DescriptionThe Executive Director
serves NAMI Washington County by providing direction and leadership
toward the achievement of NAMI’s mission, goals and objects while
maintaining integrity and high standards in the execution of the
Executive Director’s duties. The Executive Director acts and advocates
on behalf of NAMI’s mission and programs, implements efforts to
establish and pursue strategies, and supervises daily activities that
ensure that NAMI’s functions are appropriately, responsibly, and
successfully carried out. The Executive Director works closely with the
Board of Directors and reports to the President of the Board.A complete job description can be found at our website: www.washconami.org.
NAMI Washington County recently completed a structuring and planning
process and is poised for continued growth under the right leadership.
This is a position ideal for someone interested in advancing their
leadership skills and experience or for a more experienced leader
seeking an opportunity to grow an organization. Compensation is designed to increase as the organization grows. Essential Skills: The Executive Director has the ability to: Positively represent the organization publicly as its primary spokesperson Demonstrate expertise in managing staff and volunteers Communicate professionally with vendors, volunteers, community members, staff and donors Competently engage in public speaking Demonstrate understanding and acceptance of individuals and families living with mental illness Demonstrate knowledgeable of privacy issues and rules Network
with community and other organizations throughout Washington County and
Oregon through public speaking, media presentations, attending
meetings, workshops and seminarsPreferred Education and Professional Background: A bachelor’s degree preferred, or commensurate experienceExperience in a senior position in a non-profitGeneral knowledge of mental health issues, treatment and support systemsExperience working with individuals with mental health issues and/or their familiesPersonal lived experience preferredProficiency in basic computer software (such as MS Office, databases, etc.)Experience writing and administering grants preferredExperience fundraising with individuals and businessesHow To ApplyCandidates are asked to submit via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.A cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for the organization.A complete chronological resume, including dates of employment.Where you heard about this position.References
will only be requested for final candidates. Application review will be
ongoing. Formal interviews to commence on or about the week of Sept.