Our Association is looking for a Senior Vice President of Operations. This is a full time position.
Provides executive and operations leadership to the Association and in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and senior staff, is responsible for its strategic direction and operations strategy and tactics for the organization. This executive leads the organization in achieving its mission, including overseeing its financial stability, community and philanthropic relations, staffing, development, and operations, under the policies, directives and management of the President & Chief Executive Officer.
Provides support and leadership to the Executive Directors (operations team) as its direct manager and executive officer, designs and implements its policies, plans and directives, and reports to the President & CEO on matters affecting the operations and welfare of the Association. Acts as a resource to the Board and its committees on policy development, planning and financial development and helps Board members understand and appreciate their role and responsibilities.
Provides top leadership to the organization's operational efforts, maximizing organizational partnerships, engaging staff and volunteers, driving top performance.
Interprets the purpose and programs of the Association.
Oversees Association operations and programs. Works with the staff to anticipate and address community needs. Spearheads the development, communication and implementation of effective strategies and processes.
Directs the staff to carry out initiatives, assignments and programs under the approved strategic plan and annual budget. Ensures a positive workplace culture of transparency and inclusion.
Works with President & CEO to direct the development of the strategic plan and assures the accomplishment of organizational goals and objectives.
Works with and collaborates with Peers and other Metro staff leadership to drive positive membership growth and increase member satisfaction.
Communicates and collaborates with government, schools, other not-for profits, corporations and other organizations in the community. Interprets the work of the Association to the community and ensures its mission, vision, values and goals are understood.
Develops and maintains excellent relationships within the community and the Association, as well as within the state, regional, national and international Association movements.
Provides leadership and support in securing needed resources for current operations, capital improvement, community development and long range financial stability.
Provides significant leadership and accountability for defined association-wide initiatives and responsibilities, which will be determined upon engagement.
Recommends operations annual budget to the CEO for approval. Ensures prudent fiscal management, reporting and controls.
Association Competencies (Organizational Leader):
Mission and Community Oriented: Incorporates Association mission and values into the organization's vision and strategies. Advocates for and institutionalizes inclusion and diversity throughout the organization. Ensures community engagement; promotes the global nature of the Association movement. Leads a culture of volunteerism ensuring engagement, inclusion and ownership.
People Oriented: Is recognized as an inspirational community leader who navigates complex political and social circles with ease. Initiates the development of relationships with influential leaders to impact and strengthen the community. Communicates to engage and inspire people within and outside the Association. Ensures that a talent management system is in place and executed effectively.
Results Oriented: Determines benchmarks and ensures appropriate leadership to meet objectives. Invests resources in well-designed innovation initiatives. Possesses penetrating insight and strong strategic and critical thinking skills. Creates a structure to deliver organization-wide results to achieve objectives. Leads a culture of philanthropy. Develops and implements stewardship strategies.
Personal Development Oriented: Shares authority and demonstrates courage and humility. Creates a learning organization. Effectively drives change by leveraging resources and creating alignment to expand organizational opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, human services or related area; related graduate degree preferred.
Ten or more years broad management experience, preferably in the Association and/or not-for-profit sector, including strategic planning, philanthropic development, and multi-site operations.
Association Organizational Leader certificate required within three years from date of hire.
Insight and skill to effectively lead a voluntary, not-for-profit organization within a complex internal and external environment.
Demonstrated experience in community relations, financial development, financial management, and board and volunteer development.
Ability to attract, retain, leads and motivate quality staff and volunteer leadership.
Knowledge and understanding of community resources and the ability to engage and partner these resources with the Association to meet strategic objectives.
Must be regarded as a peer to other top-level community leaders.
Must have commitment to the mission of the Association and uphold its values and ethics.
Must be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of the Association.
Knowledge of and previous experience with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
An understanding of the national and international relationships of the Association.
$135,000 - $175,000
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, salary history and three references to Paul Mantell, Vice President Human Resources.
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