• The Executive Director is the key manager of CVCFSC. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
• The Executive Director is responsible for managing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
• The Executive Director of CVCFSC is a part-time exempt employee, retained by and serving at the will of the Board of Directors.
1) Administration: Works with Board to fulfill the organization mission.
• Responsible for leading CVCFSC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
• Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing timely and accurate information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
• Responsible for the fiscal integrity of CVCFSC, to include preparation of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements for submission to the Board, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
• Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
• Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support CVCFSC’s mission.
3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with Board, contractors and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
• Responsible for implementation of CVCFSC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
• Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that CVCFSC can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.
• Responsible for the enhancement of CVCFSC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
4) Organization Operations. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are executed in an efficient, fiscally responsible manner.
• Responsible, effective administration of CVCFSC’s programs to include grants and project management..
• Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff and contractors.
• A bachelor’s degree is desirable
• Transparent and high integrity leadership
• Five or more years management experience preferred
• Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
• Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
• Project management/grants management background and experience
• Ability to convey a vision of CVCFSC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
• Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
• Strong public speaking ability
To apply, please send a current resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This posting will close November 30, 2018.
The Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.