Executive Director

Allentown 18087, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for EPDSC staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The applicant will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

The ED will be thoroughly committed to EPDSC mission. All candidates should have a passion for people and proven leadership, relationship management experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, ideally an MBA, with experience in nonprofit organizations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff;
  • Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven.

Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

To Apply: Email resumes to: Patti Mertz at [email protected]

For more information, contact The Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center at 610-402-0184 or visit epdsc.net


Contact: Service Coordinator Patti Mertz

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

Phone: 610-402-0184

Fax: 610-402-0187

E-Mail: [email protected]

Website: epdsc.net

From the blog

Whither Goest Our Moral Imperative?

Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 9 August 2018, 9:16 am

In an address to the National Democratic Committee Future Forum in January 2017, Rev. William Barber, II made the following statement:  “…there are times when a deep, moral crisis demands that the way we have framed things up until now is insufficient.” He was speaking of the need for an American political Pentecost and a movement away from a world view of “right” versus “left” and towards a world view of “right” versus “wrong,” a moral fusion that crosses the usual suspects of boundaries people like to use to divide,  Boundaries of race and religion, socioeconomic status and education, and.

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