Job Opening: Health Program Director

Deadline to apply: December 4th, 2020

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NC Child takes a comprehensive approach to child health, recognizing that whole person health includes physical, mental, and oral health, as well as environmental health. Healthy children need a healthy neighborhood, healthy parents, access to nutritious food, family economic security, health care, and nurturing relationships in their homes and community settings.

Health systems in North Carolina should offer every child and family – whatever their race, ethnicity, or zip code – the opportunity to thrive. This position will be focused on leading health policy action, coalition advocacy, and supporting a team of advocates working towards effective and equitable health systems.

To apply, please review the Job Description in full, then follow the directions at the bottom of this page.

About NC Child

NC Child builds a strong North Carolina by advancing public policies to ensure that all children— whatever their race, ethnicity, or place of birth—have the opportunity to thrive. NC Child is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, NC. NC Child is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

Position Description

The Health Program Director leads administrative and legislative health policy efforts, with a heavy emphasis on public health, insurance policy, and oral health. The Health Program Director is a senior leadership position responsible for convening and supervising NC Child’s internal Health Team.

In addition, the Child Health Program Director serves in a critical public role for the agency, representing NC Child at the federal, state, and local levels. They serve as a spokesperson on health policy issues for the press. They are a strong leader and facilitator, able to dive into the details of Medicaid policy while keeping the long-term vision and strategy at the forefront.

The position requires a deep commitment to consumer voice, centering the experiences and voices of families whose children rely on public health insurance coverage, and working to advance racial equity in health policy. The Health Program Director will collaborate with a wide range of health advocates, state and local government entities, and other stakeholders to advance child and family health.

 Download the full job description here.

Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Compensation: NC Child offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid sick days, vacation, family leave, and a commitment to professional development. The salary range for this position is $66,000-$76,000/year, depending on training and experience.
Reports to: Executive Director

How to Apply

After reviewing the full job description, please complete the application form by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.

  1. You will need to upload your Cover Letter, Resume, and a list of 3 professional references.
  2. Your Cover Letter and Resume should be no more than two pages each.
  3. The Cover Letter, Resume and List of References should be uploaded as .doc, .docx, or .pdf files. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline to Apply: December 4th, 2020.