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North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  Executive Director 

Background

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) was established in 1947 and charged with the stewardship of North Carolina’s fish and wildlife resources. Those resources are held in trust for the public benefit and considered to be owned by the public as opposed to individual landowners. Thus, they are public trust resources for all citizens, and a legacy for future generations.

The NCWRC’s enabling legislation established a commission governance model, which is fundamentally designed to: avoid undue intrusion of politics into agency management; ensure citizen participation in establishing policy for agencies; provide recreational opportunities by mandating stewardship for the resource; and ensure ethical and prudent operation of the agency. Commission governance is composed of dedicated citizens who serve as trustees for fish and wildlife resources.

In North Carolina, the board (Commission) of the NCWRC is comprised of 19 members. The commissioners are empowered with regulatory responsibility to set rules for hunting, fishing, trapping & boating safety. The commissioners are very engaged in agency policy development and work closely and collaboratively with agency professional staff through committees.

By design, the Commission is a “generalist” board whereby none of the commissioners are appointed to represent specific interest groups. Every two years, the Governor appoints 3 of 9 district commissioners who serve 6-year terms. The Governor also appoints two At-large commissioners for four-year terms. The North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives each appoint four commissioners to serve two-year terms.

Mission:

To conserve North Carolina’s wildlife resources and their habitats and provide programs and opportunities that allow hunters, anglers, boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy wildlife-associated recreation.

Organization of the agency

The NCWRC employs approximately 650 full-time staff and approximately 75 to 100 temporary staff for seasonal or other cyclical peak demands. The agency is primarily field-based with more than two-thirds of the workforce distributed across all 100 North Carolina counties. The agency’s functional areas of operation include:

  • Conservation Science
  • Conservation Policy
  • Law Enforcement
  • Engineering
  • Land and Water Management/Access
  • Constituent Support and Engagement
  • Administration
 

The NCWRC annual operating budget of approximately $85 million is derived from a variety of revenue sources including: license receipts, vessel receipts, federal funds, legislative appropriations, timber sales, and other receipts. Payroll and associated personnel costs comprise approximately fifty percent of the annual operating budget.  In the 2017-2019 biennium, the authorized non-appropriated capital improvement budget was $22,600,000. This value fluctuates in each biennium depending upon infrastructure and land acquisition priorities.

North Carolina Wildlife Endowment Fund,  a $136,939,204 endowment where the principal and  interest can be used only for the purpose of supporting wildlife conservation programs of the State.

For more details and a complete overview of the NCWRC, please go to www.ncwildlife.org.   

Specific Responsibilities and Duties of the Director

The Director is responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Selecting, directing, and supervising all personnel of the NCWRC.
  • Providing overall leadership and direction to NCWRC division and office administrators and managers who develop, implement and administer the programs and policies established by the Commission.
  • Cost-conscious resource allocation and effective organizational management and strategies to assure successful program design and implementation.
  • Interactions with the Legislature including drafting and support of legislation which accomplishes strategic plan mission and goals.
  • Compliance with all applicable governmental laws, rules and policies.

The Director provides overall strategic leadership, vision, and operational structure, including commitment of staffing and budgetary resources and courses of action such that agency administrators can successfully develop and implement the programs and policies of the NCWRC. The Director is accountable for forecasting human, financial, and operational resource needs, including staffing, revenue and expenditure balancing, capital investment for lands and agency infrastructure, and prioritization of available resources to best achieve strategic plan outcomes.

The Director assures contacts and relationships with other state agencies, the Attorney General’s Office, General Assembly, Congressional Delegation, various associations, and wide-range of conservation partners and constituents are maintained and enhanced to assure agency objectives are fulfilled effectively and efficiently.

Requests for program initiatives originate from various sources including commissioners, staff, other agencies, legislators, and constituents. The Director provides overall guidance and direction to assure initiatives are consistent with the mission and vision set forth in the strategic plan.

