POSITION SUMMARY : Represents the Agency in the overall operations of all PACE Centers in assigned regions in accordance with the mission, vision, values and guiding principles and strategic goals and objectives of the PACE Center for Girls, Inc. The Regional Director supports multiple Executive Directors (EDs, 5-6) and community based Boards of Directors (5-6) in their region, serves as the Chief Executive of the region and is responsible for leadership and management development and support, board and resource development, marketing, and training needs of the assigned team members to ensure all performance goals are exceeded. The Regional Directors maintain the cohesiveness of PACE Center for Girls, communicates regional influences and shares best practice and resource development information and serves as the liaison among the PACE Center Executive Directors, local Boards of Directors, State Office and regional community leaders. The Regional Director is responsible for the coordination and collaboration between PACE Centers in the region; performance management, coaching and training to support Executive Directors to maximize their performance and provide leadership and guidance to the Executive Directors and local Center Boards. The Regional Director is focused on balanced performance and building the PACE brand both internally and externally and serves as a member of the PACE Center for Girls, Inc. Executive Leadership Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the strategic activities of geographic region to ensure fidelity to the model and financial viability of all Centers in region in accordance with the mission, culture, values and vision of the agency.
Responsible for leading, developing and maintaining strong relationships with Executive Directors, local board members and local and regional partners to develop a unified team and to ensure the delivery of best practices internally and externally.
Works with Executive Directors to execute programs, goals and partnerships to create and enhance public and private revenue. Responsible for ensuring that all roles work together to ensure the best possible experience for girls at PACE.
Overall responsibility and accountability for Executive Director’s performance. Responsible for implementing performance based management through direct coaching of ED’s.
Responsible for setting development goals in collaboration with the PACE Director of Development, Executive Directors and local boards to create, implement and evaluate viable Fundraising plans that maximize regional efforts and advise and assist regional leadership teams in all regional activities.
Assist business development and Center Executive Director as necessary in preparation of competitive procurement proposals to maintain existing programs and further corporate expansion goals.
Required to actively support and monitor Centers in their regions through site visits.
Train program leadership within assigned area on effective facilitation of community advisory board meetings; advise regarding the appropriate collection of meeting documentation.
Support the Executive Director in assessing needs and developing Center specific goals, strategies and action plans for Centers in assigned Region.
Support the Executive Director and other appropriate Management staff, negotiate the school board contract and ensure contract compliance.
In collaboration with the Director of Program Services support the Executive Director in leading and managing the continuous quality improvement, substance abuse licensure and Medicaid implementation processes, and ensure implementation of safety and risk management processes based on PACE policy and procedure.
Support and assist Executive Directors and local Boards in all aspects of facility acquisition.
Manage Center Leadership transitions as necessary and lead and support succession planning for middle management and Executive Directors.
Represent PACE with elected officials, staff and executive agencies to advocate for PACE and support the development of a coalition that advocates for girls.
C oordinate participation on relevant Coalitions, Boards, Councils and Task Forces to expand the support for girls, staff and PACE Centers.
Support the Executive Director and the PACE Director of MIS, to develop and implement technology plan and training to ensure the use of data in performance management.
Lead, support and evaluate the Executive Director and regional support staff in the region.
Maintain ongoing knowledge base of group treatment programming, educational programming, staff development and training, program development in order to provide assistance and support at the local level and to help develop additional programs for the Region .
Serve as the liaison and coordinate communications between the Regional Leadership Team, the State Office, the Board of Trustees, Local Center Boards, and other providers and stakeholders.
Education and/or Experience and Technical Skills:Minimum Requirements:
Education, Licensure, Experience:
Position requires minimum of 10+year direct work experience in relationship management and managing staff. Thorough knowledge of the characteristics and financial needs of education and social service agencies; and relationship management tools. Proven expertise in understanding of financial statements, program operations and policies and procedures; and be current on events and activities in the social service and education fields.
Abilities Required: Requires management level understanding of education and social service programs with at-risk populations. Strong presentation, negotiation, and interpersonal capability. Demonstrated success at resource development and leadership coaching. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to handle several complex tasks simultaneously. Strong programming knowledge and analytical ability.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret research, financial reports and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from boards, staff, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to write articles for publication that conform to a prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards or directors. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical concepts and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Bachelor's degree in a related field required (Social Work, Education, Public Administration), Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
7-10 years in a distance management leadership capacity, preferably in a multi-site not-for-profit
Demonstrated ability to advise and assist regional leadership team in creating and implementing strategies to accomplish mission, goals and to achieve expected outcomes; coordinate teams, activities and communications within region; design administrative and programmatic workflow and procedures and implement continuous quality improvement processes; lead Executive Directors and Local Boards of Directors in assessing progress and creating action plans for board and fund development; negotiate contracts with federal, state and local agencies and to monitor contracts for compliance; and demonstrated ability to ensure best practice in gender responsive programming.
Demonstrated ability to lead, build and manage diverse, inclusive teams of staff and volunteers; advise and assist in the development and administration of Center and regional budgets; analyze and utilize complex data for performance management and improvement; possess strong negotiating and organizational leadership skills, including motivation, communication, listening and follow through; lead, recruit and train board members in creating comprehensive board and fund development plans; possess a solid background in organizational administration.
- Must adhere to Agency Values and Principles.
- Upholds the ethical standards of the Agency.
- Follows policies and procedures of the Agency.
- Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements.
- Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required.
PACE Center for Girls - 19 months ago