United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Dane County (UCP)

                                          EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Greater Dane County is seeking a committed and
forward thinking candidate for our Executive Director position.  This individual will
oversee a local highly respected nonprofit with a budget of over $4 million, and actively
engage with our vital staff of 50 plus regular and numerous part-time employees and
our Board of Directors. The Executive Director will work in a creative environment with
internal and external stakeholders to nurture and develop high impact community
based programs for individuals with developmental disabilities and delays (from birth
through adulthood) and their families.

•        Minimum of five years’ of progressively responsible nonprofit agency or program
management and staff supervision in community based, inclusive services;
•        Demonstrated passionate desire and ability to engage families, individuals,
community stakeholders, the Board of Directors, agency employees, funders and the
community at large in embracing the vision of UCP “to create a community for all”;
•        Proven change agent and strategic planning leader for organizational and
program development that is responsive to variable family/individual needs, funding
and systems conversions and opportunities with Dane County Human Services and
the WI Department of Health Services;
•        Strong financial management experience and the ability to understand the
complexities associated with medical assistance waiver funding (including the
Children’s Long Term Support Waiver) and other specialized funding along with the
ability to secure and manage fee for services, third party billings, grant funding and
assigned donor acquisitions;
•        Awareness to nurture continued agency cultural and operational change with the
Dane County transition to Family Care;
•        Demonstrated ability to promote within the organization a commitment to the
values of UCP and to legal and ethical behavior;
•        Excellent computer skills including Office products for agency and program
•        Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
•        Higher education degree in Human Service, Nonprofit Management, Social Work
or related field preferred but can be waived in lieu of more than five years’ of

We offer a supportive environment and a competitive benefits package.
Cultural diversity is important to our agency; persons of color and/or diverse
backgrounds are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA

If interested, please submit your resume, salary requirements and a two paragraph
response to the following question by
4 p.m. Friday, May 19, to

“What attracts you to this position, and how do you envision contributing to the mission
of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Dane County?”

First consideration will be given to candidates who respond by 4 p.m. on May 19th.  
The position will remain open until it is filled.
Camilla Rucinski
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater

Dane County
2801 Coho Street, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713