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We are seeking a new Executive Director for Future of Nursing WV



Future of Nursing WV (FON-WV) is a nonprofit, statewide coalition collaborative effort responsible for implementing the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations, and is in Charleston, WV.  The Executive Director serves as the chief executive of FON-WV and, in partnership with the Executive Committee, is responsible for the success of the coalition.  Together, the Executive Committee and the Executive Director assure FON-WV relevance to the national Future of Nursing, Action Coalition’s mission and vision. The Executive Director is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of strategic plans in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. 

The role of the Executive Director is to be responsible for the management and day-to-day operations and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Executive Committee.  Management responsibilities include supervision of committees and the development of business plans in collaboration with the Executive Committee for the future of the organization. This individual will foster an environment of collaboration across the state to collect information, identify barriers, resolve issues, and ensure the goals are achieved. The Executive Director provides written and verbal reports to the Executive Committee monthly.

Specific deliverables and accountabilities:



  1. Maintains official records and documents and assures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

  2. Ensures status of IRS requirements for 501c3 including relevant official records. 


  1. Assures that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.

  2. Helps the Executive Committee monitor and evaluate FON-WV’s relevancy to the national coalition, its effectiveness, and its results.

  3. Keeps the Executive Committee fully informed on the activities, trends, issues, or problems. 

  4. Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those that are appropriate to the Executive Committee; and facilitates discussion and deliberation to resolution.

  5. Recommends policy positions to the Executive Committee

  6. Instrumental in development of communication plan to inform and update all stakeholders across the state.


  1. Provides general oversight of all FoN-WV activities, manages day-to-day operations, guides, and assists recommendation team leads and any applicable clerical staff, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.

  2. Assures organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation.

  3. Assures an environment that recruits, retains, and supports coalition members.

  4. Participates in fundraising and grant writing opportunities.

  5. Completes all reporting requirements associated with external funding.  

  6. Works with Executive Committee and other interested parties to establish relationships with funders/donors across the state in support of the FoN-WV.


  1. Helps the Executive Committee articulate its own role and accountabilities with FoN-WV and that of its committees and helps evaluate performance regularly.

  2. Works with the Executive Committee to fulfill its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Executive Committee, its committees, and individual members.

  3. Manages the Executive Committee due diligence process to assure timely attention to core issues.

  4. Coordinates all FoN-WV sponsored meetings, including Executive Committee conference calls and meetings.

  5. Maintains minutes of Executive and Team meetings ensuring communication, coordination, and collaboration. 

  6. Ensures all committees have current data. 

  7. Fosters an environment where teamwork, innovation, and collaboration are encouraged. 


  1. Prepares an annual budget for the organization for approval by the Executive Committee that includes oversight of the fiscal activities of the coalition including budgeting and reporting.

  2. Works with the Executive Committee to ensure funding to support short and long-term goals.


  1. Holding an active license in good standing, as a registered professional nurse  is preferred but not required. Serves as chief spokesperson for FoN-WV, assuring proper representation of FoN-WV to stakeholders. Conveys a professional and positive image and attitude regarding FoN-WV and its mission, vision, and goals.  Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development.


Commitment to Results:  The Executive Director is a systems thinker who is focused, and goal driven.  This individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into individual and organizational knowledge and learning.  The Executive Director is action oriented and innovative.  S/he translates coalition goals into achievable steps.  S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.

Business Acumen:  As Future of Nursing WV’s leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in management and administration.  The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse membership.

Leading change:  The Executive Director possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader.  S/he shapes the Future of Nursing WV’s values, mission, and vision. S/he consistently displays integrity, models behavior, develops people and builds teams.  This individual deals effectively with demanding situations and designs and implements interventions.

Motivating:  The Executive Director manages continuity, change and transition.  This individual knows how to influence and enable others.  S/he addresses the impact of attitude and action on Future of Nursing WV and its stakeholders.


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For any questions, contact Laure Marino, DNP, APRN, Interim Executive Director at 304.419.1300.