Hiring: Executive Director

Executive Director Opportunity
DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau
DeKalb, IL

The Board of Directors at the DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau (YSB) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the agency in achieving its vision and strategic goals. YSB is a small agency with big impact. Every day we change the trajectory of children, teens, and families, helping them to build healthy lives and relationships with their families, friends, and communities through diverse, creative methods of therapeutic intervention.

This position might be right for you if you bring clinical experience paired with the pragmatic business savvy necessary to lead an organization. Passionate about helping youth and families, your experience designing, implementing and managing clinical programs means you understand evaluation based on effectiveness and impact. An experienced fundraiser, you have not only written your fair share of government grants, you have successfully built relationships with individuals and community organizations that leads to financial support. Your leadership style is collaborative and engaging; you seek to build a team, not create followers.

The YSB Executive Director is responsible, with the Board of Directors, for setting the YSB strategic goals and operating plan. S/he ensures the smooth operation of all of YSB’s programs, develops and adheres to the annual budget, and manages all of YSB’s resources. The primary public face of YSB, the Executive Director builds external relationships with partner agencies, community organizations, and funders, promoting YSB with participation in relevant organizations and meetings.

The qualified candidate will bring at least 10 years of professional experience; with at least five years experience managing programs, people, and budgets. A Master’s degree is required, preferably in social work or a related field. A past history of working with Boards or volunteers to achieve agency goals is a plus, as is experience generating revenue through fee for service contracts and insurance billing.

To be part of the YSB team, apply for this position at http://www.new-hire.com/jobseekers/ and enter Job ID 6893.

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