CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - PROGRAMS
- Expired: April 09, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
***NELCWIT accepts applications by mail or email*** Send cover letter, resume outlining your qualifications, and a list of three professional references with phone and email contact information. ***Resumes without a cover letter WILL NOT be considered. *** NELCWIT, 17 Long Ave., Greenfield, MA 01301Attn: Pam Brown – Interim Executive DirectorEmail: Pamb@nelcwit.org CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - PROGRAMS JOB DESCRIPTION Locations: Eastern, MA-Boston, MA-Springfield, MA-Holyoke, North Hampton ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTIONNELCWIT’s mission is to eradicate domestic and sexual violence through programs that directly supportsurvivors and by collaborating with others to build safe, anti-racist, just communities where all people havedignity and the opportunity to thrive.
Working in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, we offerconfidential counseling, advocacy, referrals and other resources to individuals of any gender, sexuality, race,ability, religion or background, with particular attention to people experiencing domestic and sexual violencewithin marginalized communities. NELCWIT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Direct service employees aremembers of the local SEIU. OVERARCHING ROLE AND BACKGROUNDNELCWIT has a shared leadership structure which requires trust, equal voice, and compromise.
Together twoCo-Executive Directors (Co-EDs) will make decisions regarding the overall operations, finance, resourcedevelopment and program management. Additionally, you will serve a more specialized role of Co-ED ofPrograms. The Co-Executive Directors’ roles are: Co-Executive Director of Operations, Finance and Administration Co-Executive Director of Programs Aligned with this collaborative leadership approach, there are shared responsibilities within both Co- ExecutiveDirector roles.
This leadership model is designed as a supportive and accountable partnership. The otherCo-Executive Director and the NELCWIT Board of Directors will provide a high level of support. In addition, atrusted leadership consultant will support the Co-EDs, the Board and staff through the 4 – 6 month transitionperiod to this shared leadership structure. The majority of this role’s time is dedicated to programs.
There are key responsibilities, high goals, andexpectations within this role, specifically in program management and oversight. This position is responsible forthe organization’s programmatic effectiveness in serving Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. SCOPE OF WORK: Under the general supervision of the NELCWIT Board of Directors, the Co-ExecutiveDirectors are responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organization. Your leadershipincludes overseeing planning, oversight and supervisory duties related to each NELCWIT program: CounselingServices, Crisis Intervention Services, SAFEPLAN, DVIP, Legal Advocacy, the Franklin County Children’s VisitationProgram, Outreach & Prevention, Community Organizing and Crisis Support volunteers and interns. Together the Co-EDs will lead, coach, and develop a high performance team, ensure programmatic excellence,and foster a collaborative and professional work environment.
Additionally, they will plan, organize, and directthe day-to-day programmatic and fiscal functioning, working with staff, contractors, the Board and volunteersto implement the strategic goals of the organization. The Co-EDs will also lead the ongoing anti-racism andanti-oppression process for the organization. The Co-EDs will provide the Board of Directors with monthly updates on key issues affecting the organizationand will attend regularly scheduled Board and staff meetings.Reports to: The NELCWIT Board of Directors Supervises: Paid staff, contractors, consultants, and volunteers as appropriate ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strategic and direct management of overall operations for program services (as outlinedabove), and implementation of the organization’s long-term plans Supervise staff, implement and develop programs, program budgets and program reports In collaboration with the other Co-ED and program managers, coordinate and ensure effective programdelivery, reports, and compliance with all state and federal contracts and funding guidelines Ensure adequate staffing in accordance with the union’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA),program budgets and personnel policies (including hiring, training, staff development and evaluation) Develop and steward relationships with NELCWIT partners, funders, and supporters Work with staff, the Board and its Development Committee to support fundraising efforts andstrategies (grants, special events, individual giving, etc.) and expand revenue opportunities Lead, support and implement the ongoing anti-racism and anti-oppression process for the organization Serve on appropriate interagency committees with grassroots activist/coalitions, policy makers andcommunity leaders In partnership with the Board of Directors and the Co-ED of Operations, Finance & Administration,chart strategy and leverage resources for the continued development of the organization and its staff Attend Board meetings and report on program status, successes, challenges, and any needed support Other duties as assigned by the NELCWIT Board of Directors. Ensure the employee handbook, policies and procedures are up to date Ensure agency compliance with union’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), work tomaintain positive relations with union, serve on the negotiation team.
Represent NELCWIT in the community and with the media. Build vibrant communitypartnerships and serve on appropriate interagency committees with grassrootsactivist/coalitions, policy makers and community leaders KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience 4 years of management and supervisory experience in nonprofit organization preferred, but willconsider candidates who can demonstrate applicable skill sets 4 years of experience and very strong skills in developing and managing organizational and programbudgets, including program and contract reporting and compliance Demonstrated leadership ability, including staff development, collaboration and strong decision-makingskills Empathetic, sophisticated understanding of the myriad social, economic and personal issues facingsurvivors of trauma and/or violence and ability to articulate this understanding to diverse audiences Excellent verbal, written communication, and relationship building skills Initiative, exceptional organizational skills, good judgment and ability to work independently andas part of a team Ability to model and uphold appropriate boundaries in work with co-workers, supervisors, clients,and the community including the ability to set limits and label inappropriate behaviors The ability to prioritize, negotiate, delegate, give and receive feedback, and work with a varietyof internal and external partners Integrity, credibility, and dedication to NELCWIT’s mission Demonstrated commitment to ending violence and promoting social justice by actively fighting racism,classism, homophobia, ableism, ageism, and all other forms of oppression Willingness to learn about, model, and actively use multicultural awareness in daily work Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Publisher, Excel and Google Suite Availability evenings and weekends. Local and regional travel required Position Status: Executive Position, at-will, salaried, exempt, six month probationary period Hours of Employment: Monday – Friday, 9a.m.
- 5 p.m. Occasional weekend and evening hoursPay Scale: $70-$80,000 depending on experience and expertise Benefits: Generous benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurances; Health Flex SpendingAccount; 403(B) Retirement - 1% of salary automatically contributed by employer14 paid holidays and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO) NELCWIT accepts applications by mail or email Send cover letter, resume outlining your qualifications, and a list of three professional references with phoneand email contact information. Resumes without a cover letter WILL NOT be considered. NELCWIT, 17 Long Ave., Greenfield, MA 01301Attn: Pam Brown – Interim Executive DirectorEmail: Pamb@nelcwit.org Closing Date for Resumes: Open until filled NELCWIT is scent/fragrance free environment.NELCWIT is an equal opportunity provider and employer.People of color are encouraged to apply.AA/EOE/ADA The policies of NELCWIT prohibit any form of unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,creed, sex, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, mental orphysical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, andany other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law with respect toemployment, volunteer participation and the provisions of services.recblid z9mhafv99ya0u54sibn6ijz85edm9k
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