ONSMS is seeking an Executive Director

Executive Director Job Description

Position Overview

The Executive Director is responsible for supporting the mission of the Old North State Medical Society through growth of membership, fund-raising, and programming.  Planning, executing, and evaluating projects, including building and managing project teams are central to this position.  The Executive Director will report directly to the ONSMS Board.


Program Development and Planning:

  • Identify program needs and establish clear and measurable objectives and goals to demonstrate how needs are met 
  • Clearly communicate to The Board regarding annual or other short term goals and provide leadership in goal attainment, including the celebration of achievement 
  • Determine staffing needs to meet program objectives 
  • Hire, train, support, and evaluate staff for all program areas and other staff as may be required 
  • Facilitate renewal of yearly grants from state and local agencies, research potential new funding sources, and submit grant proposals and applications 
  • Maintain and modify program policies and procedures for departmental operations 
  • Develop and implement systems of evaluation of all program components to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and accessibility


  • In conjunction with The Board, Treasurer, and ONSMS Accountant, plan the annual budget 
  • Develop and evaluate sources of additional funding

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Grant writing/management experience strongly preferred
  • Graduate degree in Public Health/Health related sciences preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and deadlines with flexibility


  • Committed to the mission, vision and values of the Old North State Medical Society
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team
  • Previous management experience
  • Basic computer skills; design/marketing skills a plus
  • Willingness to travel

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