Deputy Executive Director
Company: New Jersey Education Association (NJEA)
Posted on: October 10, 2019
NJEA announces a vacancy for a Deputy Executive Director. General
Responsibilities The Deputy Executive Director is responsible for
serving as a surrogate for and deputy to the Executive Director. In
addition, the Deputy Executive Director may be assigned to directly
supervise a NJEA division or unit and the staff assigned. As a
member of the leadership team, the Deputy Executive Director
reports to the Executive Director and coordinates inter-divisional
staff projects, as assigned. Duties
- Coordinate projects, as assigned by the executive director,
related to organizational development, staff organization and
deployment, strategic priorities, and policy initiatives.
- Act on behalf of the executive director, as assigned, in
official capacities including appearances and/or speeches at public
or member events, maintaining relationships with other
organizations, and internal and external meetings.
- Participate in meetings of the leadership team. Attend and
serve as a resource at meetings of the Executive Committee,
Delegate Assembly, and other governance committees, as needed.
- Participate in employment interviews and deliberations, as
- Provide ongoing consultation and guidance to the executive
director, officers, and other management employees regarding issues
that are of broad concern to the Association.
- May serve as manager of an assigned division or unit, including
all supervisory functions (assignment of work, evaluation of
employees, and other personnel functions).
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned or required.
Qualifications A candidate for this position should be familiar
with the operation of a state education association or similar
organization, and possess a high degree of intelligence, integrity,
creativity, and leadership ability. He or she should: manage
multiple priorities; coordinate the human and other resources of
the association to address organizational priorities; contribute to
the management decision-making process within NJEA; have a
diversified background in association activities, including but not
limited to organizing, negotiations, grievance adjudication,
instructional issues, public relations, policy research,
legislative and political action, membership promotion, leadership
training, and organizational management.He or she should show
leadership ability in training groups, motivating others, managing
staff, and coordinating campaigns; be familiar with standard
procedures in budgeting, financial management, personnel
management, and collective bargaining; demonstrate considerable
knowledge of the legal structure, organization, and operation of
public schools and colleges; and possess the ability and
personality to direct and supervise the activities of
personnel.This position requires initiative, self-motivation, and
administrative competence. The ability to communicate well,
including speaking and writing with professional skill and
authority, is essential. The individual must possess sufficient
physical, mental, and emotional stamina to work long hours - nights
and weekends, as necessary - and be able to help address difficult
and sometimes controversial situations.Must have experience in
public education and organizational activities. Bachelor's/master's
degree(s) desirable. Assignment The Deputy Executive Director shall
be assigned to the Executive Office, based at NJEA's Trenton, NJ,
headquarters, under the supervision of the NJEA executive director.
Apply The deadline to submit resume and letter of interest via
email at (see application details) -- is Oct.14, 2019 .--
Applicants must include the job title of the position for which
they are applying the subject line.An application will be forwarded
for completion based upon review of the submitted resume.
Keywords: New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), Trenton , Deputy Executive Director, Executive , Trenton, New Jersey
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