Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition, Inc. (HEBCAC), was formed as a non-stock corporation in the State of Maryland in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore City, the State of Maryland and the community. The Executive Director is the key management leader of operations, strategy, and administration, responsible for the financial objectives and mission to promote economic growth that builds healthy, thriving neighborhoods and stable households in East Baltimore. He/She/They require a deep knowledge of the field, core programs, operations, and business planning. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors with the following functions described below with key duties encompassing fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provides leadership to the Board of Directors in developing a vision for success and bringing the organization and its stakeholders along in its implementation.
Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff to carry out the organization's mission.
Develops and implements methods of communication between neighborhoods, community institutions, city government and State government.
Effectively represents needs and issues of neighborhoods to the broader community and the broader community to the neighborhoods, both through public speaking and in writing.
Designs and facilitates processes to effectively build coalitions among neighborhood groups.
Incubates programs that will respond to needs identified by the community.
Brokers services form community-wide organizations and entities to meet neighborhood needs.
Participates in initiatives to affect change in public policy that can lead to improvements in education and employment outcomes.
Works with the Board of Directors to develop an adequate funding base to support the infrastructure of the organization and to incubate new programs.
Develops and maintains sound methods of accountability throughout the organization.
Identifies and develops partnerships and collaborations that compliment and support the organization's mission.
Meets all reporting requirements of funding sources, contracts and the Board of Directors.
Develops and manages approved operating and capital budgets.
Must demonstrate experience in preparing, managing and administrating operating budgets, preferably in excess of two million dollars annually.
Must demonstrate experience in the establishing and maintaining administrative system of accountability throughout the organization.
Must demonstrate experience in the management of professional senior staff, salary, and, administrative staff.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, Economics, Education, Business Administration, Psychology, Political Science, Urban Planning, or other relevant field is required, and master’s degree in related field highly desired.
Demonstrated 7 to 10 years leadership and management experience in the operation of community-based organizations is highly preferred.
Experience in intergovernmental affairs at the federal, state, local, and municipality levels desirable.
Background in youth and adult education and employment/workforce development preferred.
Demonstrated supervisory experience with a minimum of 10-15 employees.
Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of some education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent skills in verbal and written communication and in group facilitation and consensus building are required.
Ability to strategize with diverse individuals and organizations to develop effective partnerships and coalitions is required. Ability to attract and develop competent staff to understand and effectively function in political environments at the neighborhood, city, and state levels; to develop and manage a variety of funding.
Strong character and fortitude to listen extensively and to effectively negotiate the rough waters of community partnerships, where there is a high demand of accountability and the need for services far outweighs what the resources can support – in other words, a “thick-skin” and open-minded about citizen involvement.
Classified Title: Executive Director- HEBCAC Working Title: Executive Director- HEBCAC Role/Level/Range: L/05/LF Starting Salary Range: $92,570 - $127,270 /Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003261-HEBCAC General Administration Personnel area: School of Medicine
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