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Chief Executive Officer

Location: Sacramento
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

CalPACE is a $1 million, 501(c)(6) organization, dedicated to advocacy for the expansion of comprehensive health care services to the frail elderly through the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). There are currently 23 PACE organizations in California, with more to open in the coming years. With a Board of Directors of 17, Executive, Finance, Policy, and Rate Methodology Committees, along with a small staff, the new CEO has the opportunity to help create CalPACE's next, dynamic chapter.

Position Summary
The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the CalPACE Board of Directors and provides leadership, organizational direction, and fiscal management to the organization, consistent with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the association.
The competitive compensation package includes a salary of $175,000 - 200,000. The position is also eligible for employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Travel, primarily statewide, is estimated at 20%.
Pre-screened, selected candidates will be invited to interview in Sacramento, with the Search Committee, the afternoon of Thursday, September 15, 2022, with second interviews the following morning.

Duties and Responsibilities
* Develop strategic goals and plans in collaboration with the Board of Directors
* Oversee all aspects of the organization's operations, including public policy, communications, personnel, member services, data collection, marketing, finances, budgeting, and administration
* Recruit and oversee direct and contract staff engaged in carrying out the organization's operations
* Develop and implement effective public policy strategies, working with the Board and contract lobbyist
* Develop and maintain strong relationships with state and federal agencies and partners and aging and disability stakeholder organizations
* Serve as a key spokesperson with federal and state policymakers and government officials
* Develop and oversee, in collaboration with the Board, organizational governance activities to expand member engagement and support for the organization's mission and goals, including Board director and officer elections, Board development activities, committees, and workgroups * Develop and carry out, in collaboration with the Board, goals and strategies to promote diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization and its member organizations
* Oversee and manage the organization's finances through financial controls and budgets to ensure the financial solvency and integrity of the organization.
* Develop sponsorship and other non-dues opportunities to help support the organization's financial stability and ability to grow * Other duties as necessary to ensure that the organization meets its mission and goals
It is expected that the Chief Executive Officer will achieve the following in the first year:
* Cultivate a strong relationship with CalPACE Officers and Board Members
Within the first 90 days---
o Conduct an informal organizational assessment (staff, consultants, membership, resources, non-dues revenue, office needs and lease, governance, financials, operations) and report findings to the Board
o Become up to date on CalPACE's policy priorities, initiatives, coalitions, and resources By the end of the first year---
o Be seen as the leader in PACE advocacy and key spokesperson in California, effectively supporting, safeguarding, and expanding PACE programs and initiatives through education and advocacy to enhance the lives of PACE participants and their caregivers
o Will have built relationships with relevant stakeholders across all areas of value for CalPACE

Skills and Competencies
* A passion for the mission
* Emotional intelligence
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Politically savvy
* Even keeled
Values, Work Style, Personal Traits, Attributes, Characteristics
The ideal candidate will possess the following values, work style, personal traits, attributes, and characteristics, creating an excellent fit with the organization's culture and structure:
* Passion for the mission
* Nonpartisan
* Performance-based
*Committed to DE&I

Qualifications and Prior Experience
* Seven-plus years of professional experience
* Five-plus years of advocacy experience
* Experience in a membership/trade association
* Experience working with a board (experience as a volunteer is acceptable)
* Healthcare-related experience a plus
* A background in effective public speaking
* Experience in stakeholder management
* Track record of effective negotiations
Successful candidates will have the following education and credentials, allowing them to achieve the expected outcomes:
* Master's or JD preferred
* CAE a plus
* History of continuing education

How to Apply
For confidential consideration, at your earliest possible convenience and no later than COB August 31, 2022, please email your chronological resume - to include description and size of current/prior organizations and responsibilities - and compensation expectations to: We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender identity and expression, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

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