REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree or 5 years experience in nonprofit management, human services work, or agency management. Valid driver’s license.
SKILLS: Able to insure continuation of the organization as well as manage and coordinate programs and initiatives including securing funding, sustaining a sound administrative structure, hiring and supervising staff when necessary, and preparing for future programs as directed by the Board of Directors.
WAGE: Will depend on experience. Please submit salary requirements at application.
BENEFITS: To be discussed at interview. Includes an employee stipend that can be applied to retirement or medical group plan.
DAYS AND HOURS: To be discussed at interview.
DUTIES: The Executive Director will:
1.Insure the continuation of Rural Solutions organizationally and fiscally. Provide professional level leadership both internally and externally to the organization.
2.Maintain a positive working relationship with the Board of Directors (Board) of the organization. Provide for the development and education of the Board in their role. Provide new Board members with a Board orientation and information as needed.
3.Prepare and update a policies and procedures for the Board. Review by-laws and recommend revisions annually or as necessary. Maintain and store records of the organization.
4.Attend all Board meetings, assist the Board Chair with information and recommendations, and submit a monthly report of activities. Participate as a non-voting member of the Board and assigned committees.
5.Attend appropriate meetings as an official representative of the organization as requested by the Board and effectively promote the philosophy, missions, goals, and programs of the organization.
6.Establish procedures to secure funds for the organization, including grants, fundraising materials, collateral contacts, community groups and governmental agencies.
7.Provide appropriate fiscal management for the organization. Prepare the yearly budget, oversee budget expenditures, insure internal fiscal controls for the organization, and assure their alignment with projected budget totals. Prepare for future needs and secure the wise use of program funds.
8.Initiate, supervise and provide for continuity of programs of the organization. Evaluate each program’s effectiveness by various means including gathering appropriate information and statistics.
9.Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all staff. Develop job descriptions for various positions, implement appropriate training, maintain ongoing supervision of staff, and conduct annual evaluations of all staff.
10.Plan for the future and the development of programs to meet communities’ needs with input from the Board.
11.Serve as coordinator of public information. Provide for the continuity of public relations. Act as public spokesperson for the organization.
12.Possess excellent public speaking, training and facilitation skills to facilitate meetings, coordinate events, foster collaborative projects, and provide trainings as appropriate for the organization.
13.Remain connected and informed about pertinent activities and related subject matter at the State and National level. This includes written, phone, personal, and group contact, as Executive Director time allows.
14.Other duties as assigned by the Board.
JOB SITE: Office located in Sterling,CO – serving 10 northeastern counties. Travel will be required within those counties, as well as external when meetings and opportunities for training arise. Telecommuting may be considered for daily office functions.
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