Executive Director – [Oak Harbor, WA]

JOB QUALIFICATIONS  and DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited, four-year college or university for this position; a degree in social services, human services or related field preferred.
  • Significant professional work experience that demonstrates an ability to carry out the functions of the position to include:
    • Staff supervision and team building experience o Fund raising and funder relations
    • Community  relationship building
    • Financial management and budgeting
    • Sound and effective  judgment  in a wide variety of areas
  • Interpersonal skills including:
    • A well-developed sense of protocol
    • Listening skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Diplomacy
    • Public speaking
    • Advocacy
    • Analytical
    • Fundraising
    • Meeting facilitation
    • Team building
    • Motivation
    • Conflict resolution
    • Business
    • Budget
    • Grant management
    • Accountability
    • Risk management
  • Unimpeachable personal character and sound judgment.
  • Strong commitment to mentoring and an ability to articulate its value to funders, media,and a variety of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of issues/barriers  that impact children and families from underserved populations.
  • Ability to form effective partnership with board leadership.
  • Ability to collect meaningful data and draw solid conclusions.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information required.
  • Able to work independently exercising good judgment, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required; ability to quickly learn and accurately use database systems.
  • Regular work weeks will include some evening and/or weekend hours to best serve our families and volunteers.
  • Access to reliable automobile, valid driver’s license, auto insurance required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please send resume to payroll@kjonesinc.com