The ideal candidate will share our vision of a community free from gender and sexual violence, have excellent leadership and organizational skills, and a background in non-profit management. See full job description and requirements below.
Apply by June 5. Include resume and a cover letter describing your background and describing your track record of success.
Position: Executive Director
Supervisor: Board of Directors
Pay level: Based on qualifications
Requirements: Demonstrated leadership experience in not-for-profit management, donor relations, fundraising, and employee supervisory experience required. Ability to independently identify and set priorities, and coordinate multiple tasks with multiple priorities, many of which are time-sensitive. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and attention to detail required. Bachelor’s degree in applicable field (human services, social work, administration) and master’s degree preferred. Direct service experience is also preferred. Background check required.
Job Description: Executive management level position, strategically leading all programmatic and operational aspects of VAV programs, including shelter, legal advocacy, outreach, case management, and program coordination. Responsibilities include program design, development, and accountability (utilizing best practice models); overseeing budget development and financial monitoring, fundraising and grant writing; personnel and volunteer management; external and internal networking and collaboration.
● The executive director must adhere to VAV mission, vision, goals, values and policies and procedures.
● Keep all client information and shelter location confidential.
● Performs other duties as directed.
● Community Leadership
o Ensuring organization meets/collaborates regularly with local service providers.
o Building and maintaining relationships with Board of Directors, medical providers, donors, law enforcement, legal services, and counseling services.
o Participates in internal and external interagency activities and collaboration, networks with community professionals, collaborates on related activities, gathers and reports information related to domestic violence service areas and VAV.
o Serves on community committees, task forces and boards, as appropriate.
o Assures accountability for activities in service areas. Verifies metric, statistical and outcome/impact measures.
o Assure procedures and policies are adhered to by staff. Provides quality assurance of program and staff activities.
o Attend appropriate training to stay abreast of best practices.
o Represent the interests and reputation of VAV in the community.
● Organizational Leadership
o Provides general program administration and oversight over all interpersonal violence service areas, including program design, development, monitoring, identification and adherence to program impact/outcomes, and appropriate protocol/ policy development.
o Oversees recruitment, selection, training, supervision, evaluation, and termination of paid and unpaid staff in service areas according to VAV policies and procedures.
o Develops outcome measures, program objectives, procedures, and standards for service areas. Sets yearly service goals and monitors status.
o Adhere to oversee organizational adherence to ICDVVA service standards.
o Responsible for strategic plan implementation of relevant action items/tactics; develops short-term and long-term plans and goals to assure programs remain relevant and effective, with continuous and long-term plans and goals to assure programs remain relevant and effective, with continuous program development as appropriate.
o Research and consider implementation (or maintenance) of best practice service provision models for all domestic violence services.
o Provide training opportunities for staff members. Identifies strategic challenges, opportunities, and threats related to domestic violence service areas. Reports issues to board as appropriate. Develops and presents plans to address these issues.
o Oversees all operations involved in sheltering clients including (but not limited to) facility management, building safety, service reports, client files/ documentation, payment, license requirements, and written correspondence, as appropriate.
o Attends interagency meetings, such as program team meetings, executive management meetings, Board of Director meetings and committee meetings, as appropriate.
o Maintains effective relationships with funders and ensures all grant guidelines and requirements are fulfilled.
● Financial Leadership
o Draft and oversee the development of yearly budgets, performs budget reviews as appropriate, monitors expenses and revenues for service areas. Identifies problem areas and solutions.
o Oversees daily bookkeeping and financial management of organization.
o Develops plans for sufficient revenues and oversees in fundraising activities for program areas.
o Oversees timely submission of grant applications to government agencies (federal, state and local), corporate funders, foundations and other sources. Identifies and builds relationships with funding sources. Assures required grant/program accountability reports are completed and submitted in a professional, complete and accurate manner.
o Oversee development program to maintain ongoing relationships with key donors.
The ideal candidate will share our vision of a community free from gender and sexual violence, have excellent leadership and organizational skills, and a background in non-profit management. See full job description and requirements…
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