Executive Director Posted May 12
Ken Anderson Alliance , Cincinnati, OH
Job Description

The Ken Anderson Alliance (KAA) is searching for a

visionary leader who will continue the work of KAA as the Executive

Director. The candidate for this position will be an experienced

professional advocate for people with intellectual/developmental

disabilities and their families. Additionally, S/he will have a

demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with adults with

disabilities and their families, other disability providers,

associations, funders, and political leaders. The ED ensures fiscal

responsibility, oversees fundraising efforts led by the development

team, compliance with internal policies, ensures strong internal

and external communications and positive public relations. The

Executive Director will ensure that the highest quality of services

to adults with disabilities are being provided and that compliance

with appropriate regulatory governing agencies is meeting or

exceeding standards respectively.

Knowledge and Experience:

Experience with the following is desired:

Working with not-for-profit boards

In-depth knowledge of leadership in the nonprofit sector

Working with complex, rapidly changing regulatory and funding


Serving as senior management of a human service organization

Overseeing Marketing and/or fundraising

Working with and understanding communities designed for

individuals with developmental disabilities on a local and national


Budget development and monitoring

Dealing with uncertainty or ambiguity, and managing in a

challenging climate of change

Commitment to person-centered principles and leadership

Understanding of Ohio developmental disabilities sector and an

understanding of Medicaid and Medicare policies

Must have a Bachelor's Degree and eight plus years of management

experience or a Masters degree with six plus years of


Required to live in or relocate to Cincinnati

Job Responsibilities:

POLICY MANGEMENT: Assist the Board of Directors with development

of policies and, in conjunction with the Development Director and

Program Directors, develop procedures to implement policies. Assure

internal compliance with Board approved policies.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: Oversee and lead the organization's

strategic planning efforts through local and/or systemic change

processes with focus on fulfilling the organization's mission.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Ability to design and execute live, work,

and play opportunities for people with disabilities.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Oversee the fiscal stability of the

organization by working closely with the Finance and Administration

Director to develop and submit an annual budget and provide regular

reports of the financial condition of the organization to the Board

of Directors. Oversee the prioritization of expenditures within

budget and effectively translate fiscal information into

operational decision making. In conjunction with Development

Director, monitor external sources for potential expansion of

funding opportunities and identify and respond to concerns related

to existing funding sources.

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: Ensure effective and efficient personnel

practices and procedures are utilized throughout the organization.

Manage performance of department directors and other assigned staff


PERSON CENTERED ORGANIZATION: Promote, support and utilize

person centered principles and practices in every phase of the

organization's operation. Assist in developing, promoting and

implementing opportunities for people supported, their families,

staff and community. Provide for person centered organization


GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS: Develop and maintain relationships with

local, state and federal government representatives and entities

and work to positively influence matters of policy and legislation

pertaining to persons and families receiving or waiting for

services. Maintain awareness of current or proposed legislation and

regulations that may affect organization operations and services,

reporting to the Board of Directors on as needed basis (or as


COMMUNITY ADVOCATE AND LIAISON: Serve as a community leader,

coalition builder and primary spokesperson with visibility to

community collaborators, media, advocacy groups and other

interested external organizations. Assure marketing and development

programs reflect the mission and policies set forth by the Board of


PROGRAM MANAGEMENT: Oversee planning, development and

implementation of programs providing services and supports within

policy set by the Board of Directors. Provide leadership to staff

to ensure provision of quality services for people and families

supported through the organizations.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS INVOLVEMENT: Attend all regularly scheduled

and special meetings of the Board of Directors and established

committees of the Board. Collaborate with the Board leadership in

setting agendas and facilitating meetings. Regularly communicate

pertinent information to the Board of Directors in writing and

electronically as needed. Perform additional duties as may be

assigned by the Board of Directors.

Search Process: Resumes can be emailed to

. The Executive Director will

be hired the summer of 2017.

Employment Type: Permanent

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