Executive Director


Title: Executive Director
Reports To: Board of Directors

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Job Summary: The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of Bergmann Center, Inc. The
Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organizations consistent
achievement of its mission.

The Essential Duties and Responsibilities include financial experience, organizational skills,
working knowledge of the mental health system, and managerial skills.

Financial Responsibilities:
● Financial management of Bergmann Center in accordance with established policies by the Board of
Directors, including the development and implementation of the annual budget and submitting to the
Board of Directors for approval and submit to North Country Community Mental Health for funding
(July).

Mental Health Responsibilities:
● Responsible for liaison with other organizations, such as North Country Community Mental Health,
Char-Em ISD, United Way, Department of Human Services, Department of Community Health,
Home Providers, Guardians, and other stakeholders.
● Maintaining CARF accreditation and for assuring all CARF standards are in place and implemented
on an ongoing basis. (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
● Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends related to the mental health
system.

Organizational Skills:
● Submit accessibility plan, annual report, mission statement, organizational chart, technology plan,
and list of board committees to the board of directors on an annual basis for review
● Maintain official records and documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state and local
regulations
● Promote and educate the community about Bergmann Center through the media, public
presentations, tours, fundraising events, membership in service clubs, etc.
● Assure all applications are completed and mailed out in a timely manner for: Michigan Department of
Labor and Economic Growth (Sept), CARF quality assurance report (May) Charitable Solicitation
License (March), CARF Application (Dec-Every 3 years). Char -EM United Way Letter of Intent
(Jan), Application (Mar) Reports (Dec & May)

Managerial Responsibilities:
● Effectively manage the human resources of Bergmann Center according to personnel policies and
procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations.
● Overall leadership of staff in the development and implementation of short and long range plans,
policies and all program activities.
● Responsible for recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and
volunteers, and at least annually all staff have a job performance evaluation with measurable goals
set.
● Evaluate the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Bergmann Center Community Integration and
Employment programs
● Conduct & compile results of annual satisfaction survey with all stakeholders to include; Individuals
served, funding agencies, guardians, home providers and businesses /industries we perform
contract work.

Knowledge/ Skills / Ability Requirements
Associate of Arts degree with a minimum of 6 years experience working in an Administrative
position for a non-profit organization.
or
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Bachelor’s degree in Education with a minimum of 2 years
experience working in a supervisory position, preferably for a non-profit and/or mental health
organization.
● Must have an understanding of the technical aspects of managing a nonprofit
organization and the ability to keep job knowledge up-to-date to include but not limited to
accreditation standards and the mental health code and Medicaid providers manual, etc.
● Strong management and supervisory skills, including effective and appropriate
delegation, accountability, and building cooperation/teamwork.
● Must be dependable and responsive to issues and concerns as they arise on a day-to-
day basis.
● Must have the ability to remain proactive versus reactive in resolving problems within the
organization as they arise.
● Strong written and oral communication skills including management listening skills,
public relations presentation skills, collaboration and negotiation skills.
● Must have the ability to read, analyze, interpret financial reports, legal documents,
governmental regulations, accreditation manuals, etc.
● Must have the ability to write required reports, business correspondence, policies,
procedure, etc.
● Must have the ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; negotiate and administer
contracts; work with a variety of stakeholders to include but not limited to community
mental health personnel, guardians, clients, grantors, vendors, community groups and
other organizations as necessary.
● Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends
● Knowledge /experience working with following computer software- Microsoft
Word & Excel.
● Must be able to conduct self in a professional manner in all situations.
● Must be committed to the mission of Bergmann Center, Inc and abide by the Code of
Conduct.

Working Conditions
● 40 + hours per week, with occasional evenings and weekends , possible holidays.

● Fulltime benefits as outlined in personnel Policy Handbook.
● Position can be physically and mentally challenging at times.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills,
and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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To mail resume, please send to:

Bergmann Center
C/O Sonya Martin
13106 Maple Way
Charlevoix, MI 49720