• Executive Director - Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County

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  • Overview

    The Executive Director is the key management leader of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.


    General Responsibilities

    • Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization mission.
    • Responsible for leading the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
    • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and make informed decisions.


    • Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
    • Responsible for fundraising and developing other revenue sources necessary to support the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County’s mission.
    • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly fiscal statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
    • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.


    • Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure our mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
    • Responsible for implementation of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
    • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
    • Responsible for the enhancement of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic, and private organizations.


    • Organizational Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.
    • Responsible for hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
    • Responsible for effective administration of the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County operations.
    • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.


    Daily Job Responsibilities

    1. Report and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decision, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization
    2. Supervise, collaborate with organizational staff
    3. Strategic planning and implementation
    4. Planning and operation of annual budget
    5. Serve as the primary spokesperson for the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public
    6. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland County’s mission
    7. Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues
    8. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts
    9. Oversee organization Board and committee meetings
    10. Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit
    11. Review and approve contracts for services
    12. Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors


    Professional Qualifications Needed

    • A bachelor’s degree, in the area of nonprofit business/human resources/management and/or other related discipline
    • Four or more years senior management
    • Transparent and high integrity leadership
    • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors
    • High level strategic thinking and planning: Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, and donors
    • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community
    • Demonstrated ability to oversee, develop, and collaborate with staff
    • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results
    • Active fundraising experience: Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community
    • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers
    • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong public speaking ability
    • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy and integrity


    Please submit a resume and cover letter to BGCRC.applicant@gmail.com