Status: Full Time, Exempt
Reporting to: President
Location: Oakland, CA (Temporarily Remote;
Ideally Bay Area-based long-term but candidates in other locations will be considered)
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
With a vision that everyone has fair, just, and inclusive opportunities to be healthy, the Center for Care Innovations (CCI) sparks, seeds, and spreads innovations that strengthen the health and well-being of historically underinvested communities. We live and breathe our values everyday through our work. We strive to:
CCI seeks a visionary, courageous, and collaborative leader to serve as Vice President of Innovation & Technology to accelerate adoption of cutting-edge solutions that drive patient-centered improvements in health equity throughout the health care safety net. As a member of the executive leadership team, the Vice President of Innovation & Technology will lead CCI’s Innovation & Technology focus area. This work includes leading our current programs and developing new strategic opportunities that leverage technologies to make it easier for patients to connect with their care teams, monitor and manage their health, and gain access to critical services. Some of our recent and current work in this space includes: supporting organizations to redesign their care teams to rapidly pivot to virtual care, supporting adoption of solutions for remote patient screening and monitoring, and addressing transportation insecurity via ride sharing apps.
For more information about our organization and current innovation and technology programs, please visit www.careinnovations.org.
The Vice President is accountable for CCI’s emerging strategy in this focus area and will be critical in building strategic alliances to transform safety net systems. They will work in close collaboration with CCI’s Vice President leading the Population Health focus area to align offerings and grow CCI’s impact. The Vice President must demonstrate a drive and passion for CCI’s mission and vision, and an ideal candidate has significant experience in leading teams that have transformed health care by leveraging technology in resource-constrained settings.
The ideal candidate will lead a human-centered approach with the empathy and curiosity required to identify current challenges and explore creative solutions to complex problems. A successful candidate will skillfully pair the urgent needs of historically underinvested communities with the realities of current market forces. Foundations, corporate philanthropies, payors, health systems, and community-based organizations all look to CCI as a trusted partner that can guide resource decisions, establish invaluable connections for collaboration, and help busy professionals thrive in the ever-changing health ecosystem. As such, the Vice President must successfully collaborate with colleagues across the organization, our long standing partners, build new relationships, and influence a broad array of external stakeholders.
About CCI’s Fiscal Sponsor - Tides Center
CCI is a project of the Tides Center. The Tides Center is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that works with individuals, groups and funders to implement and accelerate positive social change in the nonprofit sector. As a project of Tides, CCI receives operational capacity, program design and grant-making support as well as opportunities for shared learning and knowledge creation with Tides’ other projects and initiatives.
Position Goals and Objectives
Provide strategic oversight.
Strengthen external relationships, collaborations, and partnerships.
Build and develop the Innovation and Technology team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
There is a strong preference for the Vice President to work in some capacity from the CCI office in downtown Oakland to be close to the team post-pandemic, when it is considered safe to do so. Exact expectations for the primary work location in the long-term (i.e., remote and/or at the CCI office) will be determined upon hire.
The annual salary range for executive leadership team members is $160,000 to $200,000. Exact compensation for this position is targeted within the range of $160,000 to $185,000 and will be determined based on a candidate’s qualifications.
At CCI, we value the holistic health and well-being of our employees. When you join our team, you will receive a variety of benefits, from comprehensive healthcare to paid vacation to confidential counseling, designed to support the passion and energy we look for in our staff. The benefits for full-time regular employees and part-time employees working at least 20 hours per week include: multiple medical insurance plans, dental insurance, vision insurance, life and AD&D Insurance, employer paid short-term disability benefits, long-term disability benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care), commuter benefits, vacation, sick time, paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This information is intended as a brief outline of the current employee benefits program provided by CCI.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employee must have the ability to attend meetings, sit, listen, and conduct computer work up to 8 hours per day.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CCI a project of Tides, is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly desire staff that mirror the communities we serve. CCI recognizes the importance of lived experience as an irreplaceable form of expertise and as a basis for building trust and improving health and wellbeing with the communities we serve. We welcome and strongly encourage people from historically underinvested communities to apply for this position.
CCI is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other factor not related to ability to successfully fulfill the requirements of the position.
How to Apply
CCI is partnering with Walker and Associates Consulting – a woman of color owned and led strategic management consulting and search firm located in Oakland – for this search. To apply, email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (candidates will be notified in advance of any outreach to references) to email@example.com by 5 p.m. PT on Friday, May 7, 2021. Use the subject line: VP of Innovation & Technology. Submission via one combined PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred. Resume review begins immediately. Questions or Nominations? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants with Disabilities
Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. If you believe you may need a disability accommodation to participate in this application and/or interview process, please contact our search partner at email@example.com.
Center for Care Innovations seeks a visionary, courageous, and collaborative Vice President of Innovation & Technology to accelerate adoption of cutting-edge solutions that drive patient-centered improvements in health equity.
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