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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TaskForce Fore Ending Homelessness, Inc.
Starting Salary Range: $80K - $95K
Salary Range: $85K – $120K
Reports to: Board of Directors
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee operations of organization; decides and guides course of action in operations by staff.
- Represent the agency in the various communities related to the mission. Be an advocate for the homeless population within these communities. Build and maintain relationships within these communities for purposes of sustainability and advocacy.
- Responsible, along with the Program Director and Outreach staff, for the successful attainment of outcomes and goals set by the TaskForce based on direction from the Board of Directors and the funders.
- Supervise and gives direction to Program Director, Outreach Services Coordinator, Human Resources Specialist and Bookkeeper.
- Ensure that the programs, services and activities of the organization meet agency Quality Assurance plan requirements.
- Assist and advise the BoD, ensure that the BoD has sufficient accurate and up-to-date information and interface between BoD and employees.
- Assist in the selection and evaluation of BoD members and assist the BoD in the organization/implementation of board meetings and events.
- Make recommendations and support BoD during orientation and self-evaluation.
- Recommend yearly budget for BoD approval.
- Provide administrative support to the BoD.
- Manage organization’s resources within the budget guidelines. Funds projects, which supports the organizational strategy, and ramps down projects that lose money. The CEO manages the agencies capitol in conjunction with the BoD.
- Oversees Bookkeeper in all aspects of accounts receivable, accounts payables, payroll, employee benefits and taxes.
- With the assistance of the Program Director, prepares all programmatic reports (monthly, quarterly, year-end) related and required for funding.
- Work cooperatively with accounting firm on filing/applications for taxes and audits. Oversees all end-of-year documentation for accountant for yearly audit.
- Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all licenses, insurances and certifications necessary.
Grant writing and fundraising
- Oversee fundraising, development and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies, writing and submitting proposals and maintaining fundraising records and documentation.
- Oversees the Human Resources specialist in all aspects of the human resources of the organization according to personnel policies and procedures.
- With the assistance of the Program Director recruit, train and retain staff for program and administrative functions. Develop and implement training tools and methodology for staff orientation, basic functions and on-going development.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops/conferences; reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
Information Conduit & Community relations
- Ensure that the staff and BoD have sufficient accurate and up-to-date information.
- Ensure that the organization and its mission, programs and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to service providers and the community at large.
- Look to the future for change opportunities and implement when appropriate.
- Interface between BoD and employees; interface between organization and the community.
- Oversees and manages all contracted functions, e.g. trash removal, internet/telephones, water deliveries, housekeeping, and etcetera.
- Oversees City of Fort Lauderdale inspections, e.g. fire department, code enforcement.
- Purchases supplies necessary for program (includes vehicles) and office operations.
- Trouble shoots problems with office equipment including but not limited to computer equipment. Contracts the work to an outside source.
- Trouble shoots problems with the physical plant, e.g. plumbing, electrical - contracts the work to an outside source.
- Ability to demonstrate accuracy, consistency, cooperation, good judgment, organizational skills and timeliness in all aspects of work.
- Ability to work cooperatively with staff, clients and others in the community.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff, clients and others in the community.
- Ability to meet and deal effectively with the public.
- Ability to present a professional manner and appearance at all times.
- A minimum five years management and supervisory experience in the not-for-profit sector.
- A Masters’ degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, human resources or education; and a minimum of ten years progressive experience in the not-for-profit sector.
- Sufficient computer skills and capability to use a word processing programs, spreadsheets, database programs, Internet and email effectively.
- A valid State of Florida driver’s license and the ability to pass the background screening requirements of various program funding sources.
- Sufficient hearing and speaking ability to be able to communicate in person or over the telephone.
- Sufficient sight to be able to read and quickly scan computer screens.
- Sufficient manual dexterity to record and enter data into a computerized record.
- Ability to stand and sit for extended periods.
- Sufficient manual dexterity and strength to organize, package, lift and carry materials weighing up to 20 pounds.