Reporting to a 15-member Board of Directors, the President & CEO has overall responsibility for the implementation of policies, programs, and operations of the organization. S/He is responsible for developing and executing goals and objectives with and through his or her executive leadership team for the benefit of those who are served by the organization. The President & CEO sets the tone for the organization’s relationships with its employees, clients, and their families by means of a clear and consistent communication about its mission and direction. S/He plays a major role in growing external relationships for the purpose of generating public and private revenue. Participation in advocacy efforts at the local and state governmental levels is a continuing and important responsibility.
We seek a compassionate leader with a proven track record of accomplishment leading mission-driven organizations, facing multiple challenges, instituting successful change, and managing highly qualified staff. This person must be able to demonstrate a comfort with and commitment to people with developmental disabilities.
The successful candidate will have strong connections to the Greater Chicagoland business, political, and philanthropic communities. The candidate we seek will possess the skills to articulate and motivate all stakeholders around the vision and then execute on the plan through effective management practices including the areas of finance, human resources, marketing, development, facilities, and program operations. This person must be decisive and proactive in maintaining the quality of services, enhancing the brand of the organization, and providing sound fiscal management.
A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
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About Orchard Village
Orchard Village partners with families and communities to optimize personal outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities through a community-integrated approach.
Orchard Village is a fully licensed nonprofit organization that provides supportive services to approximately 300 individuals each year. Advocating a person-centered approach, Orchard Village works with each of its clients to identify personal outcomes to strive toward, ensuring that every individual controls his or her own destiny.