CEO, Maine Medical Association

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The CEO’s role
• Serving as the Chief Executive Officer and managing a staff team charged with membership engagement, advocacy, education, and industry outreach
• Establishing and achieving operational and financial objectives of the MMA, and supporting the development of business opportunities
• Working closely with the MMA Board to identify and implement the MMA’s strategic priorities and leading efforts to build and demonstrate value for current and potential physician members
• Building and maintaining relationships with physician leaders, physician groups, non-member physicians and other licensed practitioners, patient care groups, other healthcare professional associations, hospital CEO’s and chief medical officers, and other medical societies
• Serving, along with the elected MMA President, as the chief spokesperson for MMA, and providing oversight of the MMA’s governmental and legislative advocacy
CEO priorities for the future
• Deepen relationships with physicians and engage the membership to maximize their voices, participate in programming, and get actively involved with their association
• Retain and grow physician membership—whether those physicians are members of a large group or solo-practitioners—by providing programming and services that serve to solidify, enhance, and demonstrate MMA’s relevance and value
• Build upon the MMA’s success in the Maine Legislature as the “voice of medicine,” and as a thought leader in the Legislature that is viewed as the “go to” organization for information regarding physicians
• Maintain essential relationships and partnerships, and continue to grow the MMA’s strength in advocacy and public policy
• Further solidify the MMA’s fiscal stability by retaining and growing membership, diversifying revenue streams, and furthering key relationships with funders and business partners
• Enhance the MMA’s messaging and communication strategies in order to reinforce the MMA’s value proposition and be responsive to changing physician demographics and expectations
• Support a highly successful and effective staff team as they adopt new technologies, explore innovative approaches to association management, and take on new and expanded roles resulting from this leadership transition

Position requirements
To lead the MMA requires a comprehensive set of skills and abilities. The MMA Board of Directors expects that the successful candidate will have:
• Senior-level leadership experience managing people and providing direction, ideally within healthcare administration
• Demonstrated ability in developing strategic plans and organizational strategies and executing them successfully through to completion
• A proven track record as a relationship-builder, and as a skilled and confident communicator who is ready to be the “face” of the MMA
• An understanding of good governance, volunteer management, and direct experience working in partnership with a board of directors
• Ability to facilitate and manage complex discussions, and substantial experience presenting to, and speaking with, groups and organizations
• Legislative and governmental advocacy experience at the state and/or federal level
• Experience in budget development, financial analysis, and implementing strategies to ensure program and financial alignment
• Experience with or within healthcare organizations, knowledge of the healthcare landscape in Maine, working for or with physicians, and previous medical association management are all highly desirable
• The highest level of recommendations from references and peers
• A deep and abiding passion for our mission and a commitment to the protection of the health of the public, the interests of patients, and ensuring the retention of respect for physicians and the practice of medicine

Comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.
This position reports directly to the Board of Directors. The successful candidate can expect a formal review after the initial six months, as well as an annual review thereafter.

To apply
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to Starboard Leadership Consulting at the following address: Paper copies may be sent to Lisa Belyea, Starboard Leadership Consulting, 84 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401, but electronic submissions of material are preferred. No phone inquiries, please. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019.

Executive Director, Maine Cancer Foundation

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Position requirements
A comprehensive set of skills and abilities is required to lead MCF during this exciting period of growth—to ensure that the Foundation continues to invest strategically, convene effectively and lead the state boldly into a cancer-free future. As the Foundation’s public face, the executive director must be highly engaging, articulate and energetic. We expect that the successful candidate will bring the following to the role:
• Strong track record of organizational leadership
• Passion for MCF’s mission and a personal connection to the cause
• Collaborative leadership style
• Knowledge of Maine’s healthcare system and philanthropic community
• Keen interest in the issues surrounding cancer prevention and treatment
• Experience building effective relationships and enduring partnerships
• Demonstrated strength in developing and executing a multifaceted fundraising strategy
• Exceptional public speaking skills and a high degree of comfort with various constituencies in one-on-one interactions and large-group settings
• Confidence, optimism, warmth and a sense of humor
• Ability to think outside the box while maintaining strategic focus and recognizing capacity limits
• Deep appreciation for Maine’s geographic challenges, diverse communities and distinct culture
• Readiness to advocate at the state and federal levels on behalf of Mainers affected by cancer

