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Job Details

Full Time
Bath, NY
3 Years
Master's Degree
July 5, 2017

Executive Director-Institute for Human Services, Inc.

The Board of Directors of The Institute for Human Services, Inc., seeks a resourceful, creative and visionary Executive Director to oversee the nonprofit member organization providing management support services, information and referral and capacity building services for the regional nonprofit sector in the Southern Tier of New York State. 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the organization, developing and maintaining sound financial practices, and enabling the Board of Directors to fulfill its governance function.  The candidate will provide direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy and annual goals and objectives. 

The successful applicant must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant field with 3 years of related experience.  Must have proven supervisory, management and financial experience.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively manage financials, agency programs and marketing/media relations required.  Must have knowledge of the Human Services, Education, Public and/or Health Care Sector. 

A full job description can be seen at  Interested applicants apply by emailing a letter of interest and resume demonstrating their qualifications to   

All applications must be received no later than July 28, 2017. 

NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.