Search

Job

Executive Director

Posted by
New
|
Published 13 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION

Executive Director

Position Overview:

Under the immediate direction of the Covenant Ability Network of Illinois (CANIL) Board of Directors and Covenant Initiatives for Care, within the general policy established by the Board, the Executive Director has the delegated authority to lead, plan, direct, coordinate and administrate all of the services and programs operated by CANIL and promote the development of a competent and compassionate service delivery system for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The ED represents the organization to units of local government, other community agencies and corporations, legislators, regulatory and funding authorities and the media. Responsible for providing strategic leadership for CANIL by working with the Board of Directors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

1.       Leads the administrative activities of CANIL. Works to establish appropriate goals and a direction for the organization that is competent, compassionate and cost effective, as well as other committees as directed by the Board of Directors.

2.       Leads the development of an annual budget that maximizes available resources for each

fiscal year and presents a draft for approval. Administers CANIL programs within the limits of the approved budget. Reviews and approves contracts, agreements and Agency expenditures per Board approved policies.

3.       Reviews and enforces appropriate management and clinical standards in order to maximize

the quality of services offered to the individuals served within CANIL programs.

4.       Works directly with the state to maintain all accreditations and licensures.

5.       Attends all meetings of the Board of Directors, executive committee meetings, and other meetings as requested.

6.       Presents written reports in advance of all board meetings for CANIL and Covenant

Initiatives for Care.

7.       Expand and coordinate fundraising programs to support existing operations and new

projects

8.       Actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, event committees and board

members involvement with strategic direction.

9.       Establish relationships and partnerships within and around the community

10.   Holds regularly scheduled staff meetings with management staff. Ensures that management staff are holding regularly scheduled meetings with their staff. 

11.   Seeks opportunities for self-improvement

12.   Maintains regular communication with families and parents of residents

13.   Recruits, hires and maintains high quality professional administrative and management

staff

14.   Works to develop the abilities and skills of subordinate staff. Performs such other duties as may be assigned/delegated by the Board of Directors or required by law.

15.   Reviews and recommends to the Board, as required, all additions or changes in personnel and operating policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

·      Requires at least a Bachelor’s Degree within management science or in one of the health or behavioral sciences.

·      At least five years’ experience in a responsible management position.

·      Must hold valid state of Illinois Nursing Home Administrator’s license.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1.       Must possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and activities. A knowledge of public policy with respect to disabilities together with an understanding of treatment and habilitation techniques is essential.

2.       Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully.

3.       Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook or other similar applications.

4.       Must speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.

5.       Must inspire and motivate others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.

6.       Must possess management skills that includes staff in planning, decision making, facilitation and process improvement; makes him/herself available to staff, provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.

7.       Must be able to review ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

8.       Must be able to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and make timely decisions.

9.       Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

10.   Must be able to work varied hours and lead all the fundraising efforts, as well as attend all fundraising events.

Job Classifications:

Pay:                     Salaried

Overtime:           Exempt

Work Hours:      Full Time

Benefits:             Eligible

Reports to:         Vice-President, Covenant Initiatives for Care

JOB DESCRIPTION

Executive Director

Position Overview:

Under the immediate direction of the Covenant Ability Network of Illinois (CANIL) Board of Directors and Covenant Initiatives for Care, within the general policy established by the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 5, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision, Matching 403B plan, Employer sponsored Life Insurance, PTO Accrual

Medical, Dental and Vision, Matching 403B plan, Employer sponsored Life Insurance, PTO Accrual

Location

On-site
15841 Terrace Dr, Oak Forest, IL 60452, USA

Apply to This Job

Instructions:

Please submit application and cover letter for consideration.

All fields are required
Resume must be uploaded in PDF format
Drag file here or browse
No file chosen
By using the Idealist Application system, you consent to sharing your resume and other personal data with potential employers in accordance with Idealist’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.