MCF’s new executive director will earn a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience. This position reports directly to the board of directors. The successful candidate can expect a formal review after six months as well as an annual review.
To apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Starboard Leadership Consulting at the following address: The cover letter and resume should contain detailed information concerning work experience, past successes, leadership experience and qualifications. Please be prepared to provide contact information for professional references upon request.
Paper copies may be sent to Lisa Belyea, Starboard Leadership Consulting, 84 Harlow St., Suite 4, Bangor, ME 04401, but electronic submission of materials is preferred. No phone inquiries, please. Review of applications will begin on February 4, 2019.

Program Coordinator, Maine Prevention Services: Substance Use Prevention Services

Purpose: To coordinate and oversee the implementation of the statewide Opioid and Other Substance Use Prevention Grant with the Maine Dept. of Health and Human Service Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

• Coordinate and oversee implementation of the work plan in accordance with Maine DHHS guidance.
• Provide technical assistance, training and local program oversight to sub-recipients as well as other state agencies or organizations that provide prevention services.
• Monitor progress of and provide technical assistance to districts to assist them in the completion of their objectives.
• Coordinate all preventative training programs and UNE program regional learning collaborative meetings in conjunction with other program staff.
• Provide coordination of program communications.
• Ensure reporting processes of the sub-recipients in accordance with the program grant contract.
• Assure that grant deliverables and expectations are met as set by Maine DHHS and UNE.
• Participate on program management team.
• Participate in statewide work groups as assigned.
• Travel to various sites within Maine.

• Master of Public Health degree and 3 to 5 years of experience with implementation of community health initiatives, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
• Expertise in substance abuse/tobacco prevention programs.
• Demonstrate clear and effective communication skills with groups and individuals, including verbal, written, and group presentations.
• Must be a Certified Prevention Specialist or willing to obtain certification.
• Must have strong Excel skills.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

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Project Coordinator – Maine Farm to School Network (Part-Time)

Do you have a passion for healthy, local food and agricultural education of students in Maine schools?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a nonprofit public health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA) is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator for the Maine Farm to School Network to join our team!  This position is part-time, 30 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend work as well as statewide and out of state travel.  This position is grant funded for 2 years with the possibility of renewal and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Maine Farm to School Network (MFSN) is led by a Leadership Council of farm to school stakeholders whose mission is to build a communication and coordination infrastructure at the school and community level to support farm to school programs throughout Maine.  The Project Coordinator will oversee implementation of the Network’s strategic plan priorities while advancing farm to school strategies and partnerships across the state of Maine with the goal of increasing procurement of Maine produced foods by schools, experiential agricultural education, and school gardens.

In collaboration with the MFSN team, this position will support the missions of HCCA and MFSN for outreach and farm to school initiatives including developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, serve as the primary contact for MFSN, and work with the MFSN Leadership Council and partners on network development and strategy.  The Project Coordinator will design outreach and publicity materials including regular e-newsletters and partner organization activities/events, and manage MFSN website content and social media accounts.  This position will also provide general administrative and organizational support to MFSN including subcommittees and affiliated Maine Farm to Institution (MEFTI) Network.  The Project Coordinator will facilitate meetings including developing agendas, coordinating logistics, etc.


Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field or an equivalent of education and experience. (A combination of four (4) years of education, training, and/or experience in health, public health, or related field.)
  • Excellent public speaking and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, strong interest in network building, and organizational promotion and visibility.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Google Apps, website content management, and marketing materials development using Canva or similar software.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage workload and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to engage team members.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to interact effectively with diverse constituents both remotely and in-person.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within local food systems, particularly as related to farm to school.
  • Experience developing and delivering webinars.
  • Experience with event planning and fundraising.

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, stakeholders, and the public.  This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little direct supervision.

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

Position:  Professional level

Location:  Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  Immediately


Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter and resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples (URL address acceptable)
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to  Position is open until filled.

Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.


Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer