Chief Executive Officer
Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Posted on: December 4, 2018
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for providing leadership and direction in overseeing the strategic planning and operation of the organization, in support of our organizational mission and goals. This individual provides leadership, direction, and support to the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating and managing resources, and establishing policies. The CEO provides leadership and direction to staff management, and develops partnerships in carrying out key functions and roles. This particular position is very unique in that the new CEO will be coming in at an incredibly exciting time for our Club. Fundraising has been completed to the amount of 5.5 million dollars to fund the building of a brand new Teen Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Fundraising, architectural and building plans, and committees are all complete and in place. The new CEO will have the opportunity to help oversee the construction of our new Teen Center as well as help implement its new staff, programs, and unveiling to our community. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person. Key Responsibilities Leadership Ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs within the Club, and throughout the community; Support the organization's mission and principles; Maintain an environment that facilitates the achievement of youth development outcomes, and uses outcome measures to demonstrate effectiveness; Establish and monitor adherence to policies and procedures; and Develop and implement programs, services, and activities that support youth development outcomes. Strategic Planning Implement a strategic planning process that results in the development and implementation of a quality strategic plan; and Identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement, and implement plans to improve use of Key Performance Indicators and data analytics. Board Development Identify, recruit, and develop effective Board members; Ensure active participation by Board members, and support effective Board roles and functioning; and Ensure Board committees are provided with the information and support necessary to fulfill their objectives Resource Development Ensure that the annual budget adopted by the Board is funded, and that the organization has adequate cash flow; Develop strategic plans to generate revenue through a variety of fundraising techniques; Identify, cultivate, and solicit donors; Oversee planning and implementation of special events; and Provide guidance to staff and volunteers performing resource development functions. Resource Management Implement, and monitor the Club's annual budget; Implement administrative and operational systems to support effective operations; Ensure productive and effective staff performance, with a focus on Club and child safety; and Provide guidance, feedback, and opportunities for the professional development of staff. Technology Develop and implement plans for updating existing technology and resources; Acquire and/or allocate funds to implement and update existing technology and resources; and Ensure the maintenance of Club technology and information management systems. Partnership Development Develop strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials; and Develop collaborative partnerships with other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders, and community organizations. Marketing and Public Relations Increase visibility of Club programs, services, and activities; and Maintain public trust. Additional Responsibilities May be assigned special projects periodically by the Board of Directors. Relationships Internal: Maintain contact with the Board of Directors, Club staff, volunteers, and Club members. External: Maintain contact with potential and current donors, external community groups, parents, school officials, and others as required. Requirements KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred. Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan, and coordinate operations in a multi-unit organization. A minimum of five years' experience in managing programs or operations in a nonprofit agency, Boys & Girls Club, or business; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of the mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the principles and practices of managing nonprofits, and resource development activities and sources of funding. Successful track record of recruitment and retention of a dynamic, diverse staff, and strong commitment to the professional development and mentoring of staff. Strong leadership skills, including judgement, negotiation, problem solving, and analytical skills that support and enable sound decision- making. Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with demonstrated success as an outgoing spokesperson. Excellent relationship building skills, with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated competency and ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, and other related agencies. Advanced knowledge and expertise in asset management, including financial resources and property.
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