Chief Executive Officer
An exciting opportunity to lead the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley (which has clubs in Eau Claire, Menomonie, Chippewa Falls, and Black River Falls, Wisconsin) is open and we are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to make a positive impact on kids' lives. We are looking for candidates who will lead the overall planning and operation of the organization while providing leadership, direction, and support to the Board of Directors.
Boys & Girls Clubs' mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. You will be responsible for bringing this mission to live in our communities as you work to ensure that the kids and teens in your care achieve great futures by providing a safe and fun space, an engaging club experience, and managing caring professionals to guide them along the way.
As a proof point, 54% of Club alumni said the Club saved their lives, so the impact you and your team will have on these kid's and teen's lives will be life changing.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Guide, support, and serve the Board of Directors in establishing goals and developing policies, procedures, budgets, and programs that fulfill the mission of the Boys & Girls Club.
- Monitor and approve the organization's program services and assures achievement of its mission and goals.
- Form, develop, and manage a robust team of resource development professionals of sufficient skill and talent to successfully execute fundraising plans.
- Provide leadership to Club staff by developing administrative and operational standards that empower staff to meet their professional and organizational goals.
- Attain and manage resources necessary to ensure the financial operations of the agency are conducted in accordance with applicable laws.
- Assure the organization is in compliance with all membership requirements and standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and other affiliated and regulatory agencies.
- Oversee staffing activities of the organization, including creating a positive work environment.
- Recruit, train, and evaluate both paid and volunteer staff.
- Promote Boys & Girls Club services to individuals, other service organizations, and the local community.
- Direct and participate in public relation and fundraising activities.
- Provide professional leadership to the Board of Directors to assure development of an effective and motivated board, including identification, recruitment, training, and involvement of members in meeting the goals of the organization.
- May be assigned special projects periodically by the Board of Directors.
- Reports to the Board of Directors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
- Proven track record of successful resource development.
- Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan, and coordinate operations in a multi-unit organization.
- Must have strong understanding of financial statements and be fiscally articulate.
- Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, and delegation.
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written; ability to speak effectively and persuasively to groups and individuals.
- Demonstrated competency and ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a Board of Directors, Staff, Community Groups, and other related agencies.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise professionals and other staff/volunteers who may be in distant subunits of the organization.
- Advanced knowledge and expertise in asset management including financial resources and property.
- Demonstrated skills and competency in the following areas preferred: the mission, objectives, policies, programs, and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs; of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations and of management; and resource development activities and sources of funding.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.