Executive Director – [Zanesville, OH]

Location: Zanesville, OH
Phone: (740) 453-7300

Position Description:

Leads the BBBS agency to ensure that the mission, strategy, values and goals of the organization are achieved. From an executive management level, directs, supervises, and manages the staff and operations of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville, Inc. (BBBS)  Maintains responsibility for planning, developing, administering and achieving the over-all vision of BBBS; provides leadership and coordinates agency activities in accordance with stated mission and policies formulated by the Board of Directors.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled persons, covered by the Americans With Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

  • Business Planning and Execution – Develop and drive the business plan of the organization within the context of the nationwide strategic direction; drives a collaborative process with the Board and staff. Uses performance metrics and quality indicators to guide operational decison-making.
  • Board Development – Cultivates a strong Board of Directors willing to lead and contribute to the fund development success of the organization. Works to assure independent governance oversight and performance accountability of the board and the Executive Director.
  • Reports to Board of Directors on the state of the agency through regular monthly meetings with the Board and committees, prepares and submits reports and serves as a liaison and advisor for the Board of Directors and committees. Recruits qualified prospective board members to ensure a well functioning diverse board.
  • Talent Management – Attracts, retains, develops and leverages staff talent. Recruits, interviews, hires, and discharges personnel, trains staff and oversees, directs, and maintains administrative control of agency functions and practices. Creates an environment where staff is engaged and performing at high levels, institutes and utilize and effective performance management system for all employees that include annual objective setting and evaluation.