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Senior Vice President of External Relations – The Arc Central Chesapeake Region

  • We embrace individuality – We see the whole person, celebrate our differences, and offer the
    people we serve, and our team, opportunities tailored to them.
  • We are heart-driven – Every interaction matters to us; we go the extra mile to care for the people
    we serve and our team.
  • We take strategic risks – Fueled by the urgency of our mission, we continually push for better and
    more innovative approaches.
  • We are action-oriented – We are creative, resourceful, and have a “get it done” approach to
    overcoming challenges.
  • We promote equity and respect – We value the different identities and experiences of the people
    and communities we work with, and we build respectful relationships to meet them where they
    are.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated External Relations strategy.
  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership in the areas of Development, Government Relations,
    Strategic Communications, and Community Engagement.
  • Promote dynamic collaboration across the External Relations team; strengthen the alignment of
    goals and roles, foster open communication, and deepen a culture of accountability.
  • Represent and lead The Arc and its subsidiaries’ public profile, enhancing the organization’s
    visibility and influencing public opinion.
  • With the President & CEO, provide counsel to support the growth and development of the Board
    of Directors across all lines of service and relevant committees.
  • Ensure the continued financial viability of The Arc and its subsidiaries through growth initiatives,
    philanthropy, and strategic partnerships.
  • Lead a high-performing team of department heads and managers; Manage and coach assigned
    employees and consultants.
  • Act on behalf of the President & CEO in their absence and/or as assigned.
  • When requested, conduct research and prepare speeches, presentations, and talking points for
    the President & CEO on an array of topics and for a breadth of constituencies.
  • Facilitate special projects by conducting research, collecting and analyzing data, drafting reports,
    and preparing presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Five or more years of senior-level development, external affairs, marketing, and/or
    communications leadership with a track record of success and progressively responsible
    experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters’ degree in business, public policy, or related field preferred
  • Ability to translate high-level strategy into tactical implementation in the areas of public affairs,
    marketing, communications, and development
  • Proven experience in setting a vision for communications that extends beyond traditional one-way
    media relations, encompassing the key roles that leadership and stakeholder development play in
    supporting an organization’s mission and initiatives
  • Ability to build coalitions and invest constituents utilizing exceptional political acumen
  • Experience navigating the workings of news media (print, broadcast, and online in national and
    local markets)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze program, policy, and advocacy issues and communicate findings
    and recommendations to a variety of audiences
  • Experience working across cultural, geographic, and organizational lines to align work, solve
    problems, and achieve goals
  • Excellent oral and written communication; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage
    positive communication
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; and knowledge of outcome systems required

Vice President of People & Culture – The Arc Central Chesapeake Region

  • We embrace individuality – We see the whole person, celebrate our differences, and offer the
    people we serve, and our team, opportunities tailored to them.
  • We are heart-driven – Every interaction matters to us; we go the extra mile to care for the people
    we serve and our team.
  • We take strategic risks – Fueled by the urgency of our mission, we continually push for better and
    more innovative approaches.
  • We are action-oriented – We are creative, resourceful, and have a “get it done” approach to
    overcoming challenges.
  • We promote equity and respect – We value the different identities and experiences of the people
    and communities we work with, and we build respectful relationships to meet them where they
    are.
  • Ensure a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of People & Culture.
  • Function as a strategic partner and business advisor to executive leadership and
    division/department heads to drive workforce excellence and productivity.
  • Build culture and connection to amplify The Arc’s core values and create opportunities for
    employee connection; Keep employees informed, engaged, and inspired.
  • In partnership with the Directors of Talent Acquisition, Talent Experience, and Talent
    Development, develop dynamic People & Culture operational plans that focus on talent attraction
    and recruitment, employee retention, learning and development, and diversity, equity, and
    inclusion.
  • Continually improve The Arc’s Total Rewards program; Create innovative and competitive total
    rewards that benefit employees and their families.
  • In partnership with the SVP of Administration & General Counsel, strengthen The Arc’s safety
    and risk management programs as it relates to People & Culture.
  • Maintain compliance with laws and regulations related to Human Resources and manage
    relationships with compliance agencies; Work with the SVP of Administration & General Counsel
    on all compliance and legal issues.
  • Prepare and submit an annual People & Culture budget to the President & CEO and the VP of
    Finance for review and approval; Manage effectively within this budget.
  • Contribute to the development of the organization’s multi-year strategic plans; Act as a strategic
    partner with a focus on people and equity.
  • Hire, retain, manage, and coach employees in the People & Culture division.
    Other Functions
  • Keep up to date on HR policies, practices, trends, and laws.
  • Represent The Arc in cross organization workgroups, community groups, etc.
  • Facilitate the Talent Acquisition process for all executive or key senior level positions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Five or more years of human resources executive experience in a large, complex organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management required; Master’s degree and/or human
    resources credential (such as PHR, SHRM-CP) is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communications; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage
    positive communication in difficult situations and the ability to provide candid/constructive
    feedback
  • Current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new
    development, and applicable federal and state legislation and requirements regarding human
    resources
  • Proven success building strong, productive relationships with people and teams across a broad,
    diverse organization
  • Experience in diversity, inclusion and equity bringing a high degree of cultural intelligence
  • Unquestionable personal integrity, fairness, and credibility, and the ability to gain the trust of
    employees at all levels
  • History of proven, measurable results for managing growth and aligning human resource
    processes and tools to support strategic business priorities
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an ever-changing environment
    Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and knowledge of HRIS systems required

