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Executive Director

Ventura, California

Description

Executive Director

This position reports directly to the National Director of Executive Leadership and is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all programs, services, and operations at the site. The main function of these programs is to assist homeless and at-risk veterans and their families to achieve their highest level of independence to include successfully transitioning to and maintaining permanent housing.

Responsibilities

  • Manages and supervises all programs, services, and operations at Our Clients site

  • Evaluates trends in needs & gaps & develops programs to meet those needs

  • Set annual goals and objectives for site and manage for accomplishing those in a manner to successfully serve the veterans

  • Ensures a therapeutic milieu in accordance with Our Client's Mission and Philosophy

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community partners to include the Veterans Administration, the local Continuum of Care, housing facilities, landlords, donors, funders, and agencies and programs to successfully deliver services to veteran clients and their families

  • Develop and maintain relationships with elected government officials, federal and local to advocate veteran needs and service opportunities

  • Supervises site Clinical and Program Team and delivery of services within all programs to include housing and prevention programs. Services include but are not limited to outreach, case management, clinical/substance abuse treatment, 24/7 residential care, food services, workforce development, financial assistance, legal advocacy, etc.

  • Collaborates with organization’s Clinical and Program departments and ensures organization and program forms, policies, trainings, and client programming models are implemented and maintained

  • Supervises site Operations department to include maintaining overall organizational integrity within the site and compliance with all federal and other regulations to include oversight of client care guidelines and ensuring that legal requirements are met

  • Ensures internal audits and reviews of documentation and protocols are conducted which includes but is not limited to auditing of client charts, internal databases, external databases (compliance with Homeless Information Management System), safety protocols, grant reports, fiscal controls, etcetera

  • Collaborates with organization’s Fiscal and Accounting departments and oversees fiscal management and budget tracking to ensure site is not operating in a deficit

  • Collaborates with organization’s Human Resources and Payroll departments and oversees employee recruitment, training, retention, performance evaluations, and time tracking

  • Oversees site fundraising, communications, and community development in collaboration with organization’s Development & Communications department

  • Oversees housing development planning and implementation in collaboration with the organization's Housing Development department.

  • Supervises and provides oversight for facility maintenance and leasing in collaboration with property management partners

  • Facilitates regular meetings with site staff and monitors site, program, grant, and financial goals and objectives to report to COO and National Office

  • Participates in weekly Conference Calls facilitated by National Office designee

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Position will initially be titled Program Director until the employee meets the training requirements for Executive Director which is typically 3 to 9 months. May report to COOs designee or Acting Executive Director.

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Non-Profit Management, or related field required.

  • Minimum of four years' experience in program management, staff supervision, program development, and budget management as related to programs.

  • Leadership and Conflict Management skills essential.

  • Experience working with veterans, homeless individuals, disabled individuals, and/or families in need and culturally diverse populations.

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse groups of individuals, to include clients, staff, and community stakeholders.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to include public speaking and ability to represent organization in the community.

  • Demonstrated personal and financial integrity in the workplace and a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team-approach environment.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Our client subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Their policy is to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, they intend to comply fully with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws, and the information requested on this application will be used only for purposes consistent with those laws.

 

Our client provides housing, counseling, career services and comprehensive support to 5,500 homeless and at-risk veterans and families each night. Founded in LA more than 25 years ago, our client now has 30 residential sites and service centers across the country, with more in development. With the goal of ending veteran homelessness, they have launched prevention programs, focused on jobs and mental health, and advocate on the State and Federal level for resources to help service members transition successfully to civilian life. We will continue in our mission until no man or woman who served our country is left sleeping on its streets.

 

Job Details

Level: Senior

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Executive

FLSA Classification: Exempt



 

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