Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Chief Executive Officer
The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) is a leading independent cancer prevention research organization. CPIC†s mission is to prevent cancer and to reduce its burden where it cannot yet be prevented . CPIC works across all communities to:
Established in 1974, CPIC is a nationally recognized leader in epidemiologic studies of cancer, collaborating with scientists, academic institutions and community agencies in the U.S. and around the world to advance the understanding of numerous cancers. CPIC is partnered with the Stanford University NCI-designated cancer center, the Stanford Cancer Institute. In addition, CP IC operates a regional cancer registry; has programs to educate the public about cancer prevention and survivorship strategies; and works with underserved populations to facilitate equal access to the advances in cancer research. Today CPIC has 115 FTE†s with an annual budget of approximately $14.0 M.
- Explore the causes of cancer by studying the genetic and environmental origins of cancers. · Identify prevention opportunities where appropriate intervention can stop cancer before its starts. · Ensure that cancer prevention, treatment, and survival strategies benefit all people equally . · Educate the public about cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship strategies.
The CEO will have overall responsibility for leadership of the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), including strategic direction, program development and evaluation, fundraising, board development, public/community relations, marketing, financial management and operations. S/he will have overall responsibility for CPIC staff and organizational budget, and be an active participant with other CPIC leaders in organization planning and direction setting. The CEO will work closely with the Board of Trustees and designated committees to insure effective Board engagement and functioning.
Qualifications: BA/BS degree in public health, business administration or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience; Demonstrated management and supervisory experience in a complex, collaborative environment; Service orientation; Ability to build rapport and credibility with all constituent groups; Ability to conceptualize, coordinate and develop creative approaches to solving organizational issues; and Ability to problem-solve, inspire and build consensus among the range of internal and external audiences. Preferred Qualifications: Master†s degree; Big data and research experience, especially in science; Non-profit senior leadership experience.
CPIC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families, a 403(B) plan with a generous company contribution, disability and life insurance for employees, and holidays and paid time off. CPIC is committed to equal opportunity and considers diversity in its workforce as an important strength.
To Apply, Contact: CPIC_CEO@divsearch.com
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