The Director represents the NCWRC and the State of North Carolina on various boards and associations including but not limited to:

  • Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • C. Sentinel Landscape Committee
  • Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the NCWRC’s rules, and regulatory authority, statutes, programs and processes related to agency programs.
  • Thorough understanding of the administration of science and technology of biological ecosystems and its application to conservation of wildlife resources and their habitats;
  • Excellent ability to effectively plan, lead, direct, motivate, and empower, highly-skilled professional staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skill, particularly as it relates to clearly and effectively conveying complex or unfamiliar information to a wide-range of internal and external stakeholders, including commissioners, staff, legislators, county commissioners, and the public.
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple, concurrent priorities, and recognize and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and establish and maintain the highest level of integrity with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to open-mindedly engage with all constituencies to overcome challenging limitation to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Strong working knowledge of program development, public policy formulation and implementation.
  • Strong working knowledge of federal, state and local government operations and legislative processes, including funding mechanisms.
  • Strong working knowledge of scientific data and research methods so as to be able to evaluate data and research results.
  • Ability to design, implement, and communicate multi-dimensional, short and long-range plans for complex systems, including identification of various barriers to strategic plan outcomes along with strategies and tactics to overcome those barriers.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate conflicts and apply proactive leadership to fairly and equitably achieve resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to fairly and equitably mediate and resolve conflicts and complex problems.
  • Consider diversity as an asset and foster an environment where people feel welcome to participate.
  • Support collaboration and demonstrate that working together achieves better outcomes.
  • Treat all people with dignity and fairness.
  • Emulate honesty, reliability, and ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional excellence.

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field required; advanced degree preferred;
  • Significant senior-level or executive experience with at least ten years of related leadership experience.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with executive professional experience.

Application Process

Armstrong McGuire & Associates, based in Raleigh, NC is conducting this search. To apply click on the link to the NC Wildlife Resources Commission profile at www.ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply.   You will see instructions for uploading your cover letter, resume and professional references.  Finalists will be asked to provide a writing sample. In case of any technical problems, contact beth@armstrongmcguire.com.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue through the application deadline of March 31, 2020.  The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Finance & Accounting
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ABOUT DHIC
Established in 1974, DHIC, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening neighborhoods and families in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. We develop high-quality and attractive rental apartments and homeownership opportunities for families, seniors and other individuals with modest or very limited incomes. Our Homeownership Center offers comprehensive homebuyer education, counselling, and access to down payment assistance programs for first-time homebuyers and those who want to better manage their resources and stay in the home they have. DHIC has constructed, acquired and/or rehabilitated over 2,700 residential units in more than 45 different locations in the Triangle area of North Carolina, and has consolidated net assets of over $210
million and net worth in excess of $80 million. In addition to numerous design, community service, andmanagement recognitions we have received, DHIC is consistently rated as an “Exemplary” member of the NeighborWorks® America national network of non-profit community developers. DHIC is also a member of the Housing Partnership Network.
DHIC is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, with a team consisting of 19 employees, and an operating budget of $3.2 million. The work of DHIC is funded through earned income and public and private support. To learn more, visit DHIC’s website at www.dhic.org.
THE OPPORTUNITY & NATURE OF WORK
The Director of Finance and Accounting is a managerial position reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. In conjunction with the CFO, the Director will oversee the work of the Controller and the Corporate/Development Accountant. The Director will oversee all work related to the DHIC parent (corporate) accounting, real estate development accounting for the 3-7 projects in the development/construction phase at any given time, and the financials of the 45+ subsidiaries and affiliates of DHIC (2700+ residential units) as prepared by the various third-party property management companies. The Director will also review the work of the Controller and the Corporate/Development Accountant(s), including month and quarter-end reconciliations, journal entries, and closing statement entries. The Director will provide oversight of banking options and ensure funds are invested appropriately with FDIC insurance. The Director will prepare year-end audit schedules, communicate with external auditors, and review audit drafts of the 45+ properties.

The Director is also responsible for the broad review of income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow reports for the properties and for reviewing the quarterly reporting to our federal funder, NeighborWorks America. The Director will be responsible for overseeing insurance program for DHIC
(corporate) and all subsidiaries, including obtaining estimates of builder’s risk, renewal of policies, and periodic bidding with insurance brokers. The Director will work closely with the Controller, Director of Asset Management, Asset Manager, DHIC Project Managers, and third-party property management/finance staff to ensure appropriate accounting for the projects, both completed and still in development. The Director is expected to maintain regular hours at the DHIC administrative office in Downtown Raleigh. Periodic site visits will be expected as well as various off-site meetings. Working from homemay be needed occasionally, depending on weather, health situations and critical deadlines.
The successful candidate will be a self-starting professional who is excited by DHIC’s mission.

