Executive Director

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Executive Director Opening

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Submit cover letter and resume to info@ohiosibs.org


Ohio SIBS Executive Director

The Executive Director reports to the chair and works closely with the Ohio SIBS Board of Directors to fulfill the organization’s goals and ensure its success and sustainability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the promotion, planning and implementation of the annual conference
    • Raise awareness of the annual conference and increase attendance
    • Recruit and coordinate volunteers to assist with the annual conference
  • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues
  • Maintain relationships with foundations, write grant proposals, and reports
  • Develop visibility for the organization through marketing, communications, and networking
    • Oversee the management of content for the website and Facebook page
    • Prepare regular communications to membership
    • Primary spokesperson to constituents, media, and public
  • Oversee recruitment and development of Board of Directors
  • Align with the strategic plan
    • Develop policies and procedures for Ohio SIBS programs
    • Facilitate and assist with implementing programs
  • Maintain and update the current Board of Directors manual
  • Manage finances, including planning and operations of the annual budget
  • Collaborate with other statewide advocacy initiatives
  • Identify and coordinate opportunities to participate in the disability policy and legislative advocacy process for all people with developmental disabilities
  • Ability to travel around Ohio, primarily Columbus, to support business functions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of 5 years of experience in the developmental disabilities system
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, auto insurance; willing and able to attend Columbus meetings; other Ohio cities on occasion

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experienced leader with a commitment and passion for the Ohio SIBS mission
  • Existing network within the developmental disabilities field
  • Solid professional standards and integrity
  • Robust written and oral communications skills
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • High level strategic thinking, planning, and implementation.
  • Demonstrated success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers
  • Active fundraising experience with exceptional donor relation skills and understanding of the funding community

Hours:  60-70 hours a month average