The Montana Public Health Institute seeks a seasoned professional public health or healthcare sector manager to become its first Chief Executive Officer. The ideal candidate will be experienced in public health programs, preferably with increasing responsibility in the field combined with a relevant degree, such as a Master of Public Health. This experience will be complemented with a passion for the entire spectrum of public health services. The CEO will provide visionary leadership to stakeholders across the State and will enthusiastically embrace a Montana way of life, where building relationships and investing in people is the way of doing business. This person will be naturally collaborative and collegial but will bring a business-minded and entrepreneurial spirit to deliver new and needed services to Montanans throughout the State.
Some additional criteria identified as providing value include:
- Has a vision for health data and metrics and their use in a public health context.
- Is eager about living in Montana and embraces everything Montana has to offer.
- Has experience working with legislators and can accurately educate decision makers at all levels on key issues.
- Being proactive with a vision for the future and an ability to develop that vision into implementable long- and short-term plans.