President & Chief Executive Officer

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions

Posted: 8/2/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: CEO/ED/President

Primary domain: Human Services

City: Indianapolis

Postal code: 46240

State: Indiana

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$20M +


Mission statement:

CICOA's mission is to provide older adults, those of any age with a disability, and their caregivers with the innovative answers, services and support they need to achieve the greatest possible independence, dignity and quality of life.

Position Details:

Job Description:

President & CEO Executive Search

The Board of Directors of CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has retained Alder Bowman, Inc. to conduct a search for a President and Chief Executive Officer. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a high-impact, nonprofit organization on a continued path of growth and operational excellence.


CICOA is Indiana’s largest Agency on Aging serving central Indiana with 320-employees and a budget of $29 million. Headquartered in Indianapolis, the organization provides education, services, and support to older adults, the disabled, and caregivers to achieve the greatest possible independence, dignity, and quality of life.


The President reports to the Board of Directors and leads an executive team including the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, VP Human Resources and VP Development. This position leads the organization in a manner that aligns organizational mission, vision and values with strategic imperatives, operational excellence and quality.

Additionally, the President will achieve high levels of client satisfaction, employee retention, efficiency, and financial performance. Functionally, this role actively engages internal and external leaders to develop and implement strategies that deliver high-value services including collaborative relationships, excellent communication and positive community relations.


The President will lead the organization to meet evolving community and organizational needs through Innovation, efficiency, new revenue sources, and capacity building.


Additional areas of focus Include;

Organizational Development Implement and guide leadership development programs.

Resource Stewardship Encourage efficient utilization

Financial Performance Optimize margins, reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Growth Opportunities Identify, plan and implement initiatives that increase client reach and community impact

Innovate Identify, develop and implement innovative service delivery mechanisms

Internal Relations and Communications Encourage cross-functional teamwork and communication

External Relations Assure effective engagement with community organizations, leaders and constituents.

Lead and Manage Change.  Serve as a change agent and champion to drive organizational transformation


President & CEO Candidate Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s degree preferred


Leadership Experience: Eight or more years of leadership experience within a nonprofit health/human services organization. Candidate must have successful experience partnering with community organizations in the delivery of client services. Successful candidates will have achieved organizational growth and significant improvements across key performance measures by developing and implementing effective strategies implemented through effective change-management practices.  


Special knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and boards of directors.
  • Mastery of the interdependency and integration, among community service providers
  • Ability to solve problems in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Funding and payment mechanisms of Agencies on Aging
  • Sensitive to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.


    Not Specified


    Commensurate with Experience

    Posting Expiration Date:


    How to Apply:

    To be considered, please submit resume in word compatible format and cover letter to [email protected] with “CICOA Applicant” in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be provided a detailed position specification and be contacted to schedule an initial telephone conversation.

    Posted By: Alder Bowman


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