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LFV EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

Little Falls Village is seeking an experienced, innovative, and collaborative leader committed to our mission of enriching the lives of older adults who wish to age in place. We opened our doors as a nonprofit corporation in 2013, and we are entering our tenth year of service with approximately 186 members and 125 volunteers. Our staff currently consists of two, 30-hour/week employees: an Executive Director and Operations Manager. The ideal candidate will bring an enthusiastic mindset with a proven understanding of management best practices. Working with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is expected to provide organizational leadership and inspiration to foster a collaborative environment where members, volunteers and staff work together to advance the mission. 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP: 

·        Utilizes innovative and effective approaches in the critical areas of communications, membership, volunteer management, fundraising and community relations.  

·        Serves as an inspiring voice to build community-wide support.    

·        Participates with the Board of Directors in the development of the goals, strategies, and priorities necessary for growth and sustainability.

·        Assists the Board in recruiting and attracting new board members.

                                  

COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND FUNDRAISING:

·        Actively engages with potential new members to develop an understanding of LFV Village.

·        Implements strategies designed to grow membership and volunteer base. 

·        Enhances community visibility by maintaining active relationships with local organizations and community leaders.

·        Working closely with the Board of Directors, creates and implements the fundraising plans necessary to maintain fiscal solvency, including donor solicitations and grant applications. 

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:

·     Oversees the day-to-day office operations, working with staff, volunteers and interns to ensure the efficient implementation and documentation of office procedures and data management.

·     Oversees the maintenance of the Village data base, including donors, members, volunteers, and program data.

·        In collaboration with the Board Treasurer proposes and manages the annual budget. 


OVERSIGHT AND COORDINATION OF COMMITTEES:

·        Works with operational committees to ensure their effectiveness. Ensures that their work addresses the goals of the organization and coordinates with the work of other committees. 

·        Encourages member participation and the development of new committee leaders.


VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT:

·     Oversees the volunteer program. Develops policies and procedures that ensure that members’ needs are met. 

·     Recruits, trains, and maintains an adequate pool of volunteers. 

·     Develops strategies to make sure that volunteers are properly utilized and valued.



DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

·   Managerial experience preferably with a non-profit organization and board of directors

·   Empathy for and a desire to work with and behalf of seniors. Experience with such a population is highly desirable.  

·   Ability to work collaboratively to both manage programs and deliver services within a membership organization that depends on volunteers.  

·   Customer service orientation with ability to be warm, tactful, diplomatic and patient with stakeholders.

·   A history of local community involvement 

·   Experience in non-profit fundraising, grant writing and marketing

·   Ability to coordinate events, speaking engagements and publicity 

·   Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills

·   Ability to master membership software and databases

·   Self-directed and flexible, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to delegate and oversee others’ work

·   Bachelors or higher degree in a related field recommended


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

·  Experience working in a non-profit organization with a board of directors

·  Experience working with an aging, senior population

·  Experience in local community involvement 

·  Experience working or volunteering in aging in place villages


ABOUT THE POSITIONThis is a full-time position with flexible hours and schedule. Two weeks paid vacation, 10 Federal holidays, plus accrual of paid time off (PTO) is included. Salary is up to $75K based on experience. 

HOW TO APPLY: Applications are being accepted now -- DEADLINE: July 8, 2022. We expect the position to be filled on or before August 1, 2022. 


Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to info@littlefallsvillage.orgOnly those whose application is being considered will be contacted. Please type: LFV EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION on the subject line of the email. Please only use email for any inquiries.

For more information about Little Falls Village visit: www.littlefallsvillage.org.