Senior Director for North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW)

Asheville, NC
Oct 09, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) works to impact policy, build capacity and ignite community initiatives by working through a web of cross sector relationships organized around building healthier places throughout the state. The mission is "to develop equitable opportunities that lead to healthy North Carolina communities."

The Senior Director for North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (Senior Director) will oversee NCCHW's day-to-day activities, manage NCCHW staff, collaborate with NCCHW and UNC Asheville faculty and staff on program development and ensure that NCCHW's work aligns with UNC Asheville's strategic plan. The Senior Director will represent NCCHW primarily at local and regional levels and work closely with UNC Asheville's Executive Director for Community Engagement on sustaining partnerships with UNC Asheville units and community entities.The dynamic leader we seek will have:
  • A Master's degree in Community Development/Planning/Public Health/Public Administration or related field. May also consider Bachelor's degree with substantially equivalent experience.
  • Eight years of experience working in community health or community development settings with cross-sector stakeholders.
  • Five years of management and supervisory accountability for multiple direct reports.
  • Knowledge of and experience with integrating evidence-based practice and recommended strategies for improving community health into programs.
  • Experience with managing budgets and raising funds through grants and contracts.
  • Understanding of current trends in strategies focused on population health and cross-sector collaboration to improve community health.
  • Knowledgeable about social determinants of health research and trends.
  • Strong technology, presentation, facilitation, research, analytical and communication skills (oral and written).

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UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.