The Arc of Northwest Wayne County, Michigan, is a non-profit organization with a progressive mission of advocacy and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
We are currently seeking someone to fill the role of Executive Director.
The position is full-time, with a salary range of 50 – 100K commensurate with educational level and experience. Resumes must be submitted with complete work experience, education and salary history.
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to email@example.com
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for a phone interview will be contacted.
Nature of Work
The Executive Director functions as the administrative head of The Arc of Northwest Wayne County (The Arc NW), responsible to the Board of Directors through the President. She/he shall be responsible for carrying out the policies of The Arc NW and, in consultation with Board of Directors, develop the operations and programs based upon the mission. Responsibilities include carrying out the policies of the organization and operations/programs based on short and long-term goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Professional and personal commitment to the mission, vision, and goals of The Arc.
- Implement good administrative, management, accounting knowledge and skills.
- Develop and manage staff to support the mission through cohesive operations.
- Develop and manage volunteers to support programs, fundraisers, and operations.
- Develop and operate programs and services that support and promote the mission.
- Submit required and requested reports to the Board and membership.
- Maintain a safe and effective work environment with needed technology and equipment.
- Prepare and oversee the implementation of the annual budget.
- Develop funds to support the organization’s mission through community and business relationships, the board and committees, members, grants, contracts, and other means.
- Oversee the annual independent audit and annual program audits (fiscal intermediary, state gaming commission, etc.)
- Fulfill the organization’s mission.
- Represent The Arc as an advocate promoting the dignity and full integration of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Promote best practices and increase public awareness of successes and issues concerning people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Advocate for public policy that supports the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Represent The Arc to other agencies and organizations.
- Foster participation with The Arc Michigan and The Arc of the United States.
- Foster cooperation and coordination among agencies and systems serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
- Attend meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. as deemed appropriate to increase knowledge, gain experience, and promote The Arc NW’s mission.
- Perform other related tasks as required.
Required Experience and Training
- Demonstrate a long-term commitment to promoting the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and inclusive communities.
- An awareness of the potential of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as their support needs.
- Bachelors’ degree in business or social science desirable; however, equivalent business and administrative experience acceptable in place of degree.
This is a salaried position which requires daytime office hours, as well as occasional evening and weekend hours.
This position also requires some travel. Must have own method of transportation.