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Chief of Operations

Our client, the Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC or “the Auraria Campus”) is seeking a Chief of Operations (COO)AHEC is a dynamic and vibrant higher education community located in the heart of downtown Denver. The 150-acre campus is shared by three separate and distinct institutions of higher learning: Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and University of Colorado Denver. AHEC is a separate state entity whose role is to provide and manage shared services, facilities, and property to support these prominent institutions in achieving their goals. The collective student population is approximately 38,000, with an additional 5,000 faculty and staff.


Reporting directly to the CEO of AHEC, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) leads a total staff complement of approximately 90 through five direct reports. These are comprised of a Manager of Environmental Health & Life Safety, a Director of Project Management & Facilities, two Assistant Directors and an Operations Coordinator. The COO will direct an annual operating budget of approximately $20M.  In addition, the position will oversee a portfolio of state and agency funded projects that total approximately $80M over the next five years.  The COO is responsible for administering, managing, and supervising the delivery of quality services provided by the Division to AHEC and to the three academic institutions as well as administration of Capital Construction, Controlled Maintenance and Deferred Maintenance projects and requests.


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Job Specifications

To apply please send your resume to Tamara at tamara.wesely@eflassociates.com.


Director of Finance

EFL Associates is excited to partner with DCCCA in search of a Director of Finance to lead all financial operations, forecasting, budgeting and reporting. This head of finance will work closely with the CEO, COO, management team and Board of Directors, to establish strategic goals and objectives and generate tactical plans of implementation for financial improvement. Leading and partnering with others, the Director of Finance will collaborate across the agency to optimize and improve financial performance. CPA or CMA is required for the role. DCCCA is a leading provider of high-quality residential and outpatient treatment services and large contractor of child welfare prevention services. With its full array of social and community services, our client is positioned to support Kansas’ most vulnerable populations. This is an exciting role for a strategic finance professional to join a committed team that values respect, learning and commitment to quality. 

Location: Lawrence, KS

To apply, or for additional information please contact Tiffany Connelly at 816-518-5902 or Tiffany.Connelly@eflassociates.com


Director of Population Health

EFL Associates is excited to partner with North Kansas City Hospital in search of a Director of Population Health to oversee population health management services for the entire health system of NKCH and Meritas Health. A champion of change, this dynamic leader will drive quality and performance across all contracts, programs and Value Based Care Arrangements. North Kansas City Hospital supports more than 3,000 employees and 508 physicians representing 46 medical specialties. This is an exciting role for a visionary leader to join a committed team that values high quality, efficient clinical patient care.

Location: Kansas City Metro Area

To apply, or for additional information please contact Tiffany Connelly at 816-518-5902 or Tiffany.Connelly@eflassociates.com.



We are seeking the Information Technology Alliance’s (ITA) next President who must be able to travel a few times a year to lead Collaborative Conferences for the technology accounting industry. The next leader will ideally step into the remote part-time contract position this summer. Please follow this link for the full specifications.Contact Rohan.Pidaparti@eflassociates.com with any questions.


President & CEO

EFL Associates, a CBIZ Company is honored to partner with our client, the Patterson Family Foundation, in finding their next President and CEO. The Patterson Family Foundation is a Kansas City-based private philanthropic organization with $1.2 billion in assets under management. It is dedicated to extending the legacy of Neal and Jeanne Patterson by advancing health care and education and strengthening communities, particularly in rural areas of Kansas and western Missouri.

The Foundation is seeking a seasoned, analytical, and collaborative leader to be its first non-family chief executive. The President and CEO will report to the family-run Board of Directors, who believe the Foundation has the bedrock, long-term mindset, and resources to positively impact rural communities. This person will oversee $50-75 million in annual directed giving in service of this goal.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative, values-based, and partnership-oriented problem solver. Experience in the top role of an organization of comparable size is highly preferred, as is experience maturing organizational strategy and aligning structure, process, and tools to said strategy. Ideal candidates will also have a strong understanding of board governance, experience organizing and inspiring teams, and a familiarity with the challenges facing rural Kansas and western Missouri.

To apply, or for additional information, please contact Jay Meschke at jmeschke@eflassociates.com OR Jill Minton at jill.minton@eflassociates.com.


Vice President of Marketing & Sales

We are pleased to assist our client, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), in finding their next Vice President of Marketing & Sales. DCPA is one of the country’s largest nonprofit theatre and Tony award-winning organizations in the nation. DCPA is seeking a skilled, energetic, and mission-focused executive who will plan, direct and lead the DCPA’s marketing and communications strategy. 

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President of Marketing & Sales will oversee a budget of approximately $10 million with sales revenue responsibility of $40-$60 million annually. The VP, of Marketing & Sales will lead a team of 8 direct reports, more than 60 staff and over 350 volunteers. The Vice President of Marketing & Sales will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow the organizations brand and content strategy and execution.

To learn more about the Responsibilities and Preferred Qualifications please view the Position Specifications:

Position Specifications

To apply please send your resume to Tamara at tamara.wesely@eflassociates.com.


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