Associate Director of Program Development and Strategy

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  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Corporate Affairs (11050)
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional
  • Req #: 15297
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Position Summary

Evaluates, develops and implements new business initiatives. Reviews and evaluates current programs working with clinical and non-clinical leaders to develop strategies for program enhancement and growth. Provides financial support for new business initiatives.

Essential Duties

  1. Manages and develops an effective staff: providing effective communication, leadership, guidance and resources. Determines staff qualifications and competency:  recruits, interviews, selects, hires, trains, orients, mentors, evaluates, coaches, counsels, disciplines, and rewards.  Establishes and monitors staff safety and regulatory compliance.
  2. Evaluates, develops, negotiates and works with leaders across the organization to plan and implement new business initiatives.
  3. Identifies and evaluates business development opportunities. Prepares financial analyses and presentations to sr. leadership with recommendations.
  4. Works with department leaders and faculty to review and evaluate existing programs and develop and implement strategies for program enhancement and growth.
  5. Leads projects and new initiatives ensuring that legal, human resources, finance and political requirements are met and that projects are completed on time and on budget.
  6. Works with departmental leadership to provide finance, planning and corporate support to large departmental initiatives.
  7. Leads due diligence efforts working with external parties and vendors to ensure that due diligence is thorough, accurate and timely.
  8. Works as a member of the finance team, assisting the Associate Director of Budget and Planning with budget development and financial reporting.
  9. Other Duties:


  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honest and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  2. Talent Management for Leaders:  Clearly establishes and communicates expectations and accountabilities; monitors and evaluates performance; provides effective feedback and coaching; identifies development needs and helps employees address them to achieve optimal performance.
  3. Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  4. Building Strategic Relationships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  5. Problem Solving: Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations.
  6. Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  7. Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
  8. Decision Making:  Identifies issues, problems, and opportunities; gathers information, interprets information, generates alternatives, choose appropriate action; commits to action; involves others.
  9. Drive for Results: Targets opportunities; established stretch goals; achieves goals; stays focused.
  10. Impact and Influence:  Opens discussions effectively, clarifies the current situation, develops others’ and own ideas, and facilitates agreement, speaks confidently.
  11. Initiative: Responds quickly, takes independent action, goes above and beyond.
  12. Manages Conflict: Opens discussions effectively, clarifies the current situation, remains open to all sides, stays focused on resolution, develops others’ and own ideas.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility

1-3 employees

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Bachelors required, Master’s Degree preferred
  2. Work Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years experience in finance with material experience in business acquisition and programmatic development.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure:  Must have strong Microsoft office skills and experience with cost accounting, decision support and report writing software. Must possess superior analytical and communication skills.


Salary Range: $125,000 - $160,000


At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.  With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan




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