• 13-Sep-2017 to 11-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • Program/Admin
  • NM, USA
  • Full Time


The Executive Director is the key management leader of the organization. The Executive Director is

responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other

key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the

Board of Directors. All NAPPR employees are expected to demonstrate integrity and focus on NAPPR's

mission throughout all aspects of their work.



  1. Works with board to fulfill the organization mission.
  2. Responsible for leading NAPPR Inc in a manner that supports and guides the organization's mission

as defined by the Board of Directors.

  1. Provides accurate and timely reports to, and communicates regularly with the Board of Directors

regarding progress toward organization strategic goals/objectives, financial position,

accomplishments and challenges along with recommending new strategies/approaches.

  1. Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of

the organization.

  1. Responsible for the fiscal integrity of NAPPR Inc, to include submission to the Board of a proposed

annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of

the organization.

  1. Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget,

ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial


  1. Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support NAPPR Inc's


  1. Oversees, supervises and evaluates all Department Directors in implementing departmental

functions, programs, services and activities in accordance/compliance with internal and external

policies, procedures, regulations, standards and guidelines.

  1. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that NAPPR Inc can successfully fulfill its mission into

the future.

  1. Leads the organization in developing new and innovative methods to achieve the mission and vision

through opportunities for new business development, new revenue development strategies, and

new partnerships/collaborations.

  1. Directs, guides and approves the development of funding applications/grants, internal

organizational systems, draft policies/procedures, internal/external reports and other documents

foundational to organizational operations and compliance.

  1. Ensures NAPPR's involvement in community events, activities and networking opportunities for

continued public awareness of NAPPR's mission and vision to increase participation in services and

attract potential donors/supporters/funders.

  1. Advocates for systems and funding to support quality services and support to stakeholders within

various audiences, continuously seeking new opportunities and mechanisms for achieving the

organizational mission and vision through a variety of strategies.

  1. Ensures that appropriate risk management policies, procedures, plans and mechanisms of

protection are in place, seeking legal and other specialized guidance as appropriate.

  1. Oversee marketing and other communication efforts.
  2. Maintains the organizational balance between providing human services with compassion and the

business/infrastructure needs of the organization to remain solvent and viable within a relationshipbased

framework'resulting in a mission driven, fiscally sound and dynamic nonprofit organization.


  • Provides direction and guidance to all NAPPR employees as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors



Direct Supervision provided to Department Directors, and business office staff, indirect supervision to all

NAPPR employees



Education Requirements

  • At least a Master's degree in a Human Services, Business, and Finance, Nonprofit Administration or

other related field.


Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 or more years of successful senior leadership experience with progressive responsibility in

business, finance, accounting or related human services field with an emphasis on Nonprofit

operations and administration of multiple programs

  • Supervisory experience at multiple levels of an organization
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making

and reporting

  • Experience with grants management, quality assurance initiatives and stakeholder engagement in

organizational planning

  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task


  • Ability to convey a vision and strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
  • Demonstrate successful experience in federal, state and private foundation grant-writing along with

experience/knowledge of other aspects of revenue development strategies

  • Experience with grants management, quality assurance initiatives and stakeholder engagement in

organizational planning

  • Ability to think creatively and develop strategies for achieving organizational objectives
  • Highly desirable experience also includes experience with Native American nonprofit organizations

and provision of culturally appropriate service to Native American populations.

  • Experience with provision of culturally appropriate services in Native American communities is

highly desirable.


Core Competencies (Administrative Leadership)

  • Effective Communication clear and concise verbal and written communication to convey


  • Business Thinking Understand, create and realign business systems
  • Financial Acumen Interpret and use financial data for business decisions
  • Relationship Building initiate contact readily and devote time to maintain
  • Organizational Knowledge Understand operations, policies, structures, essential technologies

of the business


Position-based competencies (CEO)

  • Visioning Imaginative, bring vision to life for team members
  • Strategic Thinking Act with future in mind, seek to grow and expand business
  • Influence direct, persuade, motivate others; establish mutual trust
  • Results Orientation motivated by achievement and maintain appropriate focus on outcomes

and accomplishments

  • Change Agility Adaptable, embrace change and ambiguity


Specialized or unique knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Ability to self-direct
  • Computer experience, knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn Access, Word, Excel, Outlook,

Power Point, IHS data systems and web applications

  • Attention to detail with ability to accurately handle large volume of administrative work
  • Ability to consider liability, precedence, financial implications and other possible future impacts on

the program, services or organization

  • Ability to facilitate groups
  • Knowledge and abilities to source and secure funding for all programs.
  • Ability to provide leadership to multiple departments with varying financial and regulatory



Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be

made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Typical work environment situations include lifting, bending, twisting, occasionally lifting up to 25

lbs., utilizing office equipment daily.

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily inside, in temperature controlled

conditions. Some noise and interruptions are present.


Special Working Requirements:

  • A functional automobile at his/her disposal; a valid, non-suspended NM driver's license and a

current automobile liability policy with continuous coverage

  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • No substantiation or criminal conviction of child abuse or neglect
  • No conviction of DUI or other moving violations in the past 3 years which will prevent insurability

under NAPPR's liability coverage

  • May require need for flexible schedules, including occasional evening and weekend work
  • Travel within the state and out-of-state required
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