Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US)

IM4US Interim Project Director Job Description

6-12 month interim position

Compensation: $70-85K FTE annually, commensurate with experience and total hours. Health benefits and paid sick time provided.

Exempt, Salary Employee

Term: Maximum 12-month interim position with potential for transition to permanent position


Integrative Medicine for the Underserved seeks a temporary project director to support the development of our organization’s next chapter. This person will join our existing staff person, the Director of Membership and Education. The Interim Project Director (PD) will assume primary responsibility for the remote oversight and execution of operations, fiscal management, and strategy of the organization to realize promotion of health equity through integrative health care. 

The PD will strengthen and oversee the infrastructure necessary to execute the mission and vision of IM4US. They will work closely with the IM4US Director of Membership and Education to cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships with the organization’s partners, funders, board and members. The PD will virtually oversee day-to-day operations; fundraise and manage organizational finances; supervise staff and contractors; liaise with our fiscal sponsor’s Advisors and Management Team; oversee organizational growth and program implementation; and represent IM4US in a variety of settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organizational development

    • Implement existing strategic priorities, including expanding programming (e.g. Community Whole Centers Initiative) 

    • Supervise any future staff, contractors or consultants

    • Develop organizational workflows and processes

    • Develop organizational structure and strengthen partnerships, in collaboration with board

  • Development/Fundraising 

    • Develop and implement fundraising plan 

    • Respond to grant writing opportunities to secure grants

    • Lead fundraising efforts from individuals, public organizations, foundations, etc.

    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with funders with support from the Board of Directors and Advisory Board.

    • Set goals for financial growth and sustainability aligned with organizational priorities 

  • Manage organizational finances in collaboration with fiscal sponsor

    • Prepare annual budget and monthly financial reports

    • Handle invoices, refunds, and other organizational finances

  • Board Development 

    • Identify potential new board members 

    • Participate in board engagement 

    • Assist in development of agendas and Board reports for Board meetings

    • Communicate Board decisions with staff and membership

    • Co-pilot organization with Board leadership

  • Annual Conference   

    • Support in-person and/or virtual conference planning & implementation with Director of Membership and Education

  • Communication and Social Marketing  

    • Manage communications activities including newsletter, social media, website

  • Committees

    • With Director of Education and Membership, support committees of IM4US members in developing and meeting objectives aligned with organizational mission

  • Reporting and Engagement

    • Report to board on a monthly basis on plans, progress, and to request approvals 

    • Support development and implementation of member engagement programs (e.g. mentoring programs)

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated experience of at least 7 years promoting health in underserved populations through clinical care, public health, advocacy or other non-profit experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of Integrative Healthcare field

  • Project management experience

  • Experience managing grants and organizational budgets

  • Demonstrated portfolio of fundraising success including grant writing and individual donor outreach 

  • Experience working with diverse communities including healthcare workers

  • Demonstrated professional skill and/or lived experience addressing racial and health equity, conflict resolution

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Master’s degree in management, non-profit administration, public health, social work, or other field relevant to Integrative Health, and/or Certified Association Executive credential

  • Previous director-level non-profit experience strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of finance, marketing and/or small business management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated skills in organizational development, marketing, strategic leadership skills

  • Fundraising including grant writing and individual donor outreach 

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Salesforce, Netsuite and Wild Apricot preferred

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills including ability to communicate complex professional and advocacy issues

  • Fluency in Spanish or another language preferred

Organizational Relationship

The position will report to the IM4US Board of Directors.  

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Employee must have the ability to attend meetings, sit and operate a telephone and computer up to 8 hours per day.

Work Environment

Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends. A personal vehicle or public transportation may be utilized. Will work virtually from home office space with occasional travel to represent IM4US at conferences or conduct fundraising activities. 


Applications are due Tuesday 10/11 via email to Please submit a resume, 1-page cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and contact information for three professional references who you have known for at least one year who can attest to: 1) integrity, work ethic, and commitment to health and racial equity, and 2) management or organizational development experience.


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