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Available Position

Chief Operating Officer

Exempt: Yes

Reports To: President/CEO

Job Summary

Responsible for the mechanisms to accomplish the strategic plans and business policies created by the president, executive team, and board of directors as it relates to the operational components of the organization. Provides direction, leadership, and support regarding company objectives, goals, and policies. Ensures that operational activities run smoothly, efficiently, and effectively by developing, designing, and improving operating systems and resource management systems, including maintaining and exceeding quality standards, employee management, budget compliance, organizational structure, policies, procedures, systems, workflow, and removing bottlenecks from one segment of the operation which might impede the productivity of another.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee Volunteer management including recruitment, retention, program services, and communication with volunteers.
  • Ensure program and volunteer tracking and management, including developing success outcomes for both participants and volunteers.
  • Build external relationships with key constituent groups that qualify and refer families and individuals for services
  • Supervise program staff, volunteer staff and administrative support staff
  • Oversee facility management functions, including security, facility upkeep and maintenance/repair.
  • Oversee adaptive equipment and ensure it meets the needs of participants and meets safety requirements.
  • In collaboration with senior leaders and the Board, develop annual operating budget for operations.
  • Work with the CEO to coordinate human resources administration, including employee policies, hiring and termination, employee benefits, and other day-to-day HR operations.
  • In collaboration with the management team. oversee information systems and technology maintenance and support, including employee workstations and mobile devices, mobile telephones, purchased and custom software systems, network hardware, wiring infrastructure, information security, and information backup and disaster preparation/recovery.
  • Identify critical needs to accomplish the organization's objectives and strategize alternative ways to meet those needs. Work with leadership team to plan, implement, and communicate change in the strategic plans based on internal or other external forces.
  • Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, as well as the coordination and communication between functions, staff and volunteers. Remove bottlenecks from one segment of the operation, which might impede the productivity of another.
  • Drive initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence. Establish, monitor, and communicate key performance measures on productivity, profitability, quality, and any other critical success factors for the organization. Ensure these objectives are pursued in a balanced manner.
  • Work with the leadership team to develop design, and improve organizational structure, policies, procedures, operating systems, and work flow to support efficient and effective operations related to client services.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, developing, assessing, and disciplining (as necessary) subordinate employees. Assess and monitor staffing levels, knowledge/skills attributes, performance expectations, and motivation of staff and implement changes as needed to fulfill the mission and strategies of the organization.
  • Must be responsive to all donors, referral sources, and clients and resolving their complaints and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Participate and support Board of Directors in various meetings and planning efforts.
  • Work with Development staff in planning and executing special events as needed.Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-year college degree, or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, plus 5 years related experience and/or training, and 3 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format; Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Ability to read, analyze, and understand the most complex documents; Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING: Performs work operations that permit frequent opportunities for decision-making of major importance which would have a considerable effect on the final attainment of multiple major activities and the organization's projects of a large organization component and organization's clientele.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: Not indicated.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: Not indicated.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED: Intermediate: Accounting, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing, Basic: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Presentation/PowerPoint.

Available Position

Director, Resource Generation and Partnerships

Reports To: COO

Job Summary

The Director of Resource Generation and Partnerships is the main role responsible for leading and developing social enterprises and partnership strategies and policies towards achieving the organizational impact goal of self-sustaining revenue sources. The role will lead efforts to achieve strategic objectives of diverse and sustained income growth that enables ASC to expand revenues, resources, and services.

The Director is expected to identify and align with the core values of Adaptive Sports Connection.

Responsibilities

PROGRAM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Lead planning and implementation of social enterprises and strategic initiatives that result in increased revenue.
  • Research and evaluate opportunities for increased revenue generation looking for best practices.
  • Plan the delivery of services, sales, and their activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization and participants’ needs in keeping with agency principles.
  • Observe trends amongst participants/customers and respond accordingly to identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with the Volunteer manager to establish opportunities for volunteers to assist.
  • Work collaboratively with the Leadership team to continually measure the effectiveness of programs/services and develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Monitor sales and service activities on a regular basis. Continually seeks out and establish new resources.
  • Responsible for the collection, accuracy and maintenance of records on the program for statistical purposes.

PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT

  • Ensure the successful operations of social enterprises and strategic initiatives
    Ensure activities operate within the ethics, policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Monitor day-to-day operations in cooperation with the leadership and staff of ASC.
  • Coordinate the implementation of services with different partnerships to increase revenues and program growth.
  • Support the CEO and Senior Leadership team in operationalizing strategic and program planning.
  • Support the COO in compiling regular/monthly program reports for the CEO and Board of Directors.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • Direct, plan, mentor and coordinate the work of the program staff including direction, input, supervision and evaluation, training and team building.
  • Ensure adequate and qualified employees carry out the program activities safely.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and create retention concepts that boost staff morale and employee engagement.
  • Prepare and monitor staff schedule in an effort to provide best services.
  • Ensure human resource policies, procedures and practices of the organization are followed in accordance with labor laws, human rights, current legislation and agency mandate.

COMMUNICATION/COORDINATION

  • Ensure that all communication pathways are open and functional within the organization. Schedule and chair meetings with staff. Attend staff meetings and contribute to the planning of the day.
  • Ensure regular communication with the leadership team regarding trends, sales, human resource issues, critical incidents and other agency issues.
  • Build relationships and develop partnership strategies with relevant community stakeholders.
  • Communicate with participants and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program.
  • Ensure regular staff communication and information dissemination.

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Able to identify, assess and prioritize risks.
  • Able to deploy resources to minimize, monitor and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • In cooperation with the COO, CEO, and Finance Director, to develop an annual program budget for the program.
  • Using reports provided by the Finance team, ensure that the program operates within approved budgets.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Participate in community activities promoting ASC and enterprises as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain good community relations and have a keen awareness of community resources.
  • Engage with the community through public speaking engagements and or board or coalition membership.
  • Initiate and contribute to program partnership development with other Managers in local agencies to strengthen service provision for families.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-year college degree, or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, and 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format; Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Ability to read, analyze, and understand the most complex documents; Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING: Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance which would have considerable effect on the final attainment of multiple major activities and the organization's projects of a large organization component and organization's clientele.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: Not indicated.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED: Intermediate: Accounting, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing, Basic: 10-Key, Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Presentation/PowerPoint.

Available Position

Seasonal Program Facilitator

Salary: $15 per hour

Status: Seasonal; 20hrs per week; non- exempt. Employment May 11 – September, 2022

Hours: Dependent on program schedule; regular weekend work, some evenings

Responsible to: Director of Sports and Volunteers

Job Summary

The Seasonal Program Facilitator’s primary role is to be an onsite staff contact at Adaptive Sports Connection programs in adaptive recreation. The program facilitator will spend the majority of time in the field delivering programs but should expect some days in the office to fill out program reports, assist with projects. Programs are held primarily in Powell at the Adaptive Sports Connection Adventure Center but may extend into the greater metro area. Programs vary in activities; such as cycling group rides, kayaking, sailing, waterskiing, special events and outings, and outreach events.

Responsibilities

  • Be an on-site staff contact at Adaptive Sports Connection Summer activities and programs: cycling group rides, kayaking, sailing, waterskiing, special events and outings, and outreach events, and others as needed.
  • Assist in executing programs, event and activity logistics, participant evaluations, volunteer training and supervision.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Sports and Volunteers, Sport lead, and Event Leader for each event to make sure events run smoothly.
  • Provide support to the program office for general office administrative tasks including data entry, filing, processing mail, and maintaining administrative supplies.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with Adaptive Sports Connection community partners.
  • Coordinate risk management issues related to programs to ensure that safety remains Adaptive Sports Connections prime goal.
  • Assist Program Staff in the maintenance and usage of activity equipment.
  • Be a positive representative and promoter of Adaptive Sports Connection programs, events, and activities in our community.
  • Comply with Adaptive Sports Connection safety and health policies and procedures.
  • Participate fully as a member of the Adaptive Sports Connection staff team; attend staff meetings
  • Other duties as identified.

Qualifications

  • Experience facilitating group or 1:1 recreation activities. Specific experience in leading and or instruction in kayaking, cycling, sailing or waterskiing preferred.
  • Experience working with individuals with disability preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Able to work flexible hours; including regular weekend work.