Reports to: Vice President of Human and Organizational Development

Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Association’s Mission:

To lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.

Purpose of Position: 

Racial health disparities continue to ravage people of color, particularly Indigenous, Latinx and Black communities. These communities are overrepresented in California’s Community Health Centers’ (CHCs) patient populations and are underrepresented in their C-suites. CPCA has committed to train culturally and linguistically competent aspiring C-suite leaders who represent the populations they serve and have a deep conviction to undo racial health disparities. This position plays a central role in creating leadership equity within California’s CHCs.

This position will provide program oversight and execution of the Leadership Equity Program including program development, project management, participant recruitment, stakeholder coordination, virtual learning, marketing, and budgeting.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and execute all programmatic aspects of the Leadership Equity Program including defining and achieving goals, outcomes, objectives, strategy, budget monitoring, overseeing consultant contracts, evaluation, reports and ensuring Leadership Equity Program activities support CPCA’s strategic and business goals.
  • Oversee, create, and execute training content in CPCA’s LMS platform.
  • Collaborate and co-facilitate Leadership Equity content with VP of HOD.
  • Team with appropriate marketing & communications staff to create and disseminate marketing materials to drive engagement for target audiences including cohort participants, faculty, CHC leadership, funders, partners, Board members. This would be inclusive of work around a social medial strategy.
  • Manage faculty coordination, scheduling, and contracts; monitor work plans and timelines; and engage partners and staff when necessary to ensure that project timelines and deliverables are achieved.
  • Oversee and execute programmatic aspects of outreach, screening, and program enrollment.
  • Manage and coordinate with appropriate finance staff around program invoicing, billing, and payment.
  • Support all aspects the VP of HOD’s work scope pertaining to Leadership Equity including program vision, design, member engagement and CHC capacity building.

Skills and Abilities Required:

1. Act as the lead in project and program management expertise including implementation and evaluation.
2. Develop a high level of expertise in assigned content areas to provide guidance and technical assistance to staff and Association membership.
3. Assist with grant and budget management, contract development and reporting.
4. Strong presentation and written communication skills.
5. Effective interpersonal and professional skills when engaging with Association membership and Board of Directors, vendors, and partners.
6. Work collaboratively with senior leadership and multi departmental teams.
7. Serve as lead staff to designated peer networks, work groups, task forces and committees.
8. Potentially supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
9. Advanced problem solving, critical thinking, organization, and time management.
10. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications and platforms.
11. Self-direct, recommend strategic direction and influence change.

Additional Responsibilities:

1. Participate, as appropriate, in CPCA’s internal and external race equity initiatives, such as the Supporting Black Communities (SBC) workgroup and CPCA’s internal antiracist initiative.
2. Support the Association’s Strategic Plan
3. Attends and participates in required Association meetings.
4. Reports regularly to supervisor.
5. Participates in CPCA events and represents the Association as requested to include state and national events.
6. Travel for national and regional meetings, training and site visits by air and ground transportation.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years program or project management or equivalent experience. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations, or non-profit organizations is also preferred. Knowledge of creating, implementing, and evaluating training and technical assistance offerings. Experience serving as convener and facilitator around race equity conversations and activism preferred. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

$87,840 + Excellent Benefits

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to or FAX 916-440-8172.

We strive for our workforce to represent California’s diverse population including capabilities, culture, language, experience, and socio-economic background, while also meeting the highest standards and qualifications of our industry.