Position posted by Grace Lutheran Communities

Updated: Feb 14, 2019

Job Title:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
5-10 Years
Eau Claire, WI
Salary Type:
Job ID:
Bryan Bessa
3410 Sky Park Blvd., Eau Claire, WI 54701
None Specified

Job Description


Reporting to the Grace Lutheran Communities’ Board of Directors, the CEO must create an environment that translates the mission of GLC into actions that are conducive to the maximum well-being of the residents and communities being served. The CEO needs to provide visionary leadership and administration of key strategic initiatives to keep GLC at the forefront of the industry. The CEO provides the daily leadership for attracting, developing, and retaining talent; achieves short and long term financial objectives; ensures compliance to mitigate risk; anticipates industry trends; and engages in business development activities to advance the reputation and services of GLC.

Essential Functions:
•Effectively achieves with distinction, perseveres despite resistance, and influences others
•Strategically develops broad, long-range objectives and plans that meet contingencies
•Displays strong human relationship building and interpersonal abilities; builds strong rapport with others that results in collaboration and trust
•Establishes effective working relationships; willingly and skillfully manages conflicts
•Actively follows up and holds employees accountable for completion of assigned work and meeting/exceeding standards
•Assesses situations and envisions solutions which meet the organization’s unique needs
•Displays self-knowledge of strengths and needs, and identifies resources where there are gaps
•Establishes and achieves challenging goals through ambition and execution skills
•Proactively thinks and plans to assign workload to subordinates
•Stewards resources to get things done effectively and efficiently
•Reacts to duress in a balanced manner as needed to sustain performance levels
•Demonstrates effective time management, ensuring priority issues receive appropriate focus and effort
•Instructs in a manner so that others learn and develop skills needed to achieve objectives

Special Features/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree desired. Financial acumen to manage operating budgets, financial statements, and other related fiscal reports. 5+ years of progressively responsible senior management experience in an organization of comparable size and complexity including multiple locations. Experience working with nonprofit boards. Measurable success in creating a culturally competent organization. Fundraising/development experience desired. Experience in eldercare services.

For more information: https://www.graceluthfound.com/CEO/

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