Executive Director Boulder County Care Connect

Boulder County CareConnect
Job Description
Since 1972, Boulder County CareConnect (BCCC) has been connecting volunteer-powered services to adults 60+, helping them stay in the comfort of their homes. We have been accomplishing this through vital direct services programs including home repair, grocery delivery, medical transportation, yard maintenance and more. For further information on our programs, please visit our website at www.careconnectbc.org.

BCCC is based in beautiful Boulder County, Colorado, a county that frequently acquires top rankings in health, well-being, quality of life, education and art. Famous for its nearby recreational opportunities, the area is located around the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,282 ft. The county includes the cities of: Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette and Louisville (among other towns). It covers 740 square miles and has an estimated population of 320,000 (2015).

Position:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Boulder County CareConnect’s staff, programs, growth, fiscal health and the execution of its mission & values. S/he will have and understanding and knowledge of the eldercare field. They are expected to develop core understanding of programs, operations, and business plans. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

Leadership & Management:
•    Leads and participates in employee recruitment, selection, orientation, monitoring and termination as appropriate.
•    Responsible for all aspects of Human Resources.
•    Ensures ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems to meet all strategic goals.
•    Actively engages and energizes BCCC’s staff members, volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.
•    Develops, maintains, and supports a strong Board of Directors
•    Leads, develops, and retains BCCC’s high-performance senior management team to ensure effective processes and systems to track progress
•    Regularly evaluates program components, measures successes and failures, and effectively communicates these to the Board, funders, and other constituents.
•    Maintains safe and productive working environment for all employees.

Fundraising & Communications:
•    Maintains ongoing efforts for levels of giving and expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations.
•    Deepens and refines all aspects of communications—with the goal of creating a stronger and more clarified brand.
•    Uses external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.
•    Assures the identification and cultivation of significant donors (both individual and business) and fundraising sources.
•    Assumes the role of the “face” of the organization and actively engages in events & community activities.

Organizational Planning & Business Development:
•    Plans, implements and holds accountability for annual budget.
•    Develops and directs an active strategic planning process that includes annual goals for business operations, fiscal health and employee satisfaction.
•    Negotiates contract and agreements for provisions of services and ensures enforcement.
•    Assures the identification, development, documentation and reporting as required ensuring ongoing sources of funding for BCCC.
•    Adheres to all compliance guidelines pertinent to the organization.
•    Establishes and maintains relationships with various organizations to strategically enhance BCCC’s mission.
•    Establishes employment and administrative policies & procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of BCCC.

Qualifications:
The ED will be thoroughly committed to BCCC’s nonprofit mission. Our mission is connecting volunteer-powered services to adults 60+, helping them stay in the comfort of their homes. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management and business development experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

•    Advanced degree, ideally a Master’s degree in health and human services, business management, nonprofit administration or the equivalent, relevant experience.
•    Seasoned – with significant senior management experience; track record of effectively leading a performance and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
•    Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
•    Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high- performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
•    Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
•    Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
•    Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
•    Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
•    Passion, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, focused and self-directed.

To apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@careconnectbc.org.
Please type “Executive Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
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