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sandi.parkes at csbs.utah.edu
Mon Oct 13 10:37:00 MDT 2003
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah - CEO/President
Provide strategic leadership to position BBBSU as the premier one-to-one
mentoring organization in the community, matching caring adults with
Build and maintain an organizational culture that is mission-driven:
Ø Identify strategic opportunities and challenges facing the agency
and inspire the Board and Staff to address them.
Ø Work with the Board of Directors to create strategic plans that
focus on fund development, community partnerships, program growth and
Ø Formulate and recommend policies and operating plans to
accomplish the Board's strategic goals, and ensure regular evaluation of
Facilitate the creation of a strong mix of talents, expertise and
resources on the Board of Directors to meet current and emerging
Ø Identify key constituencies and leverage community relationships
to assist in Board member recruitment.
Ø Ensure effective orientation and education of Board members to
build their knowledge, commitment and skills
Ø Ensure effective processes to keep board members well informed
and to use their time and talents appropriately.
Guide the agency Staff in implementing the policies and strategic plans
of the Board of Directors.
Ø Manage the day-to-day operations of the agency in keeping with
the policies of the Board of Directors and the Standards of Big Brothers
Big Sisters of America.
Ø Assist the Donation Center to ensure a high contribution rate for
the agency, as well as a professional and efficient operation on behalf
of the agency.
Ø Hire and manage strong, talented and diverse staff. Establish
and maintain a performance-driven staffing structure to reach measurable
goals and objectives. Ensure regular staff development, evaluation, and
termination when necessary. Oversee compensation and benefits
Ø Promote a positive work environment that elevates morale,
operates with openness and integrates planning efforts across the
Implement effective fundraising plans and sound fiscal management
procedures to ensure the agency's financial stability and growth.
Ø Develop annual and multi-year fundraising and financial plans to
support the Board's strategic goals.
Ø Build and maintain a fundraising program that relies on
diversified and cost-effective funding sources.
Ø Involve the Board and Staff in the development of budgets and
fundraising plans to insure commitment to expectations and constraints.
Ø Develop realistic budgets that focus on top priorities and can
respond to changing circumstances.
Create community partnerships to enhance services to volunteers and
Ø Leverage relationships with foundations, corporations,
individuals and public funding sources to underwrite program growth.
Ø Develop partnerships with volunteer rich organizations to promote
Ø Collaborate with regional BBBS agencies to leverage potential
resources and marketing opportunities.
Ensure that the agency's marketing plans support the growth of the program.
Ø Develop on-going relationships with the media and community
organizations to promote high-level visibility of BBBSKPC.
Ø Act as the agency's media spokesperson in partnership with the
Chair of the Board of Directors.
Operating Budget for Board approval and monthly progress reports for
both agency and DC
Operating Plan and monthly progress reports for both agency and DC
Annual management report, fiscal evaluation and financial audit
Fund development plan
Board recruitment plan
Risk management plan
Program and management audit per BBBSA Standards
Performance plans and evaluations for all staff
Board self-evaluation process
Ø Minimum Bachelors Degree with 5 years experience as the leader of
an organization with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in creating
and implementing sustained growth strategies in a non-profit or
Ø Demonstrated ability to support and guide a Board of Directors.
Ø Demonstrated ability to develop and lead a diverse staff.
Ø Demonstrated competencies in the following key areas:
Advances the Mission
Creates and communicates an inspiring vision and sense of organizational
purpose; rallies support for those goals; builds an organizational
culture that ensures the mission drives the organization; establishes
and espouses a guiding philosophy and core values in support of the
mission; focuses attention and resources on strategies employed to
Knows the Fund Raising Process
Possesses good fundraising acumen; keeps abreast of current and emerging
policies, practices and trends; is creative in acknowledging and
publicizing gifts; develops annual and multi-year fundraising plans;
maintains an effective network of fundraising mentors and advisors to
assist with resource development
Thinks and Budgets Strategically
Senses trends impacting the future; sees the possibilities and positions
organization to benefit from new opportunities; focuses primarily on
long-term solutions instead of quick fixes; develops realistic budgets
that focus on top priorities and can respond to changing circumstances;
involves board and staff in budget and fundraising planning to ensure
their understanding of and commitment to expectations
Makes good decisions; encourages lively debate and diverse opinions
to improve quality of decision making; acts--even without total
information; accepts responsibility for decisions; acts swiftly to
accept responsibility and corrects errors
Brings Forth the Best in the Board
Constructs board membership to create strong mix of talents and
expertise needed to meet current and emerging organizational needs; pays
attention to building the knowledge, commitment and skills of the board;
makes serving on the board fun and desirable; involves the board in
Expresses self clearly with all types of individuals and audiences;
minimizes "status barriers"; creates an environment conducive to open,
honest and accurate exchange; listens genuinely; exercises superior oral
and written skills
Strives for Excellence
Creates a passion for excellence in others; elevates morale by
recognizing everyone's contributions and helping them appreciate the
importance of their work; celebrates accomplishments; seeks and hires
strong and talented staff; values diversity at all levels; operates with
openness and receptivity to employee feedback on how to better lead the
Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000
No relocation allowance
Benefits: 3 weeks vacation
Medical, Dental, and Life insurance
401K with agency contributions
Reports to: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Board of Directors
Submit Resumes by 10/28/03 to:
Lauri Knaphus at Lauri at bbbsu.org <mailto:Lauri at bbbsu.org> or fax to 801
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