The Washington Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), with a statewide membership of 2,000, is seeking a full-time Executive Director with demonstrated leadership and management skills. In addition, applicants should have a substantial knowledge of and a strong commitment to the social work profession and social work values, with an awareness of the diversity of social work practice. Applicants should also be able to engage, inspire, and mobilize the Association’s membership. NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with over 100,000 members nationwide. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. The Chapter Executive Director reports to the NASW Deputy Director of Chapter Operations at the National Office and is accountable to the Washington Chapter Board of Directors.
Senior leadership experience working with professional or non-profit organizations and their volunteer Boards in a professional office environment
Minimum of 5 years of executive level experience
Four-year college degree required; MSW preferred; License preferred
Exceptional executive management skills, including the ability to provide oversight for organizational and leadership development priorities, and staff supervision
Demonstrated budget and financial management skills
Solid continuing education program planning and implementation skills
Strong public policy experience and skills
Strong advocacy and legislative experience and skills
Experience in membership services
Community organizing experience
Exceptional written and oral communications skills
Experience working with traditional and social media in professional settings
Commitment to providing excellent membership support and engagement
Proficient with Office products software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as working in the online/“cloud” environment
The Chapter office is located in Seattle. This position requires travel as an essential function of the job. The role expects the executive director to provide their own means of transportations to attend meetings and activities throughout the state.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits, including 401k and health insurance.
NASW offers reasonable accommodation during the application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance during the application or interview process and in completing new hire paperwork to accommodate a disability, please email requests to: wachapterNASW@gmail.com
NASW-WA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. Applicants from diverse communities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 498294
About National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.