Keyresponsibilities of the Director of Finance & Accounting include (but may not be limited to):
Financial Management and Accounting

• Oversee the finance functions performed by the Controller and Corporate/Development Accountant• Manage cash flow, future cash flow, and investments across the DHIC and real estate development accounts• Maintain books of all real estate development entities, review and enter closing statements, monitor equity accounts, and monitor loan accounts and balances

• Oversee the construction/real estate development accounting books and review the monthlym general ledgers and job cost reports for accounting accuracy

•Coordinate with the real estate development team on cash needs, closings, and other finance-related items

• Analyze property financials and coordinate with the asset management team on collectability of developer and asset management (partner) fees

• Oversee the consolidation process with Controller
• Prepare budget and quarterly reforecast schedules
• Prepare reports for management and board review as needed
• Provide development general ledger information to the property management companies to be combined onto the operating/rental books
• Ensure the general ledger and all related accounting functions follow GAAP guidelines
• Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions and ensure the department is following the policies & procedures of the DHIC Personnel and Operations Manuals
• Assist the CFO in managing the year-end audit planning
• Prepare and oversee audit schedules for both DHIC and the development subsidiaries
• Handle other financial analysis and special projects as assigned
Stakeholder Relations
• Establish banking relationships and accounts that meet the needs of the company
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with audit and tax accountants, management company staff, lenders and investors
• Maintain reporting compliance for investors, lenders and all partners

• Respond to inquiries from investors, lenders, underwriters
• Maintain the reporting system in place for NeighborWorks America and attend the webinars for finance-related topics

Operations Management
• Coordinate and ensure the timeliness of all Finance department projects, tasks, and deadlines
• Work with the CFO on annual business plans
• Work with the CFO, Director of Asset Management, and VP of Resource Development on a data
management plan for the organization
• Support and participate in the attainment of DHIC organizational goals and mission
• Oversee the reporting and underwriting schedules
Resource Development
• Apply for and manage the City of Raleigh Grant
• Prepare backup for grant applications as requested

Risk Management
• Maintain DHIC Liability/Property/Umbrella, D&O, Workers Comp and Fidelity Bond policies
• Maintain appropriate General Liability, Property, and Umbrella insurance for the properties

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND ATTRIBUTES OF THE PROJECT MANAGER
The Director of Finance & Accounting must demonstrate a firm commitment to and passion for DHIC’s
mission and vision. In addition, the individual should possess the following attributes, skills, and qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) license
• Minimum of eight years of professional experience with 4-7 years of demonstrated increased responsibility in accounting manager, controller, or other related supervisory roles
• Strong understanding of, and professional experience, with:
• Accounting/GAAP principles
• Budgeting, profitability, forecasting
• Balance sheet and income statement management
• Cash flow management
• Bank services
• Capital and capital replacement
• Subsidiary consolidation accounting
• Audit & tax concepts, with direct audit experience preferred
• Document retention policies
• Experience in construction, real estate finance, property, and real estate development accounting recommended; experience in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit field preferred
• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Laws    • Advanced Excel skills and strong Microsoft Office and general computer skills are necessary; general
knowledge of hardware and software related issues beneficial but not required
• Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to orally communicate and present in
both small and large group settings
• Self-motivated and highly flexible, with a collaborative, team-oriented disposition
• Highly-organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent documentation skills with a high degree of attention to detail and ability to focus
• Resourceful nature with the willingness to do research and work through complex problems
APPLICATION PROCESS
Armstrong McGuire & Associates, based in Raleigh, NC, is conducting this search in partnership with DHIC. To apply, click on the link to the position profile at ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply. You will see instructions for uploading a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references. Please provide all requested information to be considered; failure to do so may remove you from the process. In case of any technical problems, contact staci@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls,
please, and no applications will be accepted by email or directly from third-party posting sites. Salary is commensurate with the requirements of the position. Benefits include medical, dental, vision,
life, and long-term disability insurance; flexible spending plan/health savings account/health reimbursement account; 403(b) retirement plan; accrued vacation and sick time; 12 paid holidays; sabbatical leave (after 5 years full-time employment); and training and continuing education.
DHIC actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates. DHIC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, or age.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Executive Director
LOCATED IN: Durham, North Carolina

