The Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition (IMCHC) is looking for a new Executive Director!
IMCHC’s mission is to improve the health of women, families and children in Illinois. Its main objective is to identify and overcome the major barriers, which include poverty and racism, that prevent achievement of maternal and child health and well-being. Founded in 1988, the Coalition has provided leadership on maternal and child issues for over 20 years.
IMCHC currently leads five major projects and has 14 staff. The Illinois Premature Infant Health Network brings together physicians, hospitals and community and health organizations to increase quality health care access for premature infants and their families in Illinois. Covering Kids and Families project works to decrease the number of uninsured children and families. The Chicago Area Immunization Campaign increases immunization rates of infants, adolescents and adults. The Campaign to Save Our Babies, seeks to reduce racial health disparities in maternal and infant mortality. The Illinois Coalition for School Health Centers strives to improve the physical and mental health of children and adolescents in Illinois by fostering the development, stabilization and expansion of school health centers. For more information you can review our website at www.ilmaternal.org.
The Executive Director will give direction and leadership toward the achievement of IMCHC’s philosophy, mission, strategy and its annual goals and objectives. The Executive Director will be responsible for the implementation of the strategic goals and objectives of the organization and, with the Board Chairperson, will enable the Board to fulfill its governance function. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors.
To see the full job description on our website, visit: phttp://tigger.uic.edu/sph/mch/documents/ExecutiveDirectorJobDescription.pdf