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Deputy Director - Latino Coalition for a Healthy California Master's Degree Job

10 months ago Administrative / Management Jobs Sacramento   401 views
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Position Summary:

The Deputy Director is a strategic leader and highly-skilled manager who oversees all of LCHC’s policy and program staff to meet operational goals set by the Executive Director. The Deputy Director manages activities to ensure that goals or objectives of the organization are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through delegation of appropriate staff. The role of their responsibilities will be primarily internal, including but not limited to organizational, financial, and staff management and/or development. The Deputy Director will report to the Executive Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Organizational Management and Development

-Supports Executive Director in overseeing the development and implementation of an organizational operations plan.

-Ensures that effective formal and informal links to important clients, stakeholders, key decision-makers, local authorities and relevant government agencies and departments are established and maintained.

-Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project(s), and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.

-Confers with project staff to outline work plan(s) and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.

-Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

-Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required. -Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.

-Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

-Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

Financial Management and Development

-Supports Executive Director in developing an annual budget and adopt controls to stay within budget -Oversee accounts payables and receivables, monthly financial reconciliations, tracking expenses to grants, etc.

-Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

-Support the Executive Director in negotiations with suppliers, customers, government departments/agencies and other important contacts to create contract terms that would be most beneficial for the organization.

-Support Executive Director in identifying funding and contracting opportunities, authoring grant proposals, and developing and maintaining relationships with funders.


-Collaborates and coordinates with Executive Director to develop organizational strategy and make adjustments to accommodate shifts to trends among stakeholders including but not limited to philanthropy, policymakers, media, etc.

-Serve as a senior advisor to the Executive Director and senior staff on strategy, program, policy, and other organizational needs as necessary.

-Supports Executive Director in developing budget, legislative, administrative, research, and communications strategies to protect and improve Latino health in coalition with stakeholders.

-Inspires staff by actively engaging staff in their policy and program activities to effectively meet organizational goals and objectives.

-Serves as content matter expert at public venues (i.e. conferences, convenings, events,, etc.) as needed.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

-Serves as an ambassador for LCHC’s mission and vision externally.

Education and/or Experience:

-Graduate degree in health policy, public policy, public administration, or health law or equivalent preferred.

-At least 5 years experience or knowledge of public policy and advocacy in the public health and health care arena.

-Demonstrated commitment to social determinants of health, racial and health equity. -Superior strategic thinking skills.

-Demonstrated management skills, including ability to manage multiple staff and projects. -Experience in financial management and fundraising skills.

-Superior oral and written communication skills, preferably in both English and Spanish.

-High standard of ethics and integrity

Level of Language Proficiency

-Superior oral and written communication skills, preferably in both English and Spanish.

How to Apply



Interested candidates, please email your cover letter and resume with job title in the subject line to: lchc@lchc.org. Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit 3 references. Interviews will begin immediately and the position will be open until filled.

Company Description
Latino Coalition for a Healthy California | Sacramento, CA
1225 8th Street, Suite 375, Sacramento, CA 95814