Position: Chief Operating Officer
Pay Range: DOE
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) establishes and administers the ongoing business operations of the organization in functional areas, such as, program delivery, finance, human resources, and compliance in accordance with policy and the strategic direction set by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Executive Board.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serves as a team member on the Executive Team of AVCP
- Provide effective and inspiring leadership and teamwork by being actively involved in all areas of the organization, including developing a broad and deep knowledge of all programs.
- Be an analytical and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize, communicate objectives, and follow through.
- Participate with the CEO, Executive Board and Tribal Governing Bodies in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
- Identify, assess, and inform the CEO of internal and external issues that affect the organization in a timely and routine manner
- Lead in all aspects of designing and oversight of the AVCP Service Delivery Model delivering services to the region
Planning and Management:
- Develop with the administrative team an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that further the strategic direction of the organization in a way that improves the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization
- Oversee daily operations of the organization and the work of the administrative team
- Support implementation of policies and procedures that improve the operation of the organization
- Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Executive Board and Funders
- Oversee with the administrative team the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs, services, grants, and funding streams
- Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Executive Board
- Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accord with all appropriate legislation and regulations
- With the administrative team, recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further the organization's mission
- Work with staff, CEO and the Executive Board’s Internal Committee to prepare a comprehensive budget
- Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance to ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed
- Accomplish all additional tasks assigned and/or requested by the CEO or Executive Board
- Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization
- Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with villages, tribes, community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization
- BA in Business Administration or related field preferred
- Ten or more years direct experience working with tribes, tribal organizations and/or with state and federal agencies required
- Knowledge of AVCP’s programs, administrative and program structure and service delivery model
- Knowledge of the Yup’ik culture and of the tribal organizations and villages of the region of the Y-K Delta
- Knowledge of business functions such as HR, Finance, Information Technology, Compliance, etc.
- Knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
- Knowledge of strategic planning and organizational development
- Knowledge of organizational management with the ability to coach mid and senior-level staff
- Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization
- Knowledge of project management
- Yupik speaking preferred
- Proficiency in computer for: word processing, financial management, email, internet
Personal characteristics and competencies reflecting:
- Ethical behavior
- Relationship building
- Effective communication
- Client focus
- Strategic thinking
- Planning management
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.
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