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Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians

Executive Director

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians


Job Summary

The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians (TNAFP) is seeking a forward-thinking Executive Director. The TNAFP is a 501(c)6 non-profit association formed in 1948 located in Brentwood, Tennessee, with a membership of 2,400 family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students.

A successful candidate will be a natural relationship builder and ideally someone who is already connected to the healthcare industry and/or non-profit world. As the public face of the TNAFP, the Executive Director must have an engaging, yet diplomatic approach and be passionate about assisting Family Physicians and in cultivating relationships with family medicine residents and medical students. The position requires a transparent, collaborative leader with a proven track record of building member engagement, cultivating shared goals, maintaining partner relationships, and positioning an organization for relevance and sustainability in both the short- and long-term.

Job Responsibilities


The Executive Director’s responsibilities include:

  • day-to-day operations of the TNAFP and its 2 employees;
  • oversight of the TNAFP many programs and services;
  • maintenance, of the TNAFP office;
  • management of financial records;
  • maintaining all official records including minutes, financial reports and tax returns;
  • planning and execution of annual meetings and advocacy efforts;
  • occasional evening/weekend work; estimated 25-30 days of travel per year;
  • serving as Executive Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer of the TNAFP Foundation a 501(c)3 non-profit association.

A more comprehensive listing of responsibilities can be found at


Experience, Skills and Qualifications  

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field.
  • minimum of five years of senior level management experience in a non-profit and/or healthcare setting is but could be waived for the appropriate candidate.
  • strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • the ability to grow membership and implement innovative programs and services.

Additional Information



The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians offers a team-based work environment and a salary commensurate with experience. There is also an attractive benefits package, including premium health insurance, a retirement plan, along with PTO, and holiday benefits.  The position is on site; potential exists for some remote work.

How to Apply

To express your interest in this position, please email your current resume, salary history and expectation with a cover letter explaining how your qualifications relate to this position, to no later than April 22, 2022. Applications received after this date may be sent but may not be considered given the existing pool of candidates.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2022, to allow for time of onboarding with departing Executive Director; this may be negotiable.


  • Date Posted: April 1, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 07/01/2022
  • Salary Range: salary commensurate with experience