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President and CEO - ADEC

Company: Purple Ink LLC
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Are you driven by making life better for others? Would you thrive at the helm of northern Indianas premier disability services provider serving Elkhart and St Joseph Counties? As President & CEO of ADEC, bring your vision and energy to implement our Mission: ADEC proudly advocates for and serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties so they can live lives full of informed choice and possibility.ADEC advocates, empowers, helps develop and nurtures personal goals and outcomes with a life-course and principles of service approach, through the entire life of an individual. ADEC stands for: A life of their own, Dignity, Employment, and Community.This is a great way to use your leadership and advocacy skills to serve our region. This exciting opportunity is created by the retirement of a successful, twelve-year leader who joined ADEC from the corporate sector.Founded by parents seventy years ago, ADEC has continued to grow and now serves individuals in 5 day-programs and 1 pre-vocational program and provides housing through 14 group homes and 20 supported living sites. ADEC creates new choices and possibilities for the people we serve! ADEC is seeking a compassionate senior executive who is both mission minded and business savvy with the ability to build on our legacy. We have a strong, experienced leadership team and a committed, engaged board of directors. Why Elkhart/South Bend, Indiana? North central Indiana is a special place to live with high marks with a vibrant focus on quality of life. In fact, the Wall Street Journal has recently ranked Elkhart at the top of their lists for strong economies and housing markets, best job markets, and low cost of living (www.WSJ.com ). A thriving business community, universities from small (Goshen College) to world renowned(University of Notre Dame), trails and riverwalk, good schools and healthcare, affordable housing, lake country, and a short drive to the National Lakeshore or Chicago. CEO Position OverviewThe President/CEO takes an outward-facing role with heavy involvement in both Elkhart and St. Joseph counties as well as state and national associations and legislative outreach. The Board seeks a strategic, community-oriented candidate who has led, and innovated, in a regulated environment/industry and will act a champion for dignity and autonomy for our clients.Overseeing an experienced five-member leadership team, the President/CEO is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership, advocacy, continued community outreach, growing current and new business partnerships, employment opportunities and supportive services. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and business skills. Key responsibilities include: Organizational leadership and directionFinancial planning and management, Facility managementAdvocacy with local and state governmentCollaboration with community agencies, local government, and key membership associationsActive engagement with our clients and familiesCommunity Engagement, Outreach, Education, Fund developmentStaff supervisionProgram AdministrationBoard RelationsQualifications Passion for helping people live their best lives clients and staffDemonstrates a strong customer service orientation and desire to engage with our clients, families, and caregivers.Senior management and leadership experience, in a regulated work environment, with responsibility for setting strategic direction and financial sustainability. Strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills required.Ability to supervise and evaluate the work of others and the ability to utilize performance accountability measuresFamiliarity with disability services, special education programs, and state and federal regulations is helpfulAble to serve as the public spokesperson with stakeholders and mediaPolitical skills and savvy with an understanding and appreciation for local community, education, and government collaborationSuccessful experience working with a nonprofit Board of Directors. Familiarity with fundraising and grant writing is helpful.Bachelors Degree (B.A. /B.S.) in business, social services, or other related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Masters degree is preferred.Competitive salary and benefit package. For more information, contact: Kathleen Poland at kathleen@purpleinkllc.com EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPM21Powered by JazzHRPI190455550

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