Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska
Position Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
FSLA Status: Exempt
Job Summary: The Executive Director of Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska (BCDC) and, in partnership with the Board, is responsible for the success of BCDC. Together, the Board and Executive Director assure Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of BCDC’s mission and vision, and the accountability of BCDC to its patients and members. The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, work in confidentiality and in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
BCDC follows all government mandated guidelines for Medicare/Medicaid providers and requires that all employees be either be fully vaccinated as defined by those guidelines or provide a documented medical exemption or religious exemption as approved by BCDC.
- At least 3 years of executive-level management experience as a successful leader of a nonprofit organization and/or other organization.
- Functional knowledge of non-profit accounting, budgeting, financial management, and marketing.
- A strong passion for the mission of the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska.
- Experience in fiscal management and preparing a comprehensive budget for non-profit boards.
- Capacity to excel at influencing and leading an organization towards positive growth.
- Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of accountability, healthy work relationships and partnerships, and inclusivity among organizational staff in order to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.
- Experience in creating, establishing, and communicating clear measurable goals.
- Outstanding communication skills and ability to work well with media, staff, and the community.
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, marketing, development, health care management or other area applicable to the business of BCDC. Relevant experience may be substituted for an educational degree.
Salary & Benefits:
- Knowledge/experience of federal and state requirements for health care facilities specifically mammography facilities.
- Knowledge of and experience with Alaska Gaming Laws.
Organizational: (% of Time = 40)
- Compensation $90,000 - $105,000 DOE
- Paid Leave (PTO) as per Personnel Manual
- Holidays (8 paid days per year)
- Up to 3% Salary Match to SIMPLE IRA
Financial: (% of Time = 20)
- Plan, actively manage, and oversee the organization’s operations, programs, and fundraising to ensure the organization’s financial sustainability.
- Assures that BCDC acts as an educational resource and referral source to patients, partner organizations and the public.
- Execute on the policies authorized by the Board.
- Lead, manage, and guide the organization to attain continued growth, success, and optimal mission impact for all programs and services.
- Develop fundraising plans including, but not limited to writing and submitting grants, as well as coordinating annual fundraising events.
- Establish and maintain operational plans to support the strategic goals and objectives of the Board of Directors, in collaboration with organization leadership.
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of mammography in order to maintain a high quality of services and equipment.
- Apply innovative thinking and performance measurements to analyze and support strategic decision-making that affect rural communities, minority and low-income groups.
- Oversee the recruitment and coordination of volunteers.
- Special project oversight; for example, construction and facility improvement to the rental space.
- Review internal proposals to modify or upgrade operations to be more efficient and/or to adjust to external changes (e.g., regulatory changes, Medicaid/Medicare, Ladies First).
- Oversee maintenance of equipment, facilities and vehicles and registration reporting requirements.
- Advertise and secure tenant for the rental space and manage lease in accordance with applicable laws.
- Solve unexpected problems as they arise and perform other duties as necessary.
Employee Support and Morale Building: (% of Time = 20)
- In collaboration with the Accountant prepare the annual budget for Board approval, conduct in-depth analysis of financial reports, and routinely report financial activities to the Board.
- Review billing reports to identify any possible Medicaid/ Insurance billing issues that affect the Accounts Receivable monthly with the Office Manager and Accountant.
- Conduct long-term strategic financial planning with departments in order to improve services.
- Oversight of internal controls to ensure all funds are managed correctly.
- Monitor and review benefits available to BCDC employees, and continuously compare to the current job market to ensure BCDC offers competitive compensation packages to their staff. Present research to the BCDC Board for review and/or approval.
- Identify and develop long-term agreements with external vendors that provide quality service, are reliable, credible, and whose work enhances operations while reducing cost.
- Identify and develop relationships with medical partners who will help advance our mission by providing compensation for our services such as Southcentral Foundation, SEARHC, and individual communities.
- Assure the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitor compliance with regulatory laws and regulations.
Board Support: (% of Time = 10)
- Supervise, approve timesheets and distribute payroll.
- Foster a collaborative working environment, encourage professional development, and champion accountability amongst staff.
- Ensure job descriptions are developed and performance evaluations are conducted and documented annually.
- Encourage staff development and education.
- Oversee the recruitment of staff for open positions.
External Communication and Relationship Building: (% of Time = 10)
- Develop and maintain a working relationship with the Board of Directors.
- Attend all Board meetings and provide reports on all current work, project timelines, and organizational progress.
- Maintain open lines of communication with the Board of Directors, to ensure the success of the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska.
- Timely reporting of the centers monthly and annual services provided to patients.
- Provide opportunities for Board training and improvement.
- Align strategic planning of the Board, and organizational plans of the Executive Director to ensure the continued success of the Breast Cancer Detection Center.
Serve as a liaison with community and state-wide programs, an effective spokesperson for the agency, establishes sound working relationships with community groups and organizations.
- Communicate on a regular basis with outside entities in-person, electronically, or telephonically for BCDC specific subjects: banking, insurance, State of Alaska, legal, etc., or for general relationship building.
- Monitor and comment on BCDC’s behalf on changes or proposed changes in State policies, laws, or regulations.
- Advocate and participate on various panels, or committees to keep informed on changes that may impact BCDC’s interests.
- Keeping up to date on trends and possible changes, in our business model so as to develop a sense of when and how to put BCDC in the most advantageous position.