Executive Director Posting
December 16, 2016 ē By The Arc
For more information on the
Executive Director position, click here.
Organization: The Arc California is stateís
oldest and largest membership association representing people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, and their service
providers. The Arc California is a state
chapter of The Arc US and is one of 700 chapters in this national network.
Summary: The Executive Director serves as
the head and most visible advocate of the leading organization in the state for
addressing the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
and their families and service system through public policy and advocacy and
special projects. The Executive Director
oversees the development and implementation of The Arcís public policy
strategic plan and serves as its principal lobbyist. Specifically, s/he is responsible for
financial management and reporting, fundraising, program development and
implementation, public policy and advocacy, managing staff and board
development, chapter support, and communications.
A successful candidate will be
committed to the mission of The Arc California and possess the following
expertise and experience:
Degree in a related field is required. Masterís or Professional Degree
advocating before members of the executive and legislative branch of government
on the state and national level.
yearsí experience or knowledge of public policy impacting the I/DD community.
in advocacy and community organizing.
oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to
persuasively and effectively communicate public policy concepts and information
to diverse audiences.
leadership skills in leading stakeholder groups, committees, work groups, task
forces, community groups, or other formal or informal groups.
strategic thinking and planning skills.
success in fund raising for a non-profit, with experience fundraising from
multiple donor channels.
of the system of funding and delivery of human services, generally, and
preferably of programs, services and supports for people with I/DD.
standard of ethics and integrity and ability to qualify as a California
to prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision, manage multiple
tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Link to 2014 Form 990 and the full position description.