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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Executive Director

National Association of Social Workers – Mississippi Chapter

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking an Executive Director for the Mississippi Chapter. Applicants will possess strong nonprofit association management skills, a substantial knowledge of the social work profession, and a strong commitment to social work values. Applicants will also have leadership skills that engage, inspire, and mobilize the Association’s membership.  

NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with over 100,000 members. The Mississippi Chapter has more than 600 members statewide. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound and just social policies.

The position is for 30 hours per week with a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including health and life insurance, and retirement. The Chapter Executive Director reports to the NASW Deputy Director of Chapter Operations at the National Office and is accountable to the Mississippi Chapter Board of Directors. Travel across the state of Mississippi is a required component of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: 


Bachelor degree required; MSW preferred 
Minimum 3 years of senior management or administrative experience; nonprofit experience is plus

·         Leadership experience working and collaborating with professional or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards

·         Demonstrated ability to work independently while meeting organizational goals and timelines

Exceptional management and administrative skills with oversight of multiple programs
Exceptional written and oral communications skills

·         Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task

facilitation

·         Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making, and reporting

Desired Qualifications:

Professional Social Worker with MSW
NASW member or join upon employment
Experience in membership recruiting, engagement, and support

·         Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including, funders, volunteers and partner organizations

·         Strong public speaking ability; Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers and member

·         Demonstrated program development and implementation experience

·         Experience and skills in the areas of public policy, advocacy and the legislative process

·         Ability to manage administrative tasks in conjunction with the NASW National Office

·         Experience in fundraising

·         Experience working with social media

Proficiency with MS Office products software, including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online/“cloud” environment.

 

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants will email a cover letter and résumé addressing above qualifications, to: hr@socialworkers.org , Subject title “ Mississippi Executive Director” no later January 6, 2020.

 

NASW-MS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination.   Applicants from diverse communities are encouraged to apply.


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NASW, MS Chapter Advertising Policies


The NASW MS Chapter website is updated by the National Association of Social Workers/Mississippi Chapter.  Address all inquiries to NASW MS, Post Office Box 5599, Pearl, MS 39288. Phone 601.936.0557, Fax 601.936.0559, and Email: info.naswms@socialworkers.org.

All advertising must be related to the social work profession and is subject to the publisher's approval.  NASW MS reserves the right to reject advertisements for any reason at any time and is not liable for any alleged loss or damages if an advertisement is omitted for any reason.  NASW MS complies with the provisions of applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination.  Placement of ads will be at NASW MS's discretion, although job vacancies and other advertiser's preferences will be met whenever possible.  The placement of an advertising order constitutes an acceptance of all the rates and conditions under which advertising is sold at the time.

Social Work Employment Advertisement Rate


Ads must be submitted in the required format below.  We will not accept/edit material from brochures.  There is a $50 charge per job vacancy with 100 words or less.  There is a $80 charge per job vacancy with 101-200 words and a $100 charge per job vacancy with 201-300 words.  This charges are based on one month  (30 days from posting) listings. You may submit information by email at info.naswms@socialworkers.org or by fax to 601.936.0559.  Payment by check or money order must be received PRIOR to publication, and made payable to NASW, MS.

Format: The length of job vacancy is completely up to the advertiser's discretion. However, to gain maximize exposure, it is recommended that you include the following in your website advertisement.

  • Name of Company and Location
  • Title of Job Vacancy
  • Salary Range
  • Job Description
  • Qualifications
  • Contact information (website and email address can be included)
  • Method of submitting application (in person, fax, mail, or email)
  • Time Restrictions (if any)

Non-Employment Advertisement Rate


All ads related to to social work but not employment opportunities should be submitted as email or camera ready copy.  There is a $25 additional charge if ad is not email or camera ready. These Ads are limited to 1/2 page, approximately 7 X 5 inches.  The cost is $300 per month (30 days from posting).  All advertisements must be paid PRIOR to publication by money order or check payable to NASW MS.  E-mail camera ready digital ads in .doc, .gif, .jpeg, or .pdf format to info.naswms@socialworkers.org .

Publication of an advertisement does not constitute endorsement or approval of any product or service advertised, or any point of view, standard, or opinion presented therein. NASW, Mississippi Chapter is not responsible for any claims made in an advertisement appearing in its publications.




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