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Position: Executive Director

I. Summary

The Executive Director provides overall managerial leadership to the affiliate in accordance with the directives, policies and objectives set by the affiliate board of directors. The Executive Director accepts the covenant of Habitat for Humanity and is a leading advocate of the affiliate in fulfilling the mission and vision statements. The Executive Director is a nonvoting, ex-officio member of the board of directors.

II. Position Description

Reports to: Executive Committee of the Board of Directors specifically and to the Board of Directors overall. The Executive Committee will solicit input from the entire Board of Directors in performing an annual review of the Executive Director.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years experience in not-for-profit management or other relevant management experience.

Requirements/ Skills: Must be able to articulate the organization’s mission, values, and goals. Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and able to manage projects. Must possess the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people. Must be familiar with current technology and office software. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness to travel are required. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field, including training provided by HFHI. Light physical work may be expected.

Job Classification: Exempt

Hours: Varied, flexible. Some weekend and evenings required.

III. Responsibilities

General Administration

  • Act as the chief administrator responsible for managing all aspects of affiliate operations.
  • Manage the affiliate office by directing, training, supervising, and recognizing the paid and volunteer staff in the performance of assigned duties.
  • With the DOO, establish office procedures, guidelines, and performance standards.
  • Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure communication of relevant issues flows among all groups.
  • Ensure the affiliate adheres to government regulations and HFH International policies.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of sound financial practices.
  • Interact with the finance committee to ensure completion of audits and other financial activities.
  • Ensure confidential employee and Partner Family applicant records for the affiliate.
  • Along with DOO prepare a yearly budget. Ensure that the affiliate operates within budget guidelines.
  • Responsible for homeowner mortgage payment issues (delinquent payments, foreclosures etc).
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its mission. This includes development of an Advancement plan.

Legal and Compliance

  • Serve as a back-up QMLO, maintaining all annual training and HFHI certification.
  • Serve as liaison between HFHI, HFH TX and local board and staff.
  • Understand and implement current HFHI policies and their impact on GCHFH.
  • Responsible for all reporting to HFHI – Annual, quarterly, FlexCAP, SHOP, and others as needed.
  • Participate in the HFHI Habitat 2.0 development process.

Committee support and guidance

  • Assist the committee chairs and provide communication flow among committees, staff, volunteers, and the board as appropriate.
  • Designate appropriate staff to support committee work.
  • As appropriate, attend committee meetings and assist committee members in completing their duties.

Board Support

  • Work with Board President to develop annual plan for policy reviews.
  • Prepare agenda for Executive Committee and Board meetings.
  • Prepare monthly board report outlining primary affiliate accomplishments, challenges and opportunities.
  • Assist the Board of Directors in making fundamental decisions, preparing strategic plans and creating/maintaining policies.

Community Relations and Resource Development

  • Serve as spokesperson for the affiliate.
  • Actively work as an advocate for affordable housing, including annual reports to Victoria City Council and other community city and county governments as appropriate.
  • Actively participate with appropriate community groups which share the goals of GCHFH.
  • Establish and nurture good media relationships.
  • Oversee production of annual newsletter and other publications and promotional materials.
  • Ensure that the activities of the affiliate, its programs and goals are publicized.
  • Maintain a portfolio of the affiliate’s top 10 donors.
  • Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with volunteers, home sponsors, partner families, community groups and other organizations.
  • Oversee grants program, using Advancement Assistant as support.

Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To apply for jobs please email resume to jobs@goldencrescenthabitat.org

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