Executive Director (Full Time)


Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace


Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace

Executive Director (Permanent full-time, 35 hours/week)


Job Summary:

The Executive Director plans, organizes, directs, controls and administers all agency activities, programs and operations directly or through other reporting managers consistent with Board approved agency policies, goals and objectives and in accordance with legal, statutory, constitutional and other requirements. Ensures that a high standard of client based program delivery is maintained. Promotes the agency’s activities through contact with the community, business organizations, government and the general public.

Reports to:

The HGSCP Board of Directors.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

                Planning, organization, financial management and control, communications, policy development and administrative management and counselling and social work specific to agency/association needs. Knowledge and skills are typically acquired through completion of a university degree in a discipline relevant to agency requirements or equivalent.

Five to seven years of progressively more responsible program, managerial, supervisory and financial control experience in the community social service sector with a demonstrated and in-depth working knowledge of community-based programs and services, funding sources, community relations, Board relations, and access to community resources is required.

  • Must have a good working understanding of Excel, Word, Outlook, Simply Accounting and computer technology.
  • Financial management skills as well as unionized labor relations experience are required.
  • Excellent presentation, public relations, oral written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, leadership, managerial and administrative skills.
  • Well-developed planning, organizing, controlling and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with sensitive client issues.

Preferred Skills:

  • The ability to function independently, and frequently under pressure while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines including effectively managing crisis or emergency situations is an on-going expectation.
  • Participation at meetings, conferences and other events may involve long work days, and/or frequent travel and evening or weekend work.

Salary: Commensurate upon education and experience

How to Apply

For a complete job description or to apply contact:

HGSCP Administration at ea.hgspeace@massett.ca