Executive Director - Jubilee Association of Maryland, Kensington, MD

Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Jubilee Association of Maryland is a faith-based organization that seeks an inspirational and experienced Executive Director to provide strategic direction, focus and long-term vision for this organization that provides opportunities and support for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to live in and enrich their community while fulfilling their personal, family, social and spiritual needs.

Founded 40 years ago, Jubilee Association of Maryland (Jubilee) began with one group home serving seven adults and has grown to serve 135 adults with developmental disabilities in over 70 locations throughout Montgomery County. Jubilee was founded by the Hyattsville Mennonite Church and is a member of the Mennonite Health Service (MHS) Alliance. Jubilee is governed by a 14-member Association Board and is served by a 20-member Foundation Board. It currently has a budget of approximately $12M. There are six positions that report directly to the Executive Director, and a staff of about 260 people. For more information about Jubilee, see www.jubileemd.org. For more information about Mennonite Health Services, see www.mhsonline.org.

The Executive Director works with the Board to ensure that the organization fulfills its mission, lives its values, and creates a strategic future for success. The new Executive Director will be expected to be focused on justice in terms of those who have been marginalized, and to embrace Jubilee's identity as a faith-based organization with Mennonite values. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the executive director will provide leadership to the organization and manage its day-to-day affairs. Primary responsibilities include ensuring that Jubilee's mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach/involvement; developing resources to ensure the financial health of the organization; serving as Jubilee's primary spokesperson; developing and maintaining relationships, partnerships, and/or coalitions with various organizations throughout the county and state; and fiscal management, administrative oversight, and staff supervision.

The ideal candidate for this position must have a passion for Jubilee's mission and a desire to lead a Mennonite faith-based organization with strong management and communications skills. S/he must excel at balancing internal management with external impact and visibility, and must ensure that the organization is fiscally and programmatically sound. S/he will bring the following highly desirable professional and personal traits: 7+ years of progressive senior management experience; experience in the faith-based values and beliefs of the Hyattsville Mennonite Church; experience providing vision and strategic leadership in a team environment; demonstrated ability to communicate with and advocate for persons with disabilities; proven experience with fiscal management, budgeting and operations, including responsibility for developing and managing at least a $5M budget; experience with growing a fund development function and diversifying funding streams; BS/BA degree required, Master's degree preferred; and other which can bee seen in the full position profile at http://www.marcumllp.com/executive-search/executive-director-jubilee-association-of-maryland. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: [email protected]  (email applications are required).  For other inquiries contact Ginna Goodenow at [email protected] Jubilee anticipates advancing selection activities in March/April with new Executive beginning in May/June, 2019.