Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.
Job Skills, has been operating since 1988 and is a forward-thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence as well as support local employers to meet their current and future hiring needs. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.
As the Executive Director of Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals.
Job Skills is offering a unique and exciting opportunity for an accomplished and passionate professional that is seeking to put their experience and skills towards achieving success and growing the organization. The ideal candidate values innovation, creativity and achieving result and the ability to capitalize on opportunities in a changing employment services environment.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader at Job Skills. In partnership with the Board of Directors and the Senior Management Team and with a staff team of approximately 100 via 6 direct reports, the Executive Director is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the organization. Using an inclusive and collaborative approach, the ED inspires staff, establishes and fosters external partnerships, and manages the organization. Ultimately, the Executive Director is responsible for the success of Job Skills, ensuring the organization’s accomplishments, outcomes and financial sustainability are aligned with its mission, values and strategic directions.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Operational Effectiveness/ Planning
Strategic Program Planning/ Management
Strategic Client, Stakeholder and Community Relations
Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporating a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ programs and services. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for the current posting for the Executive Director position. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.
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