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Director, The Bingham Program
Category: Health Care Industry
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Director, The Bingham Program
Director, The Bingham Program

Finance Administration

Full-Time Regular

Day shift


Mon - Fri 8:30-5:00

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+ Master's degree is preferred

+ This position is responsible for the overall strategic and management operations of the Bingham Program to effectively carry out the mission of the Program, fostering policy, program, and training initiatives that advance public health in Maine. Provides informed and professional leadership for the foundation's core functions, including public education and communication, policy , advocacy, and administration. Responsibilities: Maintains a current awareness of unmet health needs in the state of Maine and appropriate to particular Maine communities, and of current and potential programs and other foundations, governmental programs and other resources appropriate to those needs. Considers possibilities for Bingham engagement, whether as the lead or participant in addressing them, and initiates action or makes recommendations to the Advisory Committee as appropriate. Develops, convenes, and maintains partnerships and collaborations with a wide array of external stakeholders, such as government public health officials, voluntary health agencies, health care systems, insurers, professional associations, advocacy and consumer organizations, philanthropies, and community nonprofit organizations to advance public health in Maine . Ensures effective communication of all aspects of the Program to various Tufts Medical Center constituencies, including the Bingham Program Advisory Committee, and senior management staff of Tufts MC. Serves as liaison between the Bingham Program and the medical leadership of programs of Tufts Medical Center. Maintains regular communications with senior Tufts MC financial staff about Bingham Program budget, operations, and management. Serves as key spokesperson for the Bingham Program. Educates and informs the state regarding the Foundation's mission, objectives, and willingness to be a partner. in advancing our mission. Ensures the effective visibility of the Bingham Program's work to key officials and leadership within relevant grant making, state bureaus, policy makers, and medical/public health communities. Represents Bingham Program (and by association, Tufts Medical Center) in local, state, regional, and national forums, government commissions, and boards of key nonprofit health or philanthropic organizations, primarily in Maine. Pursues opportunities to further the state's health agenda through a variety of methods other than grant making, e.g. convening, providing technical assistance, funding policy analysis, policy development, and advocacy, etc. Manages all activities of the Bingham Program Advisory Committee, including member recruitment, arranging periodic strategic planning sessions, preparing meeting agenda and materials preparation, and facilitating presentations from consultants, and presenters. Plans, implements, and monitors new strategic initiatives with funding partners drawn from national, regional, and local foundations. Identifies and pursues/ develops viable opportunities for collaboration/partnerships and updates the Advisory Committee as needed. Guides the proposal process including screening pitches, advising applicants on submissions, and reviewing and evaluating proposals for the Advisory Committee. Facilitates and records Advisory Committee discussions. Works with Program Officer to develop and implement training and technical assistance strategies to improve the capacity of organizations to achieve success in their grant programs. On a periodic basis, engages the Advisory Committee in evaluation the work of the foundation and how its programs and services are meeting community needs and priorities established by the Advisory Committee. Maintains collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group's achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment. Manages the development and effective use of departmental and project budgets. Oversees program staff: Responsible for the selection, training, development, discipline and performance review of any subordinate employees. Supervises consultants hired to conduct work for the foundation. Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Master's Degree in Public Health or similar area preferred. Must have at least 7-10 years of experience in public or community health, with demonstrated proficiency at the management level. Individual must possess the interpersonal skills to manage the politics and dynamics of community health activities. An understanding of the realities for non-profit organizations and power imbalances and the belief that philanthropies need to work in equal partnership with grantees to achieve the most effective return on investment of Bingham funds is essential. Knowledge of and experience with state of Maine's health policy environment. Knowledge of and experience with the field of philanthropy. Experience in dealing with all levels of an organization. Must have demonstrated skills in monitoring and assessment of program outcomes. Knowledge of the range of potential community health funding sources available and the ability to leverage Bingham Program funds with these sources. Strong interpersonal, communications and community advocacy skills required. Comfortable working independently as potentially the sole employee of Bingham in Maine.

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