May 29, 2012 > Job Announcement: Executive Director
Job Announcement: Executive Director
LIFE ElderCare is a nonprofit organization located in Fremont and serves seniors who live in Fremont, Newark, and Union City, California. Its mission is to serve seniors by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, supporting daily well-being, and enabling independent living for as long as safely possible on behalf of at-risk individuals.
Position: Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall management of LIFE ElderCare's operations, including four direct service programs, supervision of a staff of 11 and over 500 volunteers, execution and expansion of its mission, and strategic planning for its future.
The Executive Director is responsible for managing the strategic direction of the organization that is compatible with the Board's vision and for developing short and long-range operational plans. S/he is charged with securing sufficient resources to ensure the organization's ongoing financial viability. S/he supports the work of the Board and its committees to establish strategic direction, desired service outcomes, and to identify potential partnerships and mutually beneficial relationships with other entities to further the organization's mission. S/he is responsible outreach to the broad community, marketing the organization's services to potential clients and to prospective volunteers and donors.
The complete job description can be found on the organizations website:
Profile: The successful candidate for this position will have previous experience in the field of aging and social services, demonstrated leadership with an entrepreneurial spirit that can take the organization to the next level of excellence, experience in managing a dynamic organization who can lead the dedicated staff and volunteers in providing quality services to a vulnerable population, success in securing resources from diverse sources, high skill levels in oral and written communications.
Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree, with a Master's Degree preferred and a minimum of five years of senior management experience. Preference is given to applications from the immediate area. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org a covering letter, resume, completed application, and responses to the supplemental questions can be found on the website.
Salary - to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience