East Bay Institute for Research and Education (EBIRE) is a private not-for-profit medical research corporation, providing support for biomedical and health services research. EBIRE, works closely with the VA Northern California Healthcare System (VANCHCS), and is one of 80 active foundations.
MBA or other equivalent advanced degree in a related field and at least five years of senior executive level experience with a non-profit organization with annual revenues of approximately at least $2 million; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have relevant and current knowledge of medical research administration. Record of successful fundraising and development initiatives highly desirable.
Job Description Summary:
The Executive Director of EBIRE provides overall leadership, direction, and administration for all programs and services. Takes an active role in identifying, soliciting, and securing new research funding sources for the organization, which includes grants, cooperative research and development agreements (CRADA), as well as donation funding. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with principal investigators and their staff to ensure they are provided with appropriate support systems and responsive, quality service in the areas of grant preparation and management, project and fiscal accounting, human resources, information technology and other administrative functions. Works closely with the Board of Directors to develop and update the organizations vision and strategic plan. Implements and complies with policies set by the Board of Directors and applicable grantor, federal and state requirements, and serves as an authorized representative of the Board of Directors in all matters. Ensures fulfillment of contractual obligations, and adherence to all applicable federal, state and funding agency regulations. Fosters productive relationships with members of the VANCHCS, VA Regional Counsel and other regional and national VA offices, University of California, Davis (UCD), National Institutes of Health, DHHS, and the National Association of Veterans Research and Education Foundations. Leads EBIRE initiated facility planning activities. Stays abreast of the non-profit medical research arena and industry/market needs and shifts; recommends and implements modifications to meet changing needs; manages government relations. Researches successful programs to introduce new ideas to advance EBIRE's programs and financial well-being. Leads efforts and involves the Board of Directors to develop and implement activities and events to identify, solicit, involve and retain donors and funders. Develops and maintains quality community relations on behalf of the organization. Promotes an open communication system at all levels and develops and maintains a strong leadership and management team. May perform additional duties as required.
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