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Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH)
Job Title Chief Executive Officer
Reports to Board of Directors
Supervises MACCH Staff
FLSA Status Exempt
The Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the collective impact in Douglas, Pottawattamie, and Sarpy Counties to end homelessness. The chief executive officer (CEO) of MACCH is accountable for providing leadership, vision, and strategy to achieve the organization’s mission in partnership with the board of directors. The CEO will work closely with the board of directors and senior management team to develop the organization’s strategic plan, implement annual goals, and monitor performance. This role will also lead outreach and advocacy efforts to heighten public awareness, understanding, and support for the Continuum of Care (CoC) and direct the day-to-day operations of the organization through the senior management team.
· Provides strategic vision and leadership in partnership with the board of directors.
· Leads change initiatives that enable the organization to address current internal and external realities, emerging issues, and economic, demographic, and social trends related to homelessness.
· Supports the development and execution of short- and long-term plans and objectives that align with the organization’s strategic priorities.
· Strengthens the visibility and credibility of the organization through strategic communications, positioning, and branding.
· Demonstrates collaborative leadership who promotes diversity, inclusion, and equity and is visible, approachable, and accessible in the community.
Outreach and Advocacy
· Understands the critical issues behind homeless services, coordinated care, and funding needs.
· Is a thought leader and voice for MACCH and its members at the local, state, and federal level.
· Engages key stakeholders, member organizations, and nonprofits in developing and promoting a unified policy agenda, legislative priorities, and advocacy strategy.
· Builds councils/task force/committees, identifies alternatives, gathers input, testifies before legislative committees, and meets with elected officials to promote awareness and support homelessness prevention.
Fundraising and Financial Management
· Cultivates and maintains connections with donors, foundations, and other funding partners to nurture relationships, increase visibility, and grow revenue sources.
· Oversees the development and implementation of short- and long-term fundraising plans to secure diverse sources of funding for the organization’s activities and programs.
· Assists and supports the board of directors in carrying out its fund development responsibilities to address long-term organizational sustainability.
· Ensures the financial operations and practices of the organization, including cash management, expenditures, grants, and investments, are efficient, accurate, and consistent, and are managed with the highest integrity in accordance with the organization’s fiduciary responsibilities, internal controls, and GAAP.
· Works closely with the board treasurer, Finance Committee, and staff in reporting, analysis, planning, and control functions, and keeps the board of directors apprised of the organization’s fiscal health as well as current and foreseeable conditions.
· Manages the annual financial planning and budgeting process and ensures the organization is operating within the approved budget.
Program Development and Member Engagement
· Oversees the development and administration of programs that support the organization’s mission, vision, goals, and strategies.
· Monitors program initiatives and holds the organization accountable for quality assessment, reasonable growth, and change.
· Evaluates new program ideas and opportunities to improve MACCH operations, programs, and services that increase the capacity of CoC providers.
· Oversees the development and implementation of annual plans to maintain and grow membership.
· Regularly assesses member composition, needs, and satisfaction levels to continuously improve member impact, engagement, and participation.
· Ensures that members receive outstanding services on a consistent basis and are informed on important issues in a timely manner.
Team Management and Development
· Builds and leads a dynamic, cohesive team that develops staff members to their highest potential.
· Maintains a positive and healthy workplace environment that attracts, retains, and motivates top quality professionals in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws.
· Develops organizational structure, job descriptions, assignments, and management practices to support the organization’s mission effectively and efficiently within its available resources.
· Promotes the professional knowledge and skill development of employees that is conducive to pursuing the organization’s mission and strategic goals.
Education and Experience Requirements:
· Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required, master’s degree in nonprofit management, public policy, or related field preferred.
· Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive senior level management experience with community impact and nonprofit organizations.
· Experience developing strong relationships with the board of directors, staff, partners, donors, and community and collaborating with diverse stakeholder groups.
· Proven ability to efficiently manage an operational budget and demonstrate sound financial stewardship.
· Demonstrated ability to advise board members and partners and communicate strategic direction.
· Ability to inspire others through leadership that is inclusive, collaborative, and forward thinking.
· Entrepreneurial individual who is willing to take risks and make tough decisions based on thoughtful consideration of issues guided by an ethical set of core values and beliefs.
· Strong public speaker with solid written, presentation, and oral communication skills.
· Solid business acumen, strategic thinking, and decision-making ability.
· Knowledge of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa’s nonprofit community preferred.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the position of CEO.