Hiring Executive Director

Autism Connections FrederictonJul 26, 2021

INTERVIEWS to be scheduled in July! Apply immediately! 

Anticipated start: Sept ~ Oct 2021.

Salary & Hours: $28.00 hr / 40 hrs a week – with flexibility.

Benefits Package: Negotiable

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Masters’ Degree in Education, Psychology or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder is required.

  • Support knowledge of pedagogy- focusing on evidenced-based, ethical practices related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Administrative and supervisory skill sets with strong organizational skills .

  • Grant writing is an essential skill as well as preparing government reports.

  • Promote awareness & understanding of ASD community – serve as resource to agencies and professionals.

  • Familiarity with agile development processes and workflow flexibility

  • Attend Board of Director meetings – sustaining regular reporting/understanding of financial literacy.

  • Upkeep of on-going Strategic Planning (2 year forecasting). 

  • Ability to plan, implement, organize, direct and manage workshops/family events.

  • Assist families in understanding & accessing ASD support services within the community.

  • Recruit & train ACF volunteers surrounding local initiatives & functions.

  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven team atmosphere

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and with attention to detail

  • Manage fundraising activities, tenant agreements and ability to negotiate sub-contracts. 

  • Experience with digital communications, management of web development and social media outlets.

  • Effectively communicate in both official languages.

  • Valid First Aid training or willingness to complete.

ACF cultivates a fun, collaborative and innovative work environment. Our team is diligent, informed, and tireless in their work serving individuals with special needs. ACF’s team members are encouraged to learn, work, play, donate, communicate and advocate for the Autism community. We keep the needs of individuals with disabilities at the forefront of each day with outstanding teammates to help us meet those needs.

ACF is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community as well as providing a harassment & drug-Free workplace for all employees and visitors.  Applying candidates are required to provide a criminal record & vulnerable sector check with local authorities.  

All qualified applications will be responded to promptly.

To Apply:  Prospective candidates may apply by submitting a letter of application that outlines your experiences and explains why you are suited to this position.  In addition, please include a curriculum vitae and arrange to have four letters of reference sent via e-mail.  

Chair, Search Committee, 

Autism Connections Fredericton, 

1116 Lincoln Road, 

Fredericton, NB E3B 8J6.  

Phone: 506-450-6025 or e-mail ACF at: acf@nb.aibn.com.

Autism Connections FrederictonJul 26, 2021