Thu Aug 29 2019 04:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
$69,855 - $75,581
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PASOs, whose Central Office is supported by the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, was founded in 2005, and helps the Latino community and service providers work together for strong and healthy families. We do this through education, support, and grassroots leadership development.
The PASOs Executive Director will be the face of the organization and the key management leader that works collaboratively with the Board of Advisors and the PASOs leadership team in leading the mission and vision of this statewide, multi-site, multi-program organization. The successful candidate must speak fluent Spanish and English, have a thorough understanding of Latino cultures, and demonstrate life experience in working with the Latino communities in South Carolina or similar environments. In this role, the ED will be responsible for ensuring high quality service delivery, maintaining and procuring financial sustainability, and leading the continued development of a successful and efficient organization. The ED will further enable and guide the organization in achieving short and long-term goals and objectives aligned with the organization’s mission and vision. PASOs places a high priority on communication, shared leadership and collaboration; therefore, we are in search of the Executive Director who will continue to enhance PASOs through this positive leadership.
• Oversee overall vision and operations for PASOs, including the Central Office and seven regional sites statewide. Create and promote a positive, multicultural work environment that supports consistency throughout the organization's strategy, operational methods, and data collection.
• Oversee the organizational budget and achievement of all budgetary goals to meet financial needs. Carry out business development and fundraising plan. Research, meet with and attract new funders including foundations, corporations, state agencies, individual donors, and others. Engage in regular communications and relationship-building with funders at the statewide and site levels, as applicable. Prepare and supervise grants, contracts and corporate proposals.
• Ensure ongoing organizational excellence, coordinated accountability, and consistent high quality of finance and administration, development, communications and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve strategic goals.
• Act as primary spokesperson for PASOs statewide; facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization. Be an external local, state, and national presence that communicates organizational results.
• Continually evaluate organizational impact and performance against stated milestones and goals and assist Leadership Team and Regional Coordinators in making any necessary adjustments.
• Facilitate positive communication and relationships with the Arnold School of Public Health, the University of South Carolina and its foundations, and other regional site partners.
• Assist regional partners and host sites in developing and sustaining their programs, specifically tailored to their region's needs and capacities
• Actively engage, energize and cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board of Advisors and its committees.
• Participate in public speaking engagements and state/regional health and early childhood coalitions to bring awareness to and share perspectives from the Latino communities' regarding their challenges and strengths, to help advance PASOs' organizational mission, and to expand PASOs' recognition as a best practice model.
Skills and Requirements
Supervisory Responsibilities: Director of Programs; Director of Capacity Building; Administrative Coordinator; others when applicable. Provide organizational guidance and vision for approximately 30 affiliated staff statewide.
• Masters in Public Health, Social Work or a related field and 6 years experience in organizational management and development; or Bachelor’s and 8 years related experience.
• Experience in supervision of medium to large teams
• Public speaking experience
• Fluent in Spanish and English
• Profound understanding of Latino cultures
• Knowledge of the Community Health Worker model
• Experience working in partnership with Latino communities
• Ability to manage multiple demands at once
• Ability to handle periods of medium to high stress and demands
• Committed to PASOs organizational values
• Strong organizational and analytical abilities
• Knowledge of budgeting process and strategic planning