About Durham Habitat
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Durham, located in Durham, NC and serving Durham County, is seeking a dynamic and seasoned business professional to serve as its next Executive Director. Officially established in 1985, Durham Habitat now operates with a staff of 25-30 people, an $8M annual budget, and approximately $17M in assets. Each year, Durham Habitat helps nearly 25 families build homes in Durham. In 2019, Durham Habitat served 304 individuals and completed repairs on 80 homes, engaging nearly 36,000 volunteer hours. Durham Habitat is committed to building a staff team that consists of a diverse mix of talented people who
are passionate about its mission. For more information about Durham Habitat, please visit: http://www.durhamhabitat.org/.
The Leadership Opportunity
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the overall leadership of the organization, guiding Durham Habitat’s operations and growth. He/she will be Durham Habitat’s
chief advocate, spokesperson, and representative. The ED will work with the Board and staff, as well as other partners, to build on past successes and forge new collaborations and partnerships with community leaders, related organizations, and major donors. The ideal candidate will be an innovative, people-oriented individual who has proven success cultivating
partnerships and running a complex organization.
Key Responsibilities
The Executive Director will be entrusted with the following key responsibilities:
Leadership: Work with the Board and staff to set strategic goals and priorities. Provide leadership, direction, and management to Durham Habitat including the operations of fiscal, administrative, programmatic, and legal oversight. Develop a unified sense of purpose among staff and Board members. Ensure operational activities align with strategic goals.
Community Engagement: Plan and implement strategies to promote public awareness of, and engagement with, Durham Habitat. Monitor trends, emerging issues, and community efforts related to affordable housing. Act as the chief spokesperson for the organization, articulating the vision in an
inspiring way and building relationships with individuals, corporations, faith-based organizations, government officials, and community groups to support and enhance the mission. Cultivate Durham Habitat’s visibility and relationships in the community through personal engagement and effective
communication. Lead engagement efforts in multi-sector collaborations, thought partnerships, coalitions, task forces, and committees, as appropriate.

Board Relations: Serve as a critical partner with the Board, providing relevant, timely, and transparent updates, introducing industry trends and new opportunities for consideration, and seeking professional
guidance from Board members regarding relevant governance issues. Actively participate in Board discussions and planning activities, engaging members as appropriate regarding critical issues and opportunities.
Operations Management: Oversee all facets of Durham Habitat’s operations including (but not limited to) homeownership and repair programs, resource development, financial management, family services,
and advocacy. Apply sound and proven business practices and implement industry best practices, business policies, and internal controls to minimize risk, safeguard corporate assets, and improve operational efficiencies.
Staff Development: Lead, prepare, empower, delegate and evaluate the performance of a diverse team, providing opportunities for team building, planning, and professional development. Develop strong inter-departmental relations and foster positive relationships amongst staff. Cultivate a welcoming and positive environment, supporting and encouraging the staff to be their best while implementing a culture of teamwork, accountability, and quality. Ensure fair and consistent human resource practices. Resource Development: Expand the breadth and depth of relationships and partnerships that will lead to sustainable, diversified funding streams and significant philanthropic investments in Durham
Habitat’s future. Actively participate in fund development activities and the cultivation of individual, government, and corporate donors. Establish partnerships with financial institutions to further the reach of, and minimize risk to, Durham Habitat.
Attributes of the New Leader
The ideal candidate is an experienced nonprofit leader who possesses the following:
• Minimum of fifteen years of financial and operational management experience in a complex environment; at least eight years of experience at a senior managerial level (C-level).
• Strong knowledge of corporate and/or non-profit governance with significant experience interfacing with governing boards.
• Proven track record of relationship building that leads to financial investment.
• Exemplary leadership and management skills
• Experience influencing business culture through the development and implementation of strategic initiatives.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, with an MBA, MPA, or CPA credentials strongly preferred.
• Experience with real estate transactions, construction, and/or public funding preferred.
• Prior Habitat for Humanity or affordable housing experience is a plus.
In addition to possessing core functional competencies, Durham Habitat’s next Executive Director should be:
• Deeply committed to the mission of Durham Habitat
• A strong, visionary leader who thinks strategically and can implement tactically
• A positive cultural influencer who leads with transparency
• An articulate communicator and storyteller who inspires investment  •Willing to be highly visible and engaged with the Durham community

