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Executive Director of ARNOVA Campus IUPUI - Indianapolis

Indiana University Indianapolis Full-Time
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As ARNOVA embarks on its 50th anniversary, the Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to co-design the future of the organization in realizing its strategic goals and vision. The Executive Director will join a high-integrity, vibrant, diverse, inclusive, and growing community that creates conditions for success for its members and other stakeholders. The Executive Director will be committed to the vision, mission, and values of ARNOVA, enhancing the value of member experience while growing membership; developing external relationships to enhance contributions to knowledge, policy, and practice; and expanding organizational capacity to fulfill ARNOVA’s strategic priorities, vision, and mission. The Executive Director serves as chief executive officer of ARNOVA and is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and all other ARNOVA committees.
The Executive Director serves as chief executive officer of ARNOVA and is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and all other ARNOVA committees. The Executive Director will be hired through the HR system of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and will report directly to the ARNOVA Board of Directors. Although ARNOVA is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, remote work is an option.

Enhance Member Experience, including to:
●Increase membership in accordance with the strategic priorities;
●Uphold diversity, equity, and inclusion goals;
●Continue to improve the quality of engagement among members through ARNOVA’s activities and governance.
●Expand opportunities for, and quality of, members’ professional development;
●Continue to improve member satisfaction.
Expand Organizational Capacity, including to:
●Measurably accomplish goals and objectives of the organization’s strategic plan;
●Effectively manage and support the operational infrastructure and programs of the organization;
●Provide information and support to the board and committees;
●Continue to improve staff capacity and volunteer satisfaction.
Enhance External Relationships, including to:
●Manage strategic partnerships;
●Sustain and generate new revenue;
●Effectively negotiate contracts (such as for staffing, publications, and conference locations);
●Expand ARNOVA’s international footprint (such as through the journal NVSQ and regional conferences);
●Increase the visibility, branding, and positioning of ARNOVA;
●Increase ARNOVA’s presence as an advocate for nonprofit research.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree and seven years of experience; OR Master’s degree or equivalent terminal professional degree and four years of experience.

Ability to lead and collaborate in a multicultural environment that requires a high level of cultural competency, including motivating and managing staff and working collaboratively with, and supporting, the Board of Directors. Ability to support members in advocating for research and evidence-based practice. Management and organizational skills with the ability to motivate and manage a decentralized networked organization with global remote teams. Ability to maintain a “big picture” strategic view while translating policies into daily routine operations. Ability to identify challenges and opportunities facing the Association and offer feasible solutions for addressing them. Record of strong contract negotiations and fiscal management as well as revenue generation (including development and fundraising) success. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide variety of individuals, excellent interpersonal skills, and a customer service orientation. Capacity to leverage technology and manage large events, publications, and association/ membership programming.

Preferred Qualifications 

Management experience in membership associations. Additional education or advanced knowledge of the fields of nonprofit, philanthropic, and civil society studies.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands 

Works in a typical office environment. Travel is required.

Salary Range 

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