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Seeking next executive director

Updated: May 10, 2023

Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Directors

Job Description


Directs the day-to-day operations of Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center. Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services to children who are survivors of severe abuse and their non-offending families through coordinated multidisciplinary team interventions, education/prevention and advocacy.


• Provides leadership, management, vision, and best practice methods to ensure that the mission and core values of the agency are in practice.

• Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, retaining and supervision of all staff and programs.

• Ensures that the CAC meets all funder and accreditation requirements, which includes but is not limited to maintaining documentation and submitting reports as required.

• Responsible for the fiscal management of the organization, including but not limited to authorizing or making bill payments, ensuring that fiscal reports are completed as required and submitted to the Board of Directors for review and approval on a regular basis as well as all funders.

• Prepares and submits annual draft budget to Board of Directors for approval.

• Works collaboratively with staff and the Board of Directors to meet agency’s strategic goals and objectives.

• Prepares the agenda for monthly board meetings. Attends all Board meetings and committee meetings. Provides information to the Board of Directors as needed or as requested.

• Identifies funding opportunities that align with the agency mission and prepares funding/grant applications as needed.

• Maintains positive relationships with various stakeholders, including members of the CAC’s multidisciplinary team.

• Attends and facilitates monthly multidisciplinary meetings. Provides oversight of multidisciplinary team meetings and relationships, case management, community outreach, and varied committees.

• Evaluates program effectiveness and establishes a plan for improvement if needed.

• Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal mandates and standards as required.

• Assists in continuous quality improvement of protocols, policies and procedures both internally and externally with the multidisciplinary team.

• Serves as the main media spokesperson and represents Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center in the community through varied committee and public relation engagements to increase awareness of the CAC’s programs and the issue of child abuse in Coffee County.

• Coordinates professional training for MDT, CAC staff and volunteers as needed.

• Provides support, information and referral, advocacy and other direct service activities to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members as needed.

• Maintains accreditation standards set by the National Children’s Alliance and completed accreditation application on behalf of the CAC every five years.

• Attends required annual specialized training and Children’s Advocacy Centers of Tennessee membership meetings.

• Responsible for coordinating CAC’s fundraising activities with the Board of Directors.

• Responsible for advocacy activities with local and state elected officials.

• Maintains agency records as required by policy and law.

• Works with agency partners and Board of Directors to develop and implement a strategic plan.

Expected hours worked per week:

Full time, exempt. Minimum 37.5 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours required due to needs of the center.

Minimal Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in social service, education, counseling or related field with at least three (3) years of experience in a supervisory level position. Prior nonprofit experience preferred.

• Thorough knowledge of child abuse issues and ability to apply professional expertise in developing preventative and remedial initiatives.

• Excellent written and oral communication.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with professionals of many different disciplines.

• Development/fundraising experience.

• Ability to stay mission focused.

• Ability to use Microsoft Office programs effectively.

• Ability to exercise tact and sound judgment.

• Ability to work under high pressure situations while maintaining composure.

• Must be able to prepare and understand financial reports and budgets. QuickBooks knowledge is a plus.

• Ability to stay abreast of laws related to child abuse and neglect.

• Must be able to pass a thorough criminal background check as well as a basic physical.


• Starting salary $50,000.

• Benefits include vacation and sick leave along with a monthly medical allowance.

To submit your application, please email the following to No phone calls please. Initial applications due by October 21, 2022.

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Three Professional References. Reference letters will be required prior to employment.

Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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