The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking a full – time Executive Director for the New Mexico 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 120,000 members nationwide. The New Mexico Chapter has approximately 776 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 40 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 New Mexico Chapter Board of Directors. Travel across the state of New Mexico is a required component of the position.
Leadership experience working with professional or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards
Minimum 5 years of executive leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to work independently while meeting organizational goals and timelines
Exceptional executive management and administrative skills with oversight of multiple programs
Exceptional written and oral communications skills
Demonstrated budget and financial management skills
Applicants from throughout the state (and all states) will be considered
Experience in membership recruiting, engagement, and support
Demonstrated program development and implementation experience
Strong 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 traditional and social media
Proficiency with MS Office products software, including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online/“cloud” environment.
Internal Number: 6431256
About National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.