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Executive Director



Company Information

The Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association (MDHA), established in 1966, is an organization representing dental hygienists from across Manitoba. It is administered by an executive director and a volunteer executive and committee.

Our Vision is:
The vision of the MDHA is for registered dental hygienists to be recognized as primary health care professionals providing quality client centered oral health care for all Manitobans.

The Mission of the MDHA is:
To advocate and promote the profession of Dental Hygiene; support our member-owners by providing opportunities for professional development to encourage evidenced based practice and life-long learning; and providing education and health promotion to the public

Job Description

The Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association is looking for an energetic, motivated and organized person with strong communication skills to serve our organization as Executive Director. The job description for this part time position will evolve over time as the association continues to grow.

The Executive Director will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the MDHA.
  • Providing financial management services including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, financial reporting to the Board of Directors, and coordination of year- end financial review with the MDHA’s accounting firm.
  • Maintaining positive and open lines of communications with MDHA members and industry partners, including but not limited to governments, professional associations, educational institutions, licensing bodies.
  • Communicating and working with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA).
  • Conducting the affairs of the MDHA in an ethical and efficient manner, conforming to the By-laws of the organization, and the laws and regulations of the federal, provincial, and municipal governments.
  • Collaborating with the Board of Directors and committees to enhance the strategic/governance model and effectiveness of the MDHA, ensuring that focus is directed to the strategic priorities of the organization.


  • Strong leadership and administrative skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft office software including, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with payroll, accounting, and finances.
  • Availability to travel, if required.
  • Experience with Quickbooks preferred


Knowledge of health legislation, regulation and administration an asset.

Experience in directing a not-for-profit association would be an asset.


A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Contact Information

Amanda Marten
Posting Date: 24-Apr-2017Accounting and Finance Contract, Part-Time ContractToHire Open 1 ASAP
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