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United Way

United States

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Web Site: https://careers.unitedway.org/jobs

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President / CEO


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Job ID:

2189

Location:

Irvine, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Advocacy, Child & Youth Welfare, Community Organizing, Housing and Homelessness
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Job Views:

106

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.16.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Executive Director / CEO
Program Expertise and Experience: Programs - Advocacy & Policy, Programs - Civil Rights, Programs - Community Outreach, Programs - Economic Development, Programs - Homelessness & Housing

Job Description:

The President/CEO is the leader of the Orange County United Way organization, establishing a vision for Community Impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff and volunteers alike. The President/CEO is the Chief Mobilizer; leverages the power of relationships and networks, and works across private, public and corporate sectors to improve conditions in the community. The President/CEO possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating resources and financial support for the organization. The President/CEO is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good—creating, resourcing, scaling and leveraging strategies for broad investment and impact. The President/CEO is the steward of brand and understands their role in growing and protecting the reputation of United Way—they value networking and strive to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships and strategy.

 Community Impact – The President/CEO is responsible for the overall impact of Orange County United Way on the community, with an emphasis on increasing its capacity to drive the impact agenda. The President works closely with the Board to craft and adapt the strategy to achieve this increased impact, including raising the funds to support it. This leader will establish and build relationships with top leaders in the community, including those representing the highest levels in business, government and non-profit sectors.

 Resource Development – The President/CEO is charged to drive key results in fundraising; to identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors and key leaders of prospective new corporate partners; to leverage personal and professional contacts and relationships into fundraising opportunities; and to promote a culture of fundraising in the organization, both at the staff and board level.

 Strategic Management – The President/CEO serves as the principal resource to the Board of Directors and its key committees and gives strong direction in policy formulation and interpretation. S/he partners with the Board of Directors and the United Way leadership team to craft organizational goals and develops strategies to ensure that they are achieved. S/he ensures coordination and alignment of all Orange County United Way activities to strategic direction in the areas of community impact, resource development, and staff alignment.

 Organization Management – The President/CEO is accountable for building and leading high-performing teams, ensuring all teams are aligned and collaborating to achieve organizational results. S/he maintains accountability for the operational and fiscal integrity of the organization within policies set by the Board of Directors. The President/CEO assesses organizational capacity to implement strategies and identify gaps in systems and staffing; directly supervises Senior Leadership positions and establishes individual goals; works with the Senior VP, Operations to manage organizational spending, monitor budget compliance, and mitigate financial risks; and ensures that United Way goals of inclusiveness and diversity among staff and volunteers are met.

Perform other Orange County United Way duties as assigned. It is the responsibility of all Orange County United Way staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner, maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.

Leadership – Passionately lead and represent Orange County United Way as a dynamic community leader and an inspirational visionary for improving lives in our communities.

 FACE2024 Goals – To effectively lead the organization’s contributions to a stronger community, the President/CEO must fully embrace and champion all aspects of FACE2024, accepting responsibility for leading the achievement of its stated goals and objectives.

 Expand Fundraising – Build, expand and maintain excellent relationships across the entire community to rapidly strengthen Orange County United Way fundraising capability and expertise, significantly expanding development into new areas while maintaining and strengthening the current base of support.

 Community Partnerships – Continue and strengthen the organizational momentum among the nonprofit, government and social services sector, reinforcing the leadership position of Orange County United Way as a community change agent.

 Brand Positioning –Communicate and market the unique role United Way plays in Orange County, celebrating the significant impact the organization makes in improving lives and strengthening the overall community.

Job Requirements:

Financial Goals – Ensure achievement of Board-established financial goals and maintain and further strengthen the organization’s current financial stability.

Experience working in the nonprofit sector, and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards. Alternatively, extensive experience in the leadership and management of for profit organizations of comparable size.

 Expertise in issues relevant to the organization.

 Ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders.

 A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large.

 Experience in or across multiple sectors, including nonprofit, public and corporate environments.

 Experience in developing partnerships, building teams and conflict management.

 Experience in enhancing brands, building revenue and increasing philanthropic support.

 Must demonstrate a high level of intelligence and intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems.

Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.

 Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

 Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources, (financial and human), through meaningful engagement.

 Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

 Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

 Visionary: Confronts the complex realities of the environment and simultaneously maintains faith in a different and better future, providing purpose, direction, and motivation.  

 Team-Builder: First ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right times; fostering commitment, trust, and collaboration among multi-cultural leaders and stakeholders.

 Outward Turning: Understands the dynamics of local, regional, and national environments, and works on an agenda rooted in the community’s own perception of its needs and aspirations. Business Acumen: Possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating financial support for the organization.

 Network-Oriented: Values the power of networks/ striving to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required. Master’s Degree or MBA would be a plus.



