Executive Director - Project Home Indy
- 28-Jan-2019 to 01-Mar-2019
- - Project Home Indy
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
- Health, dental, and vision insurance, PTO, and paid holidays.
Project Home Indy seeks a strategic, innovative leader to build on a strong record of programmatic excellence. The ideal candidate is a caring individual, who can build relationships and compel others to believe in the power of young moms to make lasting change for their families.
Project Home Indy seeks a strategic, innovative leader to build on a strong record of programmatic excellence. The ideal candidate is a caring individual, who can build relationships and compel others to believe in the power of young moms to make lasting change for their families. The Executive Director must be able to think creatively to help PHI achieve sustainable growth.
Project Home Indy is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides holistic, trauma-informed services to teen mothers to create successful futures for themselves and for their children. Our program breaks cycles of poverty, abuse, and neglect by purposefully creating opportunities for our clients to increase parenting skills, improve long-term social and emotional well-being, increase stable and healthy supports, improve independent living skills, and increase protective factors related to trauma.
The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction for Project Home Indy. The Executive Director will supervise the Director of Clinical Programs and will advise and guide the program as a successful, evidence-based model of intervention. The Executive Director will lead the organization's development, fundraising, and communication strategies. The Executive Director is responsible for the fiscal health of the agency, managing risk, and ensuring the agency is complying with state regulations and contract requirements. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing the organization's strategic plan and leading the organization's growth efforts.
Organizational Leadership/Board Partnership
• Build and maintain a strong working partnership with the PHI board and board leaders
• Partner with the board in developing and maintaining a vision for PHI through strategic planning and on-going communications and discussion of opportunities and issues.
• Proactively clarify boundaries around decision making and policy approval
• Provide board with regular updates regarding operations and program outcomes to drive strategic planning and fundraising needs.
• Work closely with the Board President and Board of Directors to promote the organization to the community.
• Work with Board Secretary to support board meeting communications
• Plan board meetings in partnership with the Executive Committee
• Meet regularly with board leadership
• Actively support the board in identifying, orienting, and engaging new board members
• Develop recommendations for new policies and policy changes
• Identify program expansion and new program opportunities and make recommendations to board for study and consideration.
• Supervise the Director of Clinical Programs to ensure that programs are high-quality, evidence based and effective.
• Ensure compliance with DCS required documentation.
• Ensure ongoing Performance Evaluation process to meet highest standards of care, safety, and programmatic outcomes.
• Manage government grants and contracts to ensure all guidelines are met.
Staff Leadership and Management:
• Identify and build a staff structure that meets the needs of the organization and fits within the operating budget. Recommend staffing changes as warranted.
• Supervise and evaluate Director of Clinical Programs.
• Support Director of Clinical Programs in supervising and managing staff and program partners.
• Participate in staff development, retention and growth.
Development and Fundraising:
• Work with the board of directors to secure and provide oversight of funds for PHI general operations and programming.
• Assist in establishing new relationships and strengthening existing relationships with key community partners.
• Develop and implement PHI's fundraising plan in partnership with Development Committee.
• Work with development committee to track and promote fundraising activities.
• Work with the Event Planning Committee to oversee the planning and implementation of fundraising events.
• Identify and cultivate relationships with individual donors, foundations, and corp donors.
• Ensure all donations are quickly acknowledged and entered into donor database
• Ensure recurring cycle of grant research and writing (internal or contract)
Financial and Risk Management
• Work with PHI's accounting company, board treasurer, and Finance Committee to ensure accurate financial statements and financial controls are met.
• Track PHI's operating budget and provide analysis to the board at board meetings.
• Ensure that insurance requirements and coverage are reviewed regularly and recommendations for changes brought to Finance Committee.
• Review contracts/agreements with an attorney on the board or other resource, as needed
Outreach & Communications
Develop and implement PHI's Marketing and Communications Plan in partnership with Development Committee.
Actively promote the mission, goals and image of PHI.
Represent PHI in a variety of forums including speaking at public events.
Create and distribute professional publications and communications, including e-newsletters, annual reports, and mailings.
Maintain PHI's website and social media following.
Office Administration/Correspondence/Special Projects
• Serve as primary point of contact for PHI.
• Remain current on PHI e-mail, phone, and written correspondence.
• Assist Director of Clinical Programs in maintaining facility in good, safe working order.
• Maintain office records, donor and contact database, and files.
PHI is seeking a candidate for expects the Executive Director to meet the following minimum with these qualifications.
• Must understand and believe in the ability of teen mothers to achieve self-sufficiency and care for their child(ren).
• Must be a proven leader, with the ability to engage and motivate your team to achieve success.
• Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work with diverse groups.
• Must have the skills to build strong relationships with internal and external constituents.
• Must be well-organized and detail-oriented to coordinate multiple event, contract, publications and reporting schedules.
• Must be well-versed in development, communications, grant writing, and fundraising.
• Ability to work independently, exercise excellent judgment in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be flexible, with the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges.
• Must be proficient in the operation of donor database software, word processing and spreadsheet software and various basic office equipment.
• Must have a demonstrated record of success in expanding a donor base through cultivation and stewardship as well as the ability to identify public and private funding.
• Must have a relevant master's degree with at least five years of experience in non-profit or human services leadership. Master's in social work, counseling, or related human services area of study is a plus.
• Must have the willingness and ability to travel in the metropolitan Indianapolis area and surrounding areas as required. Valid driver's license required.
• Must be able to pass a criminal history check (National, State Police, City, County, Sex and Violent Offender Registry and Child Protective Services).
• An understanding of DCS programs and residential programs are a plus.
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