SELECTION PROCESS: We only accept applications that follow the electronic process. No phone calls please. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume with salary requirements to: PN † 2 Associative Executive Director using the following link: mailto:

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A Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, marketing, or a related field with at least 10 years of experience at both the strategic and tactical level. Knowledge of the public health community preferred. Evidence of increasing supervisory and management experience required, as well as experience with non-profits and broad experience in the areas of strategic planning, membership, marketing, business and market development, market research and planning, publications, meetings, website, and communications.

Must possess the following personal and professional skills, attributes, and experience:
Knowledge of public health issues, particularly infrastructure issue at the local, state, and/or federal level.
• Advanced grant management skills including grant application processes, proposal development, and writing, and knowledge of grant management processes.
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with diverse groups, and interact effectively with co-workers, board members, personnel in partner agencies, funders, and other external stakeholders.
• Evidence of progressive success in the areas of organizational advancement.
• Demonstrated success developing strategic membership and marketing plans.
• Strong planning and facilitation skills and the ability to translate goals and ideas into effective implementation.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate responsibilities, proposed methods, and goals.
• Strong budget and financial management skills with the ability to prioritize resources and create or enhance revenue streams to support organizational initiatives.
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