SAY San Diego (Social Advocates for Youth) seeks a visionary, forward-thinking leader with an entrepreneurial spirit for their next Chief Executive Officer. SAY San Diego is a dynamic nonprofit human service agency celebrating more than 40 years of dedicated support and service to the positive development of young people, their families and communities. SAY San Diego now operates 44 programs on 63 sites throughout the greater San Diego area. SAY San Diego’s budget for 2012-13 is $18 million. SAY is proud that 89% of the budget goes toward direct services to children and families. For more information please see: www.saysandiego.org.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the oversight and management of the entire agency. The successful candidate should have the capacity to lead a dynamic fund development effort, or demonstrate the ability to engage a strong development team. The ideal candidate will most likely have solid leadership experience in the human services and/or mental health fields with successful experience in fund development, human resources, administration of grant and contract funded programs, and management of a large diverse staff and wide breadth of programs. The candidate should preferably have a history of involvement in his/her community, experience as a front-line provider of services, and experience collaborating with partners in the community. Recent California experience is preferred, but not essential. A Bachelor’s degree is the minimum educational requirement combined with relevant experience. An advanced degree in social work, public administration, nonprofit management or a related field is strongly preferred.
SAY San Diego has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the search for the Chief Executive Officer. Please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: www.morrisberger.com/currentsearches/saysandiego. Direct inquiries or nominations to Morris & Berger by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (818) 507-1234.