Vision Is Priceless-Executive Director

Posted Jul 11, 2024 JACKSONVILLE, Florida

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Expires Aug 31, 2024

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About Vision Is Priceless
Vision Is Priceless was founded in 1996 to fulfill the need in our community for vision screenings and provide access to vision care—including eye exams, prescription glasses, and specialty care—for the uninsured and underserved. Our mission is to assess, sustain, and improve the visual health of children and adults in Northeast Florida through education, vision screenings, treatment, and referrals. Annually, we help over 40,000 children and adults receive quality vision healthcare services throughout Northeast Florida. Visit www.visionispriceless.org to learn more.

Job Summary
The Executive Director serves as the visionary leader responsible for the overall strategic direction, management, and growth of Vision Is Priceless. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of organizational operations, including program development, fundraising, financial management, staff supervision, and community engagement. We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed individual who is excited to join a hard-working, mission-driven team.

Salary, Work Environment, and Benefits
• Full-time (37.50 hours a week) Exempt position
• Hybrid work schedule
• Includes health insurance for employee (premium paid by Vision Is Priceless), paid time off, holidays, and sick time
• Retirement matching program

Essential duties and responsibilities

Guide organizational operations including strategic leadership, program development and management, fundraising and resource development, financial management, board relations and governance, staff leadership and development, and community engagement and advocacy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Plan and direct organizational operations and projects. • Collaborate with the board of Directors to identify, create and implement strategic plans to actualize business objectives. • Serve as the primary spokesperson and ambassador for the organization, effectively communicating its mission, impact, and priorities to the community. • Develop and execute fundraising strategies and oversee all fundraising efforts including grants, grant management, special events, third-party fundraising activities. • Manage cash flow, budget-planning, and financial aspects of the agency. • Supervise the organization’s daily activities. • Work with program team to ensure mission success. • Retain, identify, recruit, train and develop a talented team of employees and cultivate a positive organizational culture • Responsible for ensuring proper insurance coverage for the agency and its assets, agency certifications, and other nonprofit compliance needs. • Monitor company operations and ensure employees and business practices comply with regulatory and legal requirements.

Qualifications

• Mission driven, have a passion for helping others, and possess a positive can do attitude • Initiative-taking, goal-oriented self-starter • Excellent leadership and management skills • Effective communication and relationship-building skills • Creative problem-solving and brainstorming capabilities • The ability to multitask and stay organized • Personability and enthusiasm for being the public face of the organization • A positive mindset and dedication to the organization’s core values • Strong networking skills, relationship building and communication skills • Flexible and adaptable to contribute within a growing, changing organization • Culturally competent with the ability to work successfully with diverse groups of people Other Position Requirements • Available to work occasional weekends or evenings for meetings and events • Willingness to work flexible hours • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) • Able to lift up to 30 lbs. • Applicant must have a valid Florida Driver's License and reliable transportation to and from work and work-related meetings and event • Willingness to use personal car for travel throughout the First Coast area. • A Level 2 background check is required

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., nonprofit management, public administration, business administration) preferred. • Minimum of 5 Years nonprofit or social services senior management experience. To apply: Submit resume and cover letter to board@visionispriceless.org. No phone calls please. Vision Is Priceless is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate and hires in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Salary/Salary Range

Minimum $80,000

How to Apply

board@visionispriceless.org

Company/Organization

Vision Is Priceless Council, Inc.

http://visionispriceless.org

Contact

Jami Bueker | Email