Dor-Tran, Inc. D.B.A. Door-Tran – Executive Director Job Description
The Executive Director is the key management leader of Door-Tran. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
1) Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization mission.
- Responsible for leading Door-Tran in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
- Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.
- Responsible for grant application, fundraising and developing other revenues necessary to support Door-Tran’s mission.
- Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Door-Tran, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
- Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
- Responsible for implementation of Door-Tran’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
- Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that Door-Tran can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.
- Responsible for the enhancement of Door-Tran’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
4) Organization Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate.
- Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
- Responsible effective administration of Door-Tran operations.
- In conjunction with the Board of Directors, responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
Actual Job Responsibilities
- Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
- Supervise, collaborate with organization staff.
- Strategic planning and implementation.
- Planning and operation of annual budget.
- Serve as Door-Tran’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
- Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Door-Tran’s Mission.
- Research and apply for grants from governmental and non-governmental entities.
- Collaborate with the community and the Transportation Resource Improvement Partners group (TRIP).
- Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
- Work with designated committees to accomplish annual fundraising goals.
- Oversee organization Board and committee meetings.
- Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.
- Review and approve contracts for services.
- Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
- Responsible for all aspects of financial management including grant reporting, monthly bank reconciliation and board reports, payroll, annual budget, and Financial Review process.
Professional Qualifications Needed
- A bachelor’s degree in business, non-government organization, or related field preferred; or equivalent work experience.
- Transparent and high integrity leadership.
- Three or more years of senior nonprofit management experience.
- Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors.
- High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers and donors.
- Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community.
- Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
- Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers.
- Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
- Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting. Expertise with QuickBooks financial software essential.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Success in applying for and receiving governmental and other grant opportunities.
- Fluent with Microsoft Office programs.
- Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.
- Successfully complete a background check at hire and every three years.
- Certified Mobility Manager or willing to complete Mobility Management Certification in 24 months.