Executive Director

Date: 
09-09-15
Job Name: 
Executive Director
Job Description: 

Position Summary

In collaboration with an experienced staff and an engaged Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be charged with maintaining and growing a cherished organization with a 37 year history of meeting the human resource needs of the communities it serves. The successful candidate will continue to enhance relationships and funding streams; maintain the agency’s track record of being a leader in the field of providing evidenced based, quality services to clients and their families; represent YHS, its services and its client’s needs, at local and state level initiatives that directly impact services provided; and, ensure ongoing existing programs are operating at their potential so that children and families are positively impacted by services.

Minimum Requirements

* Master’s Degree in a Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related Human Services/Social Services field

* 5 years of management experience, to include financial oversite experience

* Experience with applying regulation requirements of licensing bodies to program structure and functioning

* Awareness of local, state and national trends that impact services provided by YHS

Preferred Requirements

* Experience with strategic planning, both creating and implementing a strategic plan to keep YHS moving forward in meeting its mission

* Ability to motivate a team of 50-60 staff members to achieve personal, as well as agency goals

* Community oriented and able to maintain current relationships with community members, while strengthening and creating others

* Experience with seeking out, implementing, and evaluating new programming to keep the agency in the forefront of services provided in the field

* Participation in the creation and implementation of an annual budget

* Experience with grant management; seeking out grants as well as implementing

Applying for the Position: Cover letters and resumes can be submitted electronically to Tammie Rizzio at yhstammierizzio@yahoo.com or via mail to: Youth Health Service, Inc. ATTN: Tammie Rizzio 971 Harrison Ave. Elkins, WV 26241