Harmony House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with facilities in Wheeling WV and St. Clairsville OH that provides a comprehensive, child-focused, facility-based program that facilitates the identification, intervention, and the prevention of child abuse of children and adults with disabilities. We work with alleged victims of abuse, prosecutors, law enforcement, child protective service workers, medical and mental health professionals, and victim advocates to collaborate to ensure that no child is further victimized by systems designed to protect the child.

We are currently seeking an accomplished, strategic, and forward-thinking leader to the organization as its next Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors and is supported by nine employees. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to impact the lives of alleged victims, and to contribute to a proven model of service by leading a talented team that is mission-focused, results-oriented, passionate, and caring.

The Executive Director is responsible for Program and Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Facilities Management. 

Program and Operations:  Ensures ongoing excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and communications through daily operations and management of Harmony House. Responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations regarding child advocacy centers and child abuse, NCA accreditation, and other compliance operations.

Finances: Prepare, administer, and oversee operating and capital budgets, providing fiscal integrity, and reporting such to the Board for approval. Grant writing, compliance and documentation. Complies with 501(c)(3) and WV/OH Charitable Organization requirements.

Human Resources:  Responsible for the hiring, leading, coaching, training and developing, retaining, and disciplining staff. Promoting a positive work environment that fosters teamwork, quality service, communication and professionalism. Process, reconcile payroll, tax deposits, and benefit payments.

Marketing:  Develops and coordinates Harmony House fundraising activities. Builds, cultivates and maintains relationships in the community that serve to promote Harmony House and its services. Garner new opportunities in the community.

Facility:   Assure that the building, equipment, and grounds are maintained in a safe, clean and attractive condition and in compliance with applicable regulatory standards. Ensure compliance with building and safety codes, workers compensation, insurance contracts, and all other applicable laws and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree preferred in a related field with at least five (5) years of executive leadership experience with a demonstrated track record of commitment to quality and data driven results. Experience with marketing, public relations, and fundraising strategies. Must have experience with QuickBooks and Excel. Strong understanding of human resources management, ability to make difficult decisions, and problem-solving expertise. Must be a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills. Past grant writing, management, and compliance required. Demonstrated community involvement and leadership. Must possess an understanding of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect and have a demonstrated empathy and commitment to the population served. Demonstrated skills in advocacy, coalition building, and community-based organizing. Must be bondable and able to pass background checks. 

Above all, the Executive Director must have a profound respect for Harmony House’s clientele and understand and support that they come first in all activities of the organization. The Executive Director will come to Harmony House with the desire to change lives, the tenacity to never give up, and the unflagging belief that our mission is imperative to improving the lives of affected children and adults with disabilities. The Executive Director will be a visionary, mentor, inspiration and role model. The ideal candidate will bring experience in leadership, fundraising, and collaborative partnerships sufficient to handle any and all challenges with grace, maturity, and the highest level of professionalism.  He/She will have sharp strategic thinking skills and embrace the challenge of envisioning an ambitious future while leveraging the financial reality of a non-profit budget.

Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Quality benefits package including health, paid leave, and retirement.

To apply please email a cover letter outlining your qualifications and salary expectations along with a resume to Harmony House Search Committee at by May 28, 2019.

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