Chief Executive Director / Business Developer


Fort Lauderdale, FL

Recycle Without Borders

Job Description:

Under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, the person in this position is responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, directing, and management of a residential/educational agency committed to serving survivors of natural disasters.

Qualified candidates will have knowledge of administrative and management principles necessary for directing children’s services, ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, knowledge of budgeting principles, personnel procedures, program development, strategic planning and program evaluation. He/she will also have ability to function as the chief administrative officer of a non-profit corporation under the supervision of a governing board and knowledge of supervisory techniques and staff development. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate knowledge of successful fundraising and development.

The Chief Executive Officer communicates regularly with the Board of Directors through written reports, attendance at Board meetings, participation in Board activities and contact with individual Board members. He/she has primary responsibility for communication with the Board regarding the current status of services being offered and the development of new programs.

As the administrative leader of the agency, he/she has primary responsibility for assuring that administrative functions are accomplished through a defined administrative structure. The person in this position serves as the leader of the administrative team and provides the direction and supervision necessary for other administrative personnel to accomplish their assigned duties.

The Chief Executive Officer is evaluated annually by the President of the Board.
Essential Job Functions.
Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer:
· Designs and evaluates organizational structure.
· Develops and maintains an appropriate system of fiscal accountability.
· Develops and maintains effective management systems and personnel policies.
· Develops system for adequate administrative coverage of programs.
· Develops and maintains an effective system of personnel development and evaluation.
· Develops and maintains effective systems for program development including responsible
budgeting and staffing for all programs.
· Develops and maintains effective mechanisms for necessary fund raising, public relations and community involvement.
· Develops and maintains community contacts, focusing on those networks appropriate to the organization’s focus of service.
· Maintains political awareness and connections within the context in which the organization does business.
· Continually evaluates and responds positively to the ongoing needs of the organization.
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a profession related to human services OR at least five years executive level experience in an administrative/ management role. Experience in a residential/ educational setting preferred.

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