Employment Opportunity-Executive Director
February 23, 2016
The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities – NL is a provincial, non-profit, charitable organization which formed in 1983. Providing a cross-disability perspective, the Coalition works to increase awareness and change attitudes around issues that concern persons with disabilities. With support from its membership and partners, the Coalition advances inclusion by helping identify barriers for persons with disabilities as well as by seeking solutions to remove these barriers. Through a dedicated staff and volunteer Board of Directors, the Coalition works with all levels of government as well as many other federal, provincial and local partners.
The Coalition is currently seeking an enthusiastic and qualified individual to lead the organization as:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will have a multi-faceted role leading the day-to-day management of the organization. Critical functions include: leading the development and execution of a strategic plan to ensure the Coalition’s activities support its mandate; researching and sharing policies, tools and information concerning current inclusion principles; proposal writing/ project development and project oversight; preparing and managing budgets; leading various fund development initiatives to ensure the organization’s financial sustainability; mentoring and managing staff; and, communicating and developing strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including media. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a strong profile of the organization in the community.
The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to manage all aspects of a dynamic organization – from strategy development to operations. They will bring a track record of success in a similar leadership role with a demonstrated ability to engage and successfully partner with multiple and diverse stakeholders.
To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence before 4:00 p.m. on February 28th, highlighting qualifications for this role, to:
Please quote competition number ED0202-CB when applying.
The Coalition is an inclusive and equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all interested candidates. The Coalition thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.