Position Title::
Executive Director

Harbor Regional Center

Torrance, CA

Contact Person::
Jay Berger

Phone Number/Email Address::
[email protected]

Job Description::
Harbor Regional Center seeks a visionary, forward thinking leader to serve as its next Executive Director. Harbor Regional Center (HRC) is a private, nonprofit organization operating under contract with the State of California’s Department of Developmental Services. One of 21 regional centers in California, HRC serves as a point of entry into the State’s developmental services system. Regional Centers serve people of all ages with developmental disabilities and their families, infants, and pregnant women. With a budget of $260 million, HRC serves nearly 15,000 people with developmental disabilities, and their families, who reside in the Greater South Bay and the Greater Long Beach areas of Los Angeles County. For more information about Harbor Regional Center, please visit www.harborrc.org.The Executive Director acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and has the responsibilities for day-to-day management of its business, employees and resources. This position develops and oversees the vision and strategic plan of HRC and ensures alignment with its operations in accordance with the Lanterman Act, other applicable statutes and regulations as well as best business practices under the direction of a 14-member Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will provide overall leadership for the Regional Center within the framework of the existing legislation, state regulations and policies and goals established by the Board.

This person should have a minimum of five years of successful leadership experience in a health or human service organization. Although the successful candidate will likely have solid experience in a nonprofit, preferably social service environment, this person could be from the for-profit or governmental sectors with strong nonprofit volunteer experience and a commitment to working with the developmentally disabled. Successful experience in constituency, governmental and inter-agency resources management, budgeting and volunteer/board relations is important. An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

Application Instructions::
Harbor Regional Center has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Executive Director search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2130

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