Executive Director Job Description
The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for all agency operations, which include but not limited to:
Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization
Establish and maintain effective partnerships/working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, public officials, business leaders, and other organizations, media, etc.
Ensure all programs are being run in accordance with applicable rules/regulations. Submit reports as needed.
Ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved, maintain current annual events.
Oversee the development of fund raising plans, write funding proposals and participate in fundraising activities as appropriate
Identify and develop local, state, federal, corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities as it relates to funding and legislation for housing and counseling/education.
Management and Leadership
Responsible for overall management and oversight of the agency, staff, facilities and finances. Point of contact for all personnel related issues including hiring, termination, benefits and staff performance reviews.
Coordinate monthly Board of Directors meetings, ensure Board is apprised of all facets of the agency. Work with Board to develop strategic plan to guide organization.
Draft policies for the approval of the Board; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate.
Ensure that personnel, client, donor and volunteer files are securely stored and privacy/confidentiality is maintained
Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of the organization's programs, services and special projects. Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board.
Financial planning and management
Work with the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget and secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization.
Ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed
Monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization
Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organization
Property Development and Management
Research, write and administer grants for development projects.
May function as project manager, organize contract development and negotiations.
Oversee maintenance of all Pro-Home owned facilities including central office. Coordinate leasing, inspection and maintenance of rental units.
5 or more years of management experience. Grant writing experience helpful.
Executive Directors usually work in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces.
Executive Directors work a standard workweek, but additionally will often work evening, weekends, and overtime hours to accommodate activities such as Board meetings and representing the organization at public events
Maintain Agencies social media and website
Qualifications and Personal Characteristics
Knowledge, skills and abilities, leadership, knowledge of community challenges and opportunities, knowledge of: human resource, financial, and project management, adequate knowledge of computer use
The Executive Director should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following: Adaptability, ethical behavior, build relationships, communicate effectively, be creative, innovative and organized, foster teamwork, lead and make decisions, solve problems and think strategically
**********Please submit resumes to Bill Kelly at Bill@betacomm.org