Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Dir Texas Alliance

Posted Date 1 week ago(6/4/2024 4:29 PM)
Job ID
2024-7770
Location
Southwest Region
Region/State
Texas

Overview

 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for in 2017, 2018 and 2019" Indeed.com

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives, as a member of our national staff.  We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.

 

LOCATION: SW Region  (MT, WY, CO, NM, KS, OK, AR, TX)

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the oversight and supervision of the Board of Directors of the Texas Alliance, and in cooperation with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Director of the Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs is responsible for the hands-on, daily management and leadership of the state legislative, state funding efforts and business requirements in support of the Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and the business operations and private sector fundraising and activities of the Boys & Girls Clubs in Texas

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Government Relations
• Provide hands-on management of the state legislative and state funding efforts in support of the Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.
• Drive engagement, build consensus and manage shifting priorities among Alliance member organizations.
• Work closely with Board of Directors and lobbyists to identify and obtain funding from government sources which are aligned to Club priorities and have the potential to be shared with all or a majority of member organizations.
• Provide direction to and collaborate with contracted lobbyists on legislative priorities and advocacy plan..
• Drive innovative ways to build/strengthen partnerships, deepen advocacy and drive increased awareness.
• Provide active guidance and technical assistance to Alliance Board of Directors, local Boys & Girls Clubs and Area Councils in regard to state legislative and government funding efforts.
• Work with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, to provide guidance and technical assistance in regard to state legislative and government funding efforts.
• Monitor, interpret, and disseminate information (through research and personal contact) on policies and actions of state government that impact local Boys & Girls Clubs.
• Develop and implement a regular means of communication on key Alliance actions for local Clubs and Boards as well as Texas Area Councils.
• Participate and assist in program development, policy determination and management decisions of the overall Texas Alliance government relations operations.
• Assist in the development and implementation of cultivation and stewardship programs for volunteers, state officials, and key staff, working collaboratively with national headquarters to set the pace for the entire organization. Work to expand statewide government activities.
• Develop and implement a “grass roots” education and awareness campaign for key state officials.
• In collaboration with the Director of Operations, submit proposals to state and federal agencies in order to secure funds for Clubs.
Board of Directors
• Provide support and appropriate input to the Board of Directors through board meetings and regular communication.
• Coordinate meetings, support committees and maintain records of the Board.
• Assist in board member recruitment, training and development.
Grant Administration
• Supervise the Director of Operations.
• Review staff reporting on all grant funds and ensure accurate and timely submissions.
• Ensure regular grant invoicing and payments to Clubs are completed by the Director of Operations
• In coordination with the Director of Operations – develop, disseminate, collect, maintain and report all financial and program management requirements for funds received.
Operations
• Develop and maintain day-to-day business processes to include financial accounting and reporting, budgeting, dues collection and reporting, bylaw requirements, insurance, contract oversight, etc.
• Recruit, supervise and evaluate professional staff in order to carry out Alliance and BGCs in TX initiatives.
• Maintain physical office, inventory and oversight of tele-commuting staff.
• Ensure IT support is available to staff.
• Attend Annual BGCA Conference, Southwest Leadership Conference, and BGCA Alliance Summit and other national and regional meetings as deemed necessary by the Board
Boys & Girls Clubs in Texas
• Establish, coordinate and oversee the 501c3 board of directors and its activities.
• Maintain records of the board.
• Organize and coordinate the annual state summit including TX Youth of the Year, Combined Area Council and Legislative Day.
• Provide adequate financial and corporate oversight for the Boys & Girls Clubs in Texas.
Private Sector
• Develop avenues through the Board and other resources to cultivate and steward private sector partnerships and engagement with the Texas Alliance and its Mission including program and funding opportunities for Texas Boys & Girls Clubs.
• Develop, manage and oversee private sector sponsored events and funding.
• Submit non-government grant proposals in order to secure funds and resources for Clubs.
• In conjunction

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

• Direct supervision responsibilities over individual contributor(s)

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree, or greater, in compatible field of study.
• Seven years of experience or equivalent; generating and managing significant state government and private funds, advocating on youth and family issues, analyzing legislation, and building relationships.
• Event planning and oversight experience is a plus.
ABILITIES
• Interpersonal & Organizational Savvy and ability to manage ambiguity and situational adaptability.
• High energy, motivated, confident, and creative; ability to work for prolonged periods at high levels of activity, managing multiple tasks with varying deadlines; ability to exchange clearly and concisely, ideas and facts, both verbal and written and ability to “think outside the box”.
SKILLS
• Must possess a strong understanding of the Boys & Girls Club Mission and the inner workings of a local Boys & Girls Club, especially the importance of the relationship between a board and its staff. Candidate must have demonstrated proven ability to work with a state legislature and state departments to generate funding, both government and private, for Clubs or a related youth development program.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including public speaking; detail and task oriented; a team player with collaboration skills.
• Other skills requiring demonstrated competence are: time management and prioritization, issue analysis, board and committee support, financial and grant management, handling of multiple tasks, supervision and management of staff, including human resources oversight; developing and implementing annual budgets and budget oversight; experience in strategic planning; possess event planning and oversight skills; strong interpersonal and negotiation skills; computer literacy using word processing, databases, spreadsheets and presentation software.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL & WORKING CONDITIONS

• Normal internal working environment.
• Travel is estimated at one week per month but is random and on an as-needed basis.
• The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country by using a navigation system.
• Individual selected for this position must be able to successfully be cleared for work through a comprehensive national criminal, child abuse/neglect and Texas DFPS history check.

 

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