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Job Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader to launch the Community Health Academy. Leading a fast-growing team, the CHA Director will be responsible for defining the CHA’s strategy, forging foundational partnerships, and launching a portfolio of products and services to advance CHA’s mission to build a global professional community health workforce. This role will involve high-level stakeholder engagement, vision-setting, and the management of the team to achieve critical early-stage milestones in the launch of the CHA’s programming.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Launch the CHA. The Director will lead the recruitment of the CHA's start-up team, manage the budget, formalize first-round project agreements, and the support the acquisition of necessary revenue to fund CHA activities. 
  • Build an innovative program. The Director will lead the team to develop digital education resources for CHWs, supervisors, and policymakers and establish a technical advising practice that helps implementers and governments adapt best practice training.
  • Forge foundational partnerships. Reporting to the CEO, the Director will manage the CHA’s relationships with key external stakeholders, such as our educational partner, HarvardX, community health implementing organizations, technical institutions such as the Global Fund or Gavi, and the country governments implementing CHW programs.


  • Master Degree in business, public health, policy, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of professional experience; at least 5 years of senior leadership or management experience
  • Leadership and management skills (including staff and budget)
  • Strategic planning and vision-setting
  • Partnerships management and fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of the global health policy, funding landscapes
  • Ability to manage towards broad strategic priorities despite a shifting, complex environment

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  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Administration
  Prefered Experience 5 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Jul. 1, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Last Mile Health
  Organizational Focus Health and Medicine
  Contact Person Last Mile Health HR Team
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
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