Benefits: 401(a), 403(b), Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sick Leave, Vacation pay, Vision Insurance, Additional Executive and Voluntary benefits available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 142
The Vice President of Mission Services provides leadership and strategic vision in the design, development, implementation, evaluation and coordination of programs and services that advances Member’s Catholic Identity and promotes a vision and understanding of Catholic health ministry as an essential ministry of the Catholic Church. The Vice President will be responsible for the coordination of Mission Integration, Theology and Ethics, Ministry Formation and Sponsorship, to ensure the enhancement of Member value and appropriate alignment with CHA’s strategic plan. Duties include serving as a spokesperson for CHA on Sponsorship and Mission issues, in conjunction with President/Chief Executive Officer, and maintaining effective relationships with other national organizations and CHA members. In addition, serves as a member of the association’s core leadership group and senior management. Travel is required (approximately 40%).
Establishes the vision for the department and aligns mission integration, theology and ethics, leadership formation, sponsorship, and ministry formation to advance CHA’s mission.
Develops departmental strategic initiatives that are aligned with CHA’s strategic plan and member and ministry needs.
Ensures that the Mission Services Department staff is well qualified and trained. Ensures that staff have a professional development plan that aligns with the department’s succession planning.
Coach and develop Mission Services Department staff and manage staff performance including: goal setting, clarify job expectations, monitor performance progress, provide feedback, recognize staff, and address performance issues.
Provides leadership to the department that is consistent with CHA’s Values with a servant mindset.
Be an effective problem solver with the ability to manage at the executive level.
Coordinate the work of the Mission Services department with other departments by facilitating collaborative development of all projects.
Promote integration of the mission and values in association activities including mission and values related committees, employee activities including the All-Staff Retreat and mission in-services.
Research, writing, consultation, and presentations on ministry issues in response to member requests and association strategies.
Provide guidance and ensure oversight for mission resources on CHA website.
Participate in a leadership capacity in monthly Mission/Advocacy/Communication Collaborative Meetings and all Mission-related CHA programs.
Serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Council, assisting with decision-making on and leadership of organizational issues as requested by the President/CEO.
Attend all Board meetings and relevant member sessions.
Ensure appropriate member engagement among all relevant functions within the department.
Promote collaborative efforts between CHA and other Catholic Institutions and organizations and others as timely and appropriate.
Promote work environment conducive of teamwork.
Experience: Minimum of 12 years’ experience in a Roman Catholic ministry and minimum of 5 years’ experience in management including staff supervision
Skills, Knowledge, and Ability: Member of the Roman Catholic Church. Broad knowledge of sponsorship and Catholic moral and social traditions. Working knowledge of health care and health system management. Demonstrated research, writing, and presentation skills. Ability to address educational and communication needs of a variety of groups including bishops, sponsors, physicians, senior leadership, and staff. Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to influence others. Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to listen, reflect, and communicate the mission and values of the organization. Excellent written and oral communication. Skilled meeting facilitator. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to innovate. Ability to plan and direct complex projects involving multiple staff and various forms of consultative participation. Skilled at collaborative approach to work. Proficient in MS365 applications and hybrid/virtual meeting technology.
Education/Certification: Master's or PhD in Roman Catholic theology (or equivalent work experience).
About Catholic Health Association of the United States
The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals, 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation. CHA is an Equal Opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Consider joining our mission based organization by sending a resume to HR@chausa.org. CHA is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.