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Strategic Officer - LII - Administration

San Diego, California
Job ID 11794 Date posted 04/30/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Foundation


Strategic Initiatives Officer – LII is responsible for coordinating high-level support to the External Affairs SVP, his/her volunteer boards and sub committees. Works closely with supervisor on a wide range of volunteer related activities, including the execution of an annual board plan and several annual meetings. Works closely with External Affairs leadership and supervisor in organizational strategic planning initiatives and affiliated projects. Often works behind the scenes to identify and solve potential issues before they become problems the supervisor must address, thereby optimizing workflow and the overall health of the organization. Acts as liaison for volunteers, External Affairs
colleagues, board and committee members; assists in planning meetings and preparing External Affairs materials. Is collaborative, strategic, and solutions-focused; formulates ideas and makes recommendations to External Affairs leadership. Creates and maintains tracking documents of progress toward key deadlines and deliverables and reprioritize as situations require. Maintains an active awareness of goals, objectives and direction of External Affairs as a whole. Meets or exceed department performance standards as assigned by supervisor. Creates and executes special projects as assigned by the SVP/Executive Director and/or supervisor.


Bachelor’s Degree

3 years of experience

CA Driver License

Auto Insurance

Experience with boards, committees and/or high-level stakeholders and influencers

Meticulous attention to detail and team player

Works efficiently under pressure; meets deadlines; demonstrates strategic thinking and good decision-making, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit

Articulate, poised and possesses strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Make frequent trips by personal vehicle between hospital buildings and venues

Excellent organizational, time management, multi-tasking, and planning capabilities

Strong senior-level communication skills, both written and verbal

Expert-level experience in crafting presentations, briefings, letters and memorandums; proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Design and implementation of project monitoring strategies, including technological solutions

Ability to organize work, direct, set priorities and effectively accomplish required duties with minimal supervision


Master’s Degree

5 years of experience

Knowledge of Blackbaud and/or similar constituent database tools, other non-profit applications

Experience in a nonprofit organization

Experience in a fundraising organization

Experience in communications and creative design

The expected hiring range for this position is $30.96 to $42.57 

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. 


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