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Executive Director of Strong Non-profit

Employer
North Fulton Community Charities
Location
Alpharetta, Georgia / remote
Closing date
Aug 25, 2022

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Focus Areas
Education, Housing / Shelter, Human Services, Philanthropy / Social Responsibility
Job Function
Executive / Senior Management
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Executive
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Job Details

Position Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership of the organization, as well as the day-to-day administration and management of North Fulton Community Charities, including programs, fund-raising, and business operations.  Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy development and administration, personnel and staff development and fiscal management, and public relations.  This is a full-time position, hired by and directly accountable to the Board of Directors.

Duties

Planning and evaluation

  • Work collaboratively together with the Board of Directors to develop and facilitate an assessment and strategic planning process. 
  • Develop organization goals and objectives consistent with the mission and vision of NFCC.
  • Identify program needs and develop and implement relevant services.
  • Identify short-term and long-term facility needs to support program priorities.  

 

Management and Administration

  • Develop and administer operational policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all programs, services, and activities to ensure that program objectives are met.
  • Oversee implementation of Board-approved guidelines for screening of applicants for assistance.
  • Ensure compliance with funding sources and regulatory requirements. 
  • Develop methods to record and measure progress toward grant objectives.
  • Provide detailed information for periodic evaluation of the organization’s activities.

 

Fiscal

  • Prepare annual budget for Board approval and monitor annual and other budgets.
  • Ensure effective audit trails.
  • Approve expenditures.
  • Provide for proper fiscal record-keeping and reporting.
  • Submit monthly financial statements to the Board of Directors and other reports to facilitate transparency with Board oversight.
  • Research, prepare and submit grant applications and funding proposals as appropriate.

 

Personnel

  • Create a positive and collaborative working environment that is conducive to achieving the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Develop personnel policies for Board approval and implement same.
  • Oversee and document hiring and termination of all staff members.
  • Oversee any and all disciplinary actions.
  • Provide for adequate supervision and evaluation of all staff and volunteers.
  • Assist senior staff in creating career development plans for staff members.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive program of volunteer recruitment, utilization, and recognition.
  • Challenge staff to accept increasing responsibilities for the operation of the organization.

     

Board Relations

  • Assist the Board Chair in planning the Agenda and materials for Board meetings.
  • Initiate and assist in developing policy recommendations and setting priorities.
  • Facilitate the orientation of new Board members.
  • Work with the Board to raise awareness, funds, and resources from the community.
  • Work with Board committees as appropriate.

 

Public Relations

  • Oversee the public relations program to make the community aware of the organization’s needs, services and opportunities.
  • Represent NFCC in all dealings with other organizations, individuals, and the public.
  • Promote a positive image of the organization in the community. 
  • Ensure appropriate representation of NFCC by all employees.
  • Coordinate representation of NFCC to legislative bodies and other similar agencies. 
  • Advocate for improved or missing services on behalf of low-income residents.
  • Collaborate with faith, corporate and civic organizations, including other community and government agencies, to coordinate programs that address issues impacting low-income residents. 

Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

 

Qualifications

Experience With:

  • All aspects of leading an organization, with an emphasis on both hard and soft skills.
  • Mentoring senior staff to improve themselves and the departments over which they have responsibility.
  • Strong leadership principles and practices.
  • Advanced principles, best practices, tools, and techniques of planning and implementation of nonprofit administration and leadership.
  • Nonprofit industry trends in community relations and fundraising. Research methods and analysis techniques. Database management and analytics.
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Principles and practices of effective public speaking.
  • Strong computer skills with expertise in Microsoft programs and Salesforce.
  • Knowledge and experience working with multiple facilities preferred.

 

Ability to:

  • Solicit funds to support the organization’s needs.
  • Plan, organize, manage and integrate fundraising activities,
  •  Develop concepts and design specific methods and techniques for fundraising.
  • Present information, proposals, and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively in meetings.
  • Represent the organization effectively in public.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies, and other written materials.
  • Exercise sound, expert independent judgment.
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy, and discretion in dealing with highly sensitive, complex, confidential, and controversial issues and situations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, board members, business and community leaders, employees, the public, and others encountered in the course of work.

 

Education and Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus the successful completion of various professional development courses.
  • Proven track record of success in a leadership position overseeing operations of a non-profit organization with exposure to foundations, while maintaining solid relationships with staff, board, volunteers, donors and community.
  • A minimum of five years of senior-level nonprofit leadership experience.
  • Successful resource development, fundraising, and philanthropy experience.
  • Significant experience as a paid or volunteer leader at a not-for-profit organization.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting, budgeting, financial management, and marketing.
  • Extensive experience in leading the process of ongoing strategic planning.
  • Extensive experience in public speaking/public relations.
  • A warm and engaging personality.
  • A high empathy individual.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that includes experience developing and implementing public-private partnerships to achieve community-wide social and economic goals.
  • A range of nonprofit experiences.
  • A clean and philanthropic reputation.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.

 

North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) seeks a dynamic professional to challenge and lead the nonprofit as it embarks on a significant growth plan to enhance services to low-income residents.  Under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, directing, and managing of the 35 years nonprofit.

North Fulton Community Charities’ mission is to build self-sufficiency and prevent homelessness and hunger by providing emergency assistance and enrichment programs.  Based in Roswell, NFCC annually supports 4,000 families (10,000 individuals) living in Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, and Roswell.  NFCC is the first and most comprehensive response to families and individuals in economic crisis. NFCC provides financial stability by offering the essential resources of food, clothing, emergency financial assistance, and adult education classes.  NFCC’s Strategic Plan envisions new program initiatives and facilities expansion.  Additional insight may be found on the following website: www.nfcchelp.org.

 

Company

Our Mission:

To help ease hardship and foster financial stability in our community.

Our Purpose:

To provide opportunities for the whole community to thrive.

Our Values

  • Collaboration – We believe our community is best served when we work together to share resources, knowledge and support with others to serve all residents.
  • Compassion – Our clients, in times of crisis, need  kindness and concern to help them realize the community they live in cares for them.
  • Dignity – We believe everyone should be treated with respect and their self-worth should not be compromised based on their current situation.
  • Inclusion – We believe that ALL  residents of the community should be about to enjoy the benefits of the community.
Find Us
Website
Location
11270 Elkins Rd
Roswell
GA
30076
United States
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