Join Missouri's largest health foundation, and help us make our state a better place to live.

Our talented and dedicated staff work in our five service areas with communities and organizations to make positive changes in health every day. We're looking for people with health-related degrees and experience who are ready to make a difference in the lives of all people, with a focus on the most in need.

Careers

Employment Opportunities

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive position is responsible for advancing the goals and objectives of the Foundation as set forth by the governing documents and the Board-approved policies, plans, and programs to achieve a shared envisioned future. Employing executive leadership skills, the President and CEO serves the mission of the organization, its Board of Directors, and its constituents through thought leadership, stewardship of resources, and positive community representation.

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Senior Health Policy Strategist

The Senior Health Policy Strategist works across the organization to identify and execute opportunities to use policy as a changemaking tool, helping MFH and the broader field understand how individual and community health are impacted by various circumstances, programs, and policies.

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Lead Strategist

The Lead Strategist will provide leadership to the Foundation’s behavioral health strategies and related initiatives. With a keen focus on creating equitable systems, the Lead Strategist will work with internal colleagues and external stakeholders to oversee the development, implementation, review, and revision of the Foundation’s work within the behavioral health field.

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Senior Director, Public Health Transformation

The Senior Director, Public Health Transformation, will lead the Foundation’s work to spur, support, and influence the redesign of Missouri’s public health system. This is a time-limited position (estimated three years beginning early 2021) and will have significant autonomy over the design and execution of a strategy for achievement of anticipated outcomes.

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Information Systems Manager

The Information Systems Manager will design and administer information systems that reliably capture all relevant data, integrate information across the organization, and provide timely information and analysis to Foundation staff at all levels in a user-friendly format.

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  • Teamwork Oriented

    We believe that cooperative efforts drawing on the strengths of multiple staff members achieve the best results for the communities we serve, while fostering staff learning and highlighting the capabilities and contributions of each staff member.

  • Continual Learners

    We actively work to broaden our knowledge on health issues in Missouri, cultivate professional skills, encourage healthy behaviors, and we are willing to accept alternative perspectives other than our own.

  • Dedicated

    We are committed to the MFH mission through our work and community partnerships.

  • Innovative

    We respond creatively in moving forward to meet Missouri’s health challenges. We are not constrained by traditional views of how a foundation works, and always seek approaches that provide maximum benefit to our population while pursuing a flexible grantmaking style.

  • Open & Communicative

    We communicate effectively in order to achieve open dialogue internally and externally. We recognize the value of others’ opinions and actively seek and respect many different viewpoints on the issues we face and the work we do.

  • People of Integrity

    We strive to treat people with honesty, fairness, and compassion. We conduct business in an ethical manner, earning our internal and external customers’ trust by being honorable in all our relationships and providing value in every respect to our Board, Community Advisory Council, staff, partners, and the communities we serve.

  • Respectful

    We treat everyone with dignity and courtesy. Understanding that different points of view will allow us to enhance our knowledge and performance, we listen to and learn from everyone.

  • Balanced in Work and LIfe

    We recognize that employees rise to their highest level of work performance when they are supported in maintaining their health and family/community relationships.

We Value Diversity

MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy can be viewed here.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Plan outlines our commitment to building a workplace culture that is representative of the diverse communities and populations we serve in Missouri. The plan allows for flexibility to change over time as goals are achieved, priorities change, and new opportunities present themselves.

Human Resources

Tomye Harris

Human Resource & Talent Manager

(314) 345-5558

tharris@mffh.org