Requisition Number: 12618
Job Title: CEO, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS TO EMPLOYMENT
City: PENSACOLA
State: FL

CEO, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS TO EMPLOYMENT

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Description/Job Summary

Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.  We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment.  Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency. 

We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers.  We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US. 

Overview

This executive level position will report directly to the President/CEO of Lakeview Center, Inc. serving as an Officer of the corporation, and is responsible for the oversight of LCI’s related corporation, Global Connections to Employment. Primary duty is to customarily and regularly direct the work of the senior leadership team. This role is responsible for leading and supervising assigned staff to ensure quality work performance and adherence to regulatory compliance issues across the organization with regards to Vocational Services.  Additional duties include the authority to hire and separate, evaluate staff performance (or whose suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, termination, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other employees is given particular weight).       

This position requires working closely with funding sources, customers, stakeholders, and internal and external management staff to ensure that services are provided appropriately, timely and in compliance with governing and accrediting agencies, guidelines, regulations and statutes. 

Requirements

  • Requires a Master’s degree in one of the following areas: rehabilitation field or business administration/management. In lieu of a master’s degree, a bachelor’s in the rehabilitation field or business administration/management plus 2 years of work experience in an agency that serving disadvantaged populations (i.e. individuals with disabilities, wounded warriors, etc.) Previous Military Service a plus.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience developing and successfully managing operations with an annual budget of $50 million or more, multi-state operations preferred.
  • Ten (10) years of supervisory/management experience in a rehabilitation facility or business setting.
  • Must have understanding of organizational systems with working knowledge of accreditation standards, AbilityOne Program, US Department of Labor regulations (FLSA and SCA).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Candidates for this position should demonstrate the following leadership traits: integrity, mission-focus, good communicator, respect for others, ability to manage change and setbacks, action-oriented and visionary.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel by car, rail and/or air may be required, domestically and internationally.  The percentage of time traveling will vary widely based on the circumstances.

To Apply:

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981. Day shift 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM.

GCE is putting our employee health and safety first by following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.