Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Austin nonprofit org seeks EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ALLGO (Austin Latina/o Lesbian/Gay/Transgendered Organization) --- a queer people of color organization

Job Announcement

To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional and two personal references to:

ATTN: Board Co-Chairs, 701 Tillery Street Box 4 Austin, Texas 78702.

Position will remain open until filled.

Executive Director –

Scope: Provide primary administrative, fiscal and programmatic leadership working closely with the Board of Directors and Staff to ensure the fullfillment of the organization's mission. Build local and national relationships to increase visibility of the organization, garner support, stay at the forefront of organizing related to the organization's mission and maximize the organization's reach and efforts. Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure effective and efficient stewardship of the organization's resources.
Supervise Project Directors and fiscal and administrative personnel.
Ensure implementation of agency policies and procedures.
Develop performance measures for each position and ensure they are met through established supervisory processes.
Provide programmatic oversight of all program planning, implementation, measurement & evaluation, and documentation of progress in these areas.

Oversee the development of grassroots community organizing, coalition building and community action.
Oversee development and implementation of multi-tiered fundraising strategies to support organizational mission and growth.
Oversee implementation of health programming within a social justice framework and in compliance with agency standards of care.
Oversee implementation of cultural arts programming as central to social justice organizing.
Oversee management of agency contracts and ensure fulfillment of all contract requirements and timely reporting.
Provide increased visibility and serve as a spokesperson for ALLGO locally, nationally and internationally.
Serve as liaison between the Board of Directors and Staff of the Organization
Work closely with the Board of Directors and Board Committees.
Provide monthly reports to Board of Directors to include financial statements, cash flow projections, status of upcoming funding, and status of all programs.
Provide fiscal oversight of accounting, bookkeeping and auditing for the agency.
Ensure fulfillment of legal and ethical requirements related to maintaining non-profit status.

Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience for position:

Bilingual (English-Spanish) prefered.
Bachelor's Degree in related field required.
Master's Degree in related field preferred, may be substituted by experience.
Strong oral/written communication, and organizational skills.
Strong management and program development skills.
Personal computer experience required (Word, Excel, E-mail, Internet)
Excellent supervisory skills required; 5 years supervision experience preferred.
Experience working with queer communities of color.
Experience in fundraising, including development of individual donors, monthly donors, capital campaign, fundraising events, and proposal writing.
Proven success in fundraising efforts preferred.
Experience in community cultural arts programming.
Experience in community health programming, including health areas such as HIV/AIDS, Breast Cancer, and Domestic Violence.
Experience in grass roots community organizing and coalition building.
Proven success providing fiscal oversight for organizational and program budgets.
Experience in management & implementation of government contracts preferred.
Experience with compliance of standards of care, ethical and legal requirements related to social work and health care provision to people with HIV/AIDS preferred.

Supervisory relationships:

The Executive Director is directly supervised by ALLGO's Board of Directors, with evaluations provided through its Personnel Committee.

Amount of travel and any other special conditions or requirements:

Position requires local and national travel, as well as evening and weekend duties.

Salary range: $40,000/year, plus benefits

Hours per day or week: Exempt employee: 40-plus hours a week including weekends.

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