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Director/Vice President, Policy - California Association of Public Hospitals (CAPH)

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SUMMARY

Directly reporting to the CAPH President and CEO, the Director/Vice President of Policy* is responsible for developing, leading and orchestrating the organization’s policy agenda. This position requires detailed knowledge of CAPH’s and SNI’s strategies, goals, processes and interdependencies in order to effectively and efficiently develop policies and execute legislative and other initiatives that support the top priorities of the organization. This position is also responsible for participating on and/or leading internal project teams, and building external relationships with other key policy stakeholders, such as peer organization policy analysts/leaders and member health system staff.

The Director/Vice President, Policy will understand and embrace the organizational values—

• dedication to the mission of ensuring equal access to high quality health care for all,

• collaboration, and

• excellence. 

*CAPH is seeking to fill one position for a policy leader at either the Director or Vice President level, and will make the determination based on the overall candidate pool and the individual’s level of experience.

This position is classified as exempt.


CAPH/SNI values a diverse team. Qualified applicants of all races, people with disabilities, and veterans are invited to apply.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director/Vice President, Policy position encompasses the following responsibilities, which may

expand and evolve depending on the individual’s experience and expertise:

• Shape, direct and orchestrate CAPH’s policy agenda at the state and federal levels, in order

to ensure that the organization is meeting its strategic priorities. Such leadership requires

the ability to conduct and lead complex analyses of health policies and legislation in order to

develop policy recommendations and positions.


• As a leader of highly skilled individuals with specific expertise, identify effective ways to

structure teams to develop and advance policy ideas and proposals


• With input from internal and external colleagues, continually assess the status of our policy

positions vis-à-vis the external health care policy landscape. Based on these assessments,

develop recommendations to the President & CEO regarding the advancement and/or

refinement of our positions.


• Working closely with the Senior Vice President of External Affairs, identify and synthesize

connections between the policy and political landscapes, and help shape and execute

advocacy efforts with the State, Legislature, Congress, and key stakeholders on policy and

budget issues


• Build effective working relationships and represent the organization with members, key

stakeholder groups, legislative and administrative staff and statewide coalitions


• A Vice President would supervise the Associate Director of Policy, providing guidance on the

content of their work and supporting professional growth


• Assume leadership and contribute to a variety of organizational initiatives and projects,

including the planning and hosting of the CAPH/SNI annual conference.


KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

• An advanced degree in public policy, public health, public administration or closely related field is

preferred.


• 5+ years of health policy experience for the Director position; 10+ years of health policy experience

for Vice President position


• Demonstrated ability to develop and advance public policy proposals, including the integration of

policy, political assessments, and strategic implications in order to arrive at recommended positions and/or courses of action for the organization and member systems.


• Excellent analytical skills; ability to analyze data and legislation and health policy proposals at state and federal levels.


• Strong capacity to think strategically and creatively to advance a public policy agenda in the political arena.


• Sound understanding of health policy in California, particularly as it relates to underserved and low-income populations.


• Knowledge of national and/or California health policy issues highly desired.


• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.


• Strong ability to build effective relationships and represent CAPH in a wide variety of policy and

advocacy settings.


• Management experience highly desired, particularly in leading teams to meeting and exceeding

collective goals.


• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a small, hard-working office environment

SUMMARY

Directly reporting to the CAPH President and CEO, the Director/Vice President of Policy* is responsible for developing, leading and orchestrating the organization’s policy agenda. This position requires detailed knowledge of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$105,000 - $190,000

Benefits

CAPH/SNI Employee Benefits Summary CAPH/SNI offers a very generous and competitive benefits package. With the benefits offered, employees have the flexibility to select benefits based on personal preference, family situation and financial objectives. Regular full-time employees regularly scheduled to work 30 or more hours a week are eligible for all benefits. Benefits are effective on the first day of the month, following the employee’s date of hire.

Health & Welfare Benefits Company Cost Share: The Company pays for 100% of the cost of medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for employees and dependents. Medical: Medical plan carriers can change, but currently they include Aetna HMO, Aetna POS and Kaiser HMO plans.

Dental: We offer a Delta Dental PPO Plan. Group dental insurance is included with all employee medical plan enrollments.

Vision: We offer an optional Vision Service Plan (VSP) nationwide. The vision plan covers an exam and lenses and an allowance towards frames every 12 months.

Group Term Life: CAPH/SNI sponsors an Aetna insurance policy valued at $25,000 for all employees.

Group Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance: Aetna policies that may replace up to 60% of salary with tax-free benefits for qualifying short-term and long-term disabilities.

Retirement Plans

401(k) Plan: CAPH/SNI contributes to this plan based on a match of 100% of the first 3% of salary deferral plus 50% of the next 2% of salary deferral. You will be immediately 100% vested in the employer contribution upon plan participation. Also, your vested percentage in your qualified matching contributions, if any, is always 100%.

Profit Sharing Plan: CAPH/SNI may make Profit Sharing contributions at its discretion, which will be allocated among all eligible employees, whether or not they make contributions. The current employer contribution is 8% of compensation. Employer contributions benefit those employees that have completed 1 year of service and are employed on the last day of the plan year.

Holidays, Sick and Vacation Time

And much, much more!!

CAPH/SNI Employee Benefits Summary CAPH/SNI offers a very generous and competitive benefits package. With the benefits offered, employees have the flexibility to select…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
Oakland, CA

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