Executive Director, Parents Reaching Out (Albuquerque,
Supervisor: Board of
Full-time, salaried, exempt status
The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership
in support of the mission of Parents Reaching Out and its work with
Support and lead organizational vision
Role model for the culture, beliefs and mission of the
Oversee the management of the day-to-day operations
Liaison to agencies (national, state and local level)
Spokesperson (face and voice of the organization)
Partner with Board of Directors on strategy and direction
Implement the long term strategy
Oversee the internal controls and expenses
Enhance revenue (funding and grants)
Oversee the management of funded programs
Support for the Board of
- Attend Board, Executive Board and Standing Committee
- Provide support, timely flow of information and communication
to the Board on the status of internal and external issues
affecting the organization.
- Support the planning and coordination of the Board of Directors
- Partner with the Board of Directors in developing direction,
plans of work and policy both long term and short term.
- Ensure that the “Not for Profit” records of the organization
are maintained in accordance with the appropriate record keeping
- Maintain general knowledge and monitor developments of laws,
policies, programs and regulations relevant to the organization’s
mission and the families it serves.
- Build coalitions with other entities while providing leadership
to identify issues and consolidate resources.
- Anticipate changes and develop relationships with education and
health care providers.
- Effectively communicate necessary information between Board and
Staff to foster open communication.
- Serve as the spokesperson of the organization and represent the
organization to law makers, public and private entities.
- Market the mission, vision and goals of the organization by
increasing public awareness, fostering growth and expanding the
effectiveness of Parents Reaching Out.
- Prepare and develop an annual budget and plan of work in
consultation with the Finance Committee.
- Participate in the annual audit.
- Report regularly to the Board on fiscal information and
- Oversee and engage in Fund Development activities in
consultation with the Board of Directors.
- Assist in major gift fundraising activities, including
cultivation and solicitation of large donors, individuals,
foundations and corporations.
- Oversee recruitment, hiring, development, evaluation, promotion
and separation of employees and consultants in accordance with the
- Directly supervise Senior Management staff and hold regular
Management Team meetings to convey strategies and set
- Maintain and consistently apply clear and rational fiscal,
personnel, and office administration policies and procedures.
- Maintain effective internal communication to assure that the
mission is met by staff members with the highest degree of
professionalism, responsibility and care.
- Maintain a supportive and effective work environment that will
attract and retain quality staff.
- Assure that projects are of high quality, that individual
project activities are met, and that the organization possesses the
capability to meet the program objectives.
Assure organization compliance with Federal and State guidelines
and Labor Law