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Job Number:  41291
Executive Director
Job Posted: Monday, 22 January 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 5 February 2018
(14 days ago)
North Edmonton Seniors Association
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications



Executive Director – Permanent – Full-time

Edmonton, Alberta


We have an exciting opportunity for you to be part of an independent, non-profit society providing recreational, social, educational and wellness programs and services to seniors (age 55+). The North Edmonton Seniors Association (NESA) is the largest seniors organization in Edmonton.  With over 200 programs each season, 2500 members and over 300 volunteers and 13 staff members, NESA is a beehive of activity!

We are looking for a dynamic and creative leader who will build on our momentum to enhance our services, and provide new services in response to the ever-changing needs of our membership. You will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of NESA, according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. This position reports to the President, who acts on behalf of the Board.

Key responsibilities include leadership, operational planning and management, program planning and management, human resource planning and management, financial planning and management, community relations/advocacy and risk management.

We are seeking someone who will:

  • Utilize a collaborative management style when working with staff and oversee the running of NESA while fostering effective teamwork between staff and the Board.
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board on all aspects of NESA’s activities.
  • Ensure the fiscal well-being of NESA through effective and sound budget management
  • Identify, assess and inform the Board of internal and external issues affecting NESA.
  • Monitor emerging trends and changes to services for the older adult community.
  • Represent NESA at community events and activities to promote and enhance NESA’s community profile.
  • Engage in community development with a focus on collaboration with partner agencies and organizations.

Our Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • Strong and effective networking and communication skills with the ability to identify and build collaborative partnerships to strengthen existing services and introduce new services.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with internal staff, the Board and external stakeholders.
  • Strong innovative and forward-thinking skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Agility and flexibility with demonstrated ability to manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid driver’s licence and a vehicle.


  • Degree or Diploma in Social Services Administration or a related field such as Business, Community Development, or Management of Non-Profit Organizations.
  • At least 5 years of proven leadership experience in a not-for-profit organization including managing a complex financial budget, strategic and operational planning as well as operational management experience (fiscal management, program design and impact evaluation, fund development and grant applications).
  • Experience in a management position with direct reports.
  • Experience with seniors populations and communities is an asset.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


NOTE:  The successful candidate will be required to obtain a satisfactory Edmonton Police Service Information Check Certificate and any other checks as required.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and a complete benefit package.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Hiring Committee at:



We thank all applicants for your interest but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send Resume and Cover Letter to;

Thank you
Contact Details:
Hiring Manager
North Edmonton Seniors Association
Edmonton, AB, T5C 3H7

Tel: 7804966969
www:   www.nesa1.ca

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