Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 26-Feb-2018 to 27-Mar-2018
  • - Chin Community of Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Chin Community of Indiana (CCI) is searching for an Executive Director. The Executive Director contributes to the growth and development of CCI through the development of people, program, and the management of resources. The overall responsibility of the position is to achieve the purpose of CCI as reflected in the mission and vision statements adopted by the board of directors.

Major Responsibilities
The Executive Director of CCI serves as the chief executive officer of the organization and reports to the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include the management of the organization and its staff; leadership and oversight of all fiscal operations including fund development and operational budgets, implementation of board decisions regarding organizational policies and procedures, strategic planning, management of all programs, and oversee the day-to-day operation of the Chin Center.

Nature and Scope
The major challenge of the position is to manage the overall operations of the CCI (Chin Center) and to ensure ongoing funding to meet current obligations and future growth of programs, facilities, and nurture partnerships to benefit the immigrants from Burma in Indianapolis and the community.

The Executive Director is responsible for hiring staff with CCI board approval.  He/she is also responsible for the management, evaluation, release, and/or retention of volunteers and staff, and for developing supervisory systems to accomplish this role.

The Executive Director is a nonvoting member of the CCI Board of Directors.

Responsibilities include, but is not limited to the following:
1. Promotes the visibility and image of CCI to the general public and act as the spokesperson
2. Ensures compliance with all federal/state/local laws and regulations, advises the board on policy, and provides information/reports to the board on CCI's operations
3. Leads fund development plan, obtain CCI board's approval and execute with staff support
4. Leads short and long term strategic planning process by guiding the formulation of goals and the tactical plan and by directing the budget to support the plan
5. Prepares budget documents as needed, including effective administration of the organization's budget and ensure that the organization's assets are safeguarded by employing sound fiscal controls and management.
6. Provides assistance and support to CCI committees and sub committees
7. Initiates and directs new and ongoing programs to meet the community needs
8. Establishes office services to support all operations of the organization
9. Maintains and promotes relationships with other community organizations
10. Other responsibilities as assigned by CCI board of directors.

Qualifications and Competencies

A graduate degree in a relevant field; experience will be considered in lieu of education. Preferably the candidate is bilingual (but not required) who understands the needs of the community members.

Experience in nonprofit or corporate management, experience working with diverse population including immigrant population, local and state level government, and local service organizations.

• Significant knowledge of the field of relevant subjects and the issues that currently affect the Chin community in Indianapolis
• Understands the role and responsibilities of a volunteer board
• Is comfortable working with a board/staff of diverse individuals
• Has knowledge of fund development processes and procedures as well as the ability to plan and implement a fund development program on an ongoing basis
• Has proficiency in writing and administration of grants, especially in the governmental sector
• Has ability to develop and administer budgets
• Is knowledgeable of educational/training programming and economic and cultural barriers for immigrant population
• Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills that are reflected in an ability to interact professionally with all levels of CCI members as well as executives from professional organizations and people in the community
• Possesses organizational skills that will permit managing work efficiently as well as working on several projects simultaneously, each at a different level of development
• Is able to handle changes and challenges in a positive and professional manner
• Is able to effectively provide ongoing support and direction to staff, programs and services
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literate, with proficiency in MS Office (Excel and Word) 

Click the APPLY button to submit your resume and cover letter by Friday March 30, 2018 (5:00pm)

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