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If you are a nonprofit manager with significant experience in the behavioral health, employment, and workforce development sectors, OE Enterprises invites you to consider the opportunity to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). OE Enterprises is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving individuals with disabilities in several communities within the State of NC. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader with demonstrable knowledge of the function, philosophy, and advocacy of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This Executive sought is sensitive, empathetic and passionate about enhancing funding and programs to improve programs and services for the OE Enterprises community. The next CEO is a highly effective manager, with fund development experience, knowledge of business practices, and earned income possibilities. The CEO will exercise creativity in establishing unity and consistency in many areas including health and safety and continued COVID safety practices across the organization’s varied geographic regions.
The Board desires a CEO with strong financial acumen who can effectively navigate changes in state and federal billing including Medicaid; funding specifically impacting community rehabilitation facilities, and legislation that will change the service delivery and funding of programs for persons with disabilities while ensuring understanding and compliance across the organization of these changes. The next CEO demonstrates impeccable decision-making and problem-solving skills – one who can unite stakeholders around a collective vision. The OE Enterprises CEO can seamlessly balance maintaining a presence in all service areas throughout NC – Alamance, Orange, Randolph, Granville, Montgomery, Durham, Wake and Person counties and support Ability ONE contracting in both NC and SC. The CEO will interact with key stakeholders at all local, state, and federal levels, ensuring strategic direction of the organization while juggling the daily demands of overseeing nonprofit operations.
About the Organization
Founded in 1981, OE Enterprises is committed to creating opportunities for personal and professional growth for persons with disabilities and other barriers. OE provides services to clients both in community and facility-based services. Primary counties served include Alamance, Durham, Orange, Wake, Person, and Randolph. OE Enterprises serves approximately 450-750 individuals annually through a variety of employment and training services including vocational services, community employment and supported employment programs, job retention, day support programs and community activity and transition.
OE offers services primarily to adults and provides school age transition services to NC high/middle schoolers in select counties as well as partnerships with ability One/Source America and IFB. Services support individuals with disabilities, as well as socio-economic challenges and barriers to employment. OE Enterprises is proud to serve as an employment resource for the community and provide vocational and pre-employment training to individuals with disabilities and disadvantages. All training is geared to the individual’s abilities and designed to meet specific vocational goals.
Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO of OE Enterprises is responsible for overseeing financial sustainability, administration, programs, public policy, advocacy, executing the organization’s strategic vision, and ensuring Board participation. Managing the organization’s approximately $7 million annual budget and overseeing a team of 165 talented and competent staff, the CEO will execute OE Enterprises’ vision of promoting achievement, self-reliance, life choices, and respect through relationships with community partners while ensuring quality service delivery that aligns with the mission, values, and goals of the organization.
The next CEO will work collaboratively with the Executive Leadership team comprised of an Accounting Director, Human Resources Director, Director of Community Employment, and Director of Transition in implementing the organization’s Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025 while tracking and measuring progress to achieve the following strategic goals:
• Engage in a fundraising strategic planning process and implement goals identified in the fundraising strategic plan.
• Implement a comprehensive and effective marketing and public awareness strategy to increase awareness and outreach.
• Strengthen infrastructure to ensure and grow organizational capacity.
• Build a solid infrastructure to support and maintain a quality Community Integrated Services model that drives outcomes while being efficient, appropriate, and impactful.
• Build and sustain impactful advocacy activities.
• Continue to build a culture that supports and values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
With an office located in the organization’s headquarters in the Town of Hillsborough in Orange County, the CEO will establish and expand connections within counties served while also occasionally traveling to the Burlington and Asheboro offices, community sites, and Ability One contract sites in South Carolina and various areas in NC including but not limited to Charlotte, Wilmington, and Raleigh. The CEO will also travel to state and national conferences and meetings.
A Bachelor’s Degree with extensive nonprofit (10+ years) experience or equivalent experience is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred with at least 5+ years in a human services-related field or management- related field (Public Administration; Business Administration; Human Services; Social Work; Public Law, etc.).
Ten or more years of progressive leadership experience is required. The ideal candidate has experience with diverse fundraising experience, DEI initiatives, and managing multiple funding streams including Federal and State contracts. Experience with Ability One/Source America is preferred. Up to 15-25% travel is required, mostly in-state.
Salary and Benefits: The hiring range for the CEO is $100,000 – $125,000 depending on experience and qualifications. OE Enterprises provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance and optional insurance plans as well as PTO and 11 paid holidays. Although no residency requirement exists, the position does require on-site hours at the Hillsborough administrative offices and time (weekly/monthly) in Alamance and Randolph Counties as well as site visits/reviews to Ability One contract and IFB sites; ability to work remotely 1-2 days per week.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Chief Executive Officer – OE Enterprises, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the organization’s Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants should apply by January 8, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on January 31 – February 1, 2023. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. OE Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.