Executive Director

North Idaho AIDS Organization | Coeur d' Alene, Idaho


NIAC is a non-profit, 501-C3, Idaho corporation and community based organization that began in 1989 as a support group for people with HIV, their families, friends and loved ones. NIAC grew from a single part-time staff position to multi-staff/multi volunteer position. The organization is community based and is funded by individual and group donations, community fund raisers, as well as funds from regional and national resources, such as the Idaho Family Planning, STD and HIV Programs, Idaho Housing and Finance and the Ryan White Care Act.

Job Summary

NIAC is excited to announce an opportunity for our long tenured position of Executive Director.  This is a great career opportunity for an individual looking to lead a dynamic organization. The ideal candidate will be prepared to implement strategic direction and vision while aligning resources to achieve this vision. This includes working within a very engaging and upbeat environment with a dedicated staff and supportive board that encourages both growth and work life balance. 

The Executive Director is responsible for leading the operation, management and development of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.

The right candidate will have a heart for mission and a mind for development, ideally having professional experience in cultivating donor relations and operations alike.

Key Competencies

  • Action oriented, entrepreneurial and innovative in approach and problem solving
  • Works in a collaborative and inclusive manner, exhibiting values of respect and dignity
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership skills
  • Servant leadership philosophy
  • Visionary, forward looking ability to anticipate and respond to changing needs to execute the mission effectively
  • Financial and business management experience
  • Effectively balance multiple priorities while leading and empowering staff
  • Excellent Communicator with demonstrated ability to communicate and engage across all levels, board, staff, and stakeholders

Reports To

The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Strategic leadership
  • Operations management
  • Resource development
  • Financial & contract management
  • Stakeholder/partner relations
  • Program/services assessment & delivery
  • Grants-possess the ability to research new funding opportunities, write, monitor, and report status of all grants for NIAC
  • Oversee planning, implementation and evaluation of NIAC’s clients
  • Social service case provision and the grants that support these operations
  • Human resource management
  • Board administration & development
  • Community & public relations
  • Communications & marketing


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or other closely related field.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory of relevant program experience including staff leadership   responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, disease, and care issues.
  • Knowledge of data and records management.
  • HIPPA Compliant.
  • Ability to understand and navigate complex medical assistance programs including Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, IDAGAP.



The successful candidate will be afforded a competitive compensation and other benefits


  • Required Licenses/Certification
  • Valid motor vehicle driver’s license and insurance or access to transportation on a daily basis to complete essential functions of the position.
  • State of Idaho License of Social Work or eligibility for credential
  • Must pass a State Background Check
  • Must pass a yearly driving record Check

How to Apply

Resume and cover letter can be sent to:  

North Idaho AIDS Coalition

2201 N. Government Way

Suite E

Coeur d’Alene, ID. 83814

North Idaho AIDS Organization