Chief Operating Officer (near Chico, CA)

A community services organization focused on promoting dignity, self-determination, and well-being of children and families is seeking a Chief Operating Officer.  Under direct supervision of the Executive Director and Board of Directors, this position assists by performing a variety of administrative functions in order to ensure the health and effectiveness of the agency and its employees.  The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the business support/management of the daily operations, Agency mission, vision, and values. 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of annual plans of excellence including risk, accessibility, strategy, technology, and safety.
  2. Oversee and manage agency operations including information systems, maintenance and telecom, quality, and community services.
  3. Oversee the development of agency marketing and fundraising plans and strategies.
  4. Work with leadership team and BOD to develop internal policies, goals, and best practices.
  5. Oversee annual budget process for administrative services, buildings, acquisitions, and capital projects.  Assist CFO where necessary in developing budgets and fiscal strategy.
  6. Ensure the completion of all projects, contracts, and other commitments in a timely manner.
  7. Assure the maintenance of accurate minutes of Board and other critical meetings.
  8. Responsible for asset development and strategic implementation.
  9. Assist with preparation of reports, grant applications, proposals, and other materials.  Complete and edit detailed, complex written reports in coordination with agency program and department staff.
  10. Prepare and maintain administrative files including contracts and Board documents.
  11. Ensure management/oversight of all correspondence, contracts, proposals, and other communications are in compliance with the agencies policies and procedures.
  12. Ensuring that all building and equipment are maintained to applicable standards.
  13. Along with the Executive Director, act as a liaison between the agency and Board of Directors.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree in Business, Public or Health Administration preferred.
  2. Five years of experience performing a broad range of administrative, operational, and fiscal duties at a management level.
  3. Supervisory experience required.
  4. Experience in the non-profit/social service sector highly preferred.
  5. Professional oral and written communication skills.
  6. CARF accreditation experience a plus.

This position offers a competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience. 

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