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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Brain Injury Services (BIS) is a nonprofit leader in developing community-based services for children, adults, and veterans who have experienced a brain injury. BIS has served residents of Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, and the surrounding counties since 1989.
The BIS mission is clear: to empower the children, adults, veterans, and families who have been impacted by brain injury. BIS envisions a community where every person touched by brain injury pursues their vision of a fulfilling life.
Brain Injury Services efforts center on the core values of health equity, social justice, and inclusion, with the families and communities we serve.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Brain Injury Services is seeking an exceptional leader with recent experience in organizational change management for the position of Executive Director. This person will also have an undeniable passion for brain injury or adjacent services. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall responsibility for the administrative and programmatic operations of the organization. They will work closely with the Board to shape the strategic direction of Brain Injury Services while ensuring effective program delivery and fostering partnerships to advance our mission.
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership, overseeing the assessment, development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of our services. They will maintain robust relationships with state and local agencies, legislators, and stakeholders to garner support for Brain Injury Services’ mission. Partnering with the Senior Leadership Team will be essential in enhancing service provision, client satisfaction, and developing “promising practices” in the field. Equally important, the next leader will be committed to maintaining harmonious and cohesive relationships with a knowledgeable and seasoned internal team. This leader will partner with staff to collaborate and envision the many ways to deepen the work that BIS does for the community.
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Justice
Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where equity, diversity, inclusion & justice (EDIJ) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize EDIJ and position our content and educational opportunities to help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector. See the full statement.