Company Info


United Way
United States
Phone:
Web Site: https://careers.unitedway.org/jobs

President / CEO

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2189

Location:

Irvine, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Advocacy, Child & Youth Welfare, Community Organizing, Housing and Homelessness
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

106

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.16.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Executive Director / CEO
Program Expertise and Experience: Programs - Advocacy & Policy, Programs - Civil Rights, Programs - Community Outreach, Programs - Economic Development, Programs - Homelessness & Housing

Job Description:

The President/CEO is the leader of the Orange County United Way organization, establishing a vision for Community Impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff and volunteers alike. The President/CEO is the Chief Mobilizer; leverages the power of relationships and networks, and works across private, public and corporate sectors to improve conditions in the community. The President/CEO possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating resources and financial support for the organization. The President/CEO is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good—creating, resourcing, scaling and leveraging strategies for broad investment and impact. The President/CEO is the steward of brand and understands their role in growing and protecting the reputation of United Way—they value networking and strive to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships and strategy.

 Community Impact – The President/CEO is responsible for the overall impact of Orange County United Way on the community, with an emphasis on increasing its capacity to drive the impact agenda. The President works closely with the Board to craft and adapt the strategy to achieve this increased impact, including raising the funds to support it. This leader will establish and build relationships with top leaders in the community, including those representing the highest levels in business, government and non-profit sectors.

 Resource Development – The President/CEO is charged to drive key results in fundraising; to identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors and key leaders of prospective new corporate partners; to leverage personal and professional contacts and relationships into fundraising opportunities; and to promote a culture of fundraising in the organization, both at the staff and board level.

 Strategic Management – The President/CEO serves as the principal resource to the Board of Directors and its key committees and gives strong direction in policy formulation and interpretation. S/he partners with the Board of Directors and the United Way leadership team to craft organizational goals and develops strategies to ensure that they are achieved. S/he ensures coordination and alignment of all Orange County United Way activities to strategic direction in the areas of community impact, resource development, and staff alignment.

 Organization Management – The President/CEO is accountable for building and leading high-performing teams, ensuring all teams are aligned and collaborating to achieve organizational results. S/he maintains accountability for the operational and fiscal integrity of the organization within policies set by the Board of Directors. The President/CEO assesses organizational capacity to implement strategies and identify gaps in systems and staffing; directly supervises Senior Leadership positions and establishes individual goals; works with the Senior VP, Operations to manage organizational spending, monitor budget compliance, and mitigate financial risks; and ensures that United Way goals of inclusiveness and diversity among staff and volunteers are met.

Perform other Orange County United Way duties as assigned. It is the responsibility of all Orange County United Way staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner, maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.

Leadership – Passionately lead and represent Orange County United Way as a dynamic community leader and an inspirational visionary for improving lives in our communities.

 FACE2024 Goals – To effectively lead the organization’s contributions to a stronger community, the President/CEO must fully embrace and champion all aspects of FACE2024, accepting responsibility for leading the achievement of its stated goals and objectives.

 Expand Fundraising – Build, expand and maintain excellent relationships across the entire community to rapidly strengthen Orange County United Way fundraising capability and expertise, significantly expanding development into new areas while maintaining and strengthening the current base of support.

 Community Partnerships – Continue and strengthen the organizational momentum among the nonprofit, government and social services sector, reinforcing the leadership position of Orange County United Way as a community change agent.

 Brand Positioning –Communicate and market the unique role United Way plays in Orange County, celebrating the significant impact the organization makes in improving lives and strengthening the overall community.

Job Requirements:

Financial Goals – Ensure achievement of Board-established financial goals and maintain and further strengthen the organization’s current financial stability.

Experience working in the nonprofit sector, and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards. Alternatively, extensive experience in the leadership and management of for profit organizations of comparable size.

 Expertise in issues relevant to the organization.

 Ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders.

 A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large.

 Experience in or across multiple sectors, including nonprofit, public and corporate environments.

 Experience in developing partnerships, building teams and conflict management.

 Experience in enhancing brands, building revenue and increasing philanthropic support.

 Must demonstrate a high level of intelligence and intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems.

Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.

 Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

 Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources, (financial and human), through meaningful engagement.

 Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

 Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

 Visionary: Confronts the complex realities of the environment and simultaneously maintains faith in a different and better future, providing purpose, direction, and motivation.  

 Team-Builder: First ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right times; fostering commitment, trust, and collaboration among multi-cultural leaders and stakeholders.

 Outward Turning: Understands the dynamics of local, regional, and national environments, and works on an agenda rooted in the community’s own perception of its needs and aspirations. Business Acumen: Possesses a high level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating financial support for the organization.

 Network-Oriented: Values the power of networks/ striving to leverage United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required. Master’s Degree or MBA would be a plus.