Executive Director

Posting Date: 07/11/2018
Job Category: Executive Director
Organization: IKUS Life Enrichment Services
City Position is located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

IKUS Life Enrichment Services has grown into a multi-dimensional community mental health support organization with a budget of nearly $3 million. Indian Trails Camp remains a signature offering with a 65-year history of providing recreational experiences for both children and adults with both physical and developmental disabilities. The Executive Director operates under the general direction of the Board of Directors. S/he provides direction and leadership to a full-time staff of nearly 30 with total employment up to 160 total including part-time and seasonal staff. The Executive Director works in concert with the Board to set the direction for the organization. The Executive Director is responsible for visioning, strategic and community leadership. In addition, this person will have organizational responsibilities that include; people leadership, finance, operations and fund development and all duties relative to the successful operating of the organization. 


  • 10+ years of experience with 5+ years leading a comparable size organization and scope of responsibilities.
  • Strategic Leadership including strategy creation and direction, leading around a vision and ability to create connections within the surrounding communities.
  • Organizational Leadership including strengths in managing and leading people, process improvement along with the ability to implement and maintain policy and physical infrastructure.
  • Key donor development capability.
  • Community Mental Health domain experience or knowledge along with a passion for helping improve the lives of the individuals served by the organization.
  • A down to earth, collaborative leadership style.

Application deadline is July 27, 2018. Please email resume and salary history to WilliamCharles Search Group at: info@william-charles.com

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