Disability Rights Florida, Inc. operates Florida's federally mandated and state designated protection and advocacy system for persons with disabilities. The organization is a private, non-profit corporation with a staff of 59 who work in the Tallahassee headquarters office, two regional offices, and other strategic locations across the state. The Search Committee of the Board of Directors is conducting a search for an Executive Director. The Executive Director is stationed in the Tallahassee office, but some in-state and out-of-state travel is required. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the operations and staff of the organization and reports directly to the Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience and knowledge of Florida's service delivery system for persons with disabilities, excellent written and verbal communications skills, managing a wide range of activities related to the organization's fiscal affairs, staffing and personnel, program operations, public policy and legislative affairs. Proven leadership, planning and organizational skills, the ability to build collaborative relationships with like-minded organizations, and the ability to earn the trust and respect of, and work effectively with diverse groups of people are required. Juris Doctor is preferred, but not required.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume, references, salary requirements, a writing sample, and a narrative explaining personal and professional motivation for seeking this position to the Board of Directors Search Committee, Disability Rights Florida, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org; mailing address: Search Committee, c/o Disability Rights Florida, 2728 Centerview Drive, Suite 102, Tallahassee, FL 32301; fax number 1-850-488-8640. Equal Opportunity Employer; Drug Free Workplace. For more information about Disability Rights Florida visit our website at www.disabilityrightsflorida.org
Deadline for submission of materials is: November 15, 2013