Executive Director (IEC of Kentucky and Southern Indiana)
Independent Electrical Contractors
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the Search Committee chair Shawn Corrigan at Shawn@corriganelectric.com.
The Independent Electrical Contractors Association of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is a local chapter of the National IEC. It has over eighty (80) electrical contractor company members, over 250 enrolled apprentices and over 1000 enrolled in continuing education programs.
IEC is recognized state-wide, and has been instrumental in lobbying legislation related to electrical licensing and small business. IEC members serve on National Electrical Code Making Panels and local regulatory boards.
The Executive Director (ED) serves as the chief executive officer, reports directly to the Board of Directors, recommends and participates in the formulation of new policies while implementing existing policies approved by the board of directors. The ED plans, organizes, directs, and supports chapter staff, activities, and programs of the association to ensure objectives are attained, plans fulfilled, and members’ needs are met. Through positive management and enlightened leadership, the ED achieves financial stability, productive performance, innovative programming, and constructive growth.
Operations Planning and Management
Administers policies and procedures for IEC Chapter functions.
Administers programs of membership development and member services.
Contacts members on a regular basis.
Conducts any research necessary to the IEC Chapter and informs the Board or other appropriate members as needed.
Maintains an effective, ongoing public relations program, contacting and recruiting contractor members and associate members.
Serves as spokesperson for the association in conjunction with the President of the IEC Chapter.
Ensures the legal integrity of the IEC Chapter.
Plans, coordinates and records the meetings of the Board, Committees and general membership as needed.
Provides periodic reports to the Board of Directors as needed or when appropriate.
Facilitate the annual elections for the Board of Directors and Chapter Officers.
Assists Committees and the Board.
Attends national meetings when possible (IEC CON, Business Summit, Policy Conference, Executive Directors meetings.)
Manage all IEC facilities to ensure that systems work effectively, that routine building maintenance and repairs are performed, and that occupant safety is reasonably guaranteed.
Responsible to develop all marketing materials for the chapter’s educational programs and other events including website maintenance.
Develop and maintain electronic newsletter which meets the needs of the membership.
Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization.
Ensure that personnel, client, donor and volunteer files are securely stored, and privacy/confidentiality is maintained.
Provide support to the Board by preparing meeting agenda and supporting materials.
Financial planning and management
Work with staff and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget.
Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization.
Research funding sources oversee the development of fund-raising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of the organization.
Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate.
Approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board.
Ensure that sound bookkeeping, and accounting procedures are followed.
Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization.
Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organization.
Manages the finances of the IEC Chapter, including preparation of the annual budget and financial reports as required by the Board of Directors.
Oversee all financial operations. Process accounts payable and accounts receivable and report to the Board monthly any delinquent dues or assessments.
Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization.
Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the organization's activities.
Foster effective teamwork between the Board and the Executive Director and between the Executive Director and staff.
Conduct official correspondence on behalf of the Board as appropriate and jointly with the Board when appropriate.
Represent the organization at community activities to enhance the organization's community profile.
The Executive Director also oversees all administration and quality for the Apprenticeship Program. Within the limits of the Chapter and bylaws of the association and policies established by the Board of Directors, state regulations, and federal regulations, with appropriate delegations:
Develop and implement appropriate strategies that improve IEC’s ability to recruit and retain qualified applicants for contractor members.
Budget for successful operation of the Apprenticeship Program, staying within budget, unless approved by the Board of Directors.
Conducts all new apprentices’ orientation.
Manage the DOL /OA requirement of the annual Average Journeyman Wage Survey.
Works with Department of Labor, Veterans Administration, state departments, area school districts, and other training centers. Assure all individual apprentice files and computer records are accurate and maintained on a timely basis performing timely periodic audits as necessary.
Develops all the class schedules.
Assure the Apprenticeship Program meets or exceeds all standards as outlined in the Office of Apprenticeship Standards for the chapter and any state requirements.
Monitor progress of apprentices. Counsel and advise apprentices regarding absences, classroom performance, grades, and other issues pertinent to their success in the Apprenticeship Program.
Coordinate the apprentice graduation.
Process appropriate information on all apprentice school and work issues.
Maintain Apprenticeship Academic Policies and Procedures Manuals.
Work with Contractors regarding appropriate apprentice issues.
Advise and provide supervisory support to systemic issues that are brought to his/her attention by apprentices, instructors and contractors.
Maintains personal contact to the greatest degree possible with the general membership, other IEC Chapters, and IEC National Office.
Maintains appropriate relationships with other associations, the industry, government, public service organizations and vendors (Associate Members) to enhance the image of the IEC and the attainment of its objectives.
Maintains contact with other IEC Chapter Executive Directors and National IEC staff.
All IEC Chapter staff personnel including instructors, report to the Executive Director.
Work cooperatively with other staff as appropriate.
The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a nonprofit trade association federation with 52 educational campuses and affiliate local chapters across the country. IEC represents over 3,300 member business throughout the United States and educates over 12,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are responsible for over $8.5B in gross revenue annually and are composed of some of the premier firms in the industry.