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You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. Reporting to the Vice President, Healthy Communities and Well-being, the Director of Food Security Initiatives provides leadership to position Centura Health as the innovative System creating solutions that lead to food security and community wellness. This leader is a member of the Enterprise Mission Group based in Centennial, Colorado and serves developing the direction and infrastructure for the creation of food security programming and systems to advance Centura Health’s commitment to every community, every neighborhood, every life – healthy and whole. Important to this role is understanding the leadership expectations of this position and the entire leadership team throughout Centura Health. The Director, Food Security Initiatives must have a personal and professional connection to the Mission of our Christian organization. This position must be a team player themselves and contribute toward a Team centered approach that lends itself to ensuring “team before self” as we lead our complex, highly matrixed organization into the differentiated leading role as THE system of choice. This position will invite others into their Mission and Healthy Communities and Wholeness work to be fully Transparent with the activities of this position, allowing for celebration of success and learnings through opportunities for change. This position will be a change agent for the health system by being bold in our thoughts and actions that generate the need for Urgency as we forge ahead as the thought leader in our industry. Finally, the individual must demonstrate personal and professional Accountability to our community, associates, physicians, and sponsors for performance that this position and its team complete.
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
- Seven (7) years of progressive leadership experience facilitating community engagement and strategic initiatives demonstrating a solid track record of reducing and eliminating barriers to nutritious food access and in the creation ofsustainable solutions.
- Ability to work collaboratively, garner support and trust, manage conflicts and champion initiatives across broad, highlymatrixed, complex organizations and sectors.
- Strong understanding of metropolitan and rural environments, agricultural production, farmstead operations, and food systems, programs and policy development.
Bachelors Degree Required
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight for Life Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. Formed in 1996 by sponsors Adventist Health System and Catholic Health Initiatives, our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities. Centura Health is more than a great place to work – it’s a place where our core Values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Spirituality, Stewardship, Imagination and Excellence are demonstrated daily in everything we do.
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