Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university required; Advanced degree preferred. 15+ years’ business experience in a leadership role required; Financial, safety and/or membership organization experience preferred.; Must have knowledge of association management, membership growth strategies and the ability to implement tasks in the areas of budgeting, program design, presentation and evaluation.


The Executive Director will maintain a presence in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa in order to grow the OSC brand and vision statewide.




·       Establish an organizational structure for the Council and related staff structure.

·       Establish and implement administrative policies and procedures for Council functions.

·       Ensure the legal integrity of the Council.

·       Coordinate meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

·       Report directly to and communicate regularly with the Chairperson of the Board, providing timely reports and making recommendations, including new policies and procedures.

·       Monitor and assist committees of the Board of Directors.

·       Develop and implement statewide growth strategy for the Council.

·       Establish short ­and long ­range goals with staff.



·       Develop and coordinate programs and projects designed to meet the goals and objectives of the Council.

·       Review and evaluate safety related research relevant to the Council and inform the Board, membership, and the public as appropriate.

·       Participate in community activities to develop opportunities to ascertain needs, serve clients, and promote agency goals.



·       Administer the finances of the Council including the preparation of an annual budget.

·       Ensure the integrity of the Council’s finances and ensure the maintenance of an adequate reserve as recommended by the Board.

·       Develop marketing plans to meet the financial needs of the Council.

·       Develop and supervise an effective program of membership development and services.

·       Prepare budget in consultation with departmental directors to allocate funds, control costs, and maintain operations at level consistent with Council guidelines.

·       Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.

·       Direct and coordinate formulation of financial programs to provide funding for new or continuing operations to maximize returns on investments and to increase productivity.



·       Responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; evaluating and selecting appropriate benefit packages; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

·       Assist Board Chair and Executive Committee in evaluating performance of directors for compliance with established policies and objectives of Council and contributions in attaining objectives.


Public Relations

·       Maintain effective internal and external public relations.

·       Serve as a spokesperson for the Council in cooperation with the chief elected officer.

·       Maintain governmental affairs to represent the interests of the membership and the community to the legislature and governmental agencies as appropriate.

·       Establish and maintain close working relationships with cooperating agencies to avoid duplication of services.

·       Exchange ideas through seminars, conferences, and other forums and media to accomplish program objectives.

·       Prepare and distribute public information materials dealing with safety issues.

·       Deliver speeches and participate in discussions with community leaders and other interested parties to promote objectives of the Council.

·       Work with community groups, organizations, and others to increase awareness of the Council as a resource, and develop collaborations and partnerships to extend organization programs and audiences.

·       Communicate with the officers and Board of Directors, with members and other professionals in the safety and health field, maintaining a positive relationship to enhance the image and activities of the Safety Council.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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