In a career as the Executive Director - South Florida, you will not only have the ability to change a child's life, you will also have the opportunity to impact the entire community. In this role, you will execute a site strategic plan and lead the operation of quality, outcome-oriented programs that meet the needs of the community. As our Executive Director - South Florida, you will direct public relations efforts to enhance organizational image and further the mission of the organization through community outreach and advocacy. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you will contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth.
Establishes business objectives and develops strategic plans for all programs and staff that are aligned with overall strategic goals of the organization.
Communicates the strategic direction clearly to staff and community stakeholders.
Formulates financial plans and manages the budget and utilization of available funds effectively in operating the Site.
Establishes, supports, and oversees implementation of effective local fundraising strategies.
Ensures adherence to organizational policies and collaborates effectively with national support services functions.
Operates quality, outcome-oriented programs which align with the Boys Town model.
Ensures that the programs provide the types of services required and serve the appropriate number of children to meet the needs of the community.
Ensures that the programs result in successful outcomes for the children and families served.
Effectively recruits, manages, develops, and retains staff through activities that promote program quality, build team morale, and advance the mission of the organization.
Ensures the safety and integrity of programs by monitoring safety systems.
Reviews feedback on a regular basis from consumers of organizational services including agency personnel, school officials, youth, and parents of youth and makes adjustments as necessary.
Provides education and communication to external stakeholders including civic leaders, government officials, and child care professionals about the guiding philosophies of the organization.
Directs program and public relations activities designed to improve organizational image and relations with both donors and the community.
Identifies, develops, and maintains effective relationships with key members of the community to benefit advocacy initiatives.
Differentiates the organization within the community through the demonstration of high-quality programs.
Serves as a spokesperson for the organization by participating in community activities and events, making formal presentations, and working cooperatively with other key organizations.
Engages in Board development activities including the planning and facilitation of Board meetings, committee development, and clarifying relationships between Site staff and Board members.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education, Business, or equivalent; Master's degree preferred.
7 to 10 years' experience in child welfare, juvenile justice or other social services organizations. Minimum of 5 years leadership experience.
Must provide own transportation to complete travel requirements of the job.
Comprehensive knowledge of the child welfare and juvenile justice system and other social services systems of the state in which the Site resides.
Strong knowledge and skills in strategic management and implementing strategic plans.
Ability to set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
Demonstrated leadership ability and skilled in developing strong relationships with key public and private stakeholders.
Strong conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and writing.
Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.
About Boys Town South Florida:
Building brighter futures at Boys Town South Florida since 1991, we have grown our services and programs to touch the lives of 17,000 children and families in the sunshine state each year.
The opportunity to shape the future of America's youth is only one of the many perks here at Boys Town South Florida. Our hub is located in sunny West Palm Beach, and we are just steps away from all the best that South Florida has to offer! With beaches, shopping, arts and culture, Major League Baseball and college sports of all kinds there is no end to the ways to enjoy your off-work hours. Our Boys Town family is important to us, and we make sure to support our team through a staff and family picnic, chili cook-off and of course some friendly competition with game night! We might even surprise you with a teambuilding exercise at the local escape room. The culture of Boys Town South Florida is committed to our current and future leaders through tuition assistance, scholarship opportunities and the ability to participate in a variety of professional development courses.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: December 30, 2020
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 16465
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.