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Executive Director

Executive Director

Website The Alliance

Empowering individuals beyond domestic and sexual violence

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Executive Director will provide leadership and management, apply strategic planning skills, ensure effective operation and administration of the organization and oversee all direct client services, including crisis intervention, legal advocacy, peer counseling, emergency services, children’s services, referrals, and all programs; ie long-term housing, sexual assault response.  Executive Director reports to the President of the Board of Directors specifically and the Board of Directors in general. Full-time. This position is salaried as defined by Federal Regulation.

Hiring Range $45,000- $55,000 plus benefit package, based on experience and skill.

Key Responsibilities:

1.    Procure and write federal, state, and foundation grant applications and submit grants and reports to the proper granting authorities.   The Director will explore fund raising opportunities in the community and direct staff and volunteers during fund raising events.

2.    Initiate and administer strategic plan with staff and board based on need of clients and community.

3.    Perform day-to-day administrative duties as they relate to agency operations.  These duties include, but are not limited to agency insurances, communication with the contract accountant regarding financial reports, taxes and policy work.

4.    Maintain, in coordination with staff, up-to-date monthly demographic reports, incident reports, and other records and/or statistics as required by granting authorities for monthly/quarterly reports.  Prepare and submit all required monthly/quarterly/annual reports on a timely basis as required by granting authorities.

5.    Provide supervision to staff including evaluation of annual goals and performance through periodic reviews.  Provide guidance in professional development and training for staff as needed.

6.    Create an annual budget, are responsible for agency financial information, and will authorize payment of bills subject to board approval.

7.    Prepare and distribute materials for monthly Board of Director meetings including statistical, financial and narrative reports.

8.    Attend seminars, conferences and state meetings as recommended and approved by the Board of Directors.

9.    Recruit, interview, hire, and discharge staff in consultation with the Board of Directors.

10. Work with staff to review individual client cases, action taken, and advise on effective resolution of problems in difficult cases.

11. Continuously engage in community oriented activities and serve on various committees and boards as relevant to represent the needs of domestic violence and sexual assault victims, developing strong community partnerships. Report activities to the Board on a regular basis.

12. Identify if clients’ needs and community needs are being met with professionalism, efficacy and vision for strategic development when necessary.

13. Serve as the public information liaison for the agency when receiving or disseminating information to the public.

14. Required to attend monthly and special meetings with the Board of Director

Key Competencies:

Effective communication; strong interpersonal skills; conflict resolution; problem solving; commitment to quality work; teamwork; initiative.

Also desirable: Attention to detail, emotional intelligence, a keen analytical ability, experience with advocacy and training, knowledge of and passion for social justice work.

Qualifications:

·       Bachelors Degree or equivalent training/experience in non-profit management and/or domestic violence/sexual assault field preferred.

·       5+ years experience and knowledge on program management and staff management.

·       Understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault client-centered services and trauma-informed practice.

·       Passion for implementing the mission of the organization.

·       Exceptional written and oral communication, and presentation skills.

·       Bilingual English/ Spanish desired

·       Able to work some nights and weekends

·       Valid driver’s license, background check and motor vehicle record.

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job- related duties requested by a person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements to the work of the The Alliance and are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

 

To apply: Please email your cover letter with resume no later than 5:00pm, June 1, 2018, or until position is filled, to aadacareers@gmail.com, attention: The Alliance Board of Directors, subject: Executive Director position.

For more information on the organization, visit www.alliancechaffee.org.

 

The Alliance is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and an ‘At Will’ Employer last updated 05/2018