New job Executive Director in New Brunswick

Executive Director

Company : Hospice Miramichi
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Hospice Miramichi Inc. (HMI) seeks to raise the awareness of the unique needs of those living with life
threatening illnesses where cure is not an option and medications are no longer controlling the condition. Since
2011 HMI has been working within the Miramichi region to provide practical care and support for clients and
families in their homes, in nursing homes, hospitals and special care homes.
Our staff and volunteers are trained to provide practical and emotional support during the end stages of life and
through the grieving process.
Hospice Miramichi is the only hospice in New Brunswick to offer day programs to those living with life
threatening illnesses
Our hospice services will expand to residential palliative care in early 2021 when construction of a new facility
is complete.
Hospice Miramichi Inc. is located in Miramichi, New Brunswick. This position will be based out of our temporary
office at 50 Airport Drive, Miramichi, NB, until such time that our new facilty is operational.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the key management leader of Hospice
Miramichi Inc. responsible for the development and implementation of effective strategic plans, programs, and
policies consistent with the Board of Director’s objectives, directives, and the corporation’s mission statement.
Accountable for the fiscal integrity, direction and management of the Corporation, the Executive Director shall
provide the necessary facilities and services for efficient operation of the Corporation.

  • Work with the Board of Directors to fulfill the corporate mission and seek their involvement in policy
decisions, fundraising initiatives, and overall visibility of the organization.
  • Communicate with the Board of Directors and Board Committees on a regular basis.
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the Board of Directors to function properly and make
informed decisions.
  • Attend board meetings at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.
  • Implement programs and policies to align with mission statement objectives, ensuring they are up to
date and relevant within the current business environment and that the organization is managed in line
with legislation.
  • Research, identify, develop, and implement growth strategies and opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including
funders, partner agencies and volunteers.
  • Be active and visible in the community; advocate on behalf of the Corporation; envision and effectively
communicate the corporate mission and strategic future to staff, donors, volunteers, and the
  • Prepare and submit a proposed annual budget to the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for the Board of Directors which accurately reflects the financial
position of the organization.
  • Operate within the approved budget to ensure maximum resource utilization.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the Corporation.
  • Analyze accounting and financial data.
  • Research, identify and develop potential sources of revenue and funding necessary to support the
  • Engage in fundraising programs.
  • Procure materials and services in an efficient manner authorizing purchases in accordance with
approved budget.
  • Manage daily operations in a manner that supports and guides the corporate mission as defined by the
Board of Directors.
  • Establish and manage employment and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Implement any new legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to operations.
  • Hire, retain, and motivate competent, qualified staff ensuring compliance with employment and equality
legislation and accepted good practice. Conduct annual performance reviews.
  • Prepare reports and give presentations
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors
Combination of education and experience in administrative duties plus strong abilities to work with volunteers
and staff as well as other community partners.
Knowledge of processes that demonstrate fiscal responsibility and able to manage those processes.
Demonstrates a positive outlook while working with others and can work flexibly in a changing environment.
Have abilities/knowledge/experience/education in areas dealing with accounting software, filing, organizational
communications, scheduling, inventory.
Demonstrated abilities to work independently and with flexible hours to complete tasks with deadlines.
Knowledge of the New Brunswick healthcare system as well as experience with non-profits, including pertinent
government regulations will be an asset.
Condition of employment includes a current Criminal Records Check suitable to our Board of Directors.
Salary will be based upon education, skills, knowledge, and experience of the successful candidate.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume – citing education and a thorough description of relevant experience, qualifications, and
  • References – the names and telephone numbers of three references, at least two of whom were
your direct supervisor or equivalent.
  • Other supporting documentation that you feel will support your application for this position. This
documentation will not be returned.

Forward application as soon as possible to:
Ken MacDonald,
Chairman Human Resources Committee,
Hospice Miramichi Inc
Via e-mail HR @
This posting will remain active until a suitable candidate has been found.
Thank you for your interest.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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