Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 20-Sep-2017 to 19-Oct-2017
  • - Special Olympics Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Special Olympics Indiana is year-round program of sports training and competition serving over 14,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities. The President and CEO is The President and CEO is responsible for strategic leadership, operational management, fundraising, budget/financial management, and advocacy for Special Olympics Indiana.

Organization Overview
Special Olympics Indiana provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, offering them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. The organization serves over 14,000 athletes through a network of community-based volunteer teams who recruit athletes and coaches, provide sports training, and raise funds to support activities.

Position Duties

Relationship with Board of Directors
Serve as ex-officio member of board. Attend all board meetings. Work with chairperson to develop agendas. Advise the board on matters pertaining to policy and programs. Carry out directions of the board. Make regular reports to the board. Ensure standing committee function and attend to charges. Serve as staff liaison to the Executive, Governance, and Finance Committees.

Resource Development
Together with development staff, explore and pursue potential revenue sources, including government funding, grants, corporate contributions, individual donors, planned giving, and fundraising events. Ensure an annual plan is developed and implemented that provides the financial resources necessary to carry out the activities of the organization. Represent SO Indiana in national fund-raising opportunity discussions.

Fiscal Management
Oversee the development of the annual budget that implements the strategic plan and reflects agreed upon priorities. Ensure infrastructure is well maintained, including, but not limited to, automobiles, workspace, office equipment and IT. Coordinate completion of annual audit and tax filings. Ensure adequate fiscal controls at all levels of organization. Provide financial reports to the board.

Organizational Management
Partner with the Board of Directors in developing and implementing the organization's strategic plan and ensuring the resources are available to successfully execute that plan. Provide general management of SO Indiana operations (programs, administration, finance, etc.) within the framework of policies. Oversee contracts and legal commitments. Understand current non-profit industry trends, laws, and regulations; interpret for relevancy and applicability. Seek and support relationships with other related service organizations.

Staff Leadership
Oversee the recruitment, hiring, training, development, evaluation, and management of staff according to established human resource management policies. Maintain a climate that attracts, retains, and motivates top quality paid and volunteer staff.

Community and Public Relations
Serve as the chief spokesperson for the organization. Develop and maintain working relationships with sponsors, organizations, and other groups that support the purposes of the organization. Travel throughout Indiana, regularly attending and speaking at public events, including conferences, award ceremonies, meetings and athletic events.

Position Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree required, graduate degree preferred
Experience: Special Olympics programs, sports management, volunteer management, field of disabilities

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