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Executive Director

Company: Champions For Health
Date Posted: October 17, 2017

Champions for Health (CFH) is a non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization founded by San Diego County physicians and the leadership of the San Diego County Medical Society in 2004. Our mission is to improve community health and wellness, access to care for all, and support for physicians through engaged volunteerism. CFH operate on a budget of roughly $700k per year, with a mix of grants, contracts, and fundraising.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and the San Diego County Medical Society CEO, the Executive Director (ED) will have operational responsibility for CFH staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The ED will be a self-directed entrepreneurial leader with a diverse skill set who is comfortable driving success in a dynamic environment.


The successful candidate will passionately embrace the mission and values of CFH. ED will be responsible for fostering external relations, generating resources for the organization, developing a successful business plan for various programs and work with the Board to meet future and growing community healthcare needs in line with organizational mission. Will work extensively with strategic partners including physicians, healthcare stakeholders, business, community, and governmental groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years non-profit or public management/leadership experience, with history of increasing responsibility. Seeking proven success in financial development, fostering and expanding innovative programs. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with relevant advanced degrees desirable.


This is a full time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening hours. Salary is commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experiences.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and optional letters of recommendation to

Champions for Health is an equal opportunity employer. The organization’s policy is to prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or age.