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Executive Director- Youth-serving non-profit

Company: Alaant Workforce Solutions
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Alaant Workforce Solution is the exclusive hiring partner for the open Executive Director role at The Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady! The organization's mission: to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The purpose of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady is to promote the social, educational, health, leadership, and character development of boys and girls during critical periods of their growth. This organization is stable financially, and they do not live "grant to grant" to make payroll or meet other expenses. This is a very high-visibility role, reporting into the Board of Directors.Excellent benefits package! Will be responsible for overseeing the operation and developing and achieving its strategic vision in support of organizational mission and goals.
Will provide leadership, direction and support to the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources, and establishing policies.
This role is 100% onsite in Schenectady, NY (work at a brand-new facility!)
The organization will provide moving expenses for the right candidate interested in relocating (from the Northeast U.S. preferred). Responsibilities for Executive Director- Youth-serving non-profit:

  • Leadership
  • Board Development
  • Resources Development and Management
  • Overseeing organization's Technology
  • Partnership Development
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Maintaining Internal and External Relationships
    --- Oversee special programs and/or events. Some national travel and attendance at local meetings during the week (and occasional weekends) will be expected.--- May be assigned special projects periodically by the Board of Directors. Requirements Executive Director- Youth-serving non-profit:
    --- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.--- Leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector is valued. Experience working with youth is valued at a premium.--- A minimum of 5 years of experience in managing programs or operations at a non-profit company, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership capacity; or an equivalent combination of experience.--- Understanding of and commitment to the company mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures (the principles and practices of managing non-profit organizations); and resource development activities and sources of funding.--- Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate operations.--- Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, delegation.--- Strong communication skills, both oral and written.--- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, and other related agencies.--- Basic knowledge of asset management including financial resources and property.

Keywords: Alaant Workforce Solutions, Schenectady , Executive Director- Youth-serving non-profit, Executive , Schenectady, New York

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