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Executive Director Job Opening – CAI (MA)

Community Action, Inc.

Haverhill, Massachusetts

Seeks Executive Director

Job posting

Application deadline: September 15, 2020

Job Summary

Community Action, Inc. seeks a President/CEO to lead its senior management team and serve as the organization's Chief Executive Officer.  This position reports directly to our Board of Directors which is comprised of representatives from private, public, and low-income sectors.  The President/CEO is responsible for working closely with the Board of Directors in establishing overall policy direction, including strategic planning, organizational budgeting and ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations throughout the agency.

The President/CEO provides guidance and support to ensure that our Board of Directors is effective in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities and governance role.  She/he frequently collaborates with diverse stakeholders to achieve program and agency goals.  With an annual budget of $15 million and approximately 140 employees spread over a multitude of sites throughout the Agency’s service area, the President/CEO provides the leadership needed to support an empowered and effective workforce which is guided by our mission, vision and values.  CAI programs include: Head Start, Early Head Start, Early Head Start Partnership, Energy, Adult Education, Family Day Care, Family and Community Connections, Community Services, and WIC.

See job posting for additional information including the position & candidate, essential competencies, functions & responsibilities and minimum qualifications.

To Apply

Please send Cover letter, resume and CAI’s job application to:

Attn: Personnel Director,
Community Action, Inc.
3 Washington Square, 4th Fl.
Haverhill, MA 01830
Fax: 978-469-8392

To be considered for this position, your application package must include:

  • A completed Community Action, Inc. Application for Employment
  • A detailed resume and cover letter which specifically address your qualifications and experience as they pertain to both the essential competencies and minimum qualification requirements for this position
  • Names and relationships of a minimum of three professional references – note: no contacts will be made until later in the application process

Equal Opportunity Employer


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