Chief Operating Officer

Job DetailsLevelSeniorJob LocationWestchester – Tarrytown, NYPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeJob ShiftDayDescriptionPosition Overview:Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will oversee the operations of Community, Day Habilitation, Clinical and Residential programs in an organization supporting people with Developmental Disabilities. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced not-for-profit Executive to provide strategic oversight to a high-impact organization with a $60M operating budget.Essential Responsibilities Responsible for the overall operation of programs; supervising directors in programsResponsible to work collaboratively with colleagues on the executive team; Finance, HR, Development, QA and Innovation Officers. Responsible to oversee implementation and adherence to all governing regulations to include those of OPWDD, DOH, OMIG, IRS, and DOL. Strategic Planning and Execution:Collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement strategic initiatives aligned with the organization’s mission and goals. Drive operational excellence and contribute to the long-term sustainability and growth of the organization.Operational Oversight:Provide leadership and oversight to various operational functions, including program delivery, facilities management, and administrative processes. Implement and optimize systems and processes to enhance organizational efficiency.Financial Management:Work closely with the CFO to develop and manage the annual budget, ensuring fiscal responsibility and alignment with strategic priorities. Monitor financial performance and identify opportunities for cost savings and revenue generation.Team Leadership and Development:Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment. Establish clear performance metrics and accountability measures for staff across different departments.Stakeholder Engagement:Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including staff, board members, government agencies, and community partners. Represent the organization at community events and collaborate with other organizations to enhance impact.QualificationsA Bachelor degree or higher, in Human Services, Special Education, Psychology, Finance, Public Administration, and at least 5 years of senior administrative experience; at least 2 years in the IDD field.Proven record of accomplishment of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.Significant leadership experience (minimum 5 years) in strategic planning, administration, business and finance operations in a complex, multi-site organization (preferably not-for-profit)Ideally, an understanding of public grants and contracts administration.Ability to oversee day-to-day operations and to provide direction on policy and strategic matters in a fast-paced environment.A visionary with solid guiding values and a commitment to transparency, accountability, respect, collaboration, diversity, integrity, and fostering an environment of belonging.High level of business acumen and common-sense decision-making with imperfect or incomplete information. Expert knowledge of governing regulations.

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