The Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader of LAHA (Latin American Health Alliance) and its programs. The ED is responsible for overseeing the administration, staff management, program creation/efficacy, and short- and long-term strategic plan for the organization. The ED is expected to lead and/or oversee financial performance, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach endeavors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Organizational Leadership, Financial Management, and Governance
- Provide leadership and organizational communication for the mission, administration, and financial health of the organization and report to the Board of Directors on wellbeing, growth, administration, compliance, and strategic planning.
- Lead creation of strategic development plans, objectives, and performance metrics for the organization
- Develop and ensure adequate funding/resources for organization, with resources necessary for future growth and program expansion – including the creation of, and execution on, Board-approved annual operating budgets.
- Build, lead, and manage a team as needed to execute on mission and strategic objectives of the organization.
- Ensure mission of organization and non-profit integrity is culturally present throughout all programs and operations.
- Ensure financial and ethical compliance required for non-profit and clinical/social service providers.
- Implement organizational staff development structures, including support, guidance, expectations, and progress programs.
- Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the city and state necessary for the successful operation of LAHA programs.
- Lead and expand community-presence for LAHA and utilization of Board-based resources in the achievement of overall objectives for organization.
- Serve as LAHA’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public – the leading voice on organizational policy and advocacy position within community/region.
- Work with Board of Directors to ensure mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.
- Establish and lead comprehensive and consistent BOD reporting, communications, meeting fundamentals, and executive summaries.
- Approves and advises on Staff and Management personnel.
Organization and Program Development/Operations
- Oversee and implement appropriate resources to ensure that operations of the organization are appropriate and within compliance (as required)
- Responsible for effective administration of LAHA operations within each program – HRH, Casa, and Café Reyes
- Ensure credentialing, compliance, and contractual standings are all maintained – including the review and approval of contracts for services and expected requirements.
- Establish and ensure proper administration of employment policies and procedures within the organization and programs.
- Oversee marketing and other communications efforts to raise awareness, including the promotion of Café Reyes.
- Supervise management/collaborate with all staff on productive capacities for job excellence, training, and communication – initiating long term staffing plans focused on increasing competency, satisfaction, retention, and value.
- Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
- 5-7 Years' experience
- Bilingual Spanish in reading, writing, and speaking - Proficient and preferably fluent in speaking, listening, reading and writing in Spanish.
- Ability to deliver transparent and high integrity leadership.
- Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
- Familiarity with clinical billing a plus
- Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
- Ability to convey a vision of LAHA’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
- Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
- Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers.
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups.
- Strong public speaking ability
- Must have a basic understanding of trauma informed care.
- A commitment to supporting the Latinx community; addressing SUD, diversity, and social justice.
- Software competency – Microsoft Office, Outlook, Google, etc.