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DOGWOOD HEALTH TRUST

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Dogwood Health Trust is a private grantmaking foundation whose sole purpose is to dramatically improve the health and well-being of all people and communities of Western North Carolina. 

As an Equal opportunity employer, we seek talented, team-oriented individuals that are aligned to our purpose, and live into our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We foster this commitment in all aspects of acquiring top talent and building a strong culture at the Trust.

When there is a job opening at Dogwood Health Trust, a position description and application instructions are posted below. 

Please note: Because of our small staff size, we do not encourage unsolicited phone calls or résumés. Dogwood Health Trust does not accept solicitations from external recruiters regarding staff positions. Thank you.

JOB OPENINGS

DOGWOOD HEALTH TRUST

HR Coordinator

The Trust is seeking an experienced Human Resources (HR) Coordinator to join the team.  The Human Resources (HR) Coordinator will undertake a variety of HR administrative duties, facilitate daily HR functions like supporting the Talent Acquisition and onboarding process and participate in planning and forecasting the needs of the organization. 

We are looking for the HR professional who possesses the following:

  • Effective HR administration and people management skills.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Associate’s Degree required.
  • Two (2) years’ experience as an HR Coordinator or Recruiter

In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates should forward a current resume and cover letter (with salary history/expectation) to hiring@dht.org.  No phone calls or walk-in applicants, please. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Executive Assistant /
Impact Coordinator

The Trust is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant/Impact Coordinator to join the team. The EA/IC coordinates the workflow of executive leadership staff by providing administrative support such as effective internal and external communication through clear, professionally written and verbal interaction, producing reports, responding to inquiries, maintaining records, files, calendars, and contacts.  Will also assist and support the Impact Team in strategic efforts within our community; responsibilities including program research, project management and coordination. Will assist leadership with preparation for committee meetings including preparing agendas, transcribing minutes, and logistical support.

We are looking for the Executive administrative professional who possesses the following:

  • Full understanding of C-Suite executive workflow.
  • A strong proactive approach to problem solving and decision-making.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High-school Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years or more of related executive admin experience.
  • Five (5) years supporting a C-suite executive. Three years supporting an organizational board or committee.

In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates should forward a current resume and cover letter (with salary history/expectation) to hiring@dht.org. No phone calls or walk-in applicants, please. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Impact Officer

Do you get big things done and create results? Do you relish new challenges when there’s no roadmap for where you’re going? Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children and families? Do you want to look back five years from now and know you helped meaningfully reduce health inequalities? Dogwood Health Trust (DHT) seeks an entrepreneurial Impact Officer who loves start-ups and working with high performing teams, has a track record of moving the needle and getting results, and is passionate about health equity.  

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated success in leading transformative projects.
  • Ability to keep the end goals firmly in mind, while adapting in real-time to changing conditions and new information;
  • Experience building strong partnerships with community stakeholders
  • Experience leading complex systems changes involving a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Comfortable setting and achieving ambitious, quantifiable goals
  • Experience leading complex systems changes involving a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Graduate degree in business administration, health care or nonprofit or public administration, management or related field preferred.  Experience as an entrepreneur in lieu of education.
  • Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years in a progressive impact/program role, preferably in a complex or multi-entity organization.

In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates should forward a current resume and cover letter (with salary expectations) to hiring@dht.org.  No phone calls or walk-in applicants, please. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.