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Autism Delaware

Associate Executive Director

  • Location

    Newark, DE
  • Posted On

    November 5, 2018
  • Job Type

  • Category

    Nonprofit Administration
  • Experience Level

    5-10 Years
  • Education Level

    Master's Degree
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Delaware’s leading private, nonprofit agency serving the autism community statewide seeks a full-time Associate Executive Director to manage the business, regulatory, and financial affairs of the organization.

The Associate Executive Director is a senior-level position and directs the administrative work necessary to develop and implement agency services, programs and budgets; assures compliance with all audits of financial statements, pension plans, and federal mandates of the agency’s programs; oversees banking, accounting, and vendor relations; provides executive leadership to strategic fundraising development activities; fosters relationships with Autism Delaware’s many constituencies, including families, self-advocates, state agencies, and donors; directs communications and fundraising initiatives; maintains best practices in all areas of responsibility; and assists the executive director as required, assuming the responsibilities of that individual in his or her absence.

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Location: Based in Newark, Delaware, with offices in Dover and Lewes.



MBA or other specialty related to the core services of Autism Delaware, which is to provide resources and support to Delaware individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder.

Min six years’ experience in financial management of human services or nonprofit organizations.

Min two years direct experience working with boards of directors.

Facility in written and spoken English.

High level of personal organization.

High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel; and with QuickBooks.

Must be sensitive to and willing to work with clients from highly diverse backgrounds that include race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health history, and socio-economic status.

Must be willing and flexible regarding location of service delivery to clients.

Frequent travel required between agency sites and to various local, regional, and national locations.

Valid driver’s license required.

How to Apply

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