El Dorado Habitat for Humanity Executive Director
Summary: This position is responsible for the effective and efficient financial, operational, and administrative management of El Dorado Habitat for Humanity. The Executive Director provides overall leadership for the organization in accordance with the policies, objectives, and directions of the Board of Directors.
Education, Experience and Additional Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in non-profit or business management, social service, public relations or related field or equivalent work experience require
- Experience in non-profit management, project management, and financial management
- Fundraising experience, including events and grants
- Volunteer management experience
- Effective verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
- Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people of all social, economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds within our community.
- Strong time management and organizational skills
- Experience in working with the media
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and database software
Essential Responsibilities/Duties: (may not be all inclusive)
- Ensure that all required official records and documents are maintained and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and Habitat guidelines.
- Prepare the annual budget with the Treasurer
- Monitor finances and cash flow to ensure compliance with approved budget
- Oversee the maintenance of financial records and provide said records when requested
Program and Mission Management:
- Oversee homebuyer selection and support activities
- Acquire and maintain loan originator and loan servicer qualifications and oversee these activities
- Manage homeowner mortgage payment issues (delinquent payments, foreclosures, etc.)
- Work closely with construction supervisor to assure timely and cost effective construction while insuring appropriate training and safety for all volunteers
- Work closely with the construction supervisor to assure materials or skilled help are available
Community Relations and Resource Development:
- Seek and recognize donors and volunteers
- Apply for local, national, and federal grants
- Work with a wide range of public figures and organizations, including media, civic & religious groups, city officials, Habitat homeowners, Habitat’s board of directors, merchants, volunteers, Habitat for Humanity International, etc. to further the mission of the organization
- Present Habitat program to community via presentations to community groups, media outlets and other appropriate locations
- Work with Board President to prepare an agenda for board meetings
- Address all issues requiring resolution that are outside the scope of the Board
- Prepare and submit a written monthly report for the Board of Directors as requested
- Compile necessary documentation for annual audit
- Candidate must pass Criminal Background Check, Sexual Offender Check, and Credit Check
- Candidate must have reliable transportation for local travel
- Salary will be commensurate with education and experience
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Communication skills, such as hearing and talking, are an integral part of effectively performing the duties of this job. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit in order to perform most of the tasks associated with this position; although, occasionally the employee is required to stand; climb or balance; stoop and kneel. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel is required in this position.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to:
El Dorado Habitat for Humanity
P.O. Box 1447
El Dorado, AR 71731-1447