A non-profit organization in Colville, WA is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as their key management leader of their organization. The CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization in order to have consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Other essential duties include donor development/fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
1) Board Governance: Works with Governing Board in order to fulfill the organization mission.
v Leading Rural Resources in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Governing Board.
v Communicating effectively with the Governing Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Governing Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
v Assuring the Governing Board is aware of and meets contractual requirements of programs.
v Orienting new Governing Board members and arranges or provides annual Governing Board training.
v Developing major policy decisions in conjunction with Division Directors and the Governing Board.
v Providing the Governing Board with an annual report that includes program results and progress towards meeting the organization’s goals and objectives.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources adequate to ensure the financial health of the organization.
v Assuring the fiscal integrity of the organization including sound financial practices.
v Ensuring that a proposed annual budget is prepared and submitted to the Governing Board plus monthly financial statements which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. Practicing fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
v Developing resources necessary including utilizing fundraising and donor development to support the organization's mission and carry out its work.
v Ensuring that an annual audit is conducted and that the audit report is presented to the Governing Board.
3.) Organization Operations/Administration: Oversees appropriate resource use to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate and consistent with the agency’s mission.
v Signing documents that obligate and bind the corporation.
v Assuring that the organization has both long-range and short-term strategies to achieve its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
v Overseeing the collection and preparation of data for studies, reports, needs assessments, and program evaluations.
v Analyzing operations to implement any necessary corrective actions needed.
v Promoting active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization's work.
v Maintaining official records and documents, and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
v Maintaining a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
4.) Communications: Serves as the leading spokesperson to the agency’s constituents, the media and the general public.
v Publicizing the activities of the organization as well as its programs and goals.
v Establishing sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with congressional representatives, community groups and organizations and State funders. Representing the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, community organizations, and the general public.
v Maintaining effective working relationships with funders, employees and the public.
Responding to the most sensitive and complex inquiries or service complaints.
5.) Personnel: Establishes employment procedures for the day-to day operations. Responsibilities:
v Overseeing the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
v Ensuring that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are conducted, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
v Assuring personnel policies are reviewed and revised as necessary.
v Working with the senior management team to carry out the Governing Board’s mission/policies, manage grants/contracts and effectively provide integrated services.
Encouraging staff and volunteer development and education and assisting program staff in relating their specialized work to the overall mission of the organization.
v Maintaining effective working relationships with employees and volunteers to have a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top-quality people.
v Resolving grievances and other sensitive personnel matters.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local policies, procedures, and regulations applicable to agency program and activities including Federal Circular
2 CFR 200.
• Extensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of management and supervision.
• Ability to develop and implement short and long-range plans to meet agency and community needs.
• Ability to plan, organize and oversee agency programs, including monitoring work assignments, developing and monitoring budgets, and evaluating the work of subordinates.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, staff, outside organizations, and the general public.
• Ability to effectively use a variety of computing software, electronic devices and databases.
• Demonstrated experience in grants management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Advanced degree in public administration, management or related field and five years of senior management experience in a non-profit, multi-service agency; or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.
• Experience in a 501C3 non-profit
• Experience in a Community Action Agency or Program