The executive director, with the support of the board, manages the day-to-day operation of the organization; formulates and carries out the short-term objectives to advance the board’s strategic long-range plan; establishes operating procedures (in compliance with local, state and federal laws, and policies set by the board); supervises the hiring, firing and evaluation of all staff members.
Be responsible for the overall management, administration and direction of the association activities, and its office as authorized by the board of directors and the executive committee.
Serves as a communication link between the elected officers of the association, the general membership, staff and the public.
General Duties and Responsibilities
Attend all board meetings and board planning sessions.
Be directly responsible to the board.
Work with the board president to prepare the agenda for regular board meetings.
Initiate and direct the development of policies for board approval.
Take part in board meeting discussions.
Provide the board with adequate information to help it reach sound decisions and establish policies.
Supervise the implementation of all board policies.
Supervise the hiring, firing and evaluation of all staff members.
Direct administrative staff members in their assignments and duties.
In cooperation with directors of the board, prepare and submit an annual budget.
In cooperation with the treasurer, provide adequate information to the board about the financial status of the organization.
Represent the organization in all dealings with other organizations, individuals and the public.
Promote the positive image of the organization in the community through good public relations.
Work with the board on the organization’s strategic long-range plan.
Develop short-range (one-year) objectives to meet the goals of the strategic long-range plan.
Report regularly to the board on progress toward organization objectives and other issues of concern to the board.
Administer the business of the association.
In cooperation with directors of the board, serve as the stimulus for innovation by and progress of the association.
Hire, train and maintain adequate staff personnel for the execution of authorized programs.
Contract for professional services, where appropriate.
Provide the means and mechanics for the conduct of the association official business including all elections and board meetings. (Means and mechanics include providing meeting facilities; administrative assistance, correspondence and record keeping.)
Administer and monitor services to members and the community as created and authorized by the board of directors.
Physically maintain custody and assure security of all official association documents and records, as required by law.
Serve as editor and publisher of association news/publications.
Assist directors in assuring committees they oversee are operating on a sound legal, financial and parliamentary basis.
Work to increase and widen the association’s influence as an authoritative and responsible institution.
Assist the board in continually improving effective relationships with governmental officials and regulatory agencies.
Obtain legal counsel for advice on matters of association business and proposed activities whenever required or appropriate.
Work in concert with other organizations with shared concerns to leverage effectiveness of association activities.
Advise respective committees about any charges and performance expectations.
Maintain expectations. Maintain a personal continuing education program devoted to association management and increased professionalism of the executive director and staff.
Work with committee chairs to review and submit timely and informative educational programming information to the organization’s administrative staff for marketing purposes.
Oversee various committees’ chairs and ensure there are open lines of communication.
Assist committees in obtaining sponsorship as needed.
Meet monthly with committee chairs.
LONG RANGE PLANNING
Recommend to the board of directors the best and most appropriate course of action based on knowledge, experience and information.
In cooperation with directors of the board, determine projected costs of association activities and develop probable and necessary sources and amounts of income.
Continually seek sources of non-dues revenues that are consistent with IRS regulations and association’s policies.
SHORT RANGE PLANNING
Determine the number of staff personnel and special skills required to accomplish authorized association goals.
In cooperation with director of finance, as budget administrator, prepare annual budget for approval by board of directors.
Update executive committee and/or board of directors of pertinent issues, shifting or conflicting priorities and member needs and concerns, and provide complete and accurate financial information.
In cooperation with directors of the board, control expenditures in compliance with board approved budgets.
Pay association’s bills in a timely manner and maintain financial stability and integrity of association.
Manage cash flow and reserves to obtain maximum yield on cash in bank, consistent with the association’s investment policy.
The executive director is hired by the board of directors to manage the day-to-day operations. His or her responsibility is to carry out policy made by the board of directors and to set objectives to meet the board of director’s strategic long-range goals. The executive director operationalizes the vision of the board and together, drive the mission of the Association.
The difference between the executive director and the board can be summed up this way: The board makes policy, while the executive director executes policy in daily management of the organization. This can be illustrated by the different types of decisions made by the board and the executive director. The executive director makes all decisions that affect individual departments, programs and staffers in the organization. The board makes decisions that affect the entire organization. The executive director serves on the front-line of the organization, and board members should always seek his or her input and insights about its needs.
As the Executive Director, you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with your education, certification, and experience, as well as continual opportunities for professional development.
For consideration, please provide a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to
The mission of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Phoenix is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge.
ADVOCATE: Public policy affecting the real estate industry will be balanced,equitable and fair.
EDUCATE:The real estate industry will have an available, skilled, competent, educated and professional wo...rkforce. BOMA will be a partner in education and a source and resource for knowledge.
LEAD: BOMA will be the most inclusive and accessible association for real estate practitioners.
ENGAGE: Support and accomplish the strategic business plan.
SERVE: Maintain an effective voice in advocating the industry's interests with important stakeholders.