Posted August 22 2014
KC Healthy Kids (KCHK) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of Greater Kansas City's children. We partner with communities and organizations to advance policies and environmental changes that promote healthy eating and active living. We also support a number of initiatives designed to improve the food and built environments in which children and families live, work, play, and learn.
We are seeking a seasoned and dynamic food systems professional to work with Greater Kansas City school districts and local growers to identify and advocate for policy and environmental changes that minimize barriers to purchasing and incorporating locally grown produce into school meals and events. The primary responsibilities of the Farm to School Academy Director are to develop, manage, grow, and evaluate the Farm to School Academy and to provide general operational and administrative support. Qualified candidates must have strong administrative and organizational skills, the ability to think strategically, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school district administrators, teachers, food service staff, local farmers, and local, state and federal officials.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Relationship management is a key function of the position. The Farm to School Academy Director will have frequent contact with diverse stakeholders, including regional public officials and legislators, administrators, farmers, food industry professionals, planning professionals, school professionals and educators, transportation experts, philanthropy, faith-based organizations, health care personnel, social service professionals, academia, media, and community residents.
Vice President of Programs
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include comprehensive insurance coverage, retirement, PTO, and paid holidays.
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KC Healthy Kids adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation.
Posted August 20 2014
Village Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) is seeking a part time Director of International Missions. Candidates for this part-time position must present skills to provide functions as an administrator and coordinator for the Dominican Republic Medical Partnership as well as future endeavors with other international missions with Village Church.
Core requirements include:
Responsibilities to Staff
6641 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Posted July 14 2014
POSITION: Commercial Health Insurance Strategist/ Grade P7 (Job #52-14)
Healthcare Financing & Delivery Department
Practice Advancement Division
Supervisor: Janelle Johnson
HOURS: Monday - Friday, 37.50 hours per week
Additional hours as needed
TRAVEL: 10-15 days out-of-town travel annually
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position provides subject matter expertise in commercial health insurance to represent the AAFP externally; influence the external environment; develop educational tools and resources; and inform policy development and analysis. Private sector advocacy encompasses the commercial health insurance industry and includes employers, private health plans, health benefit management companies, and related trade associations.
This position helps manage Academy relationships and initiatives with the commercial health insurance industry and advocates on behalf of its members with the largest commercial payers. The position also develops and recommends policies and strategies and develops educational materials and practice tools to assist constituent chapters and members to more effectively and efficiently interact with private payers.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience; a Master's degree is preferred, and at least six years of directly related work experience. Specialized knowledge includes: health care economics and delivery systems, extensive knowledge of health insurance industry and how insurance companies interact with family physicians required. Other qualifications include strong written communication skills; analytical expertise; policy analysis; and public speaking skills for large, national conferences and smaller audiences, such as board of directors, commissions, constituent chapters, and senior leaders. Effective leadership skills essential to collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. Computer skills needed include: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, GroupWise, and Adobe Acrobat.
To express interest in this position, please apply online at https://aafp.silkroad.com. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
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