Executive Director Position

The board of directors of a not for profit organization invites application for the position of Executive Director for a short term stay facility serving a urban and rural population of over 70,000 in Nova Scotia, to oversee programs and services that increase independence, promote self sufficiency and empower women and children experiencing violence and abuse. 

Education

A Masters or Baccalaureate degree in social science, psychology, or related field with significant and recent experience (in a position that delivered personal empowerment, trauma informer practice and counseling services); experience managing staff of 15-20.

Experience

Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years  of progressive senior management experience, experience with  non-profit organization, previous experience working in a residential facility, experience working with a volunteer board of directors.

Knowledge

Knowledge of client centered, trauma informed approach to program delivery, knowledge of emerging practice in service delivery to the client population.

Abilities

Ability to supervise personnel in both unionized and non union work environment; ability to manage conflict and employ crisis intervention techniques; ability to recruit, train and retain staff; ability to provide effective employment reviews of staff; ability to deal with staff issues in a proactive way; ability to maintain  physical location and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations; ability to manage the overall finances of the organization including preparing annual budget, managing monthly finances, preparing bi-weekly payroll, paying invoices, Revenue Canada remittances; ability to speak to diverse audiences and promote the Association’s programs and services; ability to represent the Association on local and provincial committees; ability to use technology to support the operation of the Association; ability to design, deliver and maintain programs and services; ability to be accountable  to a volunteer board of directors, prepare monthly reports, attendance at monthly board meetings and yearly Annual General Meeting; assist in the recruitment of new board members; ability to relate well to funding partners providing them with reports, accounting practices, and required documentation.

Attributes

Leadership skills, Interpersonal skills, Compassion, Empathetic, Strong written and verbal communication skills, Initiative, Good judgement, Mentor to staff

This position requires a Criminal Records and Venerable Sector/Child Abuse Registry Checks.  It is also a position which involves some evenings and being on call with time off in lieu, 37.5 hour week; salary and benefits (health plan) commensurate with experience.  All applicants must clearly state in the cover letter how they meet the criteria for Education, Experience and Abilities as it applies to this position.  Our board of directors is seeking a dynamic energetic individual who is looking for a long term position.

We thank all those who apply, and only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.   Those contacted for interviews should note that the process may require a second and/or third meeting. Send cover letter and resume to (victimsassociation@ns.aliantzinc.ca)


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Company Profile

Company Name

Third Place Transition House

Location

Truro, NS

Closing Date

Jan. 16, 2020, 3:47 p.m.

Position Type

Full Time

Category

Executive Management

Company Profile

Company Name

Third Place Transition House

Location

Truro, NS

Closing Date

Jan. 16, 2020, 3:47 p.m.

Position Type

Full Time

Category

Executive Management