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Director of Chapter Development

Date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017

NHF is now looking for a Director of Chapter Development to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Director of Chapter Development, the Director ensures strength, effectiveness and overall success of NHF’s chapter network by providing guidance and coordinating assistance. While this position serves all NHF chapters, there is a specific emphasis on national chapter management of operations. The position is responsible for setting priorities and maximizing necessary resources, both inside and outside the National office, to help chapters make a positive impact in their local communities through adherence and implementation of best practice standards. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Direct supervision and management of assigned NHF National chapter executive directors and their respective chapter operations. This requires proactive coordination of resources, guidance and related chapter services activities in concert with the other Director of Chapter Development and the Sr. Director of Chapter Development.
  • Train, coach and develop chapter leaders in the areas of management and operations, strategic planning; board development and governance; finance; communications; and fundraising. This includes adherence to all required standards, procedures, policies and guidelines of NHF.
  • Facilitated training and management of national chapter volunteer and advisory board pipelines in conjunction with national chapter advisory board and staff.
  • Partner with Manager(s) of Chapter Development in the creation, implementation, and continuous progress monitoring of chapter services activities (i.e. pilot projects, cohort groups, capacity-building grantees, and board summits/retreats, etc.)
  • Assist chapters in strengthening collaborative relationships with local and regional Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs), donors, and other organizations with shared programs, services and missions.
  • Lead chapter review audits and reviews to assess needs, gaps in required standards and standards of excellence, and any opportunities and threats which may impact chapter outcomes.
Qualifications: 

To qualify for this unique opportunity, our ideal candidate should have the following skills, education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, education, general business management or related field preferred (Master’s degree is a plus).
  • Ability to work under pressure, resolve challenges, and create solutions for the daily challenges facing nonprofit organization.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a non-profit health or education environment required. Knowledge and/or experience in the community of persons with bleeding disorders and/or organizations that serve them is preferred. Exceptional interpersonal, analytical and communication skills.
  • Understanding of business concepts and general nonprofit management practices in the delivery of local and regional programs and services.
  • Ability to develop and build strong and effective community based, family centered nonprofit organizations serving individuals with a chronic disease and their families through application of that knowledge.
  • Ability to guide effective operations through training, technical assistance, coaching, resource development and strategic planning.
  • Excellent presentation and project management skills as well as proficiency in MS Office required.