Executive Director – Grace Village
An executive search conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Grace Village.
We are living in a time when the needs of our senior population are at the forefront of our minds. The Executive Director will be empowered to take Grace Village to the next level. We are looking for an Executive Director who is up for a challenge, wants to be part of a dynamic team, and has a passion and heart for seniors. The Executive Director will advocate for seniors, be gifted in building internal and external connections, be community minded and actively contribute to fundraising.
To learn more about our journey and our longstanding history of serving the needs of seniors in our community, please visit our website at www.gracevillage.ca
Grace Village is a 120-room senior’s residence located in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Since 1957, Grace Village has been committed to providing a full continuum of care in a supportive living environment where seniors can maintain a sense of independence and fulfillment. Faithful to the spirit and mission of our founders, Grace Village’s values and traditions serve to ensure that all residents benefit from the respect and compassion inherent in the Christian faith.
We operate as a non-profit, certified private seniors’ residence, fully funded by the generous support of donors. Building on a rich history of demonstrating our core values in a family-oriented environment, our teams work collaboratively to deliver high-quality, life-enriching care and services. We serve primarily, but not exclusively, the local anglophone community, welcoming seniors from throughout the Eastern Townships.
Grace Village offers accommodation for a broad spectrum of seniors’ living needs:
We are blessed by dedicated volunteers and a network of community partners. We apply approaches and practices that are often held out as best practices by our partners in the healthcare community. At the same time, we continue to learn and implement contemporary methods in order to stay current and pursue excellence.
WHO YOU ARE
This is a wonderful opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to boldly lead a dedicated team of professionals. You will be recognized as possessing strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to mobilize people to achieve results. You will have proven experience in planning, directing, and evaluating operational, financial and management systems and physical resources, including human resource management. You will understand the value of relationships with key stakeholders and proactively build community engagement. You will be a skilled generalist with a consultative approach and high emotional intelligence. You will manage with transparency, exude diplomacy, and demonstrate genuine consideration towards others. You will encourage critical thinking and innovation in problem solving activities. You will be knowledgeable in creating, monitoring, and maintaining systems to ensure resident safety and positive outcomes of a high standard, in clinical care and services in a long-term care setting.
THE ROLE DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) provides leadership to the organization in strategy, operational performance, revenue development and team leadership. This position requires management expertise, strategic planning abilities and excellent interpersonal skills. In fulfilling Grace Village’s mandate, the ED directs the Leadership Team to ensure that resident care objectives are achieved in a manner consistent with Grace Village’s mission, vision, and values which reflect our rich Christian heritage.
The Executive Director develops strategic partnerships with public and private sector organizations to continuously enhance the impact of Grace Village programs and services. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director ensures that the appropriate policies, procedures, systems, and other infrastructure are in place to sustain a disciplined, resident-focused, results-based organization.
Goal: Provide strategic leadership in operational planning, management of risk, ethical decision-making, and innovation.
Goal: Provide strong leadership skills which encourage the participation, commitment and contributions of staff that result in the provision of high-quality resident care and the creation of an innovative environment of excellence.
Collaboration with Partners & Stakeholders
Goal: Represent the Grace Village Mission & Values at all levels of the organization. Develop partnerships with external agencies, advocacy groups and the community at large.
Quality & Compliance
Goal: Create a culture of learning and commitment to continuous improvement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
Application Deadline: November 5, 2021
Short List Interviews: End of November
Start Date: January 2022
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]
To obtain a complete Opportunity Profile, please visit our website.
Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sector. We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.
Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.