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United Way of Lane County

Current Position(s)

Director of Health

Position Objective: Provides leadership and management of strategic health initiatives for the 100% Health Community Coalition and strengthen collaborative relationships with partner organizations. Provides leadership to local partners to conduct the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and to implement the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This position reports to the Vice President of Community Impact, and is a full time (40 hours/week), exempt position.


Project Management: 50%
Manage overall implementation of initiatives, including but not limited to: providing staff support to the 100% Health Coalition, overseeing Coalition activities and programs, coordinating CHIP activities and developing work plans with partner organizations.

Manage the Community Health Needs Assessment process and implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan using the Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) framework.

Identify and leverage community resources to support Coalition and CHIP projects, including grant writing, supporting fund development, and budget management.

Supervise Health Team staff and interns.

Community Engagement and Relationship Management: 15%
Build effective partnerships with 100% Health partner organizations

Provide technical assistance, and facilitate resource sharing to enhance collaborative efforts among partner organizations.

Represent 100% Health at regional and statewide forums, meetings, and other coalitions.

Ensure program work is integrated with and builds upon other efforts within the organization (e.g., fundraising, volunteer mobilization marketing, etc.).

Process Improvement and Innovation: 10%
Ensure adequate data collection and evaluation processes are in place to engage in continuous quality improvement in all areas of work.

Staff Leadership and Development: 10%
Provide goal-setting, visioning, leadership, and strategic direction for staff.

Responsible for accurate and timely completion and/or approval of organizational documents, including but not limited to: performance reviews, professional development plans, goals and objectives, timesheets, expense and travel reimbursements, and ongoing documentation of performance accomplishments and areas requiring improvement.

Team Integration and Culture: 10%
Serve as a key member of United Way’s Leadership Team.

Model behavior of a vibrant culture that is inclusive, respectful, and trusting.

Equity and Inclusion: 5% (daily)
Maintain an overt culture and diversity lens in all Health work.

Performs other duties as assigned by the VP of Community Impact. 

Project partnerships may require collocation of work space both at United way of Lane County and Lane County Public Health.

Required Qualifications:
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree program in social welfare, public policy, public health or related field plus five years of increasingly responsible work in a relevant human service field, or a Master’s Degree and two years of experience, or a comparable combination of education and work experience.

Project management skills and expertise.

Existing understanding of and experience working with the early learning and health community in Lane County preferred.


Required Competencies:
Mission focused, relationship-oriented, and results-driven.

Experience working with executive level volunteer decision-makers and facilitating volunteer-based decision-making and consensus building.

Takes a collaborative approach to addressing issues; focuses on shared goals; results-driven.

Brand steward – has a searing focus on results and can effectively communicate goals and impact.

Core Competencies:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Highly developed organizational and planning skills, with strong ability to successfully manage details.

Strong supervisory skills.

Highly developed interpersonal skills.

Intention to develop own professional skills and abilities.

Presentation and facilitation expertise (small and large groups).

Proficient in use of computers and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

A commitment to excellence and to the mission of UWLC.

NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.


Please email with a cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position along with your résumé.