Isabella County CAC Executive Director Job Position

Title: Executive Director

Reports To: ICCAC Board of Directors

Salary Range: Compensation commensurate with experience; $55,000-$60,000

Hours: 40 Hours some evenings and weekend

Classification: Exempt, 501©3

General Description: The Executive Director has the primary duties to manage, lead and develop the center

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Personnel Management.
  • Responsible for day-to-day activities of the agency.
  • Responsible for the fiscal and budgetary management of the agency.
  • Works with the Board of Directors on projects (ex. board development, budget development, strategic planning).
  • Ensures smooth working relationship with multi-disciplinary team and partner agencies.
  • Responsible for overall fund development and grant applications.
  • Responsible for grant management, reporting both monthly and quarterly, financial collaboration with ICCAC Financial Officer.
  • Able to fundraise a minimum of $100,000.00 annually for agency.

Community Involvement

  • Acts as Community Liaison and oversees training and education activities provided.
  • Act as a liaison to state and national associations of children’s advocacy centers, Children’s Trust Fund, Children’s Advocacy Centers of Michigan and performs required duties of those associations.
  • Provide community education programs to increase awareness and knowledge of the center and its function within the community.
  • Be an active member of at least one local service organization for community connection and collaboration. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Remain current on legislative and regulatory issues impacting child abuse issues.
  • Perform any and all activities to support the mission of the organization and ensure advocacy in the communities served
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Requirements: Preferred three to five years of management experience in a non-profit setting. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; flexibility in scheduling; ability to work in high stress environment.  Strong leadership skills, including willingness to collaborate with other community agencies.  No listing on Central Registry and no criminal convictions.

Education: A Master’s Degree, or equivalent experience, in a field related to the function of the Isabella County Child Advocacy Center, such as law, social work, criminal justice, public administration, business administration, health administration or a similar field.

Experience: The director must possess knowledge of child abuse issues and current standards of practice.  The Executive Director must also possess knowledge related to physical and sexual child abuse, legal proceedings and crisis intervention; coordination and administrative skills; human relations and coordination, particularly with multidisciplinary child abuse teams, including social services, legal, medical and mental health professionals is preferred.  Experience providing public speaking and training preferred.  The director must be experienced in grant writing, grants management and fundraising.  Experience with staff supervision required.  Must be able to work collaboratively with professionals from a variety of disciplines.  The director must possess excellent problem solving, communication, and customer service skills.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified, nor as a guarantee that the duties described will only be performed by personnel assigned to this job description.  The Employer reserves the right to revise the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time at its sole discretion. This position is covered by the Personnel Policies of The Isabella County Child Advocacy Center

Additional Requirements: The physical environment is an office building.  The position requires the ability to sit at a desk, work on a computer, and do some light lifting of 10 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying such articles as binders, baskets and other related materials. Pursuant to the hiring policies of Voices for Children Advocacy Center: All ICCAC employees must complete and pass a criminal background check, Michigan and National Sex Offender Registry Check and Central Registry check with the Department of Health and Human Services before hire. Employees will have their backgrounds screened annually.  Any employee who has not resided in the state of Michigan for at least 10 years prior to hiring must sign a waiver attesting to the fact that they have never been convicted of a felony or identified as a perpetrator.  Persons who have assaultive, child abuse, or criminal sexual conduct charges or convictions are not eligible for employment with ICCAC.  Felony convictions and other misdemeanors convictions will be reviewed by the Executive Committee for hire or continued employment.

Travel: This position requires travel for meetings, trainings, and conferences.

The above job description is intended to summarize the essential functions of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of miscellaneous duties and responsibilities that may be requested in the performance of this job.

Employees are required to participate in activities outside of normal business hours.


All employment relationships with ICCAC are of an at-will nature, may be terminated at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Nothing in any job description, employment agreement, personnel policy or future evaluation shall alter the at-will nature of this employment nature.


The ICCAC is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment.  All personnel actions, such as recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall, compensation and benefits, discipline, termination, and education, recreational, and social programs are administered without regard to sexual orientation, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability status, opposition or participation activity protected by applicable law, or membership or application for membership in a uniformed service.  Employment decisions, subject to legitimate business requirements of VCAC, are based solely on an individual’s qualifications, merit and performance.


To apply, send your resume, cover letter and references to

Interviews begin at the end of July.