The Colorado Health Foundation is pleased to announce the position of Senior Program Officer, an exciting opportunity to support the Foundation’s mission to improve the health and health care of all 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 need 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. Candidate must be able to develop and oversee long-term grantmaking initiatives, including identification of intended outcomes, scope, scale and structure of initiatives.
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.