Description

Salary: $50,000-$60,000, depending on experience
Job Description: The Organization
Utah Dispute Resolution (UDR) is a 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization with headquarters in Salt Lake City. The organization was established in 1991 and provides mediation services, primarily for low-income Utah residents, as well as training and education in conflict resolution and mediation skills. UDR oversees five programs: Community, Family, Court, Youth, and Training. The organization provides services throughout the state of Utah.
The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and oversight of service programs, staffing, training, fund raising, financial reporting, promotion, business compliance, and database and Website management.

Responsibilities
The Executive Director reports to a Board of Trustees and is responsible to ensure that the organization adheres to its mission and financial objectives. UDR employs three full-time staff, two part-time staff, ten contract coordinators, and about 75 volunteers with an annual budget of about $275,000. The Executive Director is the representative and spokesperson for the organization and oversees all operational functions of the organization including the management and administration of service, education and training programs; community relations; financial administration and management; fund raising; curriculum design, development, and delivery; human resource management; volunteer leadership; and facilities management.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

1. Oversee management and operations of the organization: Implement a positive work culture that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse staff and volunteer base. Administer mediation service programs by ensuring compliance with agency protocols and ethical standards. Oversee training efforts by developing curriculum, creating proposals for custom training workshops, preparing and submitting applications to obtain appropriate approvals, preparing for and facilitating public and custom workshops and seminars, overseeing and administering practicum and mentorship programs. Generate periodic reports on program accomplishments. Troubleshoot PC, database, and software problems; arrange outside support as needed.

2. Serve as primary spokesperson and advocate for Utah Dispute Resolution by clearly articulating its mission, programs and impact on the community. Develop and implement a fundraising plan and act as chief fundraiser by writing grant proposals, managing funding campaigns, soliciting individual donations, conducting higher-paying mediations, and promoting training efforts to raise operating overhead. Oversee marketing efforts and creation of marketing materials. Manage content for UDR’s Web site.

3. Facilitate the UDR Board's mission and operations by communicating with Trustees. Prepare and distribute materials and reports in advance of Board meetings. Contribute to the identification, selection and recruitment of new Board members.

4. Ensure compliance with UDR’s financial policies and procedures. Develop, gain Board approval, and manage the annual budget. Maintain the organization’s financial records. Manage expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgets. Prepare and submit check requests and payroll. Review monthly bank statements and assist the accountant with monthly reconciliations. Prepare invoices and track payables due. Keep the Board regularly informed of the organization’s financial status. Oversee and track investments; direct changes as needed. Prepare for and assist with the annual audit of financial statements.

5. Ensure compliance with corporate business and nonprofit standards and requirements. Ensure agency compliance with UDR Policies and Procedures. Prepare and maintain corporate records and files.
Desired Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications
Leading candidates will demonstrate passion for the mission of Utah Dispute Resolution and invest themselves in the vision and goals of the organization. The Executive Director will have strong critical thinking skills and demonstrate integrity and good judgment. Preference may be given to candidates who are qualified or able to attain qualification by the Utah State Courts as Master Mediators with basic and divorce qualification.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated successful experience, knowledge, and skills in these areas:
• Effective written and oral communication skills, including strong public speaking skills
• Financial management and competence with basic bookkeeping standards and practices
• Fundraising efforts including grant and proposal writing
• Program and staff oversight and management
• Preparing marketing and promotional materials
• Web site content management
• Computer skills in general and specifically with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications

Education
Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.
Location: Salt Lake City
Status: Open

Information

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to nancy.mcgahey@utahbar.org
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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