NELCWIT’s mission is to work within the community to build safety, justice, and dignity for all. Working in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, we offer shelter referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, education/prevention, advocacy, a children’s visitation program and economic empowerment initiatives to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse of all genders. As an antiracist, multicultural organization, NELCWIT joins with and mobilizes other groups and individuals working to end domestic violence and sexual abuse, ensure human rights, and create social change. NELCWIT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Direct service employees are members of the local SEIU.
OVERARCHING ROLE AND BACKGROUND
NELCWIT has a shared leadership structure which requires trust, equal voice, and compromise. Together two Co-Executive Directors (Co-EDs) will make decisions regarding the overall operations, finance, resource development and program management. Additionally, you will serve a more specialized role as Co-ED of Operations, Finance & Administration. The Co-Executive Directors’ roles are:
● Co-Executive Director of Operations, Finance & Administration (as posted here)
● Co-Executive Director of Programs
Aligned with this collaborative leadership approach, there are shared responsibilities within both Co- Executive Director roles. This leadership model is designed as a supportive and accountable partnership. The other Co-Executive Director and the NELCWIT Board of Directors will provide a high level of support.
The majority of this role’s time is dedicated to operations, finance, and administration. There are key responsibilities, high goals, and expectations within this role, specifically in financial management and administrative oversight. This position is responsible for the organization’s financial strength and ability to serve Franklin County and the North Quabbin region.
SCOPE OF WORK: Under the general supervision of the NELCWIT Board of Directors, the Co-Executive Directors are responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organization. Your leadership includes overseeing planning, oversight and supervisory duties related to the following NELCWIT operations: Financial Management, Administration, Grants & Contract Management, Human Resources, Development, Communications, Community Relations, Outreach, Collaborations, and Facilities.
Together the Co-EDs will lead, coach, and develop a high performance team, ensure programmatic excellence, and foster a collaborative and professional work environment. Additionally, they plan, organize, and direct the day-to-day programmatic and fiscal functioning, working with staff, contractors, the Board and volunteers to implement the strategic goals of the organization. The Co-EDs will also lead the ongoing anti-racism process for the organization.
The Co-EDs will provide the Board of Directors with monthly updates on key issues affecting the organization and will attend regularly scheduled Board and staff meetings.
Reports to: The NELCWIT Board of Directors
Supervises: Paid staff, contractors, consultants, and volunteers as appropriate
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Position Status: Executive Position, at-will, salaried, exempt
Hours of Employment: Monday – Friday, 9a.m. - 5 p.m. Occasional weekend and evening hours
Pay Scale: $62,000- $67,700 depending on experience and expertise
Benefits: Health Insurance Employer pays 70% or more of monthly premium; Dental Insurance: Employer pays 50% of monthly premium; Healthcare Flexible Spending Account: Optional pre-tax employee deduction; 403(B) Retirement: 1% of employee salary automatically contributed by employer; Short- and Long-Term Disability: Employee is eligible after 6 months of employment. 100% paid by employer; 13 paid holidays and generous paid time off (PTO) starting at 6 weeks per year and increasing with seniority.
NELCWIT accepts applications via this job link, by mail or email
Submit cover letter, resume outlining your qualifications, and a list of three professional references with phone and email contact information. Resumes without a cover letter WILL NOT be considered. Applications may be submitted via the job link for this post, or mailed or emailed to:
Address: NELCWIT PO Box 520, Greenfield, MA 01302 Attn: Karen Fitzpatrick, Board Vice-President
Closing Date for Resumes: Open until filled
NELCWIT is scent/fragrance free environment.
NELCWIT is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
People of color are encouraged to apply.
The policies of NELCWIT prohibit any form of unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law with respect to employment, volunteer participation and the provisions of services.