The Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP), a medical specialty society headquartered in Austin, TX, 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 certification or degree and a minimum of 5 years of senior-level experience in non-profit association management. Other leadership experience in the healthcare arena, organized medicine, or a background in health policy will be considered an asset. Executive Director candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting quality emergency care for all patients and to representing the professional interests of our members.
Key Responsibilities of the Executive Director
Chapter Operations – Provide staff direction and operational support to the daily activities in order to deliver maximum membership value to TCEP physician members.
Leadership – Provide support to TCEP 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 TCEP 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 TCEP Board President in any public communications including press releases, editorials, interviews and articles. Act as the official representative and/or spokesperson of the TCEP in all external communications. Provide editorial oversight of all TCEP 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 Chapter’s legislative objectives. Coordinate closely with the American College of Emergency Physicians on all national issues. Represent TCEP’s mission at public events or to key stakeholders as directed by the Board of Directors. Responsible for the administration of the TCEP Political Action Committee (PAC).
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 TCEP’s Board of Directors on all fiscal matters. The President of TCEP’s Board of Directors is notified immediately for any cause for concern with regard to the College’s balance sheet. Work cooperatively with external accounting firm in order to complete annual financial reviews and audits in a timely manner.
Board Relationships – The TCEP Executive Director serves as the principal staff representative to TCEP Board of Directors and coordinates with the Board President in development of the Board agendas as well as annual membership meetings.
Professional Knowledge –The TCEP 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 other important facets of medicine.
Facility management – The TCEP Executive Director will oversee the maintenance and repair of the TCEP office condominium including anticipation of future facility needs for TCEP.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
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.
Hold a commitment to the mission of TCEP – a strong belief in the purpose and value of organized medicine.
Strong personal characteristics – the future TCEP 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 is being conducted by TCEP Search Committee, Attention: Dr. Gerad Troutman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TCEP provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. Submit resume with cover letter detailing interest and qualifications, along with salary requirements, by email to email@example.com. Deadline for submission is August 1, 2018.
About Texas College of Emergency Physicians
The Texas College of Emergency Physicians is a 501c(6) organization composed of over 2050 emergency physicians in Texas. Our membership includes emergency physicians who practice in a wide variety of settings, including: large and small groups, academic centers, urban and rural, board certified and non-board certified, residents, and medical students. Despite the varied backgrounds they work together for the common goal of furthering the specialty of emergency medicine in Texas.