Under the general direction of the Board of Directors and specific supervision by the President of the Board of Directors, the CEO serves as the association’s chief executive officer, assists the Board of Directors in development of the organization’s mission, goals, strategic objectives and related policies and maintains primary responsibility for their implementation, is responsible for general and active management of the business of the association and its subsidiaries in accordance with the adopted policies, direction and instruction of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee or the duly authorized representative of either.
College graduate, with emphasis on management, accounting, lobbying, fund development and human relations. Experience in association management.
Skilled oral and written communications; understanding of the legislative process and government relations; understanding of group dynamics; budgeting and financial management skills; human relation skills, organization skills, resource allocation skills, understanding of public relations and media skills, marketing skills, ability to travel; have access to an automobile.
Manage the Association, its subsidiaries and related organizations; including personnel, services, activities, property and programs.
Maintain an ongoing dialogue and close working relationships with the President of the WHCA Board of Directors and WiCAL Council Chair; WHCA/WiCAL Service Corporation Board; WHCA Executive Committee; District Presidents and Representatives, and others as appropriate to the scope of the position.
Maintain professional working relationships with Association consultants and WHCA/WiCAL Associate Members.
Serve as primary spokesperson for the Association in concert with the WHCA Board President.
Act as staff liaison to the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
Monitor and manage Association financial resources, in conjunction with Association Treasurer, Executive Committee and Budget Committee.
Initiate and maintain liaison with appropriate allied health and other associations, agencies, other stakeholder groups, and partnerships.
Establish the association’s organizational and staff structure, and reviews/updates as necessary.
Employ, supervise, train, and evaluate WHCA/WiCAL staff.
Assist the WHCA Board, WHCA Executive Committee and WHCA Standing Committee Chairs in development of their respective meeting agendas.
Monitor Association internal and external activities for compliance with board policy.
Make public and Association presentations in areas of expertise.
Serve as WHCA primary representative on task forces and committees at the state and national level.
Work closely with state legislators, officials, and policy makers to promote WHCA/WiCAL legislative efforts and build alliances.
Execute and administer all contracts as authorized by the WHCA Board.
Assume other responsibilities as directed by the Board President and Board of Directors.
It is understood that because this is an exempt staff position, overtime and/or compensatory time will not be paid or accrued.
WHCA/WiCAL is an equal opportunity employer.
About Wisconsin Health Care Association/Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living
Established in 1951, the Wisconsin Health Care Association & Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing, protecting and advancing the interests of Wisconsin’s long-term care provider community and the residents they serve. WHCA/WiCAL is Wisconsin’s most representative association of post-acute care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, therapy centers, and assisted living facilities, as it does not restrict membership to any particular segment of the provider community. In addition to its advocacy on behalf of its members, staff and residents, WHCA/WiCAL strives to provide its membership with the benefits of affiliation through the development and dissemination of information, training, and quality improvement assistance.