Association Management Center is seeking an Executive Director to join our team.
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The Executive Director will serve as the Chief Staff Officer to the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, (NANN), and will provide leadership and strategic direction that aligns with NANN’s mission. Specific responsibilities are outlined below. The person in this role will be an employee of Association Management Center and reports to the NANN Board of Directors and AMC’s Vice President of Client Relations.
This role is hybrid; 1-2 days per month onsite. Out of state candidates may also be considered for a remote opportunity, depending on location.
Strategic Direction and Leadership
Works together with the board to develop a clear vision, defined purpose, and core values for the organization and translate the mission into realistic strategies.
Achieves short- and long-term objectives and goals as set by the NANN Board of Directors and identified as priorities within the strategic plan.
Proven track record of fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the organization.
Examine and act upon sound information and performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategic plan and revise plan as necessary.
Provide visionary leadership to the organization, ensuring alignment with the needs and priorities of neonatal nursing professionals.
Demonstrates substantive knowledge regarding the organization’s programs and services.
Recommends new programs or the sunsetting of current programs, as appropriate, to the board.
Demonstrate a high level of accountability by consistently meeting or exceeding performance goals and deadlines, taking ownership of tasks and projects, and proactively addressing and resolving issues to ensure the successful achievement of objectives.
Identifies and implements strategic partnerships with other entities to position NANN to most effectively accomplish its mission.
Leverage creativity to design and implement new processes, enhancing efficiency and productivity.
Establishes benchmarks for continuous quality improvement of operations.
Embraces a flexible approach to work, readily adjusting to new technologies and tools, ensuring optimal performance.
Enhances team performance by fostering a culture of creativity, innovation, and adaptability, resulting in improved outcomes.
Analyzes stakeholder feedback to ensure that programs, products, and services are consistent with evolving member needs.
Develops board policies and systems to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
Ensures corporate compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
Executive Director/Board Partnership
Develops a strong and effective working relationship and communication process with the board.
Acts as a broker of ideas to facilitate dialogue among board members to shape the future of the organization.
Raises issues and provides information on strategic and operational matters requiring attention by the board.
Utilizes the delegated authority to effectively manage the organization and executes policies, plans, and priorities established by the board.
Serves as a source of knowledge and guidance regarding nonprofit management practices and principles.
Cultivates results-oriented relationships with external stakeholders to collaboratively develop, assess, and continually improve fellowship programs and training practices.
Develop and maintain an ongoing communications strategy for improving communications with fellowship programs in academic addiction medicine.
Identifies key diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) opportunities and challenges that face the industry and works toward greater DEI within the field.
Leverage relationships and external presence to garner new opportunities.
Business and Financial Planning
Develops, recommends, and oversees organizational financial and business planning to achieve strategic objectives.
With our finance team, employs user-friendly systems, metrics, and tools to monitor and manage financial performance.
Provides clear, transparent, and accurate financial reporting to board, staff, members, and the public to reflect the financial health of NANN.
Recommends, implements, and manages revenue, investment, and reserve policies to enhance and protect the financial security and viability of NANN.
Develops long-range funding and needs plans to ensure adequate financial assets for the future management and development of the organization.
Utilizes qualitative and quantitative data to identify appropriate revenue-generating vehicles for accomplishing organization goals.
Membership and Marketing
Develop and execute on strategies to increase the membership and member value proposition for NANN to ensure alignment with the mission and strategic goals.
Monitors member recruitment and retention programs and services to ensure their relevance.
Defines the scope of the market and identifies target segments to ensure that marketing strategies are met.
Develops a data-driven marketing strategy to support NANN’s position and branding, enhance membership recruitment and retention efforts, and promote programs, products, and services.
Identifies channels for brand expansion and awareness to expand markets.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, Master’s a plus.
Certified Association Executive (CAE) desired.
Proven successful track record as an association executive demonstrating leadership and initiative.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in senior association management.
Healthcare experience required.
Clear vision and strategic thinking with a result driven mindset.
Ability to guide team through change.
Proven experience in governance and operational management.
Demonstrated knowledge of certification programs.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated credibility and integrity.
Ability to articulate a vision, create consensus, and motivate people.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat).
Commitment to company values.
Association Management Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse team in which all employees are welcomed, valued and respected for their individual strengths, perspectives, and contributions.
Disclaimer The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Association Management Center is an internationally recognized, award-winning management company and one of the largest association management firms in the world. AMC is a trusted partner to more than 25 leading national and international organizations and has a staff of more than 200 association professionals.