CEO Job Description


Mazzoni Center is located in a new construction, beautiful, state of the art facility in historic Center City, Philadelphia. This is a unique and incredible opportunity to lead an organization that improves the lives of thousands, while making the City of Philadelphia and the surrounding communities stronger. Mazzoni Center is an essential part of the community that provides exceptional care to a diverse group of individuals. You will find a passionate and committed staff of professionals that are dedicated to the mission and to providing a broad scope of services to the people they serve.

Mazzoni Center is moving through a time of transition following the departure of its CEO, Medical Director, and Board President.  The organization is financially stable and growing as they continue to address the evolving needs of the LGBTQ and HIV communities. Significant measures have been taken by the Mazzoni Center Board of Directors to address underlying causes of concerns, including the hiring of an Interim CEO who is charged with conducting a comprehensive organizational assessment analyzing the strengths, and weaknesses of the organization, and implementing various immediate changes  and reforms to improve operational efficiencies. He will also be making recommendations for the permanent CEO to consider at the request of the board. 
Mazzoni Center seeks a leader with the rare combination of true empathy and compassion for the clients we serve, a deep knowledge and understanding of the LGBTQIA community, strategic thinking, innovation, leadership to provide excellent client outcomes, and the ability to lead a team of professionals with an inclusive, team-oriented management style.
The Mazzoni Center CEO Search Committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can work with the board on the development of a strategic plan and vision to ensure the financial well-being of Mazzoni Center, continue to improve the culture of the organization, and build on and enforce agency wide policies that instill consistency, accountability, cross-departmental communication, and collaboration. 


This position offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package consistent with other nonprofit organizations of similar size, scope, and scale. A relocation package will be provided for out of state candidates. 


Email Amy Smith at [email protected] for detailed position responsibilities and candidate profile.


Applications and nominations are being received by Amy Smith at Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Apply online with a current resume and a letter of interest at


Mazzoni Center is Philadelphia’s leading health center focused on the needs of the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) communities. Mazzoni Center’s mission is to provide quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals it serves. Currently Mazzoni Center care and services to more than 35,000 patients and clients annually.  


To provide quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals we serve.


Mazzoni Center is an equal opportunity employer. Mazzoni Center is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination for all persons employed or seeking employment or seeking patient care, without regard to gender, age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status, and any other categories protected by Federal, State, or Local law. The agency will provide equal opportunities in promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.