The Methodist Home for Children and Youth, headquartered in Macon, Georgia, is a nationally respected and recognized residential treatment and foster care provider that shelters while nourishing and enriching each child’s life to prepare them to transition into contributing and productive adults. The multi-faceted residential care home exists as a faith-based organization to provide a continuum of specialized programs that address the needs of abused, neglected, and abandoned children. It has impacted the lives of more than 10,000 children from across the state of Georgia through its operations in Macon, Americus, Valdosta, St. Marys, Columbus, and Waverly Hall.
Appointed by the Board of Trustees, the President and CEO serves as the executive officer of the organization, guiding and committing the agency to action within the parameters established by the Board of Trustees. The President and CEO will be committed to both excellence and service.
Among the responsibilities, the President and CEO:
--Assures the periodic evaluation of the Agency’s services
--Demonstrates appropriate responsibility, as delegated by the Board, for all children in care, administration of the Children’s Home and any other program that the Board deems appropriate
--Demonstrates appropriate responsibility for the planning and coordinating of all phases of the Agency’s program and services
--Reviews and evaluates the results of the Agency’s program, suggesting creative action, modifying and/or revising where indicated
--Researches and investigates pertinent fields to maintain awareness of changing needs within the community
--Has oversight of overall safety of residents and staff
--Directs the Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) Plan and its impact on the organization
--Provides for conferences with children, and/or families, as requested or needed
--Provides professional leadership and technical consultation to the Board
--Keeps the Board informed of financial and personnel needs and actions, makes regular reports on all phases of the Agency’s programs, services, and facilities, and schedules and prepares for all Board and Board Committee meetings
--Coordinates with the Vice President for Development in requesting and securing gifts and financial resources for the organization
--Represents the organization for the public and fulfills speaking engagements as available
--Prepares the annual budget in cooperation with the Personnel and the Finance committees
--Ensures all funds are employed in accordance with policy and all disbursements are properly accounted for through Board approved procedures
--Provides oversight to fundraising campaign as approved by the Board
--Oversees all contracts, including reviewing each contract to see if it is completed as agreed, making decisions to renew or terminate contracts, and signing all contracts
A detailed profile on the position and its responsibilities and requirements, the organization, and the community is available at:
The Methodist Home for Children and Youth is an equal opportunity employer.
Send nominations, inquiries, and letters of application, including a cover letter of application (limit two pages), resume (limit 10 pages), and four references, to:
Deadline for applications is February 15, 2013.
Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is assisting The Methodist Home for Children and Youth with this search. The consultant team leaders are:
Emily Parker Myers, President and CEO
Hunter Godsey, Vice President
Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting
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