Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA)  is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Community Action Agency serving low-income persons in Inyo and Mono counties.

IMACA’s Administration office in Bishop, CA has an opening for the position of Executive Director (ED). The ED is responsible for the overall operations of IMACA and reports to the IMACA Board of Directors.


Administration and Fiscal: Implements board policy regarding administrative functions and fiscal procedures; provides executive guidance to assure the effective and efficient operation of the agency. Specifics include the following
1) Manage and administer IMACA antipoverty programs in accordance with established policy and procedures.
2) Supervise the implementation of all management functions including, but not limited to fiscal/accountingpersonnel, planning, and management information systems. Ensure timely and accurate information is provided to the Board of Directors, local community, and contracting agencies.
3) Review and evaluate program operations to ensure that program contractual obligations are fulfilled. Modify program objectives and activities and allocate resources for programmatic effectiveness.
4) Provide administrative and technical assistance to the Board of Directors. Generally, act as professional staff to the Board of Directors and related committees.
5) Direct ongoing and research planning to obtain information and community input on the social and economic needs of the Eastern Sierra lowincome community. Prioritize needs so that resources can be efficiently allocated.
Supervise and Evaluate Program and Administrative Managers: Conduct annual evaluations; overseeffective management staff training and career development planning and implementation.
Public Relations: Act as a public representative for all agency business; oversee effective and comprehensive outreach and education efforts to ensure continued community support for IMACAs mission.
Participate in On-Going Professional Development: Attend jobrelated conferences, training, and workshops, as needed.
Perform Related Duties as Assigned


  1. Bachelors degree, preferably in Business, Public Administration or related area of study plus two years experience with a local government, social action, or human service agency; or four years of increasingly responsible management experience with two years at a local government, social action, or human service agency; or any combination of education and experience that ensures the ability to perform all the responsibilities of the position.
  2. Knowledge about poverty programs and related legislation, including the principles and practices of human service delivery systems.
  3. Background in general business and fiscal management, grantsmanship, and personnel practices and principles. 
  4. Knowledge of the laws and rules governing California notforprofit corporations, including tax-exempt laws, contract negotiations, and fund administration.
  5. The ability to interpret and apply rules, policies, and regulationsworking knowledge of budgetsincluding grant and categorical funding; able to work with minimal supervision; balance and prioritize multiple tasks; compile information and prepare accurate reports; deal tactfully and courteously with persons seeking information and expressing concerns about program policies and procedures; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. 
  6. Knowledge of the Head Start and State Categorical Programs.
  7. Possess excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with culturally diverse population.
  8. Able to attend out of the area meetings, workshops, and training as required. 
  9. Be fingerprinted and have clearance records filed with the State Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing. 
  10. Must possess a valid drivers license, be insurable, and have a good driving record.

This position is a full-time exempt position with full benefits package. Salary: $79,705.60 $102,044.00 ($38.32$49.06/Hour) DOQ. For those who wish to apply application packets should include: 1. Completed IMACA Application 2. Letter of Interest 3. Applicant Resume 4. Names of professional references. Application form and complete job description are available here. Please submit to and or deliver to the IMACA office at 137 E. South St., Bishop, CA. 93514. Call (760) 8738557 ext.111 for information. Completed application packets must be received by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 30, 2019.