Executive Director Healthy Coalition

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 60923

Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Senior Director-Community Health and the Executive Committee of the Healthy York County Coalition, provides overall management direction and coordination to the operation of the coalition, working to improve the health status and quality of life in York County.


Duties and Responsibilities


1 Directs daily operation of the coalition, its staff and facilities, and the development of its task forces.

2 Uses community data, quantitative research and other input to collaborate in development of a York County Community Health Assessment, which monitors health status and quality of life issues. Uses the report to plan future initiatives and to measure progress on current initiatives.

3 Plans, organizes and establishes collaborative task forces and committees to address identified community health/quality of life improvement needs.

4 Provides advice, coordination, direction and counsel to task force chairs and volunteers as needed.

5 Promotes Healthy York County Coalition to the community through regular presentations, interviews, news releases, community newsletters and the like.

6 Maintains fiscal oversight of the Coalition and provides appropriate reporting to the various committees and boards.

7 Researches and develops potential funding opportunities for the Healthy York County Coalition and its task forces, including grants from foundations, corporations, membership organizations, religious groups, public funding sources and individuals.

8 Communicates and maintains records including board meeting minutes, meeting attendance, board membership terms and other relevant information.

9 Builds and maintains positive relationships with community, business, government agencies, other public and private entities as well as Coalition members, York Hospital and WellSpan.

10 Develops and communicates Coalition plans and programs to the Hospital and to other internal and external groups, as necessary.

11 Work collaboratively with WellSpan Vice President-Community Health & Engagement, Director-Community Health and Wellness and the Executive Directors of other county health coalitions.



  • 3 - 5 years public health or social service non-profit leadership
  • Managing applications and grant funding
  • Public or Business Administration, Public Health or related field
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Other Interest in social health issues.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to build consensus and work with diverse populations. Strong leadership and project management skills
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)