President and Chief Executive Officer
for The United Way of Northern New York, Inc.
Serving Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties
The United Way Board of Directors is in search of a President and CEO. The President and CEO is responsible for leading, managing and administering all aspects of the organization including: directing and growing fund raising campaigns; coordinating board of directors' activities; directing and encouraging development efforts; building relationships and communicating effectively with all stakeholders; serving on appropriate community groups and organizations; championing the organization's community impact agenda; and providing strategic planning and administrative guidance. The President and CEO provides innovative, collaborative leadership for the United Way in developing financial resources and in identifying and responding to community health and human service priorities.
A qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Human Services or a closely related field required. Master's Degree preferred. A minimum of five years experience at the executive/senior level desired. Experience working in the nonprofit sector is preferred.
The position requires a demonstrated ability to think and act strategically; a proven track record in fund raising, project management, and operational/fiscal management; familiarity with economic and community development issues; experience with staff, team and leadership development; exceptionally strong public speaking, and communication and relationship management skills. Exhibits passion, ability to engage and motivate employees and groups and manage relationships effectively and present oneself in an appropriate and professional manner.
A resume and letter of intent directed to Natalie Burnham, Search Committee, United Way of Northern New York, Inc.,1001 West Street, Carthage,NY 13619.