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NOW HIRING: Executive Director

Close Date: 9 Feb 2015

Position Description

AIDS Volunteers, Inc. (AVOL) is in search of an Executive Director who has an exemplary track record in nonprofit management, with the ability to lead the agency in resource development, strategic planning, agency and staff management, and evaluating the activities and programs of the organization. AVOL provides education, outreach, and prevention services to Lexington, Kentucky and the surrounding area, as well as housing and supportive services to those affected by HIV/AIDS. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors, and will work in concert with the Board to ensure that AVOL is fiscally and administratively sound, and that its programs operate in compliance with federal, state, and local grant regulations. The duties of the Executive Director will consist of the following categories:

Development — 50% ensure the organization's fiscal stability, and increase the organization's individual, corporate, foundation and government support

Non-profit management — 30% strategic planning, agency and staff management, staff development, and program/activity evaluations, and grant compliance

Communication & Marketing — 20% community outreach and visibility activities, clear communication to community stakeholders and partners of AVOL's services and contributions

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree a plus

5-10 years in nonprofit sector

2-6 years in nonprofit management

Desired Qualifications

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in leadership positions in the nonprofit sector, and will have a strong commitment to the mission of AVOL. He or she will be sensitive to the needs of cultures and persons who have, or are at risk for contracting, HIV/AIDS. The candidate will have experience managing a staff, and conceptualizing and administering grants. The desired candidate will have excellent internal and external communication skills, as well as experience working with the leadership of nonprofit boards, strategic planning, fundraising, external relations and budgeting.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a resume and cover letter, with responses to the following questions, to edsearch@avolky.org.

1. Do you have experience managing a nonprofit organization?

2. What is your salary expectation?

3. If offered the position, when could you begin?

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AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.)

225 Walton Avenue
Lexington, KY 40502

Non-Discrimination Policy

AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.) does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, developmental disability, or any other legally protected reason.