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Pediatric Program Director

Job Description

This full or part-time position works closely with the CEO and  Vice President of Pediatric Programming and Education to engage and enrich the pediatric palliative care program. The Pediatric Program Director will work with all CCCC staff, to develop, plan, organize and oversee all pediatric and young adult programming and advocacy.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Pediatric Program Director performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Plan the program:

  • Develop short and long-term activities, goals, and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the programs.
  • Conceptualize program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program.
  • Contribute to development of funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services.

Organize the program:

  • Create and modify detailed project work plans, forms and records to administer program activities.
  • Communicate responsibilities and coordinate the work of staff, consultants and project partners to achieve work plan milestones and deliverables.
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of program records for statistical purposes and informed decision making.

Help develop new programs:

  • Work collaboratively to help conceptualize and develop new programs and activities which support the goals of the organization.

Administer the program:

  • Ensure that the program operates within the approved budget: monitor and report on a regular basis all budgeted program expenditures, incurred and anticipated, to the CEO.
  • Write routine program management reports and communicate compliance with funding agreements.
  • Organize and facilitate all meetings and calls directly related to the work plan and transcribe notes as necessary.
  • Identify problems and challenges and notify the CEO in a timely manner.
  • Regularly report on project progress and accomplishments to CEO, project partners and funders as requested, and during staff meetings.
  • Guide and represent CCCC’s efforts with pediatric stakeholders throughout the state.
  • Act as an ambassador of CCCC to encourage pediatric groups and individuals to join the coalition.
  • Support fundraising efforts as needed.
  • Interact professionally with diverse individuals and multicultural populations.
  • Work closely with the CEO to ensure a quality work product.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exemplary organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Relationship building
  • Creative/Innovative thinking
  • Effective communication skills with all levels of constituents, including but not limited to, physicians and other healthcare professionals, parents, legislators and patients, both orally and written
  • Advocacy, especially for pediatrics and young adults
  • Understanding of national, state and local legislative processes is a plus
  • Knowledge of grassroots strategies and movements is a plus
  • Experience in the healthcare industry with a working knowledge of end of life and palliative care for children with serious illness is preferred


An ideal background would include a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Health Sciences or Administration, Public Health, Social Sciences, Public Policy, or related field and five or more years of work experience in a non-profit organization that implements grant-funded projects. (Any combination of expertise that provides the required knowledge and abilities will be considered).

Salary and Benefits

CCCC offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a terrific work environment.

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to