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ASPPH Chief Operating Officer
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
Location: Washington DC
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Deputy Executive/Num. 2 Executive
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff both serves and leads more than 130 schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) as well as leaders in undergraduate public health education. ASPPH’s mission is to advance academic public health by mobilizing the collective power of its members to drive excellence and innovation in education, research, and practice.
ASPPH is committed to the principles of equal employment and to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH strives to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
The Chief Operations Officer (COO) reports directly to the President & CEO. The COO will lead an ambitious effort to advance the ASPPH Vision 2030 strategic framework with the 35 employees and 134 member institutions. The Chief also will lead the associations’ governance affairs, including managing relations with the Board of Directors and other advisory groups. They will be responsible for membership recruitment, engagement & satisfaction to ensure member retention and participation. The COO oversees the day-to-day business operations of the association and works to build a healthy, inclusive, and collaborative culture. The Chief also engages with national and global partners to advance academic public health.
Send a cover letter and resume or biosketch to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email should include job title in subject line. Cover letter should include earliest possible start date and desired compensation. Applications will be accepted through October 22, 2021.
The COO assists the President in addressing a range of strategic issues including strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity. The COO will serve as a key association leader and member of the leadership team, have a significant external presence, and be engaged in numerous ASPPH initiatives.
Lead the associations’ governance affairs. Including working with the Board, advisory committees and governance groups and structure.
Lead the development, planning, and implementation of ASPPHs strategic plan and budget.
Proactively lead efforts to advance academic public health with national and global partners.
Organize efforts to recruit and retain members and oversee the services & programs of the association to ensure they are relevant to the members.
Oversee membership networking opportunities, including meetings function for annual meeting, member retreats and all ad hoc meetings
Supervise the business operations, including human resources, operations, finance, and grants management.
Ensure that daily operations and business operations are agile and moving forward the strategic vision 2030.
Forge strategic relationships with professional associations, business, vendors, and others.
Create effective measurement tools to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of internal and external processes.
Oversee contracts, corporate documents, and legal agreements
Ensure ASPPH is compliant with all 501c3 and DC-based organizational requirements.
Represent the association and the President and CEO in diverse forums and initiatives.
Lead office management functions
Serve as a member of ASPPH leadership team
Provide staff leadership to selected ASPPH committees and sections, as well as special-topic and time-limited task forces.
Work Locale: The position will be based in the ASPPH’s Washington, DC office
Reports To: The position reports to ASPPH President and CEO, Dr. Laura Magaña.
Manages/Supervises: The position leads a team of individuals with extensive knowledge and experience in their area of function, including accounting, membership development and meetings administration.
Authority to Work in the US: The individual must be legally eligible to work in the US.
Travel Requirements: The position may involve occasional travel to member institutions and participation in meetings related to the position’s professional responsibilities.
Compensation: The position’s compensation level is based on industry salary surveys and the individual’s experience. ASPPH offers a generous benefits package.
Position: Full-time, exempt position.
A minimum of ten years in senior leadership roles, in non-profit preferred. Association management experience preferred.
Strategic thinker able to develop new opportunities to advance the Association’s priorities and mission.
Proven ability to organize and work with leaders.
Experience in leading initiatives and managing projects to advance strategic initiatives.
Experience in developing and managing budgets.
Experience in supervising, supporting and mentoring staff.
Experience in applying organizational change management concepts.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Superb business acumen and have a sound understanding of business strategies.
Knowledge of the higher education community and the organization of health professions education
Minimum of bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferable.
About Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff both serves and leads more than 130 schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration.
To advance its goals, ASPPH maintains a proactive advocacy program; communicates extensively with the leaders, faculty, and staff of member schools and programs; and actively seeks to participate in policy deliberations on issues related to public health, higher education, social justice, and health equity. ASPPH undertakes selected sponsored projects in collaboration with federal agencies and foundations. ASPPH serves as an authoritative source of data and information on academic public health and thus regularly consults with and informs the media, policy makers, and scholars about matters involving public health education, practice, employment, and research.
ASPPH is committed to the principles of equal employment and to compl...ying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH strives to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.