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How to apply: email a cover letter and your resume to careers@livingroomatl.org.
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Available positions:

Executive Director


Supervisor: Board Chair
Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt
Salary Range: Low: $85,000 High: $95,000

The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Directors to oversee and administer a service delivery agency that assists homeless and marginally housed persons with HIV/AIDS to identify, obtain and maintain affordable, appropriate housing.

Responsibilities:

Staff Supervision

  1. Oversees and supervises Director of Programs, Director of Finance, Director of Development, Director of Marketing, and the Grants and Evaluation Director.
  2. Oversees and supervises key contractors, including HR Consultant and IT Contractor
  3. Works closely with the staff and Board of Directors to improve and expand Living Room’s service delivery
  4. Facilitates staff development through training opportunities, shared decision making, team work and encouraging creativity
  5. Ensures every Living Room staff member is evaluated bi-annually in accordance with the General Employment Policies

Resource and Development

  1. Assists the Board of Directors in seeking and maintaining a sound financial base through grant writing and fund raising
  2. Coordinate the writing of grants
  3. Ensures that monthly/yearly reports for grants and reimbursement requests are submitted timely
  4. Develops an annual budget in conjunction with the Board Treasurer/Finance Committee
  5. Assist the staff and Board in obtaining volunteers and in-kind donations
  6. Monitors income and expenditures to ensure financial viability of operations
  7. Manages all grants to assure that program goals and objectives as specified in grants are met
  8. Advocates for external policies and procedures that maximize housing access for people living with HIV/AIDS

Community Outreach

  1. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with AIDS service organizations, government agencies, private/public landlords, local churches, community groups and interested individuals
  2. Represents Living Room at Public gatherings and makes presentations regarding Living Room’s services
  3. Oversees the publication of a regular newsletter and social networking to inform the community of Living Room’s accomplishments, activities and needs
  4. Advocates the broader community for the housing needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS
  5. Develops and/or negotiates Memorandums of Agreement (MOA’s) with cooperating agencies and monitors their implementation

Board Development

  1. Provides the Board of Directors with timely and accurate financial and program reports
  2. Assists the Board of Directors with a strategic planning process and on-going evaluation of the goals and objectives set through that process
  3. Assists the Board with the recruitment of new Board members as needed

Operations & Strategic Planning

  1. Steward and facilitate execution of the organization’s mission and strategic plan in conjunction with the Board and Living Room staff
  2. Ensures each program meets and/or exceeds its annual goals
  3. Delegates and oversees all facility and office management activities

General

  1. Attends education and training programs
  2. Supports the philosophy of serving our clients

Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:

Experience

  1. Four-years’ experience working with HIV/AIDS and/or homeless community in a volunteer or paid position
  2. Four-years’ experience working with managed care organizations

Skills

  1. Strong, articulate written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  2. Administrative and management ability
  3. Excellent fundraising and public relations experience
  4. Flexible, able to work as a team member and motivate others
  5. Ability to understand the scope of housing needs of persons with HIV/AIDS and to respond to those needs through research and creative problem solving
  6. Ability to relate to people in a non-judgmental way regarding race, religion, sexual orientation, economic background, intellectual functioning, and addictive behaviors
  7. Ability to write and coordinate grant writing activities

Knowledge

  1. Masters degree in business, non-profit management, social work, or other related fields or comparable executive management experience in human services
  2. Ten years nonprofit management experience may be substituted for a graduate degree