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Executive Director, CCA

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Executive Director, CCA
Cincinnati Center for Autism
Springdale, Ohio
Job Summary

Cincinnati Center for Autism (CCA) is seeking the next Executive Director to lead CCA into the future. The Executive Director is the key management leader responsible for the effective operation of CCA including planning, staffing, directing, and managing all instructional, business, and other operations. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director supervises and ensures adherence of CCA’s daily operations to established policies and legal guidelines including, but not limited to financial, record keeping and employment.

Job Description

Cincinnati Center for Autism (CCA) supports individuals with autism and their families through programming in the areas of academics, adaptive behavior, communication, and social participation. Here at CCA, we build independence and promote happy and fulfilling lives. We believe that every child has the potential to learn. We work to identify a student’s areas of strength and challenge and create an individualized program that supports their unique needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to and manages the efforts of Center’s staff.
  • Collaborates with the Board to establish and change policies for overall program development, services provided and
  • Supports and directs public relations activities to build and maintain relationships with other organizations and the
  • Serves as a liaison with the local school districts for all Center students.
  • Monitors with management team student performance and assigns students to the appropriate classroom and
    student to teacher ratios.
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the Center’s fiscal operations.
  • Responsible for the development of annual budget with input from key Management; ensures all invoices, donations,
    deposits, etc. are processed accurately and timely.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the organization's programs, participating in community events, conferences, and
    networking opportunities.
  • Stay current with research and trends in autism care and related fields to inform program development and maintain
    an innovative approach.
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  • Masters in education, Educational Administration, or related degree is required.
  • Five (5) years administration experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to hire, evaluate and develop quality staff.
  • Experience developing comprehensive student programming in all curricular areas.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and an ability to relate to diverse age and demographic
  • Excellent organizational, management and small group leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a work environment that promotes collaboration and cooperation among staff.

The Cincinnati Center for Autism is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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