•Respectful of all constituencies and willing to engage across constituencies whether at thec onstruction site, in the office, or in the community
• Willing to empower staff while holding them accountable
• Able to advocate effectively for and build partnerships that advance affordable housing
• A team builder, consensus builder, and collaborator
• Professional, in both appearance and demeanor
• Able to multi-task, balancing internal and external stakeholder needs
• Approachable and genuine
Application Process
Armstrong McGuire & Associates is conducting this search in partnership with Durham Habitat’s Board of Directors. To apply, click on the link to the Executive Director position profile at ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply. You will see instructions for uploading your cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references. Please provide all requested information to be considered. In case of any technical problems, contact staci@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls, please, and no applications will be accepted by email or through third-party sites. Habitat for Humanity of Durham is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative Assistant

LOCATED IN:  Raleigh, North Carolina

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant functions primarily as an administrative and clerical assistant to the assigned department. Should administrative duties be divided among other staff members, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing all administrative tasks. This position is responsible for the coordination of clerical duties and administering program activities. The Administrative Assistant will primarily be responsible for working the front desk and ensuring the responsibilities and tasks of the front desk are completed; this staff person may need to coordinate with other staff to complete the duties periodically. This is the first point of contact for individuals attending appointments or arriving at the location to address needs.

The hours for this position are Monday – Friday 8:30am-5: 00 pm

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responds to calls, walk-ins, and electronic/written inquiries promptly and courteously and/or channels them appropriately, and takes accurate messages.
  • Completes duties including word processing, utilizing databases, filing, completing reports, copying, collating and distributing, by specified deadlines.
  • Drafts prepares, proofs and coordinates various correspondences including, but not limited to, mailings, purchase orders, etc.
  • Assists with the reporting systems according to ESUCP, Mental Health and Medicaid requirements.
  • Assists in coordinating, preparing and processing referrals and personnel applications.
  • Schedules maintenance of office equipment and orders office supplies.
  • Coordinates the billing activities with Headquarters to facilitate timely, accurate claims submission.
  • Participates in Human Resources activities, in conjunction with the Headquarters office, particularly as it relates to applicants. Responsibilities include facilitating the application, reference checks, assisting with related correspondence.
  • Assists in conducting new employee orientations.
  • Compiles and distributes employment applications
  • Coordinates referrals for services by completing referral documents and processing information by directing the information to all pertinent staff.
  • Schedules appointments for Physicians, OPT, Nurse, and groups
    • Checks for Active status with ESUCP NC & VA services and third party payer sources, which includes but is not limited to:
    • Authorization status (Medicaid and/or IPRS)
    • Insurance (Private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, IPRS, self-pay)
    • Requests assistance from local specialists when information is not readily apparent or the task(s) are outside of the scope of practice or training.
    • Checks outstanding balance for each individual
    • Communicates all pertinent information to individuals receiving services regarding appointments, insurance, authorization, or any other information necessary for the individual to manage their care and services.
    • Reschedules appointments as needed
    • Reviews doctor schedules daily to ensure appropriate number of individuals are scheduled per hour
    • Calls individuals two days ahead of time to remind people of appointments.
    • Requests accurate contact information of every individual who attends appointments.
      • For all Medication Management groups, ensures schedule of 6 to 9 people to see the doctor per group.
      • Faxes prescriptions to pharmacies
  • Fills the copiers/printers with paper
  • Accepts pharmacy medications that are delivered, signs for the delivery, and provides to physician, nurse, or individuals per service provider
  • Maintains order and aesthetics within the front desk area:
    • Organizes documents and supplies
    • Ensures no information in the front desk area violates HIPPA guidelines
    • Accepts mail delivery from various organizations
    • Sorts mail according to a staff person and place inappropriate internal mailbox daily
    • Follows all ESUCP procedures as appropriate to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of North Carolina (preferred)
  • Valid unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter with a positive, outgoing personality.
  • Strong computer knowledge, database management experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and intermediate to advanced typing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Ability and desire to be a team player.
  • Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish
  • 2-3 years of Experience in an Office Setting

APPLY HERE: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2695461

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Chief Financial Officer, CASA 

LOCATED IN:  Raleigh, North Carolina

BACKGROUND

For the last 27 years, CASA has provided affordable housing in the Triangle for those at risk of homelessness. Grounded in the belief that the solution to homelessness is housing, CASA owns and manages more than fifty multi-family properties that provide a place to live for veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those in the workforce who struggle to afford housing. CASA tenants pay approximately 30% of their income in rent, giving them an opportunity to live successfully. Since the acquisition of its first property in Raleigh in 1993, CASA has grown to more than 500 units in Wake, Durham, and Orange counties, with further growth in the Triangle anticipated.

