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Sanford Health Interim Executive Director - Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota (CACSD) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Interim Executive Director | Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota (CACSD) | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr



The Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota (CACSD) is an accredited State Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance and represents Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) and their multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) in South Dakota. The mission of CACSD is to support communities by establishing and strengthening CACs and MDTs in order to better serve abused, vulnerable, and neglected children and their families.


CACSD is seeking a committed and progressive leader to facilitate its organizational transition towards becoming an intendent, nonprofit membership association. The Interim Executive Director will ensure a comprehensive and timely transition with advice and support from CACSD’s general membership and external stakeholders. In doing so, they shall explore all opportunities to grow and develop CAC/MDT services in South Dakota’s underserved communities through collaboration, advocacy, public engagement, and technical assistance.


Change Management (40%)

· Recruit, orient, and engage a Board of Directors with support from CACSD’s current Advisory Council

· Develop, approve, and submit all documentation required for CACSD’s transition to independent 501(c)(3) status

· Establish post-transition governance, operational, and member policies/procedures in pursuit of CACSD’s Strategic Planning objectives

Board Development (15%)

· Prepare and coordinate all meetings of CACSD’s Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and General Membership, providing all pertinent logistics, reports, and associated materials

· Foster a spirit of mutual trust and support within and between CACSD’s Board of Directors, Advisory Council, General Membership, and external stakeholders

Fiscal Management (15%)

· Develop a diverse and sustainable financial base with support from individual, community, corporate, state, and federal contributors

· Prepare and secure approval for CACSD’s annual budget and provide regular progress reports

· Ensure compliance with all applicable grant requirements

Public Engagement (5%)

· Monitor national, state, and local trends affecting CACs/MDTs and serve as a trusted resource in South Dakota regarding child maltreatment and the CAC Model

· Coordinate public engagement efforts, including brand strategy, digital marketing, awareness events/campaigns, public policy tracking, and advocacy

Member Support & Development (25%)

· Identify and reduce barriers between South Dakota’s CACs/MDTs, relevant resources, and partners

· Coordinate and/or provide technical assistance efforts to support the expansion of CAC/MDT services

· Record and assess all technical assistance and provide regular progress reports


*This is a full-time, CONTRACT position. Duration is 5-8 months with an extension possible. *




· Strong commitment to and alignment with the mission of CACSD

· Demonstrated success identifying, cultivating, and stewarding meaningful partnerships

· Experience serving on governing and/or advisory boards

· Fiscal management experience, including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting

· Bachelor’s degree and two years’ diverse experience in relevant field(s)

· Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation


· Understanding of the CAC Model and/or experience working with a CAC/MDT

· Board leadership and volunteer supervision experience

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Leadership

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: ERG1038