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