CASA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 13-person Board of Directors, with a 30-member staff and an operating budget of $5 million. CASA is funded through rental income, philanthropic gifts, and local, state, and federal government. CASA’s main administrative and property management office is located in Raleigh, with a second property management location in Durham.

CASA is a high-functioning, forward-thinking organization that has invested in building a strong staff dedicated to its mission. CASA operates under the following set of core values:

Compassion

  • We suspend personal judgements to allow space for connection and understanding.
  • We aspire to understand others and act with positive intent.
  • We assist others with kindness to improve the circumstances of the people we serve.

Respect

  • We treat people with dignity and honor their individual preferences.
  • We hold tenants and stakeholders in high regard and see everyone as equals.
  • We value differences and believe we are all of equal importance and value.
  • Our interactions will be attentive and courteous.
  • We strive to treat others the way they want to be treated.

Service

  • The work we do is for the benefit of those in need and the entire community.
  • We design systems and policies that prioritize the needs of the people we serve.
  • We work together, in relationship with one another and our partners, to effectively live out our mission.

Excellence

  • Our performance will exemplify our best efforts, and we hold each other to the highest standards.
  • We make personal commitments to quality, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • We question the status quo to find new and positive outcomes to challenges.
  • We embrace change in the pursuit of living out our mission.
  • We commit to ongoing learning and growth.
  • We hold ourselves and each other accountable to uphold our values.

To learn more, visit CASA’s website: www.casanc.org

THE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

CASA’s long-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has announced her plan to retire and the organization is seeking a strong leader to fill this vital role. The CFO reports to the Chief Executive Officer and collaborates with internal and external stakeholder to achieve CASA’s organizational objectives. The CFO is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the financial activities of CASA and four related entities. The CFO will establish policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the accuracy of financial statements and financial reporting and provide financial forecasting and strategies to meet CASA’s strategic and growth goals.

The successful candidate will be a self-starting strategic thinker who is excited by CASA’s mission. The CFO will be called upon to fulfill the following key responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Manage and report on the financial condition of CASA to the CEO and board, and provide timely updates to operations, resource development, and real estate development teams.
  • Coordinate with all teams to prepare agency, program, and grant budgets and monitor operating results and cash flow.
  • Forecast future budgets in alignment with the agency’s strategic plan.
  • Establish and monitor financial investment policy. Manage allocation of resources between operations and capital needs, balancing liquidity and performance.
  • Oversee annual audits and preparation and filing of Forms 990 and all other tax reporting requirements.
  • Offer recommendations for areas of fiscal growth and reduction of expenses.

Real Estate Development and Property Management

  • Evaluate real estate development and acquisition opportunities, utilizing a variety of financing and deal restructuring strategies.
  • Work collaboratively with real estate staff to review potential acquisitions, debt, equity, and partnership/operating agreements. Review key legal agreements including mortgages and loan documents, as part of loan closings that include LIHTC, bond financing, public subsidies and contracts, and or public/private debt.
  • Coordinate with the property management and real estate development teams to establish and monitor strategic development and asset management goals for CASA’s portfolio.

Operations Management

  • Ensure effective internal controls and cyber security to safeguard assets using intelligent technologies.
  • Establish and maintain controls to safeguard assets. Document and recommend improvements to internal financial policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate and negotiate insurance contracts to provide adequate coverage and mitigate risk of loss.
  • Coordinate with the Chief Operations Officer to implement and integrate efficient technology, property management, and accounting systems.
  • Review all legal documents including contracts, sales and acquisition documents, grants, and developer agreements.

Resource Development

  • Support the resource development team with fundraising initiatives, including social impact investing products, budgets, and financial data for grant requests and reporting.
  • Attend CASA fundraising events, as needed, to engage, cultivate, and steward prospects and donors.

