Texas CASA Job Posting: NEW DIRECTOR AND BOARD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Texas CASA has a job opening!  Here's the information:

New Director and Board Development Specialist
LINE OF AUTHORITY: Program Services Director
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
PURPOSE OF JOB: To provide comprehensive assistance, training and resources to new directors, enabling effective transitional leadership and operational functioning of local CASA programs, including assistance in nonprofit administration, finance, volunteer management and advocacy for children. Provide assistance and training to local boards designed to improve and strengthen board engagement.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Develop, implement and track services targeted to directors with 12 or fewer months of tenure, including Texas CASA orientation, onsite and remote assistance, and resources in key areas including administration, finance, grants management, volunteer management and board collaboration.
2. Work with Training Team to develop and present New Executive Director Training.
3. Develop and implement board assistance related to executive director succession, executive search and first year oversight.
4. Provide training and resources to boards in key areas of nonprofit governance, including roles and responsibilities, conflict of interest, strategic planning, financial oversight, fund development, and program and director evaluation.
5. Provide and ensure high customer relations standards in dealing with fellow employees, the Texas CASA network and supporting organizations.


NON ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Maintain professional working relationships within Texas CASA and the CASA network.
2. Participate in the Texas CASA Annual Conference as assigned.
3. Perform all other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA’s):

  • Advanced knowledge of non-profit administration, governance and finance;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and empathic relationship building;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to create and effectively present and/or facilitate adult learning;
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Self-directed, with strong problem solving ability and discerning judgment;
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point;
  •  Understanding of National and Texas CASA program standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree in social work, non-profit management or related field
  • Five years full-time experience with a non-profit or government funded organization
  • Project management experience related to non-profit or volunteer organizations

TRAVEL: Statewide travel up to 50%

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

For more info: txcasa@texascasa.org