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Chief Executive Officer

Olivet Boys & Girls Club - Richard J. Ricketts Club
Job Description
Position Title: Chief Executive Officer
Position Summary: An exciting opportunity to lead the Boys & Girls Club is open, and we are looking for our next Chief Executive Officer to make a positive impact on kids’ lives. We are looking for candidates that will lead the overall planning and operation of the organization while providing leadership, direction and support to the Board of Directors.
The Boys & Girls Club Mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as healthy, productive, caring, responsible citizens, by empowering them to succeed.
We carry out this Mission by providing a community-wide resource for boys and girls to have a safe and affordable place to learn, grow and have fun, healthy and consistent relationships with caring adult professionals as an extension of the family, a broad range of quality life-enhancing programs focused on education and character development experiences, opportunities to support the health of their families and our communities, and we are there during the hours kids need us.
Role and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures Olivet’s activities are in furtherance of its mission by guiding, supporting and serving the Board of Directors in establishing goals and developing policies, procedures, budgets and programs that fulfill the mission of the Boys & Girls Club.
  •     Champions Olivet and advocates its mission to internal and external stakeholders by promoting Boys & Girls Club services to individuals, other service organizations, and the local   community.
  •     Develops and maintains beneficial relationships with donors, supporters, collaborators, friends, vendors, and other stakeholders.
  •     Leads, manages, and develops all of its employees, volunteers and organizational culture with responsibility for all personnel related matters including recruiting, training, and evaluation and by developing administrative and operational standards by which goals are met. .
  •     Develops, implements, monitors, and assesses sound financial management practices with a focus on budgeting and fundraising.
  •     Assures management and attainment of resources necessary to ensure the financial operations of the agency are conducted in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Monitors and approves the organization's program services and assures achievement of its mission and goals
  •     Assures that the organization complies with legal and contractual requirements and standards (regulatory findings, reporting required by funding sources etc.) and sound risk management practices.
  •     Ensures effective external communications about Olivet and its mission, priorities, importance, programs, and activities and all public relations and fundraising activities.
  •     Provides professional leadership to the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to assure development of effective and motivated teams in meeting the goals of the organization.
  •     Partners with the chair of the board to help ensure the Boards of Directors’ policies and resolutions are implemented. Reports to the Board of Directors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  •     Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  •     Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate operations in a multi-faceted organization.
  •     Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, delegation.
  •     Strong communication skills, both oral and written; ability to speak effectively and persuasively to groups and individuals motivating them towards support.
  •     Demonstrated competency and ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a Board of Directors, Staff, Community Groups, and other related agencies.
  •     Demonstrated ability to supervise professionals and other staff/volunteers who may be in distant subunits of the organization.
  •     Advanced knowledge and expertise in asset management including financial resources and property.
  •     Demonstrated skills and competency in the following areas preferred: principles and practices of non-profit organizations and of management; and resource development activities and sources of funding.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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