Health Equity Solutions is Connecticut’s
leader in advocacy for transformative, practical
changes that enable greater health equity for all. Health Equity Solutions (HES) catalyzes
systemic public policy changes that advance and sustain health equity in
Connecticut through a non-partisan, collaborative, results-oriented approach.
HES seeks a strong, inspiring professional
with non-profit knowledge to serve as its Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will oversee HES’
day-to-day programming, internal operations, and administration. The position
includes both managerial and hand-on responsibilities.
The Deputy Director position
is an exciting opportunity for a professional who wants to be part of a growing
non-profit organization that is delivering cutting-edge impact on the vital
issue of health equity.
About Health Equity Solutions
vision is that every Connecticut resident attain optimal health regardless of
race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. Our approach is to
what works, through research, analysis, and engagement;
solutions for maximum impact, providing ideas and feedback on policies,
regulations, and laws;
- Accelerate the adoption of these solutions, through
convening, messaging campaigns, media advocacy, and participation in
coalitions, working groups and committees.
HES began its work in 2014, it has built a position of respect and influence in
health policy conversations in Connecticut.
It currently has a staff of five (the Deputy Director is a new position
in addition to these).
Responsibilities of the Deputy Director:
The successful candidate will be an experienced and thoughtful
leader with a commitment to HES’ mission and a track record of successful operational
and programmatic leadership in complex and growing organizations. The
successful candidate will have a keen attention to detail, the ability to
delegate effectively, a proven track record in motivating and unifying teams,
and have solid organizational, problem-solving, and clear decision-making
The Deputy Director reports to the Executive
Director, and also will be a partner with the Executive Director.
Together they will develop a plan to share and allocate responsibility
for key leadership tasks, including:
campaigns – advocacy and fundraising – to support the mission and vision of the
organization; establish organizational metrics and monitor progress toward
achieving those metrics.
of public communications and media outreach including website and social media.
management, including budget (annual and long-term projections), cash flow,
cash management and accounts payable, payroll, audit prep/coordination and
monitoring checks and balances.
and revenue tracking across grant and other accounts; grant compliance
monitoring, and grant reporting.
including lobbying registration and annual filings, annual charitable filing,
and (through accountant) tax filings.
- Internal operations, including information
systems, human resources, and facilities.
HES as appropriate with stakeholders, partners, and funders.
and sometimes lead fund development efforts.
Executive Director in her work with Board of Directors (creating operational
plan, support Board Treasurer’s exercise of Board financial oversight, scheduling
meetings, development and distribution of meeting agendas).
with the health care system and/or health advocacy
analyzing and communicating around issues of equity
- Strong non-profit management
- Strong team-building and collaboration
- Strong decision-making
- Excellent task management
and project management; ability to work towards multiple deadlines
- Significant knowledge and
experience regarding non-profit financial management
- Fund development experience
- Strong computer skills
(Excel, accounting software, word, e-mail, mastering new software as needed)
- Salary commensurate with
- Excellent benefits
- The position is located in
HES’ Hartford office
- Occasional in-state or
out-of-state travel may be required.
process and deadline
- Send resume and cover
letter describing why you are interested in and qualified for the position, to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the following subject line: Application for HES Deputy
- Position open until filled
Review of applications will
be on a rolling basis until the position is filled
Health Equity Solutions is
an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating a healthy and inclusive environment for our workplace and community.