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Program Director Strategy and Planning

Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 67557
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2023

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Program Director Strategy and Corporate Development at UCHealth

The opportunity: In collaboration with executive and regional leadership, the Program Director supports system-wide strategy and corporate development initiatives. The position is based in Aurora, Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus with the option to work in a remote setting one day per week.

Work Schedule:
 Full Time Days onsite; some remote time may be allowed, but a consistent onsite presence is required

Leads the development and execution of key system-wide strategic and corporate development initiatives in collaboration with members of the executive and regional leadership teams.

Works with executive and regional leadership teams to move strategic initiatives forward.

Plans and leads a portfolio of system-wide strategic projects.

Develops presentations and tools to facilitate communication of activities and recommendations to internal and external audiences.

Interface with external stakeholders on various projects as needed

Work collaboratively with the system Strategy and Planning team on other system and regional strategic initiatives, as needed

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum Experience: 4 years of relevant experience. Preferred: Experience in health care strategy, strategy consulting, corporate development or large-scale project management.

Qualifications, Skills and Traits

Executive presence with the knowledge base and stature to deliver advice in a manner that is respected and valued

Appropriately manage confidential matters and demonstrate a strong commitment to the organizational focus

Excellent project management skills with the ability to effectively manage a portfolio of projects

Ability to build strong relationships and trust at every level of the institution

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively

Ability to prioritize effectively and exercise sound judgment when supporting strategic decisions


The pay range for this position is:$52.33 - $83.73 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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