Executive Director of Community Support Services – National Children’s Center

  • Serve as a representative of the agency to the people we serve, our community partners and
    external stakeholders.
  • Research, identify, prioritize, and respond to new business opportunities.
  • Design new services that enhance and extend individual and family experiences while creating
    new opportunities for revenue and program sustainability.
  • In conjunction with the Innovation Strategist and CSS Director, develop staffing structure to
    recruit and retain culturally and linguistically diverse staff representative of the cultural and
    linguistic diversity of the District of Columbia and Maryland.
  • Contribute to the identification and development of strengths within team members.
  • Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative data and measurements for decision-making.
  • Create networks to build business partners. Enhance and utilize new and existing business
    partnerships to support programmatic growth of NCC support services.
  • Participate in conferences, meetings and events to develop relationships and increase NCC’s
    visibility.
  • Be a positive role model for other employees. Responsible for leading Director-level leadership of
    the CSS Division of NCC.
  • Develop written policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills/abilities.
  • Be willing to travel locally for work, and perform other duties as required or assigned.
  • 8+ years of executive leadership experience in the nonprofit services sector with an emphasis
    that includes business relationship building, program development and delivery
  • A growth mindset with experience in business and service model design, analysis, and
    implementation
  • A passion and interest in creating a variety of offerings in the human services realm, including
    wraparound services that support clients and their communities
  • Boots on the ground experience with strategic planning expertise that accounts for change
    management, organizational growth, programmatic planning, and the analytical thinking to
    implement and evaluate the plan as needed
  • A passionate and inspiring leader invested in the professional and personal development of team
    members
  • Lived professional experience with programs, services, and compliance with regards to IDD
    services and program supports
  • Knowledge of, and interaction with the Developmental Disabilities Administration; familiarity with
    services in the DMV a plus
  • Exceptional ability to communicate, engage and present information to a wide variety of diverse
    audiences
  • Serve as a creative team member who will brainstorm, make suggestions and demonstrate the
    ability to implement strategies that will enhance services
  • A leader with high emotional intelligence, who interacts through a lens of understanding,
    patience, and flexibility
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to think through and propose solutions to complex problems
  • 5+ years of experience managing complex budgets with multiple funding streams, including
    experience tracking and analyzing data for program services in an ongoing basis
  • Must have experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with an HRIS-type system
  • Familiarity with ASL interpretation a plus
  • Project Management certification (PMP) is desirable
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a human services field is required, Master’s degree is a plus
    The salary for this position is $140K – $145K per year. NCC offers a competitive benefits package and a
    hybrid work environment. The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday during NCC’s office hours
    with occasional night and weekend meetings or events. Successful candidates must possess a driver’s
    license and reliable transportation. A satisfactory background check and motor vehicle check is required
    before being hired.

Executive Director – International Police Mountain Bike Association

  • Strategic Planning – Support the Board through a comprehensive and ongoing strategic planning process. Develop and manage partnerships and programs in support of the strategic plan.
  • Governance – Strengthen Board policies and procedures, introduce Board development opportunities, establish a deliberate approach to Board member recruitment, and build a strong and functional committee system.
  • Technological transformation – Oversee upgrades to hardware and software systems including migration to an association/learning management system and upgrading the organization’s website.
  • Operations and Human Resources – Manageall aspects of the organization’s operations including database management, calendar management, client and member relations, and HR functions.
  • Program & Project Management – Support the development and maintenance of training programs, curriculum projects, position statements, and resource materials.
  • Event Planning – Oversee the planning and implementation of conferences and regional training events, both to ensure access to training opportunities and as sources of revenue.
  • Marketing & Communications – Manage marketing and public relations, website content, social media, member communications (print and electronic), and vendor relationships.
  • Membership Development – Analyze membership patterns, conduct needs assessments, and support the Board in implementing ways to attract and retain members and contribute to their professional development.
  • Resource Development – Diversify revenue streams through sources of non-dues revenue, including investments, sponsorships, advertising opportunities, credentialing, donations, and maintaining partner/vendor relationships. Fundraising experience is a plus.
  • Staffing & Outsourcing – Identify functions best performed by staff and those that can be outsourced in order to build and develop an effective team. Recruit, train, and retain team members and establish positive working relationships with consultants and service providers. 
  • Prior nonprofit executive experience
  • A collaborative leader who has strong association management skills
  • A highly resourceful person with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience developing and implementing a strategic plan
  • Capable of leading a technological transformation
  • Familiarity with cycling, adult learning, and the public safety sector
  • Experience with credentialing, including aspects of training and development

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