The United States Bone and Joint Initiative is seeking an experienced and passionate individual with strong leadership and managerial skills to plan and execute the programs of the progressive, member driven organization, as well as build relationships with related organizations.
The Executive Director shall be designated the senior staff member and shall be responsible for the management and direction of all administration, operations, programs, activities, and affairs of the United States Bone and Joint Initiative as generally determined by the Executive Committee. The Executive Director will support the Executive Committee and Board of Directors in establishing and implementing policies, setting objectives to implement USBJI’s long-range goals, and supporting the mission of the organization.
· Responsible for the USBJI office and management of staff in accordance with USBJI policies and the organization’s mission and vision. Implement and support all policies, initiatives and programs as established by the USBJI Executive Committee and Board. Advise and provide recommendations to the USBJI Executive Committee and Board.
· Recruits, trains and oversees the organization’s staff with full responsibility for promotion or termination.
· Keeps the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors and staff fully informed on the condition of the organization and all issues influencing the leadership and its members. Attends, drafts minutes for, participates in discussions and reports at all meetings of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
· Formulates and recommends to the Board of Directors, through the Executive Committee, modifications to existing policy and formulation of new policy which will further the attainment of the objectives of the Board.
· Executes all decisions of the President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors except when other assignment of execution is specifically made.
· Executes all contracts and commitments authorized by the organization.
· Leads fund-raising efforts to cover the cost of operating the organization and to provide resources for its programs and activities.
· Working with committees on program development and delivery.
· Organize annual Board of Director meetings (2 in person, 2 virtual).
· Oversees the development of the annual budget of the organization.
· Monitors and discusses the financial status of the organization on a monthly basis with the Treasurer. Ensures that all funds, physical assets and other property of the organization are appropriately safeguarded and administered. In conjunction with the Treasurer, approves all budget expenditures.
· Review and evaluate USBJI activities on a regular basis; provide progress reports and evaluations; develop Executive Committee and Board agendas, budgets and financial reports.
· Record and archive all official business of the USBJI Executive Committee, Board, committees, and the organization as a whole. Responsible for oversight and development of committee issues, including new procedure and policy development.
· Provide leadership in developing strategic plans and prioritizing goals and policies. Ensure that the organization serves the needs and interests of the USBJI members. Direct all business correspondence, communications and publications of the organization.
· Hire and train USBJI office staff. Assign projects and tasks and provide oversight to enable staff to successfully execute all policies and initiatives, and to provide member services and program management. Direct and ensure appropriate and timely response to organization members and others. Mentor and guide staff to attain performance goals. Responsible for employee performance appraisal, compensation, discipline, and terminations. Administer payroll and benefits for staff.
· Ensure that prudent internal financial procedures and controls are maintained. Monitor and maintain compliance with all not-for-profit 501(c)(3) state and federal regulations. Maintain appropriate insurance coverages. Ensure appropriate legal counsel is retained for the organization. Maintain leased office space for administrative office.
· Develop annual budgets, administer all accounts payable including approvals and scheduling payments, perform monthly financial reviews with Treasurer.
· Provide information and materials to auditors to file timely tax returns and annual reports, and to perform annual independent audit.
· Develop and maintain relationships with the leadership, members, and staff of AAOS and other member organizations and industry.
· Oversee development of quarterly Newsletter. Oversee website development and updates.
· Staff Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, and standing committee meetings and conference calls.
· 30-40 days per year
· Polished verbal and communication skills, including interpersonal, presentation, writing and public speaking skills. Ability to communicate complex professional issues.
· Analytical ability to develop objectives, goals, and strategies, and to build consensus
· Adept at thinking creatively and bringing new ideas and a fresh perspective to the organization’s leadership
· Highly energized to engage and respond to the perspectives of a broad range of stakeholders
· Association management experience, ideally including at a manager or executive director level
· Sound judgment and proven ability to prioritize multiple deadline-sensitive projects
· Grant-writing skills
· Professional, respectful, and tactful demeanor
· Personal and professional ethics beyond reproach
· Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
· Strong managerial, organizational, and communication skills to work effectively with all levels of employees, volunteers, and vendors
· Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and motivate staff
· Knowledge of finance, marketing and small business management