Job Description: Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County GA (HFHGC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of families - eliminating substandard, overcrowded and unsafe housing by building and selling safe, decent affordable homes to these families. HFHGC also operates the ReStore, which is a unique retail environment that sells new and used donated building supplies, home improvement merchandise, lighting, appliances, furniture and much more to the public.
The Executive Director is the Affiliate leader who plans, develops and establishes objectives, strategies, and policies for the organization in accordance with the Affiliate Board of Directives and the organizational mission. This position is responsible, and accountable, for the effective and efficient financial, operational, and administrative management of Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County, GA Inc. The Executive Director provides overall leadership for HFHGC in accordance with the policies, objectives, and directions of the Board of Directors to promote its overall vision, directions, health, and growth.
- Manage Business of the Affiliate
- Ensure that Habitat and Affiliate policies are faithfully maintained by the Board, Committees and staff.
- Responsible for public accountability of the organization and implementation of policies adopted by the Board.
- Communicate with the Treasurer and bookkeeper about accounts payable; deposits; signing checks and ensure adherence to full internal financial controls for all financial procedures.
- Maintain a close working relationship with construction manager/general contractor, including working knowledge of site progress to ensure that projects are built within time and budgetary parameters.
- Ensure appropriate training and safety for all volunteers.
- Provide oversight to Habitat ReStore by coordinating with ReStore Management to see that the policies, procedures, goals and mission of the ReStore are effectively carried out.
- Oversee management of Habitat office
- Serve as the communication link between the Board, the Executive Committee and other ad-hoc committees.
- Ensure records systems are maintained and accurate.
- Ensure timely donation receipts are given and retained.
- Ensure state, federal, and Habitat reports are filed within appropriate timelines.
- Ensure accurate homeowner mortgage payment tracking and monitoring.
- Identify mortgage issues with homeowners and work for resolution.
- Maintain Homeowner documents and original legal documentation securely.
- Maintain and update Policy and Procedure manual for staff.
- Develop, maintain, and amend proposed annual budget in coordination with the Treasurer.
- Provide leadership to the Family Support Committee, plan and implement Family training sessions.
- Prepare a monthly agenda and report for the Executive Committee and Board of Directors meeting in coordination with the Board President, including financial, construction, fundraising and ReStore updates.
- Assist the Board with long-term planning through the creation and implementation of a Strategic Plan.
- Serve as Liaison to secure and assist with annual audit. Ensure needed documentation is maintained, accurate and accessible for audit personnel.
- Provide Leadership for Fundraising, Marketing and Partner Relations
- Serve as a consultant to help implement fund raising programs such as special events, direct mail or other fund development programs.
- Work with fundraising teams to establish and implement development strategies including appropriate donor and volunteer appreciation and events.
- Oversee the creation of the Annual Fund Development Plan.
- Provide leadership for solicitation of major gifts, including identifying and meeting with major corporate and individual donors.
- Research and serve as the principal liaison to foundations, corporations, and churches.
- Develops resources, research funding sources, and writes proposals to a variety of organizations including potential grants.
- Cultivate in-kind materials and land donations whenever possible and report all real and potential donations to the appropriate committee chairperson.
- Ensure that ongoing volunteer, community and donor databases for communication & donor management are maintained.
- Oversee the Affiliate's Staff and Volunteer Personnel
- Oversee the orientation, training, evaluation and nurturance of Board members, volunteers and staff, to help ensure that they are making worthwhile and fulfilling contributions to the work of the Affiliate.
- Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates the staff and volunteers.
- Supervise and evaluate paid staff members on a timely basis.
- Meet with Habitat International field staff and attend HFHI training events as appropriate.
- BA or BS Degree. Advanced degree preferred.
- At least 5 years experience in nonprofit management or other relevant management experience.
- Able to meet deadlines and effectively manage complex projects.
- Highly proficient with MS-Excel, MS-Word, presentation and social media standard software.
- Effective verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities and strong organizational skills.
- Ability to establish, foster and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, the public, local City government, and community service agencies.
- Ability to create a long-term vision and provide leadership.
- Ability to synthesize complex and/or diverse information.
- Knowledge of mortgage procedures.
- Knowledge of fundraising principles and processes and the ability to develop working relationships with potential funding sources.
- Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully, and effectively lead by displaying sound and accurate judgment.
- Ability to communicate HFHGC’s program and mission clearly and persuasively in a variety of settings and to a variety of constituencies.
- Knowledge of the home construction process, safety procedures, and the use of equipment and materials.
- Comprehends legal matters related to Affiliate operations. Informs and supports the Board of Directors in developing and implementing an overall risk management strategy which includes business practices and ongoing assessment of liability.
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
- This position reports to the Executive Committee, led by the President/Chair of the Board of Directors.
- This is a Full-Time salaried position that also requires additional evening and weekend work.
- Compensation based on experience.
HFHGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Please send resumes to Executive Committee via jobs@habitatglynncounty[dot]org or contact us with any questions 912-663-9477
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GLYNN COUNTY GA, INC
1919 GLYNN AVE, LANIER PLAZA UNITS 9 &10
BRUNSWICK, GA 31520