Alliance of Information and Referral Systems - Executive Director Opening

The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) has partnered with Hiring Solutions LLC to identify and recommend candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the AIRS Board of Directors and facilitates and manages the array of opportunities and challenges facing the organization, with an emphasis on a breadth of partnerships and relationships that must be navigated sensitively and tactfully. The Executive Director will organize, plan, and direct the activities of the AIRS organization. This includes administration and management of all programs and internal systems of AIRS and serving as the principal representative to stakeholders and the public. 
Position Responsibilities
  • Implements the strategic goals and objectives of the organization through supporting the AIRS Board in developing and implementing strategic planning that will position AIRS as a leader.
  • Supports the Board to fulfill its governance function.
  • Provides direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, strategy and annual goals and objectives.
  • Oversees the Standards-based products and services offered by AIRS
  • Communicates with membership, AIRS Affiliates, technology vendors, health and social service systems, and other stakeholders to ensure that AIRS products and services are educational and relevant and result in the delivery of high quality and effective I&R services.
  • Influences and drives creation of future visioning around the I&R field.
  • Positions AIRS as an integral partner in the delivery of I&R by building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders. 
  • Promotes the field of information and referral I&R and AIRS by presenting and educating AIRS services, products and value.
  • Oversees the development of the budget, payment of bills and monitor financial reports with the Finance Committee, Board of Directors, and bookkeeping staff to assure AIRS is financially healthy.
  • Develops and implements funding models and service plans, enhancing revenue streams and generating new and innovative products for the future of I&R.
  • Knows and understands the history of AIRS accomplishments in bringing the I&R field to where it is today, and take it into the future as a vital, relevant and essential partner for a rapidly changing field.
  • Carries out regular and transparent communication with the Board, membership, and partners in all aspects of the operational, administrative and strategic work of AIRS.
  •  Ensures the AIRS work plan is carried out and achieved including: organizational obligations, financial systems, staff leadership and contract management.  {It will be necessary for the Executive Director to support one or more of the AIRS Committees and the AIRS services related to the committee(s).}
  • Cultivates an organizational culture that supports and embraces inclusiveness, collaboration, open communication and innovation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
For questions, please contact Hiring Solutions directly; please do not contact AIRS directly.
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Date Closing: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Salary Range: 
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time