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Executive Director

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United Way of Lewis and Clark Area | Helena, MT
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United Way of Lewis and Clark Area


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Published 14 days ago

Application Deadline

June 28, 2019

Salary

$60,000 - $75,000



Position Title: Executive Director

Reports To: Board of Directors

Exemption Status: Exempt


Position Overview

The Executive Director of the United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (UWLCA) is the leader of the organization leveraging the power of relationships and networks across private, public and corporate sectors of a three-county area (Lewis and Clark, Jefferson and Broadwater) in Southwestern Montana.


The Executive Director’s key responsibilities are Community Impact, Resource Development, Strategic Management, and Organization Management.


Key Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Community Impact

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall impact of the UWLCA on the community. The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors to create and adapt strategies to achieve meaningful impact including fundraising.

Resource Development

The position is charged with driving key results in fundraising by identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospective donors and key leaders, leveraging personal and professional relationships into fundraising opportunities and promoting a culture of fundraising at the Board of Director and staff levels.

Strategic Management

The Executive Director serves as the principal resource to the Board of Directors and provides direction in policy development and interpretation. The position partners with the Board of Directors to create organizational goals and strategies to achieve those goals. The position ensures coordination and alignment of all UWLCA activities in the areas of community impact, resource development and staff alignment.

Organization Management

The Executive Director is accountable for building and leading a high-performing team of employees. The position maintains accountability for the operational and fiscal integrity of the organization within the policies developed by the Board of Directors.


The position assesses organizational capacity, identifies gaps, directly supervises staff positions including establishing staff goals. The Executive Directors works with the Finance Manager and the Board Finance Committee to manage organizational spending, monitor budget compliance and mitigate financial risks.


Core Competencies

Mission-Focused: The mission of “We believe that all people should have the right to be educated, engaged, prosperous, and healthy” drives performance and professional motivations.

Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community can mobilize resources through meaningful engagement.

Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good.

Visionary: Maintains the vision of a different and better future through purpose, direction and motivation.

Team Builder: The right people are in the right roles at the right time. Fostering commitment, trust and collaboration.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Excellent leadership and relationship building with donors, volunteers, partner agencies and community groups.

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of constituents including public speaking and facilitation skills.

• Proficiency with Windows operating system and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook).

• Understand the purpose and functionality of donor database software programs.

• Ability to analyze and relate information and data to the Board of Directors, staff, and partners.

• General understanding of coalition development and collective impact model.

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with conflicting priorities.

• Meet deadlines and accurately attend to details.


Education and Experience Required

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years of management-level experience.


Education and Experience Preferred

Experience identifying funding opportunities, grant writing and donor cultivation.


Salary and Benefits

The Executive Director’s salary range is between $60,000-$75,000 depending on qualifications and experience. UWCLA’s benefit package includes medical insurance, a Simple IRA retirement plan and generous holiday, vacation and sick leave.


Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to hireunitedwaylca@outlook.comThe first pool of applicants will be screened May 7, 2019, though the position will remain open until filled. 


Position Title: Executive Director

Reports To: Board of Directors

Exemption Status: Exempt


Position Overview

The Executive Director of the United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area (UWLCA) is the leader of the organization leveraging the power…

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  • Full Time Schedule

How To Apply

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to hireunitedwaylca@outlook.comThe first pool of applicants will be screened May 7, 2019, though the position will remain open until filled. 

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to hireunitedwaylca@outlook.comThe first pool of applicants will be screened May 7, 2019, though the position will…

Location

75 East Lyndale Avenue, Helena, MT 59601
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