POSITION TITLE: Executive Director
RESPONSIBLE FOR: This is a full-time, exempt position responsible for all aspects of the agency’s operations. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors and works in partnership with the Chair of the Board, the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to fulfill the strategic plan and goals, to provide secure funding, and to clearly position the agency within the community as a leader in services to seniors, disabled and low income people. The ED oversees an annual budget of $6.7 million, 35 employees and numerous volunteers.
1. Provide quality service to the Board of Directors, clients, staff and the public through active listening, positive problem solving, and timely responses.
2. Develop a partnership with the Chair of the Board and support the Board of Directors to fulfill its fiduciary and governance responsibilities providing data, information and expertise needed for determining the policies and direction of the Agency.
3. Direct the operations of the corporation including tactical and strategic planning, budgeting, fund development, programming, risk management, financial oversight, public relations, property, support systems, data evaluation, and outside alliances.
4. Recruit, train, supervise, manage, develop and evaluate staff and management teams to insure the effective operations of the agency. Insure personnel polices, job descriptions, job grades, and procedures manuals facilitate high quality staff.
5. Prepare reports, write articles, collaborate on or write grants, gather, analyze and evaluate data and make recommendations as needed.
6. Insure effective agency partnership with Community Action Partnership of Oregon (CAPO) and other local, state or national organizations, collaborating on mutual interest projects, and consolidating resources for maximum benefit.
7. Represent the organization through communications and public presentations.
8. Expand programs and fund development opportunities through community and professional contacts, training, and involvement in collaborations with other key community people, agencies, groups, businesses and/or organizations.
9. Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
BA or BS degree, 5 years management or equivalent experience
Knowledge of corporate non-profit management
Knowledge of computers and word processing
Knowledge of marketing, public relations and fund development
Skill in supervising and motivating staff and volunteers
Skill in written communications and public speaking
Skill in working independently on multiple projects in a timely fashion
Ability to work with diverse people, organizations and situations
Ability to work flexible schedule w/ extensive local and out of town travel
Ability to drive agency vehicles; pass background and drug screen; meet auto insurance requirements
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to sit, stand, kneel, walk or bend for extended periods of time. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
BENEFITS: Excellent benefit package including: vacation, sick time, medical for employee and family, dental, life, short/long term disability, employer match up to 3% in 401k account.