Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Chair, BACH Executive committee
General Description: Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (BACH) is an organization funded by local foundations, government agencies, and its employer membership to improve the region’s economic health by developing a system for preparing regional residents for skilled positions in healthcare organizations with critical workforce shortages. The mission of the BACH is to address unemployment, underemployment and healthcare workforce shortage issues in Baltimore region by identifying healthcare career pathways and connecting residents to skilled jobs, leading to economic independence. The role of the Executive Director is to manage and grow the resources of BACH, establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders, and develop and implement strategies to achieve BACH’s mission.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with the Board of Directors to develop and execute a strategic plan in support of the Alliance Coalition’s mission and an annual budget tied to the plan.
- Identify, apply for and manage grant funding in support of the organization’s mission.
- Establish and implement policies for the sound management of the organization.
- Manage the Alliance financial affairs and assure its fiscal integrity.
- Establish and maintain positive relationships and communication with health care organizations e.g. hospitals, long term care, training providers, government officials, foundations and other stakeholders.
- Hire, lead, supervise and evaluate staff in a manner that encourages the highest levels of performance, creativity, interdependence and job satisfaction.
- Develop strategies for achieving the short-term marketing, research and training goals established by the Alliance Coalition, and for assessing training outcomes.
- Provide advice, counsel and support to the Board.
- Serve as BACH’s representative to the larger Baltimore community and within national networks including CareerStat.
- Expand the role of BACH executive with the Baltimore Public School System programs and projects.
- Knowledge of and experience in healthcare workforce development; experience in Baltimore City/region preferred.
- A track record of managing a professional staff and building a team and for producing results independently.
- Experience in the day-to-day management of a non-profit organization preferred.
- Experience in identifying, applying for and administering grant funding.
- Strong project management and data analysis skills.
- A leadership style that reflects high integrity, fosters confidence in others, and brings out the best in those with whom he/she works.
- Sound political judgment and an appetite for and skills in building sound relationships with stakeholders.
- Exceptional communication skills, both in speaking and writing and with diverse audiences.
- Exceptional problem-solving skills.
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Education, Human Resources, Public Administration or a related field.
- Demonstrated support and alignment with the core values and mission of BACH related to economic inclusion, equity and worker advancement.
- Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.