Do you want to be part of an exciting team advocating for children’s health? Are you dedicated to improving the lives of children by increasing education, practice and research for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs), parents and families? If you have the passion, dedication and interest, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.
With over 7,500 members and 48 Chapters across the United States, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the professional association for PNPs and other advanced practice nurses who care for children. Established in 1973, NAPNAP’s mission is to promote optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research. NAPNAP prides itself in the caliber of its membership, which includes national child health care experts, respected authors, distinguished faculty, and practicing professionals.
We are actively seeking a unique and qualified individual to fulfill our Executive Director position. This person will lead a small, but robust and dedicated staff based out of our National Headquarters office in New York City. We are in the process of completing our new strategic plan and are looking for a leader to complement our current team while working closely with the Executive Board, our Publication Editors, the NAPNAP Foundation and our Washington Representative.
The Executive Director provides visionary leadership for the Association and demonstrates the ability to handle multiple responsibilities in directing the operations of the Association in accordance with the Bylaws, vision statement, strategic plan, policies and procedures established by the Association.
The Executive Director is responsible for the effective operation of the association; the direction of activities; for advising and making recommendations to the NAPNAP Executive Board, and ensuring that the decisions and policies adopted by the Executive Board are fulfilled.
The Executive Director is responsible for employing, retaining, supervising, and evaluating members of the executive team. The Executive Director pursues achievement of his or her own professional goals and personal professional development.
The Executive Director provides consultation to the President and Executive Board regarding fiscal, legal, and contractual responsibilities of the Association. The Executive Director works closely with the Directors to create, develop and support opportunities for generating revenue streams for the Association.
NAPNAP has two publications: Journals of Pediatric Health Care and Ready, Set, Grow. The Executive Director will work closely with the editors to direct the financial and administrative management of these and other additional publications.
In collaboration with the President, the Executive Director explores new proposals and decisions on behalf of NAPNAP by providing a careful analysis of strengths, limitations, opportunities, threats and implications in order for NAPNAP to take advantage of opportunities that will further the goals and objectives of the Association.
In addition, the Executive Director performs an ongoing environmental scan for the Association, monitoring advanced nursing practice, the health care arena, and other relevant areas, trends, and issues that may impact NAPNAP. The Executive Director serves as an ex officio member of the Executive Board and other committees as appointed by the President, and serves as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the NAPNAP Foundation.
The Executive Director facilitates NAPNAP legislative activities in collaboration with the President, Health Policy Chair, and the Washington Representative including participating in the Health Policy Committee.
The Executive Director will work with the team of Directors in the development of the National Office strategic plan for business and office management that includes: staffing needs; equipment; space; long-range projections for association management and business matters. In addition he/she cultivates relationships and communication with NAPNAP volunteers, representatives, and liaisons and provides support for the annual conference.
The Executive Director is essential in fostering the National Office relationships and communications with the members, Chapters, and Special Interest Groups, and the NAPNAP Foundation along with other partner associations and organizations. It is essential the Executive Director develop positive, ongoing professional relationships with sustaining member companies and industry supporter/sponsors including obtaining and evaluating industry support opportunities. Additional responsibilities include preparing annual budgets and overseeing the association’s fiscal responsibilities.
Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer full benefits; Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k), Paid Vacation and personal time, and 10 paid Holidays.
Please forward a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications without salary requirements will not be considered. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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