Executive Director of the Nebraska Mediation Center
POSITION SUMMARY Directs all operations of the Nebraska Mediation Center in a professional manner and within given timeframes. Actively engages in implementing and supporting the mission of the Nebraska Mediation Center “To promote and provide peaceful, affordable ways to resolve conflict among individuals, families, organizations and communities in the 24 counties of northeast and north central Nebraska and four Tribal Nations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (These may be acquired on the job and are needed to perform the work assigned).
Familiarity with the principles and the practices of mediation and/or restorative justice.
Ability to facilitate conferences in a variety of settings ( i.e., juvenile justice, family group conference, and in the community).
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing, with individuals and groups.
Ability to physically meet the requirements of the position (e.g., travel long distances).
Ability to work varied hours, including occasional evenings and weekends.
Knowledge of accounting principles, mathematics, business principles, non-profit operations, development and government regulations.
Experience in authoring grant proposals.
Ability to organize activities and time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Applicants will be screened for possession of these through written, oral, performance, and/or other evaluation processes).United States citizen, a national or permanent resident.
A minimum of three years documented experience in a top management, leadership or business-related position (Preference for hire may be given to candidates with documented education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Conflict Resolution, Restorative Justice, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Human Services, or related field as determined by Board of Directors.
Experience in public speaking.