| Position Title: Executive Director – Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley (FCS) Division Program/Dept: Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley (FCS) Division Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Classification: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt Salary Range: DOEE + Full Benefits Package |
Agency Description: Caminar is a nonprofit agency with over 50 years of experience providing community-based support services for people with disabilities. Caminar services are designed to enable adults and older adults with mental health, physical and developmental disabilities to live and work in their community in accordance with their ability and desire. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing opportunities to live in the community with dignity and independence. The agency employs approximately 400 of the most dedicated and professional staff serving the communities of San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano and Butte counties.
Position Description: The Executive Director reports directly to the CEO and serves as a member of the agency’s Executive Management Team. This role will be responsible for the programmatic and financial integrity for the FCS Division. The Executive Director is accountable for providing leadership to the regional staff and for ensuring that regional programs: fulfill the mission of the agency; provide excellent quality of care consistent with the principles of social rehabilitation; and complies with all applicable funder and contractual obligations and requirements. The Executive Director is required to provide timely information to the CEO on regional activities and changes in the mental health system, including funding opportunities and concerns. The Executive Director is charged with mobilizing regional resources through direct action and appropriate delegation to staff, while serving as the primary liaison to the funder(s) and the community at large.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct reports include: Director of Program Services, Program Director of Substance Use Treatment Services, and Controller.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Assure the ongoing excellence of the quality of care in all division programs and that they are provided in full compliance with all funder and contractual requirements and consistent with the organization’s values, philosophy, policies and procedures. • In conjunction with the CEO, serves as primary liaison to the division funder(s), negotiate contracts, develop and successfully manage an annual budget for regional operations. • Approve expenditures and monitor the monthly financial statements of all regional programs to assure that revenues are received in a timely manner and that expenses stay within budget. • Monitor ‘operating account’ of assigned services and programs to ensure that only appropriate expenditures are made and that the accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis. • Support CEO in planning for development of new services. This may include support of efforts in writing funding proposals and making presentations to funding agencies as necessary. Supervise the creation and implementation of new services. • Develop and maintain productive relationships with funding source representatives, attending liaison meetings as necessary. • Ensure that funding agencies receive accurate and timely client data and billing information which is fully compliant with funder requirements. • Develop and implement policies and procedures that affect the operation and direction of division services, seeking CEO and EMT approval when appropriate. • Meet regularly with regional leadership staff to provide consultation and direction in order to assure a level of excellence and consistency throughout the division. • Represent and promote the agency in the local service community, the community at large, and in statewide venues, ensuring a positive and caring public image, as well as appropriate visibility, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness. • Recruit, hire, supervise, and manage the performance of the positions that report directly to the Executive Director; Ensure the recruitment, selection, hiring, supervision, evaluation, training and termination of all division positions is in line with the organization’s values, philosophy, policies and procedures. • Ensure that all division staff receive training appropriate to their positions, and as required, so that the quality of services provided maintains a level of excellence. • Ensure that all appropriate regional information is submitted to the corporate office accurately and in a timely manner. • Work closely with the agency human resources department on personnel issues affecting regional staff. • Attend BOD meetings and inform members of regional activities and changes in the local mental health system, including funding opportunities and concerns. • Periodically review, evaluate and modify programs to ensure that they meet the needs of funding organizations and the community at large. • Complete and submit accurate time sheets and absence reports to CEO in a timely manner. • Drive own or agency vehicle to treatment facilities and liaison destinations, as required; documenting and reporting mileage according to agency procedures, so that services can be provided in a timely manner; comply with agency vehicle policy at all times. • Actively nurture and advance the cooperative, harmonious and teamwork oriented environment Caminar strives to promote within the workplace; Through daily efforts and presentation promote an atmosphere of dignity and respect in line with the organization’s mission, philosophy, policies and procedures. • Perform other related duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned.