|The Incite ED position requires the following capabilities, knowledge, experience and education. |
Capabilities and Knowledge
Leadership and Governance: Provides vision and strategic direction to the organization, working collaboratively with the Incite Board of Directors, the Mid-Valley Workforce Board, and the Mid-Willamette Jobs Council (which comprise the governance structure). Fosters related communications and development of shared priorities, and efforts to enhance governance (such as through potential changes in governance/committee structure and operations).
Management and Organizational Development: Plans and ensures sound management of Incite operations and finances, strengthening systems and practices as needed. Sets clear direction and expectations for staff, fosters trust and a high-performing team culture, and ensures that the organization has the capacity needed to successfully deliver on its goals and commitments.
Partnerships and Collaboration: Builds upon and maintains strategic partnerships, establishing and supporting shared priorities and initiatives within our local communities, linked to tangible results. Works comfortably with politicians, business and community leaders, and a diverse array of stakeholders, serving as a spokesperson for Incite and workforce development.
Workforce Development: Understands the role of a LWB and related federal/state requirements in order to oversee contracting and compliance – and to skillfully navigate within the law to envision opportunities. Has the ability to understand the marketplace and our region’s workforce needs, and knowledge of best practices that respond effectively to these.
Entrepreneurship and Results Orientation: Takes initiative to identify and pursue opportunities, in collaboration with others, to further Incite’s objectives, funding prospects, and results. Sees possibilities for improving how things are done, while respecting and building upon past efforts; fosters buy-in to ideas and effectively follows through.
Experience and Education
• 5 to 10 years of experience in workforce development, research, and policy analysis.
• 3 to 5 years of experience in leading and managing a complex organization.
• 3 to 5 years of experience working in partnership with an engaged board of directors.
• Demonstrated skills in leading, mentoring and supporting staff, and building effective teams.
• A solid grasp of financial planning, management and oversight.
• A successful track record in leading an organization in transition through change.
• Management of WIOA/WIA (preferred) or other publicly-funded programs and related compliance.
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
• Excellent communicator, who is an effective public speaker, can capably convey complex information, and writes well.
• Experience formulating strategies, plans, and priorities, and accomplishing these.
• Nonprofit experience (preferred).
• Bachelor’s (or advanced) degree in business, public administration or related field.
Salary range of $105,000 to $135,000, plus excellent benefits. This is a full-time, exempt position.
How to Apply
Please submit the following: 1. A cover letter that reflects how your previous experience qualifies you to become the Executive Director of Incite, Inc., and 2. A complete chronological resume.
Send via email as a PDF to Incite@nonprofitoregon.org, attention Incite Search Committee. Please put “Incite Executive Director” in the subject line. Expect an acknowledgement of receipt.
Apply by Saturday, May 6, 2017. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. Incite values diversity and is committed to equal employment opportunity.
For a complete position description and to learn more about Incite, please visit www.inciteworks.org.