Workers Assistance Program, Inc. (WAP) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated in the State of Texas in 1977. WAP’s mission is to create better workplaces, schools, and communities. WAP is committed to providing affordable services that help individuals and organizations achieve optimum states of performance and well-being. WAP is a highly respected nonprofit resource for encouraging constructive behaviors with regard to personal well-being, work and academic productivity, human relationships, and community involvement. WAP was founded on the fact that the personal well-being of the American worker is of vital importance to business and labor due to the constant interplay between problems on and off the job. Six different programs under the non-profit umbrella involve work-based, community-based, and school-based activities. WAP receives grants and contracts from multiple sources that include both the public and private sectors.
WAP is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code with annual revenues of approximately $5 to 7 million per year. WAP has an August 31 fiscal year-end with a requirement to file audited financial statements and single audit reports no later than March 1steach year.
WAP’s headquarters is located in Austin, Texas. The CEO has a salaried compensation commiserate to the non-profit sector. Travel primarily within the United States is required on an annual basis for several standing and as-needed engagements. Re-location funds are not available. WAP’s Board of Directors oversees the CEO in their daily efforts to fulfill the organization’s mission to Create Better Workplaces, Schools and Communities.
Job Description Chief Executive Officer
Division: WAPDepartment: ExecutiveSupervisor: Chairperson of WAP Board of DirectorsClassification: Exempt/Full-time/Salaried
Qualifications/Requirements A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in PublicAdministration, Business, Public Policy, Human Service, or related field. MastersDegree preferred. Five years of administrative experience with non-profit organizations. Knowledge or background in principles and practices of business administration including human resource practices and employment laws, program budgeting, general accounting, fiscal management, office procedures and business operating systems. Must be skilled in: communicating effectively, verbally and in writing, with a diverse range of audiences and settings; persuasion and negotiation of conflicts and problems; assessing operational, program, staffing and fiscal needs; interpreting legal documents and government regulations; evaluating fiscal and financial reports, forms and data; analyzing complex written documents; identifying and resolving administrative problems; ability to work long and irregular hours under pressure conditions; delegating responsibility and achieving results through subordinates; and maintaining order in an environment of changing priorities. Must be able to pass standard drug, criminal, and financial background checks.
Duties/ResponsibilitiesUnder the direction of the Chairperson of the Board, the Chief Executive Officer provides the overall management of WAP, in alignment with the WAP mission, and administers the program policies as determined by the Board of Directors.Duties include:
General Administration:Oversees the development and implementation of operations, systems, and program plans. Ensures processes and procedures are in place to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of business and compliance with all governmental rules and regulations. Periodic review of all company policies and makes recommendations for changes or additions to the Board of Directors. Provides leadership in the strategic planning of the organization and approves all plans for
the development of services. Assesses operational, program, staffing and fiscal needs. Identifies and resolves conflict and problems. Approves all employee hires and terminations. Maintains a positive working atmosphere among all staff.Implements systems to achieve effective, measurable work-loads and work flow.Works to innovate and streamline processes and services.
Program Development/Public Relations:Establish and maintain excellent customer service and public relations. Maintain and develop collaborations with key organizations and individuals. Promote program services. Review and approve service sales quotas and participate in the formulation of marketing objectives coordinated with those of the organization. Evaluate existing program services and make recommendations as needed. Provide outreach and capacity building. Interface positively and effectively with unions, employers, lay groups, professional groups, treatment providers, and the general public. Communicate with other organizations in the field through memberships or service on advisory committees and boards.Incorporate initiatives that give back to the community such as free counseling.Seek out new funding opportunities. Incorporate new initiatives to inform the community of WAP’s services.
Fiscal Administration:Reviews and approves the organizational annual budgets and approves subsequent modifications and transfers; monitors and evaluates accounting systems, audits of accounts, and internal control methods; reviews and approves accounts payable, payroll, and other financial warrants, requisitions, purchase orders, receipts and records or reports. Oversees reserve with focus on building total.
Special Projects:Conducts special projects or duties as directed by the Board Chairperson.
Misc:Meet or exceed contract or deliverable objectives; Responsible for performance measures; Document all service activity in designated database, electronic calendar, and other appropriate work databases as assigned; Respond to customer request & complaints in a timely manner and document service provided; Consistently communicate with internal stakeholders per email protocol.
Benefits and leave package including but not limited to:
· 401(k) with 5% automatic contribution after 1 year of service
· Employer contribution toward medical and dental
· Employer paid Basic Life, AD&D insurance
· Pre-tax programs for child and health care
· Additional Voluntary Life Insurance options
· Optional STD and LTD
· Mileage Reimbursement for in town travel
· Perdiem for out of town travel
· 40 hours VTO after one year
· Limited work from home options
· Training and Continued Education
· Robust Employee Assistance Program
Job Type: Full-time