Chief Executive Officer
Company: Beverly Farm Foundation
Posted on: April 11, 2021
Beverly Farm is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who
brings strong and effective leadership experience, excellent
business acumen, and who demonstrates a passion for the mission.
The CEO will report directly to the Board of Directors. The CEO is
responsible for leading and directing the overall operations of the
facility in accordance with resident needs, government regulations
and organizational policies, with a focus on maintaining excellent
care for residents while efficiently achieving business and
financial objectives.Demonstrate passion for the mission by:
- Ensuring the delivery of innovative and inclusive residential
and day services and facilities that meet or exceed the
expectations of individuals served and their guardians.
- Annually delivering to the Board of Directors for approval, a
balanced budget that does not rely on the Endowment to meet income
- Securing funding streams and fundraising strategies to support
the annual budget.
- Ensuring the adherence to the approved annual budget as
demonstrated by monthly reports to the Board of Directors and
completion of an annual external audit.
- Accomplishing the goals and strategies established by the
Strategic Plan and report progress to the Board of Directors.
- Evaluating the progress of the Strategic Plan and recommend
changes to the Board of Directors as needed.
- Coordinating the process at least every three years to revise
and implement a Strategic Plan.
- Ensuring the employment of a quality, well trained workforce to
support all aspects of Beverly Farm operations.
- Ensuring that communication and marketing activities support
clinical, human resources, fundraising and business operations
- Maintaining relationships with community associations,
stakeholders and representatives that supports and promotes Beverly
Farm as a premier home, program center and leader in the
- Leading the team to accomplish workforce and strategic goals by
providing effective supervision, training and performance
- Maintaining standards of care that meet or exceed licensure
- Maintaining in good standing an Illinois Nursing
- Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
- Minimum ten years' experience as an executive/C-level manager
at an organization with an operating budget of over $20 million
(nonprofit management experience a plus).
- Current State Nursing Home Administrator license, or
willingness to work towards acquiring one within 12 months.
- Working knowledge of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and
Family Services, the Illinois Department of Public Health, the
Illinois Medicaid program, and other state agencies and regulations
impacting Beverly Farm is preferred.
- Strong, hands-on budget development and management skills,
including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and
- Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating,
program development and task facilitation.
- Ability to convey vision of organization's strategic future to
staff, board, volunteers and donors.
- Ability to interface with and engage diverse volunteer, staff
and donor groups.
- Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with
- Transparent, collaborative and high integrity leadership.
- Sincere passion for the mission of caring for developmentally
disabled adults in a residential facility.
- Strong public speaking ability.
- Organized and detailed in work performance.About Beverly Farm
Beverly Farm, located on a 200-acre site in Godfrey, IL, just
across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, is a not-for-profit
residence and training center for adults with intellectual
disabilities.Beverly Farm is a planned community that looks and
feels like a neighborhood. There are homes with lawns, and a
recreation center with a pool. There is an equestrian center, a
community pavilion, jobs, all kinds of activities, medical
services, therapies, and much more. Cottages, group homes,
apartments, and community-based options make up the landscape,
people make it home.Nearly 350 individuals who live with
intellectual disabilities call Beverly Farm home. They are
challenged and encouraged to live their best lives.HistoryBeverly
Farm was founded in 1897 by Dr. William H.C. Smith and his wife,
Elizabeth, who sought to establish a fundamentally different
approach in caring for people who live with intellectual
disabilities. They offered a caring home, socialization, proper
medical care, healthy diet, physical exercise, education,
recreation and meaningful work - a radical concept at the time.Dr.
Smith received notoriety at the 1904 World's Fair for his
pioneering concepts in the care of people who live with
intellectual disabilities. Recognition and support for Dr. and Mrs.
Smith's innovation was a driving force behind the continuing growth
and development of the progressive programming offered by Beverly
Farm.Their vision still drives the mission and identity of Beverly
Farm, shared by staff and the many families they serve. Today,
Beverly Farm is a safe and comfortable home for adults who live
with intellectual disabilities.
Mission"Beverly Farm Foundation is a loving, caring home for adults
with intellectual disabilities, providing each individual with
physical and emotional security and a dignified quality of life,
with opportunities and challenges, within each individual's
ProgramsThe core programs and services provided at Beverly Farm
include the following:
- Living Arrangements - Four types of living arrangements are
available at Beverly Farm: cottages, group homes, CILA (Community
Integrated Living Arrangement), and apartments.
- Recreation Center - The main community includes a
state-of-the-art recreation center that offers exercise, swimming,
art classes, horticulture, sports, dancing, and theater. There are
numerous opportunities to shop, dine out, attend movies or the
opera, concerts, professional sports, and local and regional
events. Over 150 individuals who live at Beverly Farm participate
in the Special Olympics in various track and field events, bowling,
softball, bocce, and equestrian events.
- Medical Clinic - The facility is equipped with a waiting room
and two exam rooms and is staffed by licensed nurses, two medical
technicians and a medical secretary. Two physicians provide primary
care services; each physician has knowledge of and experience with
disabilities, which helps them to provide the necessary,
specialized care required by the individuals who live here. Several
specialized physicians provide care for podiatry, gynecology,
psychiatry and neurology needs one day per month; identified
physicians from surrounding communities are also available to
- Developmental Training Center - Located about one mile from the
main property, the developmental training center offers training
that promotes independence while helping each individual develop
skills desirable for employment. Programs include occupational and
physical therapy, sensory stimulation, daily living skills,
janitorial, and cooking training. Some individuals choose to attend
the nearby community college. A specialty program is also offered
for individuals who prefer or medically require a more retirement
type activity. Within the training center, Buzy Bee Bakery offers
participants opportunities to bake and learn customer service
skills. Baked goods may be purchased through Beverly Farm's Coffee
Shop, located on the main property. Business enterprises within the
Main Campus (Shoppes at Beverly Farm, Equestrian Center and East
Meets West Tack Shop) employee DT program participants.
- Equestrian Therapy - Equestrian Therapy offers a special
learning environment for people with intellectual or developmental
disabilities. Supervised activities are led by qualified PATH Intl.
Instructors/Instructors in Training.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter. Deadline to apply is
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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