The Chief Executive Officer for the Harford County Association of REALTORS® plans, organizes, coordinates, controls and directs staff, programs and activities. The CEO works closely with HCAR’s President and elected leaders to ensure that the goals and budget of HCAR are achieved and serves as staff support to all committees and coordinates with Board appointed committee liaisons.
The association is located just 30 miles outside Baltimore in Bel Air, Maryland. The area has a diverse housing market and continues to grow due to a robust economy generated by higher education, health care, and military installations. Bel Air is a short drive away from many cultural, arts, and recreation centers in New York, New Jersey and Washington DC.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Ensure that the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and officers are fully informed of HCAR conditions and of all important factors influencing them and that all actions are in full compliance with the By-Laws and Policy and procedures of the Association and attend all meetings of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Establish a sound organizational structure for the association office and administration of the entire HCAR Office.
Define staff duties, establish performance standards, conduct performance review and maintain competitive salary structure and document office procedures.
Provide the necessary liaison and staff support to committee chairpersons to enable committees to properly perform their functions and ensure that committee decisions and recommendations are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.
Promote interest and active participation in HCAR activities to membership and Local/chapter groups, and report HCAR activities through the HCAR communication media.
Maintain effective relationships with other organizations, both public and private, and ensure that HCAR and membership positions are enhanced in accordance with the policies and objectives of the organization.
Ensure that all funds, physical assets, and other MCAR property are appropriately safeguarded and administered; operate with the approved budge.
Serve as supervising editor of the official HCAR publication and communication Medium.
Exercise control of the budget and all arrangements to meet financial objectives.
Serve on State and National Committees as appointed and approved by the Board of Directors.
Carry out other general responsibilities as officers and Board of Directors may specify.
Serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of HCAR.
Coordinate with Government Affairs Director and Maryland Realtors, all legislative activities and lobbying efforts.
Field calls from the public and HCAR members regarding violations of the Code of Ethics as well as arbitration requests.
Attend Board of Directors, Legislative and Leadership Meetings of the Maryland, REALTORS and other such meetings as designated by the Board president from time to time.
Attend the annual meeting, legislative meetings and Association Executive Council meetings of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in an executive level role within a trade association.
Five or more years of management experience, including budget, preferably in a professional trade association or other nonprofit agency.
Previous experience improving culture and increasing value proposition.
RCE or CAE designation preferred.
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