Hollitech Outreach, Inc

BAND

Broward Alliance for Neighborhood Development, Inc.


Employment Opportunity - Executive Director


Job Description

SUMMARY: The Executive Director (ED) is the Chief Executive Officer and works under the administrative direction of the BAND Board of Directors, and is responsible for all aspects of BAND’s operations including administrative, program development, budgets, advocacy, public policy and personnel. The ED shall assist the Board in accomplishing the agency’s goals and objectives as detailed in its Strategic Plan, as established by the Board of Directors.

Duties related to the Board of Directors:

  • Assist the Board of Directors in preparing a Strategic Plan, including the development of an annual budget, and regularly review corporate financial reports to determine and implement necessary adjustments to ensure sound financial operations.

  • Develop and implement procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow among members and the Board of Directors.


Administrative Duties:

  • Implement current and long range objectives, plans, policies, projects and programs approved by the Board of Directors.

  • Establish internal operating policies and procedures consistent with the corporation’s broad policies and objectives and ensure their implementation.

  • Oversee financial operations of corporation and administration of all contracts, obtain and maintain existing funding.

  • Develop new funding sources to implement program activities and maintain adequate staffing as detailed in the corporation’s Strategic Plan.

  • Regularly review the operating results of the organization, compare them to established corporate objectives and make any necessary adjustments in operations to ensure that corporate objectives are met, and that quality of programs meet agreed upon standards of membership, contracting agencies and funding institutions.


Advocacy Duties:

  • Assist the Board of Directors in developing BAND’s public policy position and strategies.

  • Present and maintain BAND’s public policy presence in the legislature and to elected officials.

Membership, Marketing and Public Relations Duties:

  • Help coordinate corporation’s committee activities and provide staff support to the committees.

  • Maintain and increase organizational membership and design new program responding to member needs.

  • Market BAND through services, communications, programs and promotion of accomplishments of BAND member organizations.

  • Represent the corporation with the community, private and public funding institutions, partners, the general public and media.

  • Ensure that an adequate Membership Communications Plan is developed and implemented to keep membership informed of pertinent legislative initiatives, training and technical assistance opportunities and other needed membership communications.


Personnel Management Duties:

  • Hire needed personnel based upon availability of funding and authorization to hire by the Board of Directors. Develop and maintain a sound plan for personnel management including establishing policies to ensure development of personnel and provide for succession of staff with qualified personnel. At a future date, scope will include supervision of staff.


Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field and one year experience in similar field OR 5 years documented experience in housing or community development.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and belief in community & economic development as it improves the quality of life for low-income people and disadvantaged communities.

  • Must show evidence of:

  • Strong planning, administrative, organizational development and staff management skills

  • Fundraising and grant writing experience

  • Ability to capitalize on opportunities for growth and development of organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Strong financial management skills

  • Conference planning and implementation

  • Good working relationships with previous Boards and colleagues

  • Understanding of legislative process and experienced in legislative advocacy

  • Leadership and good moral character

  • Able to work well with a variety of people and organizations

  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, data base and internet

  • Willing and able to travel regionally on occasion


Compensation

  • Salary range $35-$45k
  • Part or full time position with flexible hours.


If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter no later than June 22, 2007, to BANDJOBSEARCH@aol.com; or mail resume and cover letter to BAND, PO Box 1238, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33302.