Job Title: Executive Director Salary Range: $40,000 - $60,000 Reports To: President-Board of Directors Supervisory Position: Yes, Direct Reports: 1-2 persons FLSA Designation: Exempt
General Purpose: The Executive Director (ED) serves to direct, administer and coordinate the policies and plan of work established by the Board of Directors. The ED works across private, public, and corporate sectors to improve the conditions in the community. In addition, the ED provides leadership to volunteers and staff in carrying out the policies of the organization; suggests new policies and programs as indicated for consideration by the Board; ensures the organization’s objectives are effectively pursued; and provides professional expertise and consultation to the organization. Essential Functions: Key responsibilities: Board of Directors - Ensure the Board policies, procedures and decisions are implemented - Advises Board of need for new policies, procedures, and programs to keep organization viable and responsive to changing needs - Informs Board of status of all phases of operation - Informs Board of the latest developments affecting the United Way in other United Ways or government actions
Key responsibilities: Program Planning & Fund Distribution - Assists BOD/Volunteers in developing and implementing appropriate plans for the distribution of funds available - Keeps abreast of current and new developments in this area and information BOD of needed programs/services - Advises/recommends to BOD the policies/ procedures necessary to ensure the fiscal/program accountability of United Way and member agencies - Advises/informs member agencies of United Way policies/procedures concerning fiscal/program accountability - Monitor agency compliance - Implements United Way policies/procedures concerning programs, planning and fund distribution - Assists in attracting the highest level of volunteer leadership to this function
Key responsibilities: Fund Raising - Will drive key results in resource development - Will identify, cultivate, and solicit prospective new corporate partners and leverage personal and professional contacts into fundraising opportunities - Assists Campaign Chairperson in organizing, supervising, and conducting an Annual Campaign to raise the funds needed to accomplish the goals/objectives of the organization - Assures that a master campaign plan exists to ensure continuity of campaign practices Assists Campaign Chairperson in attracting/recruiting the highest level of community leadership to the campaign drive - Provides/arranges training and support services for campaign volunteers
Key responsibilities: Community/Agency Relations - Maintains on-going communications with community organizations - Develops new and innovative approaches in a way to communicate United Way goals/objectives to the public - Develops and maintains positive working relationships with other community leaders (professional, business, and political), other United Ways and United Way Worldwide - Develops and maintains positive working relationships with United Way Partner Agencies - Conducts/arranges needed training and/or information sessions for partner agencies
Key responsibilities: Administration & Management - Accountable to the BOD for ensuring that the business and financial affairs of the United Way are conducted in accordance with acceptable standards of business and regulatory agencies - Responsible for recruiting, hiring, evaluating, training and development of all United Way staff - Advises BOD concerning effective management practices and employment policies and assists them in developing sound policies and practices consistent with United Way standards
Key responsibilities: Building & Equipment Management - Maintains positive relationships with landlord and tenant(s) on any important issues that may need to be improved upon
Key responsibilities: Miscellaneous - Other duties as assigned by BOD
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation: - Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Suite - Proficiency in CRM, Sales Force, and Quickbooks Online - Strong written and verbal communication skills and high energy level - Strong mathematical (financial) skills and reasoning ability - Ability to gain and command respect of stakeholders - A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large - Must be organized, detail oriented and willing to take initiative - Must demonstrate experience in developing partnerships, building teams, and using conflict management to resolve issues - Must demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity - Must demonstrate a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems to help the organization grow - Ability to work additional and flexible hours as needed to lead a successful campaign - Reside or relocate (at own cost) to Hardin County - Have a valid driver’s license and provide your own transportation
Education/Experience Guidelines: - Degree preferred or equivalent experience - Substantial successful experience working in the non-profit sector (United Way experience desirable), and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards - Extensive experience in the leadership and management of organizations of comparable size - Experience in building successful campaign year after year whereby increasing its value
Physical Demands: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Notice: This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the individual performing the job may differ from those outlined, and other functions, as assigned, might be part of the job.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Statement: United Way of Hardin County is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. We do not discriminate based on race, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, military or veteran status, genetic information, height, weight, familial status or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.