Job Posting 64550

Executive Director
Nanaimo Men's Resource Centre
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Nanaimo
closes in 9 days (Wed, 30 Sep)
full time - term / contract  •  Annual salary of $30,000 - $45,000 depending on experience and time commitment

Required Qualifications and Experience: Key Competencies

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

 

A combination of post secondary education and senior level experience in the not for profit world

A skilled and experienced manager at a senior level in either the public, not for profit, or private sectors, normally for a period of not less than five (5) years, with preference given to senior management experience in a complex, community service agency

Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to men’s issues

Skilled and experienced in working with a Board of Directors

Capable of furthering The Men’s Centre (TMC) vision and mission

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong commitment to sustaining a culture that encourages highest quality services, innovative ideas, and teamwork

Capable of managing the ambiguity that accompanies a complex, multi-funded service agency

 

Priority Criteria:

 

LeadershipAn inspirational leader able to:

  • Hold TMC vision and model the organisational values
  • Drive innovation and collaboration
  • Influence and inspire inside and outside the organisation
  • Advocate for community and inclusion
  • Champion responsibility and accountability across the organisation
  • Accomplish organizational goals

Management A competent manager able to:

  • Align staff to goals and objectives
  • Delegate and hold accountable
  • Communicate effectively
  • Manage Conflict
  • Manage Team Dynamics
  • Hold an accepting, respectful approach to staff, clients and colleagues
  • Establish clear direction for team vision and values consistent with organizational vision

Strategic A change leader able to:

  • Recognize trends that could affect the future and capitalize on opportunities as they arise
  • Process complex information and exercise sound judgment, considering the situation, issues and key players
  • Able to deploy the strategy through the management team and into the organization
  • Has a track record of developing, implementing, evaluating and adjusting plans to reach goals, while ensuring optimal use of resources

Relationship Skills A strong relationship builder capable of:

  • Building and maintaining relationships based on mutual respect, trust, appropriate sensitivity and transparency, empathy, and compassion with clients, colleagues, professional associates and the greater community
  • Demonstrating ability to manage collaborative relationships and build support, loyalty, and goodwill

Business and Funding Acumen –

  • Proven experience in budgeting and implementation
  • Ensures that adequate funding is secured for programs
  • Has negotiated contracts and funding agreements and is able to manage time, energy and resources
  • Entrepreneurial in approach and running a complex business

Communication –

  • Listens carefully and communicates articulately, fostering respect and trust
  • Actively solicits input from others
  • Speaks, writes and presents in a manner easily understood by the audience
  • Accepts feedback both positive and constructive in an open and non-judgmental manner
  • Adapts content, style, tone and medium of communication to suit the target audiences
  • Is a transparent decision maker and communicator

Board Governance –

  • Experienced working closely with, or reporting to, a Board; can effectively support a Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities

Values and Behaviour –

  • Models corporate social responsibility, integrity, credibility and the organization’s ethics and values
  • Demonstrates consistency between actions and words. Accepts responsibility
  • Builds trust by being reliable and authentic
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Speaks plainly and truthfully and demonstrates personal accountability
  • Appropriately manages emotions and strong feelings, maintaining calm and tactful composure under a broad range of often challenging circumstances
  • Works effectively in changing situations, and with diverse groups
  • Is tactful, diplomatic, and sensitive
  • Demonstrates cultural agility, responding skillfully to people from all backgrounds. Is passionate and tenacious until the best possible results are achieved

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