Executive director

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

SummaryPlans, organizes, and directs the operation, activities, consultants and staff of Ability Now Bay Area (ANBA), Inc. by performing the following duties personally and through subordinate supervisors.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Oversees all matters of administrative and supervisory detail in connection with the operation of the organization.Represents the organization as its chief executive in all dealings with other organizations, individuals, and the general public, or delegates an appropriate representative.Assists in preparation of the annual budget and directs purchases and expenditures within the limits of the approved budget.Develops and maintains public contacts.Assumes responsibility for fundraising activities as authorized by the Board of Directors and investigates diversified sources of new funding.Cultivates individual donor and foundation relationships and ensures viability of Ability Now Bay Area’s “Discovering Abilities Sustainable Funding Initiative”.Provides the Board of Directors with adequate information, including verbal and written reports, to help them reach sound decisions and establish policies.Reports regularly to the Board of Directors on progress toward organizational objectives and the other issues of concern.Attends Ability Now Bay Area and Mary Valle Foundation Board meetings and committee meetings.Assists the Board in preparation of a plan for the organization and develops and implements short-range goals.Recruits, hires, interviews and terminates employees.Recruits new volunteers and communicates with outside organizations to promote ANBA’s volunteer opportunities.Oversees the development and planning of special events.Oversees the coordination and implementation of mass mailings including publication, direct mail appeals, and special events.Assists in the development and creation of grant requests and oversees grant projects.Oversees administrative support services that maintain donor database and correspondence.Oversees the physical plant maintenance.Coordinates board committee activities.Actively participates in the developmental disability community as a member and leader of collaborative councils and committees and develops and cultivates community partnerships.Leads and supports Ability Now Bay Area’s programs and services (Micro-Enterprise, Community Integration, Tailored-Day Services, Adult Education classes) and researches and identifies additional services and expanded programs that could meet the needs of under-served individuals with disabilities in the community.Coordinates Mary Valle Foundation paperwork and records.Ensures the implementation of Person-Centered philosophies within the organization.Changes can occur in essential tasks due to changes in programs, such as those mandated by law, or as a condition to further funding by a grant sponsor or changes in state or federal law. Any change in essential tasks to be performed will be by written notice and will be an essential task or requirement only after such notice has been given.Additional Job RequirementsAdditionally, every staff member may be required to:· Load and unload buses as needed.· Assist participants with nutrition as needed.· Assist in other departments as needed.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesOversees the management of all staff. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the organization. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and hiring; planning and assigning work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperienceA Bachelor’s Degree is required. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Special Education, Rehabilitation, or other Human Services related field is desirable; a minimum of 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language SkillsAbility to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, governmental regulations, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to board of directors and public groups.Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as interest, discounts, and percentages.Reasoning AbilityAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram and schedule form. Ability to adapt to varied and changing circumstances.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. They employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.AddendumIt is required that every employee be aware of, and responsible for, the safety of program participants, staff, volunteers and others under his/her supervision or in their work environment. Employees are required to immediately clear or report any safety hazards or unsafe conditions in their work environment.Requirements for Employment· Provide a copy of a current physical examination and tuberculosis screening.· Provide a copy and maintain a current California driver’s license or identification card.· Provide a copy and maintain a current CPR certification.· Provide a copy of current fingerprint clearance (prints must be sent to Department of Justice within four days of hire).· Sign a Form I-9 and provide the required documentation.· Sign the Ability Now Bay Area Safety StatementInterested parties may submit a cover letter and resume to EDsearch@abilitynowba.org. Thank you!SDL2017

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