Executive Director

MT. HOOD KIWANIS CAMPExecutive Director Position Description Overview Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp (MHKC) seeks an experienced,
entrepreneurial and passionate individual to assume leadership of its
outstanding recreational programs for children and adults with cognitive,
developmental or physical disabilities located in Oregon’s Mt. Hood National
Forest. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to
appreciate the endless possibilities and potential of those experiencing
disabilities, as well as the proven administrative skills needed to
successfully lead this truly unique organization. This leadership role includes overall management of the
organization’s highly regarded camp which has been in operation for 85 years on
US Forest Service (USFS) land on Mt. Hood. 
Strategic visioning and planning, supervising and empowering a diverse
staff, multifaceted fundraising, and managing a wide variety of office
operations located in the Portland administrative office are also essential
duties.  Additional responsibilities include supporting board
governance activities, enhancing public awareness and support of MHKC,
volunteer cultivation and retention, and adhering to strict compliance with
camp regulatory requirements. Experience related to working with children and adults with
disabilities, their families and caregivers, and knowledge of adaptive outdoor
recreation activities for campers with disabilities is desired.  Five or more years of experience as a
nonprofit executive or senior manager is strongly preferred, including a proven
track record of fundraising leadership. For additional information about this dynamic, highly
regarded organization please visit www.mhkc.orgMHKC is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates should review the position
description and qualification criteria below and submit a resume and cover
letter to ken@mhkc.org.  Please include “Executive Director” in
the subject line of your email. Position is full-time.  Application deadline is November 9th,
2018 Salary: Starting at $75,000. DOE. Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Director: The Executive Director works in partnership with the board,
staff and volunteers to manage the overall camp recreation and administrative
operations of the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp, a 501(c)(3) corporation. Duties
include, but are not limited to the following: Work closely with
supervisors and staff to develop, implement, and evaluate a diverse array of
adaptive recreational programs for campers with disabilities, and ensure that
related contractual and regulatory obligations are being fulfilled. The
Executive Director is expected to be available throughout the summer camp
session.Develop effective organizational policies, strategies and
measurable objectives to ensure that high quality recreational program outcomes
and administrative efficiencies are achieved.Oversee all financial accounting functions including those
necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, and capital asset
preservation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and
board policy.Manage all aspects of human resource management, subject to
Board approval, for employees including but not limited to: hiring and
termination, professional training, developing position descriptions, setting
compensation, applying board-approved employee policies and benefits, and
maintaining a collegial work environment.Maintain productive relationships with a wide variety of
supporting organizations including the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp Foundation,
Kiwanis Clubs, the USFS, Portland State University and other area colleges, as
well as other groups and institutions that provide financial support,
volunteers, and general assistance to MHKC.Procure a wide variety of foundation, donor and government
funding grants and in-kind services in partnership with Development Director.
Monitor progress of agreements and maintain documentation to ensure fulfillment
of terms including receipt and proper expenditure of funds. Actively
participate in the planning and implementation of all special events including
an annual auction, walk, and golf tournament. Provide strong leadership in
partnership with the board and staff to secure financial sponsorships for these
events. Develop a capital campaign strategy to advance the future growth of the
organization and improve its camp facilities.Using board input, negotiate, implement and evaluate a wide
variety of vendor service contracts and relationships, particularly for
insurance, employee benefits, consultant services, payroll, and banking. Work
in partnership with the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp Foundation (a separate affiliated
entity) to monitor investment activities and reporting requirements to the
board.Responsible for community education and outreach regarding
the services provided by MHKC and interaction with donors, campers and their
families. Robust public speaking skills are necessary in regards to volunteer
recruitment, fundraising, donor education, and community and government
relations.Support all activities associated with the Board of
Directors, including staffing for all board and committee meetings, and meeting
materials.

Responsible for ensuring that state licensure requirements
are met to serve brokerage clients, and all other accreditations necessary for
the effective operation of MHKC, such as those of the American Camp Association
(ACA).