Staff Supervision and Development

  • Currently directly supervise 2 staff members (Sr. Director of Real Estate Development, Staff Accountant), providing oversight to ensure compliance, workflow, cash requirements, and regulatory and grant deadlines are met.
  • Develop and oversee individual and team goals, workplans, and benchmarks for success in support of strategic plan priorities and goals.
  • Coach staff, instilling a collaborative leadership culture throughout the organization.
  • Promote cross-department collaboration and team building.

Board and Stakeholder Relations

  • Interface and build trusting relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Collaborate with the board of directors, board committees, and other CASA departments to further agency strategies.
  • Act as the primary liaison to all outside auditors and financing partners. Establish and maintain banking relationships to support business operations and commercial lending.
  • Attend board and board committee meetings, as appropriate, reporting on financial activities and issues.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND ATTRIBUTES OF THE CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

The Chief Financial Officer must demonstrate a firm commitment to and passion for CASA’s mission and vision.  The ideal candidate will possess sufficient experience and training to execute the responsibilities of the position. He or she should also demonstrate the following qualifications, skills, and attributes:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university with a preference for finance-focused MBA or CPA designation.
  • Four to six years of related experience.
  • Five years or more years of progressively responsible management positions that included fiscal oversight and supervisory experience with direct responsibility for hiring, training, goal setting, performance assessment, and other staff management functions.
  • Strong working knowledge of real estate development, especially affordable multi-family housing development, government funding sources (HUD, LIHTC), compliance, and grant management.
  • Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures, principles, controls, methods, and techniques of financial management. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations.
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to effectively represent CASA in the community.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to think strategically while implementing tactically.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize, plan, and manage projects and schedules to meet deadlines and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong leadership and management skills that can be applied to create and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and positively influence CASA’s culture.
  • The ability to work within a team and to lead, coach, inspire, support, and motivate a group of diverse individuals.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, and to speak effectively before large groups and respond to questions from internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to make sound business decisions in line with CASA’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Experience working with an organization in growth mode.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.
  • Technology savvy with experience using QuickBooks, Podio, Property Boss, Bloomerang, Paychex payroll/human resources software, or comparable software tools. Ability to navigate multiple third-party online portals for submission of agency financial data.
  • Ability to optimize efficiencies while enhancing management decision-making through analytics and talent development.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the affordable housing landscape preferred.
  • Exposure to or experience working with a mission-driven non-profit preferred.
  • Legal experience is a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Armstrong McGuire & Associates, based in Raleigh, NC, is conducting this search in partnership with CASA’s senior leadership team. To apply, click on the link to the Chief Financial Officer position profile at ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply. You will see instructions for uploading your cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references.  Please provide all requested information to be considered. In case of any technical problems, contact staci@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls, please, and no applications will be accepted by email.

Review of candidates will begin in October 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with candidate experience and size of CASA’s operating budget. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance, short-term disability, a flexible spending plan, SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, and accrued vacation and sick time.
CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Executive Director, Farmer Foodshare

LOCATED IN:  Durham, North Carolina

BACKGROUND  

Farmer Foodshare approaches hunger from both sides of the problem – small farmers struggling to stay in business, and disadvantaged populations who lack access to fresh and nutritious food. This is what makes them unique! Since 2009, Farmer Foodshare has fostered cross-sector partnerships to build a local food system in which all members of our community can have access to healthy, nutritious food, and those who labor in agriculture can make a viable living.

Farmer Foodshare began as a grassroots effort at the Carrboro Farmers Market to address food waste and inequitable access to fresh, healthy food for all members of the community. Farmers, market shoppers, and those experiencing food insecurity alike began a produce donation program to collect food from shoppers and farmers for communities in need. This effort evolved into the Donation Station program, which now operates at 26 markets statewide and in 2018 contributed 51,445 pounds of fresh produce back into the community.

Over the past 10 years, Farmer Foodshare has expanded its impact. It now includes a Wholesale Market that provides local institutions a means to efficiently source produce from NC farmers that generated $636,000 in revenue for these growers in 2018; a Food Ambassador program that educates more than 8,000 students about fresh food and healthy eating habits; and Community Foodshare, which supports community organizations in creating sustainable strategies for sourcing local food. All efforts work to building a more sustainable and equitable local food system.

To learn more, visit Farmer Foodshare’s website at http://www.farmerfoodshare.org.

