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The Michigan College of Emergency Physicians (MCEP) announces the opening for the position of Executive Director following the retirement of Ms. Diane K. Bollman who was the College’s Executive Director for more than two decades. The MCEP is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the interests and values of practicing emergency physicians in the State of Michigan.  Preference will be given to candidates who hold certification as an association executive (CAE) or comparable degree and a minimum of 7-10 years of senior-level experience in the healthcare arena. Previous experience as an association executive and/or other experience in nonprofit management or prior leadership within organized medicine are preferred. Knowledge of or a background in health policy is considered an asset.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to advancing programs in emergency medicine.  A detailed position profile can be found at: www.mcep.org.   Submit resumes online at Ziprecruiter.com, keyword: MCEP or the following link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/michigan-college-of-emergency-physicians-52d0699d/executive-director-833924b9Resumes will be received until Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. 

 

Executive Director Position Profile

For the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians

(A Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians)

The Executive committee of the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians (MCEP) is issuing a call for applicants for the position of Executive Director. This opening follows the retirement of Ms. Diane K. Bollman who was the College’s Executive Director for more than two decades. MCEP is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the interests and values of practicing emergency physicians in the State of Michigan.  More information can be found at: www.mcep.org.

Overview of RequirementsMCEP is seeking a dynamic and driven leader.  The optimal candidate will possess professional and operations management experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who hold certification as an association executive (CAE) or comparable degree and a minimum of 7 years of senior-level experience in the healthcare arena. Other leadership experience in either nonprofit organizations or organized medicine is preferred. A background in health policy is considered an asset.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to advancing programs in Emergency Medicine.

Key Responsibilities of the MCEP Executive Director

 

College Operations – provide staff direction and operational support to the daily activities in order to deliver maximum membership value to MCEP physician members.   

 

Leadership – provide support to MCEP board of directors, executive officers, membership, and staff in order to achieve organizational and financial goals.  Provide clear and consistent leadership for current and future MCEP initiatives.

 

Communication–Maintain relationships with state leaders within the field of Emergency Medicine as well as across all specialties in an effort to collaborate with existing and emerging health care initiatives.  Assist MCEP Board President in any public communications including press releases, editorials, interviews and articles.  Act as the official representative and/or spokesperson of the MCEP in all external communications.  Provide editorial oversight of all MCEP print, social media, website and electronic communications. 

 

Advocacy – represent the Emergency Medicine community on public policy issues impacting the practice of medicine, patient wellbeing and public health.  Collaborate with lobbyists to advance the College’s legislative objectives.  Coordinate closely with the American College of Emergency Physicians on all national issues.  Represent MCEP’s mission at public events or our key stakeholders as directed by the Board of Directors.

Fiscal Management –Maintain the financial integrity of the organization by aligning the annual operating budget with the board’s strategic goals and objectives, and with legal and professional standards of fiscal responsibility.  Communicate clearly with MCEP’s Board of Directors on all fiscal matters.  The President of MCEP’s Board of Directors is notified immediately for any cause for concern with regard to the College’s balance sheet. Communicate annually with MCEP Membership regarding the financial wellbeing of MCEP.    Work cooperatively with external accounting firm in order to complete annual financial reviews and audits in a timely manner..

 

Board Relationships – The MCEP Executive Director serves as the principal staff representative to MCEP Board of Directors and coordinates with the Board President in development of the monthly Board agendas as well as annual membership meetings. 

 

Professional Knowledge – The MCEP Executive Director should possess a broad understanding of many aspects of the practice of medicine including health care policy, payment reform, state and national legislation initiatives, medical education and many other important facets of medicine. 

 

Facility management – The MCEP Executive Director will oversee the maintenance and repair of the MCEP facility including anticipation of future facility needs for MCEP.

 

Successful Candidate

 

The successful candidate will possess the following:


Possess a record of organizational management and leadership success – preferably with professional association management, health care or related fields. 

 

Demonstrate leadership skills – able to convey a compelling organizational vision and enlist broad internal and external support to execute that vision.

 

Human resources management – proven ability to effectively manage a diverse group of employees, lead effective teams, and guide complex organizations within a changing health care environment.

 

Working knowledge of the changes underway in health care - specifically in areas of health care policy, legislation and payment reform.

 

oldHold a commitment to the mission of MCEP – a strong belief in the purpose and value of organized medicine.

 

Strong personal characteristics – the future MCEP Executive Director must demonstrate integrity, honesty, humility and a genuine approachability.

 

Outstanding communication skills – excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to various media sources.

 

Collaborative management style – the successful candidate will have a track record of a strong participative approach to management.

 

Outstanding ability to manage diverse, complex issues – the successful candidate must have the ability to engage in multiple, diverse and often complex issues. 

                                                                                                           

The search for the Executive Director of the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians is being conducted by the Executive Director Search Committee, Michigan College of Emergency Physicians, 6647 West St. Joseph Highway, Lansing, MI 48917 Tel: 517-327-5700 Fax: 517-327-7530 Email: mcep@mcep.org.  

Submit resumes online at Ziprecruiter.com, keyword: MCEP or the following link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/michigan-college-of-emergency-physicians-52d0699d/executive-director-833924b9

Resumes will be received until Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.

 





Michigan College of Emergency Physicians Executive Director Search