President & CEO - Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking
- 04-Oct-2021 to 21-Oct-2021
- - Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault Inc (ICESA)
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
- Full Time
The Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking (ICESAHT) is a nationally recognizedand trusted leader in supporting survivors and strengthening communities to prevent and end sexual assaultand human trafficking. We serve the full spectrum of sexual assault and human trafficking service providers,advocates, and allies statewide through education, technical assistance and prevention programs.
ICESAHT is committed to cultivating a staff that understands, recognizes, and responds to the effects oftrauma and emphasizes the physical, psychological, and emotional safety of all people. Further, our coalitionoperates with an intersectional lens as well as a commitment to promote equity and highlight diversity anddifferences. ICESAHT provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, geneticdisposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state andlocal law.
ICESAHT is seeking a President and CEO oriented toward social justice, committed to ending sexualviolence and human trafficking, and is responsible for the successful leadership and transparentmanagement of a team-oriented staff. The President and CEO will continue to uphold the agency's survivor-centered organizational culture. The ideal candidate is an ambitious, talented, and cause-motivatedexecutive able to scale the positive impact of the organization while maintaining operational fidelity, buildingon the strong track record and successes since the organization's inception. An engaging and supportiveleader with a positive approach and comfort working with strong personalities, the President and CEO willhave a track record of motivating and inspiring others to achieve and succeed. Finally, the President andCEO is enthusiastic and experienced with fundraising and development and will both strategize and executea strong and ambitious program in support of the organization's mission and operations.
The President and CEO is responsible for the overall strategic, operational, financial and managerial responsibility for ICESAHT and reports to the Board of Directors. With a deep commitment toICESAHT's mission, the President and CEO will drive significant results both internally and externally, andgalvanize effective partnerships with a demonstrated ability to effectively mobilize a diverse range ofstakeholders, including human services professionals, community partners, educational institutions, judicial circuits, and law enforcement agencies, among others.
Organizational Leadership & External Relations
- Represent ICESAHT in a professional and knowledgeable manner to the public, governmentagencies, funders, partner organizations, and the media.
- Drive the strategic planning process, identifying creative and innovative ways to maintain our vital,influential leadership in the field and build programs that fit the needs of the community.
- Ability to lead change and demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in managing change across abroad group of stakeholders in an inclusive manner.
- Create and support new revenue streams through partnerships and sponsorships.
- Build and sustain relationships across government agencies, and community, state and nationalorganizations to stay informed on emerging issues.
- Participate in collaborative efforts with other organizations to advance public policy in support ofsurvivors of gender-based violence.
- Oversee a multichannel organizational advocacy and communications plan that effectively promotesprogramming and services to the field, and advocate for changes in public policy and institutionalpractices that better protect victims, survivors and their families.
- Direct the administrative functions of the organization, and supervise the staff team.
Fundraising & Financial Management
- Create, execute and monitor a fund development plan to successfully diversify and maintainexisting sources of funding that sustain current operations and future growth.
- Lead organizational efforts to identify new sources of grant funding, and oversee the developmentand submission of grant proposals.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with funding sources including individual donors,agencies, foundations, and government offices.
- Working closely with the ICESAHT Board Finance Committee, direct development of the annualbudget, closely monitor financial status, report on progress, and take corrective action asnecessary to ensure financial integrity and financial health.
Staff and Board Relations
- Lead and mentor staff as well as maintain an organizational culture that values and respectsdiversity, work-life balance, professional development, and teamwork.
- Develop, maintain, collaborate and support the Board of Directors in its governance role, andfoster its ongoing development and capacity building.
- Ensure the Board is informed of significant and material developments and other information affecting the organization. Communicate both high-level and operational issues that may require Boardinvolvement, approval, advice, and implementation.
Experience and Attributes
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with coalition-building experience at local and state,and/or national levels.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement bold initiatives that work to ensure the well-being and advancement of all survivors.
- Involvement in, or an understanding of and commitment to issue advocacy, with policy experience atthe state level.
- A strategic thinker, willing to embrace future directives. One who possesses an inspiring leadershipstyle that energizes stakeholders around the organization's vision.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including respect and compassion for others, approachability andcomfort in leading difficult conversations when necessary.
- Strong relationship builder and communicator, including written and oral communication skills, with theability to build a strong network of connections and partnerships.
- Experience with and commitment to integrating diversity, equity and inclusion principles into anorganization's culture.
- Demonstrated success and enthusiasm for raising funds, diversifying funding streams, andseeking new funds and initiatives to support program work.
- Significant experience working for, with, or on a board of directors and supporting its involvement inthe work of the organization.
- Advanced degree or 10+ years in a not-for-profit chief executive role.
- Proven business/financial acumen, with experience developing and managing budgets, grantdrafting and reporting, as well as demonstrated success in maintaining fiscal stability.
- Cultural competence, including training and experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Qualifications Strongly Preferred:
- B.S. Degree in counseling, social work, human services, non-profit business administration,political science or other related field.
- Five to ten years of executive-level experience in a like-sized organization, or several years ofdeputy-level experience in a larger organization, including evidence of progressive positions/levelsof responsibilities.
- Significant experience working with cause-driven organizations, the field of sexualviolence/gender-based violence, and/or human trafficking.
- Demonstrated ability to lead/manage staff and volunteers, provide training, support/development, give/receive constructive feedback, manage conflict, engage and empower.
- Previous experience working with diverse populations, including LGBTQIA+ communities.
- Commitment to trauma-informed service delivery.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including public speaking skills.
- Excellent fundraising and grant writing skills.
- Reliable personal vehicle and a valid driver's license are required. Driving is required.
ICESAHT has retained the services of Hale Strategy to assist the Hiring Committee with the President andCEO Search.
Ready to lead a mission-driven team to make a significant difference for victims, survivors and families inIndiana?
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. on October 21, 2021.
Questions may be directed to LeadershipSearch@HaleStrategy.com.