Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 07-May-2017 to 19-May-2017
  • - PALS
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Executive Director (ED) plans, organizes, leads and oversees the operational, financial, technical and administrative functions of PALS.  This position reports directly to the PALS Board of Directors and is responsible for providing the management leadership to work toward the fulfillment of PALS' mission, vision, and strategic plan.  
 
Job Responsibilities

Operational:
• Promote and demonstrate a team-like, collaborative approach among the various staff functions and employees to achieve the organization's goals and objectives.
• Provide respectful, passionate and innovative leadership, support and guidance to direct reports, other staff members and volunteers in problem identification, problem solving, and decision-making in carrying out their various job responsibilities.
• Evaluate program and employee performance compared to established mission, values and performance criteria, providing feedback for growth, development and improvement opportunities.
• Determine current and future staffing requirements and position qualifications necessary to accomplish program objectives.
• Assure that all employees and volunteers receive appropriate and adequate training to carry out their assigned responsibilities.
 
Financial: 
With the help and oversight of the board finance committee the PALS executive director performs the following duties:
• Prepares the annual budget for board approval and maintains and presents to the board the results of the budgeting and financial reporting process on a monthly basis.
• Provides the information and analyses necessary to assess the financial impact of significant individual projects and events before and after they occur.
• Manages the accounting and payroll functions.
• Oversees and coordinates fundraising efforts to achieve targets established by the board.
 
Administration:
• Collaborate with the PALS board, staff and other appropriate resources in developing strategic plans for the short and longer-term future of PALS.
• Manage day-to-day operational functions at all program locations.
• Strengthens and cultivates relationships with collaborative community partners.
• Serve as a PALS primary representative to outside organizations, interested individuals and groups, clients and families, as well as the general public, to effectively articulate the PALS story.
• Capably communicates with passion when discussing the mission and vision of PALS with prospective donors and sponsors, and demonstrates sincere appreciation for their partnership and support.
• Serve as the organization's Human Resource official in attracting, selecting, developing, retaining or terminating full or part-time employees.
• Serve as management representative and staff liaison to the Board.
• Assure that PALS operates in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and that appropriate insurance, licenses etc. are maintained.
• Assure the premises, physical assets and the riding resources of all program locations are protected and maintained to a high standard.  Oversee improvements and expansions to facilities.
• Facilitate staff meetings.
• Actively participates in board, capital campaign, and committee meetings as needed.
•         Supervise and train interns as appropriate.
•         Maintain organization's technological and operational systems.
• Respond to all PALS related e-mails, phone messages, and mail in a timely manner
• Maintain compliance with all PALS Policies and Procedures.
• Report to the PALS Board Executive Committee.
•         Other duties as assigned. 
 
Technical:
• Manage PALS program operations in compliance with PATH Intl. accreditation standards and adopted PALS Board policies and procedures.
• Assure appropriate program activities, employee training and records are maintained for program accreditation and insurance coverage.
 
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in nonprofit work.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to handle sensitive matters with tact.
• At least 2 years of experience managing a facility, property, and operations.
• At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and managing expense and capital budgets.
• At least 2 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in fund development.
• Experience with horses.
• Experience in program evaluation.
• Experience in strategic planning.
• Experience leading a mid-size nonprofit organization.
• Familiarity with:  Quickbooks, PBX phone system, Nimble Schedule, Dropbox, Google Suite, Box, ETapestry/Blackbaud, Verified Volunteers, GetResponse, PayPal, Square, Stripe
 
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter, resume, and references by 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 19, 2017.




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