The WA State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking an Executive Director with demonstrated interest, leadership and experience in directing advocacy and systemic change activities that impact and improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. The Executive Director will provide support to the Council, oversee the development and implementation of the Council’s State Plan, and ensure that the Council fulfills its specific mandates under federal and state laws. The Executive Director will supervise Council staff and consultants, and manage day-to-day operations.
As an active spokesperson for the Council, the Executive Director fosters effective working relationships with other federal, state and local agencies, both public and private, and represents the Council in interaction with the State Administration and Legislature. The Executive Director’s responsibilities also include but are not limited to carrying out the State Plan, conducting strategic planning for and implementation of the State Plan goals, developing and managing annual budgets that reflect Council and programmatic needs, administration and personnel management of Council operations and staff, negotiating and executing contracts, and ensuring reporting and compliance requirements are met for all funding sources.
For more information about this opportunity and how to apply, please refer to the job description.