Deputy/COVID CFO - Carson City, NV

CDC Foundation

About the organization

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at


Prepare and deliver regular written and verbal reports to Division and Department leadership, the Governor's Finance Office, and the legislature
Provide supervision and direction to staff within the unit and ensure timely and accurate preparation of documents and requests, tracking at funds received, allocated, and expended, and reconcile each funded project to ensure no duplication of efforts or funded projects
Review technical reports, budget estimates, and contracts as needed
Coordinate division activities with other departments and agencies as needed
Attend public meetings and represents the Unit’s Finance activities; attend various professional association meetings
Create and prepare a variety of correspondence, memoranda, and reports by utilizing various computer applications
Monitor revenues and expenditures in assigned areas to ensure sound fiscal controls are met


The CDC Foundation is seeking a Deputy/ COVID CFO who will oversee the Division of Public and Behavioral Health's (DPBH or Division) COVID Fiscal Unit. The COVID Fiscal Unit provides oversight and management of all COVID-related funding streams within the Division. This candidate will work under the administrative direction of the Chief Financial Officer to plan, organize, direct, and manage the highly complex and multi-disciplinary activities of the Division.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to provide professional assistance to the Chief in assigned areas, supporting the Chief in the preparation and execution of the division’s long- and short-range plans, objectives, policies, and procedures. Additionally, this candidate will develop and interpret policy and provides staff direction on implementation of policies and procedures.

This position will report directly to the Deputy Administrator over Administrative Services at the Division.

You will be working part time in the office part time telecommuting for the foreseeable future.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business/Public Administration or related field and
Eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in the multiple disciplines within Finance, with
Five (5) of the eight (8) years in management-level positions; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.
Master’s degree


$100,000. plus benefits

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Special Notes:  
This role is involved in a dynamic public health program. As such, roles and responsibilities are subject to change as situations evolve. Roles and responsibilities listed above may be expanded upon or updated to match priorities and needs, once written approval is received by both the CDC Foundation and Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, in order to best support the State of Nevada in their public health programming.

Job Highlights
Position Title: Deputy/ COVID CFO
Location: This position is located in Carson City and will be working part time in the office part time telecommuting for the foreseeable future.
Position End Date: 6/30/2023
Salary: $100,000 plus benefits

The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.

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