Senior Program Officer

The Colorado Health Foundation is happy to announce the position of Senior Program Officer, an exciting opportunity to support the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of Coloradans. This position provides leadership and oversight for on-the-ground execution of the Foundation’s strategy.

Qualified candidates will have proven expertise in establishing and nurturing relationships with strategic partners, i.e. colleague foundations, nonprofits, governmental agencies, and key decision-makers. They will have a broad and deep understanding of the field of health, precursors to health (i.e. social determinants such as poverty, affordable housing, etc.), and health philanthropy. The ideal candidate has a proven record of getting results.  They have led, developed, and implemented programs successfully and are known for this success across communities. They excel at communicating across constituencies, work well in ambiguity, and proactively identify opportunities to advance the Foundation’s mission while remaining grounded in the day to day execution of tasks and responsibilities.

Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience in health philanthropy or related fields. Furthermore, they must demonstrate extensive experience in leading and executing multiple grantmaking strategies and review cycles. Experience working in the healthcare sector is a plus, as is experience working with philanthropy or the non-profit sector. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, public administration, business administration or related field.

If you are an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to improve the health of Coloradans you will want to visit to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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