Executive Director

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Location
Rome, Georgia
Salary
Salary is based on education and experience.
Posted
Aug 20, 2019
Closes
Sep 19, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Executive

Position Summary:  

Under the general supervision of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director performs a variety of administrative, supervisor and public relations functions and is responsible for directing the overall operations of two residential group home facilities for teenaged boys and girls.

Major Duties:

• Directs and manages the overall operations and maintenance of facilities;

• Develops and implements short and long range goals;

• Responsible for the fiscal management of two facilities. Develops an annual budget based on analysis of projected needs and resources and monitors expenditures;

• Continually seeks funding for facility operations and programs and assists with all fundraising efforts;

• Prepares and completes all mandated monthly, annual and other reports and all reports requested by the Board of Trustees;

• Ensures the proper allocation of personnel and other resources through a review of staffing levels, use of overtime, etc.;

• Investigates, documents and take disciplinary action when necessary;

• Conducts weekly staff meetings and other work related meetings as necessary;

• Ensures and maintains compliance with local, state, federal and all other regulations and legal requirements;

• Must be available and “on-call” for any emergency situation;

• Actively involved in the community with other local service related agencies, represents the Home by serving on service related local and state committees and/or boards;

• Reports directly to the Executive Board of the Board of Trustees;

• Carries out the policies and decisions of the Board of Trustees.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must have a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, human services or related field and a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience; or

 A Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work, human services or related field and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience;

• Must be twenty-one years of age or older;

• Must possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to secure a valid Georgia license if current license is from another jurisdiction;

• Must have no criminal history record of a misdemeanor or felony offense from any state;

• Must pass a medical examination to include a level ten (10) drug screen and current TB test;

• Must possess good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to and work well with other people, subordinates, children, volunteers, board members, agency personnel, family members, etc.

• Must possess strong organizational and managerial skills necessary to supervisor and lead full and part-time employees at two (2) group homes;

• Must have experience in grant writing, grant management, program development and reporting and fundraising;

• Must be able to delegate responsibilities to staff members in an appropriate and timely manner.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Knowledge in methods and techniques effective in counseling youth;

• Knowledge and understanding of methods of de-escalation/crisis intervention and positive youth development techniques;

• Knowledge and skills needed to assess problems and needs of youth;

• Knowledge and understanding of the role of the juvenile justice system, Department of Family and Children’s Services, juvenile court and mental health services at the local and state level;

• Knowledge of how to enlist the cooperation of individuals from various backgrounds to develop human service delivery programs for youth;

• Knowledge and ability to identify and utilize community, state and federal resources for the betterment of service delivery;

• Knowledge and understanding of program and office management, budgeting, and the development and maintenance of administrative records;

• Skill in planning, organizing, analyzing and problem solving and decision making;

• Skill in oral and written communication to include internal and external audiences;

• Skill in public relations.

Supervisory Responsibility:

The Executive Director has direct supervision over assistant directors and an administrative assistant.