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Executive Director Job Opening – CAOG (NY)

Community Action of Orleans & Genesee

Albion, NY

Seeks Executive Director

Job posting (2 pages)

Submit resume and cover letter dated no later than July 31, 2020


The Board of Directors of Community Action of Orleans & Genesee (CAOG) is recruiting a new Executive Director who will be responsible for the oversight and operation of the organization. CAOG, with a mission “To provide services, with dignity and respect, that help people become self-sufficient” is a part of a network of 48 Community Action Agencies in New York State.

The Executive Director functions as the Chief Executive Officer and must possess excellent leadership, communication, and facilitation skills. The Executive Director has the responsibility to implement and enforce agency and program policies established by the Board of Directors, provide leadership and direct the operations of the agency with a focus on the mission, and ensure that sound systems are in place to facilitate provision of quality services. Additionally, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall growth and stability of the organization from all aspects with particular attention to financial viability, community relations, visibility, planning and supervision of core management positions. The Executive Director should be financially savvy and politically astute with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems with keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills.

See job posting for qualifications and salary range.

The job description provides expanded information including including essential responsibilities, work environment and qualifications.

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to the New York State Community Action Association (NYSCAA) at jobs@nyscommunityaction.org dated no later than July 31, 2020.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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