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Care for the Homeless (Executive Director (Search closed))

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• Executive leadership experience in an organization of similar size ($10M+ budget; 100+ full-time staff) strongly preferred

• A Master's in a related field plus at least 10 years of administrative and leadership experience

• Ability to oversee a seasoned and highly qualified senior staff with a commitment to building and sustaining a diverse workforce

• Strong working knowledge of the field of healthcare for the homeless population in New York City and its inherent complexities

• Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

• Experience working collaboratively with a committed Board of Directors in executing mission and vision, creating and implementing a strategic plan with measurable outcomes, addressing infrastructure and housing needs and educating the Board concerning upcoming challenges

• A track record of success in organizational change processes, high competence level in navigating a rapidly changing regulatory and funding environment, and a keen understanding of and commitment to consensus building in the board room and throughout the organization

• Successful relationship builder with a track record of attracting funding especially from foundations and individuals, and an understanding of the complexity of government funding

• Financial acumen, budget oversight and forecasting skills with the ability to link strategic and operational goals to fiscal realities and program priorities

• Strong presentation and communication skills so as to promote CFH and build coalitions and relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

• Proven ability to set an inspiring and galvanizing vision

Core Competencies & Attributes

• Strategic thinker

• Relationship builder

• Collaborative decision-maker

• Effective communicator

• Change leader

• Inspiring motivator and manager

• Passion and dedication to the CFH mission as well as personal compassion for the people the organizations serves

• Open to change, forward thinking

• Strong work ethic with a commitment to maintaining an environment that always looks to improve

• Diplomatic and decisive, Political savvy and negotiation skills

• Competent, creative, collaborative, client-centered, charismatic and confident

• Empathetic, energetic, flexible, innovative, nimble and patient

• Unquestioned integrity and values