The Executive Director (ED) is a full-time salaried position with benefits who provides overall leadership, management, planning, and ultimate responsibility for the organization. This ED reports directly to the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
A. Organizational Leadership/Human Resource Management:
1. Promotes a respectful climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates top quality people; both professionals, and volunteers.
2. Formulates and implements administrative and operational policies and procedures with board approval.
3. Supervises and works with the management team in hiring, training, termination and oversight of staff and volunteers.
4. Works with the management team to oversee all programs, services and activities to ensure that program objectives are met.
B. Fiscal Management and Control:
1. Develops in conjunction with members of management team an annual budget and fiscal policy for approval by the Board of Directors.
2. Ensures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; ensures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
3. Prepares in conjunction with members of management team: grant applications to obtain government and private foundation funding to support existing and/or new CADA, Inc. programs and operations.
4. Fulfills grant obligations from funders.
C. Community Relations:
1. Assumes leadership for increasing public awareness and understanding of the nature and problems of victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
2. Respects others, builds and maintains effective working relationships, has a wide and effective network, establishes rapport with others. Creates and fosters collaborative ventures which benefit the organization.
3. Maintains knowledge of contractual obligations ensuring compliance with all governmental regulations and organizational policies.
D. Strategic Planning:
1. Ensures that strategic plan goals are revisited, adjusted, and evaluated on an on-going basis with the Board of Directors.
E. Board Relations:
1. Works cooperatively and collaboratively with the Board of Directors on behalf of the organization.
2. Acts as a liaison between the CADA, Inc. Board of Directors and Staff.
3. Performs all responsibilities as directed by the CADA, Inc. Board of Directors.
F: Resource Development and Fund Raising:
1. Oversees the development of realistic, ambitious fundraising plans to meet revenue goals.
2. Researches areas for further funding sources, plan fund-raising events, researches other grant sources, and helps sustain current funding.
1. Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 5 years of increasing management level experience in non-profit leadership or other relatable field. Master’s Degree with 5 years management experience preferred.
2. Demonstrates non-profit management, fiscal, administrative, and grant writing skills; experience in program planning, development, coordination, and evaluation.
3. Strong organizational, oral, electronic and written communication skills, as well as effectively communicate in individual, group and public speaking situations.
4. Knowledge of women’s issues specifically related to violence against women; experience in providing advocacy to victims of domestic and sexual violence.
5. Ability to work with a variety of community resources.
6. Commit to issues of diversity.
7. Demonstrates a high level of self-initiative, dependable work habits, the experience and ability to maintain the supervision of multiple employees.
8. Respect individuals’ beliefs and values, founded in a strong sense of ethical behavior and has the ability to instill that behavior in staff.
9. Demonstrates the ability to be creative in program planning and problem solving.
10. Ability to provide leadership in an exciting, challenging, and complex work environment.
11. Will reside within the Region 9 area.
12. Must meet the requirements to be bonded.
13. Must pass a background check.Salary and benefit compensation package commensurate with education and experience.
How To Apply
Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Melissa Ballman, Attn: Search Committee at email@example.com, or P.O. Box 466, Mankato, MN 56002. Preferential consideration will be given to those who submit their materials by March 1st, 2014 (No walk-ins or phone calls please).