About Birthing Beautiful Communities

BBC was formed in 2014 by African American trained Perinatal Support Persons (PSP) in the Glenville neighborhood. Since its inception, the organization has served as an agency for training, certifying, and employing PSPs who provide services for the women at highest risk for infant death. In April 2016, with support from the Cleveland Foundation, BBC began its pilot program, in the Hough neighborhood, where the infant mortality rate was nearly 4 times the national rate of 5.748% of deaths per 1000 live births. This support enabled the organization to formalize its platform for recruiting, retaining, training, and hiring women from neighborhoods highly impacted by infant mortality to join our mission.

Since receiving 501c3 nonprofit status in 2017, BBC has served more than 600 clients and trained more than 75 women as Perinatal Support Professionals, combating the social determinants that lead to poor birth outcomes. Today, the organization sees between 250 and 300 clients between Summit and Cuyahoga County. The organization continues to train, prepare, educate, and employ women to become birth workers. BBC’s grassroots and culturally centered model improves infant health, strengthens families, and establishes support to ensure ongoing family success.

 

About the Position

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a company and oversees specific departments (such as finance and HR), reporting directly to the CEO. Birthing Beautiful Communities is looking for a hard-working and dedicated chief administrative officer (CAO) to be responsible for overseeing the administrative operations within our organization. The CAO works with top-level executives to devise strategies and policies to meet the organization’s objectives and goals, and reports on the performance of the various departments under the CAO’s supervision directly to the CEO and board of directors.

To be a successful CAO, you should be driven to succeed, able to handle stress, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should be familiar with the workings of different departments, and knowledgeable about IRS laws, SEC rules, and government regulations.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working in a team with top-level executives to devise strategies and policies to meet company goals.
  • Managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of various departments, such as finance, HR, and marketing.
  • Review and approve preparation and finalization of monthly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for BBC’s board of directors.
  • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow for administration, existing programs, and proposed new sites.
    • Analyzing audit reports and formulating improvements to departmental workings.
    • Coordinating inter-departmental activities and delegating responsibilities to subordinates.
    • Compiling performance reports and reporting to the CEO.
    • Ensuring all IRS laws, government regulations, and SEC rules are met.

 

Training & Experience

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business or nonprofit administration.
  • Solid work experience in a managerial position.
  • A working knowledge of government regulations for businesses.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and teamwork abilities.
  • Good interpersonal and decision-making skills.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA/MNO preferred) in Business, Management, or Finance
  • A mature, self-starter; able to:
    • work independently and proactively;
    • set and achieve goals;
    • be held accountable for goals;
    • function in a calm, reserved, and effective manner under stress.
  • Resourceful and able to think critically; especially in regard to handling conflicting priorities proactively and expeditiously.
  • Flexible; able to change tasks and priorities as necessary.
  • Honest, trustworthy, and ethical; unimpeachable integrity and able to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Expert communication skills, both writing and verbal.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Accessible; responsive to the needs of internal staff and external partners and vendors.
  • Team-player; able to collaborate to achieve results.
  • Available to travel locally and ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Additional Information

This position is currently remote-based position in Cleveland, OH. The position will eventually be an in-person position.

 

Pay/Benefits

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon experience. The position will receive generous company benefits to include paid health, dental, for the employee, as well as company paid retirement contributions.

 

To Apply

Please complete our application survey below. Please note, you will be asked to complete a few questions, as well as upload your cover letter, resume and (3) three references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please be assured that BBC will not contact references until later rounds of interviewing and only with applicants’ explicit permission. Interested parties are encouraged to submit application at their earliest convenience, but applications will be accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please.

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