Executive Director

Executive Director

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La Veta Village Inc.
June 11, 2021
La Veta
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R Kirk Kramer


Position: Executive Director, reports to Board of Directors; by September 1, or earlier if available

About La Veta Village: We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that will provide assisted living services to 16 adults in Huerfano County, CO. Our assisted living residence will open in late 2021. We also provide a few other programs for aging adults throughout the County as reflected in our mission statement:

“Our mission is to help Huerfano County aging adults who can no longer live independently remain as healthy and active as possible in familiar, supportive surroundings in the vibrant community of La Veta. We strive to help all aging adults in the County live healthier and more active lives.”

About the position: We are seeking a well-rounded individual who brings a passion for working with older adults, experience managing residents and staff, and operational expertise. We plan to bring on an Executive Director 3-4 months in advance of opening our assisted living residence, providing ample time to hire staff, put in place operational procedures, and help recruit and onboard residents.

Primary job responsibilities: The Executive Director, supported by the Board, is responsible for all aspects of running the organization of 10+ employees, including a part-time nurse, 6 full-time personal care providers (including a lead PCP), a business manager, 2 part-time cooks, and a part-time maintenance worker. Primary responsibilities of the job are as follows:

Licensure and regulations: Obtaining and retaining licenses, and ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Resident recruitment and care: Working with staff to ensure residents, and their families, receive outstanding service. Managing the outreach, recruitment, and onboarding of new residents.

Directing and supervising staff: Hiring, onboarding, and training of staff. Setting annual goals for staff, providing direction and feedback, dealing with employee issues, and reviewing performance.

Efficient and effective operations: Ensuring a well-run operation including staff allocation, safety, nutrition, supplies, technology, and maintenance.

Organization direction and business management: Working with the Board to set and track goals, targets, and priorities for the organization. Leading development of and managing execution of annual plans and budgets. Overseeing financial matters including billing and collections, expense management, and financial filings.

Community engagement: Managing relationships with key County and other partner organizations that serve older adults. With Board support, identifying other services the organization to provide to older adults in the County, in partnership with others. Working with the Board to get volunteer support for programs, and resident activities. Participating in relevant local and CO associations.

Fundraising: Identifying fundraising needs, and developing plans with the Board. Taking primary responsibility for foundation relationships and grants. Supporting other Board-led fundraising efforts with local individuals and businesses.

Board of Directors: Together with Board Chairperson, developing meeting agendas and materials for Board meetings. Ensuring follow-up actions, reporting, and record keeping.

Qualifications and Experience

Working with older adults: Demonstrated experience providing care (e.g. health, activities, other services) to older adults. Passion for working with older adults on wide range of care and activities. Knowledge with Medicaid clients helpful.

Managing programs/operations: Prior responsibility for all aspects of managing a major program or overall operation of an entire or part of an organization. Experience with multi-year planning, priority and target setting, fundraising, budgeting, hiring, scheduling, activity management, and results/impact reporting. Able to form partnerships and relationships with other providers of services. STRONG PREFERENCE FOR NONPROFIT EXPERIENCE.

Managing people: Prior responsibility for managing staff, including hiring, goal setting, feedback, evaluation, and people development. Experience scheduling staff, setting weekly goals, and providing daily task oversight. Demonstrated experience motivating staff and building a strong positive person-centered care culture. Able to deal with underperformers and difficult staff interactions with clients and/or other staff members.

Personal demeanor and skills: Enthusiastic about work, caring and empathetic with people, action oriented, and an excellent communicator. Education/professional qualifications: B.A., or business, social service, relevant nursing/healthcare degree. Professional certifications kept up to date.

Technical qualifications: Computer and business administrative fluency, including use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email, and social media. Basic understanding of financial budgeting and reporting and nonprofit requirements, and of QuickBooks.

Working with Volunteers: Experience working with volunteers, including a volunteer Board, a plus.


Employment requirements and compensation: This is a full-time position with an annual salary expected above $50,000 depending on experience, healthcare and other benefits. Hours likely to include some evenings and weekends. Travel expected, particularly within the County. A CO Bureau of Investigation clearance is required, as is a valid CO driver’s license.


How To Apply

Contact Donna at 719-742-3510, or send email and resume to assisted_living@lavetavillage.org

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