Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 05-Aug-2017 to 21-Aug-2017
  • - Epilepsy Foundation
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $45,000 - $55,000
  • Full Time
  • yes

The Epilepsy Foundation leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.  The Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana is a Chapter of the national Epilepsy Foundation and and the executive director is a member of the national Epilepsy Foundation staff.

The Executive Director implements the various programs, policies and activities of the chapter. This position provides strategic leadership for the chapter by working with the Senior Management Team and the Chapter Advisory Board to establish, implement and monitor long and short-range goals and objectives.

• Implements administrative policies and procedures and manages the chapter, establishing routine operational procedures. Supervises all personnel.
• Together with the Chapter Advisory Board Chair, leads and manages the Chapter Advisory Board to include setting and monitoring expectations to meet organizational goals and objectives.
• Works with the Finance department to exercise fiscal management and control of the chapter by presenting budget recommendations and regularly reporting on the fiscal performance of the chapter as it relates to the budget.
• Works with the Development department to establish a fundraising plan which fulfills the anticipated financial needs of the chapter. Responsible for execution of the fundraising plan with the assistance of the Development department.
• Collaborates with the Field Operations department to advance the mission of the Foundation and to implement and cultivate the Community Action Network. Assists in recruiting, training and ongoing support of leaders and volunteers for the Community Action Network.
• Collaborates with and engages appropriate community resources, organizations, and groups toward the advancement of the chapter's program objectives.
• Develops and conducts an active public education program.
• Works collaboratively with the Advocacy department as the state point of contact for advocacy and policy matters.
• Working collaboratively with the Program department, evaluates program activities and develops program expansion projects.
• Analyzes local program needs and recommends new services or changes in present program offerings.
• Develops good working relationships with hospitals, medical societies, health departments, social service agencies, clubs, organizations, media, etc., keeping them informed about policy and programs. Attends meetings related to health issues and/or development of chapter programs.
• Reports regularly on various phases of the Chapters operation.
• Attends conferences and meetings as scheduled by the Epilepsy Foundation and other appropriate agencies.
• Willingness to travel and work extended hours, including weekends and evenings, as necessary.
• Performs other duties as required.

Chapter Budget:  $125,000

• Bachelor's degree / Master's degree preferred.
• Five to seven years of demonstrated successful experience in positions requiring a substantial amount of public contact in education, fundraising, public relations, and community services.
• Must be able to accept responsibility, work with minimum direction and supervision, and obtain the support and cooperation of volunteers.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
• Relationship Building
• Analytical
• Innovative Fundraiser
• Problem solving
• Oral communication
• Delegation
• Leadership
• Management skills
• Quality management
• Judgment
• Planning/organizing

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume by August 21.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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