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Executive Director

Date Posted: 2/7/2019
City: Unalaska
Location: Alaska
Country: United States
Primary Category: Administrative - Executive Management
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5+years

Description & Details


The executive director will provide leadership and management for all operations of Iliuliuk Family and Health Services (clinic), a non-profit organization. The executive director's primary responsibilities are ensuring that the mission of the clinic is fulfilled and implementing policies, procedures, and other activities in support of strategic goals and objectives. The executive director will be responsible for using a team approach and leading the organization into the future. The position requires strong general management skills, sound financial/ accounting knowledge, and sound understanding of personnel law and management.


Management/ Administrative Responsibilities

Takes responsibility for the general leadership and management of the clinic in order to accomplish and support the clinic's missions, goals and objectives.

Institutes and maintains an organizational vision and environment that emphasizes teamwork, trust, professionalism, efficiency, and customer service.

Negotiates and enters into contracts for service providers, employees, housing units, and leased spaces within the clinic.

Makes necessary adjustments to meet service demands in a financially efficient manner. Ensures excellent internal and external customer service.

Develops, implements, reviews, and enforces all rules, regulations, and policies as required.

Takes responsibility for staff development in order to accomplish and support the clinic's mission, goals and objectives.

Makes sure the board of directors is effectively supported, meetings are efficient and productive, and materials and records are complete.

Oversees and reviews development, implementation, and maintenance information technology systems in order to accomplish and support the clinic's mission, goals and objectives.
Collaborates and discusses with the board of directors the issues affecting the clinic.

Develops and maintains relationships with community and business leaders, State and regional partners, political representatives, contributors, regulators, and other healthcare service providers. Functions as an advocate of the clinic when issues affecting the clinic can be impacted by public entities.

Understands and maintains a current knowledge of laws, regulations, funding sources, and management practices that impact clinic issues, including finances, human resources, risk management, and medical practices.

Develops, implements, reviews, and maintains an emergency operation plan in conjunction with community governmental and service organizations to provide health services to the community in the event of a catastrophic event.

Develops and maintains organizational succession planning to ensure stability of clinic operations.

Financial Responsibilities

Prepares an annual budget for the board of directors' review and approval that follows and supports the mission and strategic plan of the clinic.

Forecasts cash flow needs and invests idle cash according to the investment policy. Uses cost benefit analysis as a tool for decision-making.
Prepares annual financial report. Ensures that the board of directors receives timely and accurate monthly and annual financial reports and forecasts. Analyzes financial statements and makes adjustments to operations as needed. Conducts financial studies as requested by board of directors or as needed to accomplish the mission, and goals and objectives of the clinic.

Ensures effective management and execution of billing and receipting, investments, cash management, payroll, and accounts receivable and accounts payable activities.

Identifies, develops, and manages new and existing capital projects.

Human Resources Responsibilities

Effectively manages employee conflicts, and builds and maintains a sense of teamwork among staff members.

Recruits and selects healthcare practitioners in consultation with medical director, behavioral health director, dental director and/or clinical services director.

Recruits and selects both administrative and medical support staff for clinic.



A Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or health care administration is required. An advanced degree is a plus, but not required. Relevant experience may be substituted for education requirements in some circumstances.


Progressively responsible, significant experience in business administration, particularly management of financial systems and human resources.

A minimum of five years' supervisory experience.

Documented, service-oriented experience that includes successful contacts with political representatives, community and business leaders, contributors, and public at large.

Comfort with and understanding of information technologies and business applications, including spreadsheets, word processing, databases, and basic financial software.

Proven success in written communications; grant writing skills desirable, but not required.


How to Apply / Contact

James Kaech

Chief Executive Officer

Iliuliuk Family and Health Services Inc.

Phone 907-581-8658

Fax 907-581-4897

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