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Chapter Executive Director
Baton Rouge, LA (US - 70802)


Executive Director National Association of Social Workers – Louisiana Chapter

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking an Executive Director for the Louisiana Chapter with demonstrated leadership and association management skills. In addition, applicants should have a substantial knowledge of and a strong commitment to the social work profession and social work values, with an awareness of the diversity of social work practice. Applicants should also be able to engage, inspire, and mobilize the Association’s membership.

NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 120,000 members nationwide and 1,700 in Louisiana. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. The Chapter Executive Director reports to the NASW Deputy Director of Chapter Operations at the National Office and is accountable to the Louisiana Chapter Board of Directors.

Position requires:

Senior leadership experience working with professional or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards
Minimum of 3 years of executive level experience
College degree required; MSW preferred
Strong executive management skills, including the ability to provide oversight for organizational and leadership development priorities, relevant legislative efforts, membership services, and continuing education programs
Strong budget and financial management skills
Strong program planning and implementation skills
Experience in public policy advocacy at legislature and regulatory agencies
Community organizing experience
Exceptional written and oral communications skills
Experience working with traditional and social media
Ability to represent a macro perspective for Louisiana social workers
Ability to represent Louisiana social workers’ perspectives and needs with NASW national leadership
Commitment to providing excellent membership support and engagement
Ability to generate non-dues revenue such as annual conference, continuing education, and grantwriting
Basic proficiency with Office products software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online/“cloud” environment.
The Chapter office is located in Baton Rouge; travel required to other Louisiana communities, as needed.

Salary: $55,000 - $70,000, plus excellent benefits, including health and life insurance, and retirement.

Application deadline: August 18, 2017

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants will email a cover letter and résumé, addressing above qualifications, to:

NASW-LA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. Applicants from diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

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