The new Executive Director will be an entrepreneurial and driven professional who will serve as a strategist, champion, and leader for the Lipedema Foundation ("LF"). The Executive Director will partner closely with the Founder/Current Executive Director, the Chief Science Officer, and the broader team to design and execute LF's strategy and plan. This is an exciting moment to be a part of something truly unique in women's health and to guide the Foundation in ensuring collective awareness, accessible diagnostic tools, and available patient treatments for lipedema.
More specifically, the Executive Director is charged with the following key responsibilities:
Develop and execute a strategic plan in conjunction with the Founder, Chief Science Officer, and team with a focus on scientific/medical research, grant-making, awareness, and organizational and systems growth.
Significantly grow awareness around lipedema among multiple stakeholder groups including researchers, surgeons, doctors, therapists, and the general public.
Lead a small team of professionals and partner closely with the Founder in a culture that promotes a high level of collaboration, mutual respect, humility, and excellence.
LF seeks a strategic leader with superior communication, team management, and relationship building skills. The new Executive Director will have a systematic approach to developing and driving robust strategies and plans and a deep interest in and passion for women's health.
Key Experiences and Attributes Include:
An energetic leader with a minimum of 10 years of leadership experience from disease- focused foundations, non-profits, start-ups, or corporate sector; an understanding of collaborative grants and associated processes required.
Approximately 25% travel; ability to work one day a week from home or Manhattan.
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.
This post will be available until September 19, 2020 or until filled.
LF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
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