Job Summary

The Chief Executive Officer will:

  • Report to the Board of Directors and serve as a non-voting member of the Board
  • Keep the Board of Directors fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.
  • Manage a staff of approximately 10-15 employees and volunteers
  • Plan objectives, develop organizational policies, coordinate functions and operations, and establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining organizational objectives.
  • Oversee the planning and development of operational and public relations policies designed to maintain and improve the organization’s image and relations with employees, stakeholders, and the public.
  • Ensure the profitability and sustainability of the agency.
  • Alongside financial personnel, develop the annual budget for the agency and submit it to the Board of Directors for review and approval.
  • Work with the Board of Directors and other stakeholders developing and implementing the strategic plan as well as the direction of the organization.
  • Provide leadership in grants management, research, compliance, and outreach and ensure compliance with all grants and contracts of the agency
  • Research and apply for HUD, private, and other government funding that supports the core mission of the agency and aligns with the gaps in service capacity of the CoC
  • Ensure coordination, preparation and completion of CoC grant application annually
  • Alongside financial personnel, prepare documentation for annual audit and oversee audit completion process
  • Recruit, employ, and release all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers
  • provide oversight to the principal fundraiser, ensuring that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work
  • Coordinate and implement public relations tools including website, any newsletters, and media releases to support distribution of information about homelessness in the CoC service area
  • Develop and lead events to educate and train volunteers, the faith community, and community partners regarding the needs of the homeless in their own community
  • Oversee the Point-in-Time Count, reporting results to the region and to jurisdictions for use in their planning
  • Advocate for and influence public policy at the local, state, and federal levels of government
  • Supervise and administer the HMIS program and staff
  • Manage and provide access points to the local Coordinated Entry System
  • Maintain positive working relationships with city, county, state and federal government offices
  • Complete onsite and remote monitoring of CoC collaborative grant recipients
  • Provide leadership and oversight for all technical submissions to HUD
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the board

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to

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