National Association of Social Workers – Minnesota Chapter
January 11, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advocacy / Non-Profit
The Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), with a statewide membership of nearly 2,000, is seeking an Executive Director with demonstrated leadership and management skills. Applicants should have a substantial knowledge of and a strong commitment to the social work profession and social work values, with an awareness of the diversity of social work practice. Applicants should also be able to engage, inspire, and mobilize the Association’s membership. NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 120,000 members nationwide. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound and just social policies. The Chapter Executive Director reports to the NASW Deputy Director of Chapter Operations at the National Office and is accountable to the Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors.
Senior leadership experience working with professional or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards
Minimum of 3-5 years of executive leadership experience
College degree required; MSW preferred
Exceptional executive management skills, including the ability to provide oversight for organizational and leadership development priorities, relevant legislative efforts, membership services, staff supervision and continuing education programs
Demonstrated budget and financial management skills
Ability to manage administrative tasks with the NASW National Office
Solid program planning and implementation skills
Strong public policy experience and skills
Strong advocacy and legislative experience and skills
Community organizing experience
Exceptional written and oral communications skills
Experience working with traditional media
Proficiency in leveraging social media
Commitment to providing excellent membership support and engagement
Basic proficiency with Office products software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online “cloud” environment.
The Chapter office is located in St. Paul; travel required to other Minnesota communities, as needed.
Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits, including health and life insurance, and retirement.
Application deadline: January 19, 2018
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants will email a cover letter and résumé, addressing above qualifications, to: email@example.com
NASW-MN is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. Applicants from diverse communities are encouraged to apply.
About National Association of Social Workers – Minnesota Chapter
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.