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Executive Director – El Paso, TX

Center Against Sexual and Family Violence | Executive Director

The Center Against Sexual and Family Violence (CASFV) is the largest provider of sexual and
family violence services on the US/Mexico border. CASFV’s 80+ staff provide services and
programs to over 6,000 individuals annually. An annual budget of $4.2 million supports an
emergency shelter, non-residential services through the Family Resource Center, youth services,
community outreach and a Batterer’s Intervention and Prevention Program, along with other
supportive services. CASFV recently successfully completed a $7.5 million campaign to rebuild
the emergency shelter. The shelter will be completed in November and residents will move in
late November. CASFV is governed by a diverse and involved Board of Directors, has several
working community partnership projects and maintains a positive profile with funders. A
separate foundation is established and provides opportunities for bequests. CASFV is seeking an
Executive Director that exemplifies the values of the organization and can provide stable and
long-term leadership.

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and is accountable to
the Board of Directors for the overall management and operation of CASFV, including the
achievement of CASFV goals and objectives; implementation of Board policies; compliance
with applicable licensing and accreditation standards, laws and regulations; planning,
implementation, and evaluation of service programs; liaison with appropriate federal, state, and
local agencies; recruitment and direction of staff; and development and management of
CASFV’s financial and facility resources. The Executive Director represents CASFV in the
community and is responsible for developing and maintaining effective partnerships.

Supervisor: The Executive Director is appointed and supervised by the Board of Directors.
Subordinates: The Executive Director recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates the
performance of the Director of Administration, Director of Client Services, Director of Therapy
Services, Director of Youth Services, Director of the Batterers’ Intervention and Prevention
Program, the Director of Community Relations and Director of Strategic Development.

Organization Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that
operations are efficient and effective.
• Responsible for strategic planning, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, to ensure
mission is successfully fulfilled.
• Responsible for effective administration of CASFV operations.
• Responsible for implementation and evaluation of services and programs that carry out
the organization’s mission.
• Determines CASFV’s staffing needs, the organization and responsibilities of each
department or program, the lines of authority and delegation of responsibilities within the
organization, and the salary and benefit plans for all employees.
• Responsible for signing all contracts, agreements, and other instruments made and
entered into and on behalf of the organization, obtaining Board of Directors approval as
• Responsible for producing and regularly updating a written manual of personnel policies
which meets the minimum requirements of licensing, state and federal labor laws and
accrediting bodies.

Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial
health of the organization.
• Responsible for fiscal integrity and stability to include preparation and submission of an
annual budget to the Board of Directors
• Responsible to assure that monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the
financial condition of the organization, are submitted to the Finance Committee and
Board of Directors
• Responsible for fiscal management, operating within the approved budget, ensuring
maximum resource utilization and maintaining the organization in a positive financial
• Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support CASFV’s
• Responsible for securing appropriate grants from public and private resources and
assuring that all program and fiscal grant requirements are met.
• Executing and ensuring CASFV’s compliance with all contractual agreements with
funding sources and affiliates.
• Ensuring that the operation and effectiveness of CASFV activities are routinely monitored
and evaluated, to include procuring independent inspections, audits and evaluations as
required by the Board and by licensing and accrediting bodies.

Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission through
strategic planning and effective development of programs and services.
• Responsible for leading CASFV in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s
vision and mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
• Responsible for working with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through
strategic planning, programming and community outreach.
• Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and
accurate manner, all financial and programmatic information necessary for the Board to
function properly and to make informed decisions.
• Responsible for working with the CASFV Foundation Board of Directors to assure
appropriate management, investment and development of the Foundation.
• Responsible for working with the Transitional Living Center (TLC) Board of Directors to
ensure compliance with funding and statutory requirements.

Community Relations: Serves as CASFV’s public voice.
• Responsible for developing and maintaining effective partnerships with community
• Representing CASFV to media in a professional, clear and articulate manner, accurately
representing the CASFV’s viewpoint as established by the Board of Directors
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• Participating in appropriate committees, task forces, boards on a local, state and
national level to enhance CASFV’s presence and voice.
• Responsible for the enhancement of CASFV’s image by being active and visible in the
community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private

The Executive Director must exemplify the highest standards of personal, professional, and
ethical conduct, and abide by CASFV’s Personnel Policies. Specifically, the Executive Director
must demonstrate capacities for trust, responsibility, initiative, self-esteem, caring and integrity.

The position of Executive Director is classified as a permanent, full-time, salaried, professional
staff position as those terms are defined in the CASFV’s Personnel Policies.
The salary of Executive Director is determined by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is
eligible for those employee benefits defined in CASFV’s Personnel Policies for the position
classification described above.

Preferred qualifications for the position of Executive Director:
• Master’s Degree in administration, psychology, social work, education, counseling,
nursing, or related field, or equivalent educational experiences.
• 5 (five+) years as an Executive Director or in top-level management in the non-profit or
similar sector.
• Ability to instill confidence in others and maintain a calm and competent attitude during
periods of stress.
• Transparent and high integrity leadership skills, to include the ability to give direction to
staff and work cooperatively with the Board of Directors.
• Ability to effectively convey the CASFV’s vision mission to a diverse community of clients,
staff, volunteers and donors.
• Proven success in budgeting, financial management and analysis and fund-raising.
• Strong and creative organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program
development and task facilitation.
• Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to working with a diverse community and
culture of stakeholders, clients, donors
• Ability to convey a vision of CASFV’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector.
• Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
• Strong public speaking ability.
• Preferred bilingual, Spanish/English

Complete application packets must be received by August 27, 2018 by 12:00 pm.
Partial or incomplete packets will not be considered.
Application packet must include:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Fund-raising history
• Grant writing sample
• History of grant implementation
• Opinion Editorial for Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Awareness Month
• Four references
• Salary requirements

Please submit two application packets.
One digital copy of the application packet will be submitted as one PDF file via email
to ED@casfv.org. Please combine all documents, listed above, in PDF format into one file to
ensure that they remain together throughout the selection process.
One hard copy may be hand delivered or mailed to:
Stephanie Karr
580 Giles Rd.
El Paso, TX 79915
A confirmation will be sent to the email of record within 24-hours of the first packets arrival.
Please submit all inquires via email to ED@casfv.org.