The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for Regional Coordinator positions to support various, critical federally funded initiatives. The Regional Coordinators will report to the Area Coordinators and be responsible for the day-to-day management of field staff in one of ten designated Health & Human Services Region, reporting back to CDC and the CDC Foundation on the needs and gaps in working areas.
Manage surge field staff and coordinate with CDC, local health departments and other Incident Management Task Forces in the field.
Serve as primary points of contact for field staff and CDC
Works to ensure alignment and coordination with all parties within the ten HHS regions.
Provide leadership on health systems transformation related to COVID-19 activities, specifically related to the integration of public health and large-scale coordination of health transformation work across programmatic areas of various regions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Work with staff to develop and implement/enhance systems and processes to ensure consistent, high-quality project management.
Fosters and maintains peer-to-peer relationships with subject matter experts, donors, partners, and other stakeholders aimed at efficient and effective program implementation.
Manage up to 90 field employees across the nation
Contributes to resource mobilization efforts for the assigned programs in consultation and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
Represents the CDC Foundation at technical, policy, and strategic planning meetings with internal and external stakeholders and evaluate strategies that meet public health missions and goals.
Keep abreast of and develop specialized knowledge of significant COVID-19 related datasets.
Support projects that enhance public health/public safety collaborations through the identification of appropriate local partners, qualitative and quantitative data collection, and dissemination of project findings.
Must have experience equivalent to that of a public health official with 6 years of experience preferred at the national, state or local level.
Professional experience in public health in a program management role or, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility and leadership. Philanthropic, nonprofit or government and/or public health leadership preferred.
Experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and engaging in strategic partnerships, demonstrating and prioritizing customer service and servant leadership.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and supervising a team.
Ability to handle a variety of constituencies, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment while balancing multiple competing priorities.
Excellent judgment and decision making, with strong analytical skills; business intuition and business acumen.
Experience in program evaluation, including logic model development.
Ability to work on weekends, after hours is required
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint , with strong written and verbal communication skills
The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at www.cdcfoundation.org.