Executive Director for Charlotte County Healthy Start, Port Charlotte, FL

Job Details
$60,000-$70,000 a year, commensurate with experience.
Location: Charlotte County Healthy Start

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human resource field or three years’ experience in any combination of the following is preferred: maternal and child health issues; understanding of the health care delivery system; experience in project administration, including planning, evaluation, contracting, and budgeting; and knowledge of research, community building and collaboration, strategic planning, systems development, and public policy. Excellent group facilitation, communication, and public speaking skills are a must.

Job Description
As directed by the Board of Directors of the Healthy Start Coalition, the Executive Director acts as chief executive officer of the Coalition, assures the day-to-day operation of activities; interfaces with granting entities; assures compliance with required activities, reports, or deliverables; staffs board and committee meetings; provides coordination and liaison activities between the Coalition and state, regional, and local public agencies, and service providers; performs grant funding activities; and is responsible to and reports to the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversight of day-to-day operations, including contract management, fiscal
    accountability, and quality assurance in accordance with Board approved policies and procedures
  • Provide training, Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement monitoring, and technical assistance to Healthy Start funded projects.
  • Assure ongoing evaluation, assessment, and update of Coalition’s five-year
    community Service Delivery Plan, Needs Assessment and Annual Action Plan
  • Review and approve monthly/quarterly provider invoices
  • Act as an official representative of the Coalition with other agencies, media, service providers, business leaders and the general public, in accordance with the HS mission and goals.
  • Negotiate state, federal, and subcontracted provider agreements; draft/completenecessary documentation: submit executed copies, as required.
  • When deemed necessary, institute RFP/RFI processes and facilitate same
  • Oversee preparation and maintenance of state and grant budgets, applications, and reports
  • Actively participate and encourage involvement in Coalition Committees
  • Provide advocacy for the HS program and educate legislators and elected officials on the HS system of care and the MCH needs of the catchment area.
  • Promote and participate in fund-raising activities, grant writing and revenue
    generation outside the scope of annual DOH contracts
  • Assure compliance with required activities, reports, and contract deliverables
  • Encourage and utilize community collaborations to plan and implement strategies to improve MCH health outcomes in accordance with the mission of the Coalition.
  • Facilitate Board Development activities, including Coalition orientation, Committee participation and MCH education presentations.
  • Work closely with Board and Committees in serving the Coalition mission and goals
  • Actively participate in statewide FAHSC meetings and committees, to maintain the HS system of care
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board

    The Executive Director should:
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of maternal and child health providers,
    community agencies and service providers for the target population
  • Promote the mission of the organization, HS services, and awareness of MCH issues through participation in community outreach events and civic involvement
  • Monitor MCH trends and recommend decision-making actions and policy changes to the Board as needed.
  • Attend local and statewide trainings which benefit Coalition mission and goals

  • Dental insurance program available
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vision insurance program available
  • Life insurance program available
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid Holidays
    Schedule and Location:
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed.
  • Onsite in Port Charlotte, FL, with occasional hybrid remote option.
  • Must be able to reliably commute or relocate before starting work (Required)

    Please send a cover letter and resume to Felicia Richard at financialmgr@cchsfl.org to apply.