state of mich

Position Available-IAGD

June 4, 2012 by  


Title: Director of Operations, Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (IAGD)

Job Summary:  The Director of Operations (Director) is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.  The Director is also responsible for the implementation of policies set by the Board of Directors (BOD) and Board of Trustees (BOT) and for the management of annual goals and objectives including financial, program, and administrative management of the Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (IAGD).                      

Job Description/Responsibilities:  Include Human Resource management of employees and volunteers, Ex-officio of all IAGD committees, assist the Treasurer with yearly budget planning, develop and document policies & procedures with approval of the BOD and BOT, cultivate donors (individuals, businesses, foundations), be involved in creating an annual event calendar, assist in development, documentation, and implementation of IAGD policies & procedures, provide financial management including development and implementation of the annual budget and tracking of actual against plan. Recruit, retain and release personnel (volunteer and paid). Provide administrative oversight for social programs and special projects. Develop, execute and maintain donor relations strategy. Plan and execute fundraising events. The Director of Operations reports to the President of IAGD.

Qualifications:   A minimum of 5 years of experience in financial, operations and/or program management, with a non-profit, foundation or business is required. Experience in hiring and managing a staff, developing budgets, and working with a Board is strongly preferred. Experience working with foundations and private donors preferred. Relevant Masters Degree or equivalent experience required.

Strong leadership and staff management skills, public speaking skills, and strategic planning skills is required. The candidate must have the ability to think strategically and programmatically as well as successfully manage operations.  Must have the ability to set priorities, allocate resources, provide follow-through, assure a well-organized workforce and to provide evaluation of projects and efforts.  He/She must have excellent management skills, and have demonstrated the ability to lead, motivate and direct professional and administrative staff.

Application Process: Qualified candidates should email their CV and at least 3 references to the Secretary of IAGD, Mr. Fawaz Ahmed, at secretary@iagd.net.  

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