The Foundation is happy to announce an opening for Senior
Program Officer (SPO). This position is responsible for supporting
the Foundation’s work towards bringing health in reach for all
Ideal candidates for this position will have a personal
commitment and connection with our mission and cornerstones; work
well in ambiguity and managing change; and proactively identify
opportunities to advance our mission while remaining grounded in
the day-to-day responsibilities. Further, they will have a broad
understanding of health philanthropy; social determinants of
health, nonprofits; and community-based work.
The SPO will serve on a team that focuses on four of the
Foundation’s current priorities, including youth and young adult
resiliency, adult recovery, primary care, and early childhood
social emotional development. While the SPO will work across all of
the Foundation’s priorities, knowledge and experience in the field
of youth and young adult mental health is preferred.
Applicants should have an understanding of the low-income
communities we exist to serve, including communities of color,
immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ, rural communities, and/or
neighborhoods or regions that face the greatest health inequities.
Ideal candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and eight years’
experience directly applicable to health philanthropy (or related),
deep competency with strategy development and implementation, and
project or operations management expertise. Experience in the
nonprofit or public sector and experience working in health or
related organizations is preferred. Senior Program Officers are
actively engaged in their assigned geographic regions and spend a
great deal of time in the community, which requires a minimum of
40% travel throughout Colorado.
The starting range for this position is $122k - $144k per
year. The starting salary will be based on experience. Additional
benefits are a robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match,
generous paid leave programs. This is a full-time in-office
position in Denver, Colorado with the exception of required travel.
The Foundation has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for
all staff. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual
to have a meaningful impact through their professional
contributions. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and
cover letters on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (www.coloradohealth.org).
This position closes October 1, 2021.
The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to