The newly forming Wisconsin Hospice & Palliative Care Association (WHPCA) has an exciting part time contract opportunity for an Executive Director to help us launch this organization.
Do you have a passion for healthcare advocacy, a flair for building and maintaining relationships, and a drive to succeed? If you have experience in association management and the ability to lead others through a rapidly changing environment, you may be the candidate we are looking for.
Serving in a half time contract capacity, this evolving role will ensure that the WHPCA provides high-value services to a growing membership base of hospice and palliative care providers and other interested parties by engaging with association members (and prospective members), the Board of Directors, state authorities and legislators, other associations and providers, and the community.
Build and maintain an active membership base, connecting prospects and members with highly valued services.
Manage business operations including budgets, risk management, and other service vendors.
Advise the Board of Directors through financial reporting, policy/procedure development, meeting management, and strategic planning.
Assess educational needs of the membership and coordinate educational programming, resources and funding.
Develop and enhance relationships with relevant organizations, agencies and associations, and regularly engage with key staff in political and regulatory advocacy.
Leadership and advocacy experience
Ability to lead others through a rapidly changing environment
Effective communicator with multiple stakeholders
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Strong preference for Master’s or other advanced degree (e.g., MPA, MBA, MPH or JD).
Meaningful experience in health care, public policy and not-for-profit or trade association management.
Ability and willingness to travel.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Part time contract initially, likely to increase in scope as membership builds
About Wisconsin Hospice & Palliative Care Association
The Wisconsin Hospice & Palliative Care Association (WHPCA) is a newly forming not-for-profit membership association representing hospice and palliative care agencies throughout Wisconsin. The association will provide high value services including education, advocacy and collaboration.