So much more than just a job!
If you’re looking to…
- make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
- be challenged, inspired, appreciated
- be a part of a growing, innovative organization
…then explore the career opportunities available at Loveland Village.
Send all resumes and cover letters to CEOSearch@Lovelandcenter.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President/CEO will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Loveland Center and Loveland Village staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.
Leadership & Management:
- Demonstrate and communicate a clear vision for Loveland Center, Inc.
- Actively engage and energize Board members, staff, volunteers, event committees, collaborating organizations, and funders.
- Develop and maintain a strong organizational culture based on Loveland Center’s Unifying Values and Code of Ethics.
- Coordinate and implement ongoing organizational strategic planning, including the development and implementation of Loveland Center’s Strategic Plan to move the mission forward and fulfill the vision of the organization.
- Serve as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.
- Develop and oversee an organizational structure that best moves Loveland Center’s mission forward and fulfill its vision.
- Delegate responsibilities as best to carry out Loveland Center’s mission and Strategic Plan.
Operational Planning and Management:
- Support the operations and administration of the Board of Directors by advising and informing its members, recommending policy, and providing clear and accurate reports for the Board to effectively monitor the organization’s progress on the Strategic Plan.
- Ensure the development and implementation of program evaluation systems and organizational processes to monitor outcomes and improve quality services.
- Manages the efficient and effective day to day operations of Loveland Village, including overseeing all outsourced vendor and contract management agreements.
- Establish quality performance measures for contractors and vendors, and monitor the achievement of those quality measures.
- Manage new capital and improvement projects as they arise.
Human Resources Planning and Management:
- Develops human resource needs and present to the Board for approval, as needed.
- Effectively manage Loveland Village staff, including contracted services.
- Hire, train, supervise and evaluate the Chief Staff Officers. Lead, coach, develop, and retain a high-performance leadership team in the implementation of Loveland Center’s mission, vision, and organizational goals.
- Establish job descriptions and an annual performance plan for staff. Conduct annual performance reviews. Recommend merit increases based upon performance.
- Coaches and mentors staff to continuously achieve higher levels of performance.
- Provides Board with meaningful recommendations regarding staff performance, training, compensation, and benefits.
- Develop and implement compensation and benefit plans, based upon the Board’s direction.
Financial Planning, Compliance, and Management:
- Prepare and present for approval the annual budget, with the Board’s direction and guidance. Monitors the cash flow and provides regular, comprehensive reports to the Board on revenues and expenditures.
- Works with the Board to secure adequate funding for operations.
- Working with the organizations finance team, ensures sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed, including maintaining accurate banking records; producing payroll; paying all invoices; and, providing accurate information for the preparation of all state, local, payroll and federal tax reports and requirements.
- Maintain all necessary registrations and certifications to comply with state requirements for non-profits.
- Be vigilant in seeking prompt and effective enforcement and compliance to any relevant laws.
Fundraising and Communications:
- Oversee the implementation of the strategic development plan designed to raise needed funds for annual operating, capital projects, and endowment building.
- Support the Board of Directors’ commitment to being a fundraising Board by participating in the planning and provision of training, leadership, and celebration of their successes.
- Serve as the official spokesperson for The Loveland Center, Inc. Promote the organization and advocate for people with developmental disabilities at all levels (individual; and local, state, and national public policies) to government and other funding agencies, the press, service recipients and their families, donors, and the public.
- Oversee the creation of a strong brand in all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations.
- Lead and oversee the organization’s efforts to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders.
- Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for replication.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Passion for adults with disabilities and the Loveland Village mission.
- Proven record of accomplishment of 3- 5 years in a senior management leadership role, preferably in a non-profit organization with performance based measures.
- Demonstrated experience and examples of leading strategies that have taken organizations to the next level of growth.
Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and managing individual performance by helping others set performance goals, and then tracking results and evaluating performance effectiveness.
Authenticity – Gaining other people’s trust by demonstrating openness and honesty, behaving consistently, and acting in accordance with moral, ethical, professional, and organizational guidelines.
Building a Successful Team – Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals.
Building Organizational Talent – Establishing systems and processes to attract, develop, engage, and retain talented individuals; creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges.
Coaching and Developing Others – Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.
Decision Making – Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
Establishing Strategic Direction – Establishing and committing to a long-term business direction based on an analysis of systemic information and consideration of resources, market drivers, and organizational values.
Executive Presence – Demonstrating a poised, credible, and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect; conveying an image that is consistent with the organization’s vision and values.
Managing Conflict – Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
Sharing Responsibility – Sharing authority and responsibilities with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization to stretch individual capabilities while accomplishing the organization’s strategic priorities.
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills using the English language. Demonstrates the ability to: read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents; respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; communicate effectively at multiple levels within the company; make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board of Directors, public groups, governmental agencies, prospective donors, and funders, etc.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Usual office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
POSITION: Supported Employment Specialist
REPORTS TO: EmployAbilities Program Manager
SUPERVISES: No other staff
EMPLOYMENT TERM: Full Time Employment
SUMMARY: Provide the expertise, knowledge and skill necessary to implement the daily operation of the Supported Employment program.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as rehabilitation, counseling, social work, psychology, education, or human resources and 1 year related experience working with persons with disabilities or Associate’s Degree in one of the previously mentioned fields and two years of experience or four years of related experience.
- Valid Florida driver’s license and ability to safely transport program participants as needed.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as other administrative software programs.
- Knowledge of and ability to navigate and utilize the internet and social media.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and unexpected changes in work schedule.
- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
- Ability to work with diverse population.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Strong commitment to customer service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Fully adhere to Loveland Center’s Code of Ethics and Unifying Values.
- Maintain professional standards of the highest quality with regards to health, safety, student supervision and public relations.
- Role model for and guide students in understanding and developing good work habits.
- Effectively maintain lines of communication among students, parents/guardians, management, administration, support coordinators and other support agencies; this includes carrying a cell phone.
- Ensure the fulfillment of any existing contracts with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and Medicaid Waiver with regard Supported Employment services.
- Perform all aspects of the EmployAbilities department such as assessment, job development, placement, job‑coaching/hands-on training and follow‑along services.
- Monitor consumer progress through observation; daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly notes and summaries; checklists; informal and/or formal assessment tools.
- Evaluate potential candidates and students by arranging on-campus and off-campus vocational assessment sites.
- Represent Loveland Center at meetings as requested by the EmployAbilities Program Manager, Programs and Services Officer, and/or the President/CEO.
- Maintain all records in accordance with certification/contract requirements: DVR, APD and EmployAbilities Program Standards.
- Develop and maintain good working relationships with outside agencies and businesses in the community.
- Provide services and supports to help students obtain and maintain volunteer jobs.
- Participate in trainings to ensure state mandated trainings/annual continuing education requirements are met and First Aid, HIV and CPR certifications are kept current.
- Perform all other duties not specifically identified, which may be directly or indirectly related to the function of an Employment Specialist, as assigned by the EmployAbilities Program Manager, Programs and Services Officer, and/or the President/CEO.
To be considered for any openings, please email Madeline Broadus, HR Officer, at MBroadus@lovelandcenter.com with a cover letter and resume.