Executive Director Search, hiring, job posting

We’re Hiring!

As disasters continue to affect Iowans, the IDHRC is looking for an Executive Director to lead programs, provide sustainability, and advance the strategic vision of the organization.

Key Duties:

  • Provide leadership in developing organizational, program, and financial plans with the Board of Directors and implement plans and policies.
  • Fiscally responsible for managing the IDHRC’s resources within budget and grant guidelines ensuring compliance and accurate reporting.
  • Develop annual budget, plan and implement fundraising activities to ensure fiscal sustainability of organization.
  • Execute disaster response protocols when activated by the board or designee.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships across non-profit, private and public sectors.
  • Increase visibility and enhance IDHRC’s image and reputation through active involvement in emergency management meetings, activities and exercises.

Performance Expectations:

  • Lead IDHRC in a collaborative and cooperative manner that supports and advances the organization’s mission.
  • Display a high level of initiative, effort, attention to detail and commitment to the goals of the organization.
  • Demonstrate independent, efficient project management capabilities, with the ability to manage multiple and evolving priorities.
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies to ensure Board, members, partners and other stakeholders remain informed and engaged.
  • Maintain professional competence, knowledge & skills necessary to effectively perform duties of position; seek out professional development & training.

Competencies Required:

  • Knowledge & experience with effective fundraising & grant writing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively & build trust across sectors & diverse groups of people.
  • Self-directed and mission driven, with a commitment to growing the success of IDHRC.
  • Three to five years senior non-profit management experience.
  • Three years of experience in disaster preparedness, response or recovery coordination.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field a plus; relevant experience may be considered.
  • Ability to respond to work needs outside of normal business hours during disasters.

Remote Position: Must reside in Iowa, with ability to travel within state

*Residence within 1 hour radius of Des Moines, IA preferred

Salary: $72,800 to $80,000/year DOE

TO APPLY: Email cover letter & resume to [email protected]

Position open until filled. Successful candidates must pass pre-employment drug/criminal screening. EOE.