THE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director is the senior leader, primary spokesperson, and advocate for Farmer Foodshare. The Executive Director leads the organization in developing the vision, infrastructure, funding, culture, and competencies necessary to sustain and scale Farmer Foodshare. The Executive Director will be called upon to fulfil the following key responsibilities:

Leadership and Strategy

  • Serve as the primary advocate, community builder, spokesperson, and administrator.
  • Work with the board, staff, and stakeholders to define the strategic course for the organization’s future. Lead the organization to develop, implement, and assess strategy and business plans.
  • Articulate the vision in an inspiring way to internal and external constituencies.
  • Build a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion that is echoed through the organization.
  • Engage in the local community, building relationships and partnerships that advance the mission.
  • Seek opportunities for growth, collaboration, and collective impact.

Program and Financial Oversight

  • Ensure high quality program delivery, evaluation, and reporting systems that promote effective utilization of personnel and financial resources.
  • Provide direction for expanding or modifying programs and services as it relates to the operational plan. Foster existing relationships and develop new partnerships to support the programs and services.
  • Ensure strong internal controls, fiscal responsibility, accountability, transparency, and efficient, accurate, and consistent financial operations and practices.
  • Develop and manage an annual budget for the Board’s review and approval.

Resource Development

  • Serve as the chief development officer for the organization.
  • Be responsible for the consistent flow of revenue to the organization, supporting programs and activities through diverse and multi-faceted income streams.
  • Cultivate positive and sustained relationships with local, state, and federal funders and foundations, corporations, and other major funding partners.
  • Develop and implement a plan to expand relationships and partnerships that will lead to sustainable, diversified funding streams and significant philanthropic investments.

Staff Empowerment

  • Build a positive work culture that supports a productive, diverse, and professional work environment.
  • Foster a culture of teamwork and accountability throughout the organization, developing staff members to their highest potential.
  • Develop organizational structure, job descriptions, assignments, and supervisory and evaluative procedures to effectively and efficiently achieve strategic goals. Hire, assign, supervise, delegate, evaluate, and terminate staff in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws.
  • Work with staff to ensure a positive volunteer experience, maintaining focus on the engagement and retention of volunteers.

Board Development 

  • Work in partnership with the Board of Directors to ensure proper governance.
  • Maintain regular communications with the Board of Directors and provide them with the necessary support, counsel, and information required for effective governance.
  • Ensure a quality process for supporting the Board and their involvement in fundraising, strategic planning, program delivery, and increasing overall visibility.
  • Identify, recruit, orient, retain, and celebrate Board members. Ensure a quality process for building the board base and diversifying its membership to reflect the community served.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The new leader must demonstrate a firm commitment to and passion for Farmer Foodshare’s mission to reshape the disconnected food system by removing barriers to growing and accessing local food. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience in non-profit executive or senior management roles where organizational sustainability and growth were key parts of the position
  • Entrepreneurial approach with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Vision to see Farmer Foodshare’s future potential and ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Understanding of food systems in North Carolina is encouraged
  • A track record of community building and maintaining relationships across many sectors that fosters a spirit of collaboration with social services agencies, agriculture, government officials, and/or community leaders
  • Ability to lead with confidence in addressing organizational opportunities and challenges
  • Demonstrable fundraising experience with success in building dynamic relationships with key stakeholders, business and foundation leaders, and others who can influence individual, corporate, foundation, and government giving; experience cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts
  • History of demonstrating the sound judgment, administrative skill, and financial acumen necessary to oversee day-to-day operations, direct a professional staff, and manage a budget of at least $1 million
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university
  • Leadership experience in advocacy and public policy is an added benefit

The director should also possess the following soft-skill attributes that will aid in building relationships and being effective in the position:

  • Visionary
  • Strategic and analytical
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Community builder
  • Authentic and honest
  • Passionate
  • Collaborative
  • Team builder

APPLICATION PROCESS

Armstrong McGuire & Associates, based in Raleigh, NC, is conducting this search in partnership with Farmer Foodshare’s Board of Directors. To apply, click on the link to the Executive Director – Farmer Foodshare position profile at ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply. You will see instructions for uploading a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references.  In case of any technical problems, contact mendi@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls, please, and no applications will be accepted by email or through third-party sites.

Farmer Foodshare actively seeks to broaden the diversity of its team and strongly encourages individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Farmer Foodshare is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity integrating diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in each step in the search process.

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