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RCCC Executive Director Position Open

Executive Director Position – OPEN – 06/07/23

Recovery Center of Cameron County is seeking an Executive Director

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Position Summary

Under the guidance of the Board of directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the Recovery Center of Cameron County, Inc. (RCCC).  The Executive Director has primary responsibility for the development, implementation, and achievement of the RCCC’s strategic business plan in conjunction with routine operations to include quality of care, staff development, maintenance of licensure and accreditations, financial performance, and continuous performance improvement.

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Essential Job Functions

Fund Development, Marketing and Communications
Resource Development
  • As the chief fundraiser, develop and implement the organization’s fundraising strategy yearly in partnership with the staff and Board.
  • Responsible for meeting fundraising goals set by the board of directors yearly to meet the organization’s fiscal goals.
  • Oversee all reporting on contracts and grants to government, foundation, and private funders.
  • Support the existing efforts for annual unrestricted giving as well as help identify high-capacity donors and friends. Help to develop a case for long-term ongoing support for specific programs, general support, and expansion initiatives.
  • Identify and secure public dollars to support RCCC’s current and future efforts.
  • Collaborate with board members to activate their networks, train them to be a part of the solicitation process, and strengthen their intellectual and emotional connection to RCCC in ways that inspire their financial leadership and commitment in support of ongoing and expanding philanthropic giving.
Marketing and Communications
  • Develop and convey the story of RCCC through multiple outlets and platforms.
  • Provide oversight to RCCC annual events to maximize RCCC’s fundraising and friend-raising outcomes, ensuring that engagement activity is strategic and represents a diverse array of philanthropic prospects, potential champions, agency staff, volunteers, and partners.
Internal and External Leadership
Internal Leadership
  • Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates high performers who demonstrate exceptional emotional commitment to the mission of RCCC.
  • Support, guide and motivate staff. Evaluates their performance regularly; supervise their work and assist them in their professional development.
  • Cultivate a healthy community and culture within RCCC that fosters an environment of achievement, identifies strengths in individual staff members, and encourages the application of those strengths to the mission RCCC.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Board of Directors and Advisory Board.
  • Along with the Board of Directors, identify a pipeline of diverse board candidates and work to recruit new board members.
External Leadership
  • Be the public face of the organization by representing the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, funders, and the general public.
  • Ensure RCCC is an integral part of the recovery system of care in Cameron County.
  • Work to drive the conversation about what sobriety, mental health, and youth recovery support can look like in Cameron County.
  • Develop critical roles with the governing bodies of Cameron County as well as critical county and city departments that are addressing recovery and behavioral health issues.
  • Cultivate essential partner relationships and cooperative arrangements with other nonprofit service providers and community groups.
Strategic Planning and Vision
  • In partnership with the Board, staff, community, and funding partners, develop a strategic plan to vision the next three years for the organization and its expansion.
  • Develop clarity about youth recovery services and its full integration within RCCC’s system of care.
  • Develop a member alumni system in order to retain their engagement and impact.
  • Create a yearly operational plan that ensures the organization achieves the goals set forth in the strategic plan.
Budget, Finance, and Administration
  • Propose an annual budget to the Board; communicate the objectives, initiatives, and assumptions of the budget; and conduct financial operations within the parameters of the budget approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee and participate in the efforts of the Finance Committee, assuring that sound financial procedures and practices are followed and communicated to the board and staff.
  • Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
  • Ensure staff accountability for excellence through well-defined, measurable plans and goals.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Develop, implement, and maintains systems that ensure quality care of RCCC’s clients and attainment of HHS and other Government and internal standards.
  • 7+ year’s experience as an Executive Director or high-level executive
  • Proven experience in fund development, including grant writing and donor cultivation, and stewarding
  • Financial and business acumen – the ability to create and effectively manage an operating budget and interpret and present financial information
  • Experience in recovery, health, social services or commensurate experience required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Overall Qualifications
  • Mission-driven with a belief in the abilities of individuals to become their best selves.
  • The ability to master the details and still be engaged in the big picture.
  • Self-motivated to build upon the relationships in the government, private and nonprofit sectors held by RCCC to expand services over the next three to five years.
  • Experience in raising the money needed for RCCC to accomplish its mission and to grow.
  • The ability to tell the story of RCCC and the impact of its work through marketing and communications.
  • Demonstrated competency in the development and implementation of an operating budget, including the ability to report regularly to the Board and funders on the fiscal status of the organization.
  • The ability to coach and develop a team through often complex interpersonal relationships.
  • The ability to be the spokesperson for the organization committed to changing the narrative about what sobriety, mental health and youth support looks like across Cameron County.

The Recovery Center of Cameron County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]

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