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In accordance with the mission and vision of the MLKFS, the next President/CEOExecutive Director will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and staff to carry on the organization’s proud record of achievement and commitment to community support and social justice. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing inspirational leadership to the organization to ensure that it continues as a leading champion of families in the Springfield area. 


The President/CEOExecutive Director will oversee MLKFS’s programs and activities, lead the staff team, ensure the organization has the financial resources to thrive, build strategic partnerships and alliances with various stakeholders, and act as the organizational spokesperson. This is a full-time, salaried position which reports to the Board of Directors. 

Primary responsibilities include: 


●     Execute the mission and strategic plan of the organization, develop and implement plans for expanding and developing MLKFS’s services and infrastructure.

●     Work with the Program Directors to oversee, promote, and coordinate all programs.

●     Ensure long-term financial sustainability through diversified revenue sources; cultivate relationships with major funders and secure financial support from state and local contracts, public and private grants, individuals, corporations, and special events such as MLKFS’s annual Social Justice event; oversee grant applications and grant compliance/reporting. 

●     Maintain a well-functioning, efficient organization through strong management, fiscal responsibility, budget management, effective communication, and team building. 

●     Recruit, interview, hire, direct, and monitor staff in a dynamic environment; oversee professional development and support systems for staff. 

●     Work collaboratively and productively with the Board of Directors, and help to recruit new members. 

●     Maintain and strengthen existing relationships with partner agencies and policymakers while expanding community partnerships. 

●     Serve as the public face and official spokesperson for MLKFS ; promote the mission to all constituencies, the general public, and the media. 

DESIRED QUALITIES:

●     Passionate about civil rights, community support and engagement, and the potential for growth and success of families and the community.

●     Energetic, enthusiastic leadership style.

●     Ability to foster a collaborative, flexible work environment and maintain an organizational culture of trust, motivation, and collaboration. 

●     Ability to create a supportive relationship with staff and maintain a culture with clear staff expectations and accountability.

●     Ability to develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with individuals and organizations at the local and state level. 

●     Good listener, able to connect, communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including funders, partners, clients, community leaders and policy makers.

●     Strong writing and communication skills.

●     Comfortable with public speaking and being the public face of the organization.

●     Highly organized, adaptable, decisive, and consistent. 

●     Ability to keep the mission and bigger picture in focus through day-to-day work and

incorporate larger organizational priorities into strategic decision making.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

●     A Bachelor’s Degree is required.

●     Demonstrated commitment to community programs; minimum of 5 years or experience working in a nonprofit or social service environment strongly preferred.

●     Experience in many, if not all, nonprofit CEOExecutive Director functions, including interfacing with a board of directors, managing an organization staff and budget, program delivery, resource development/fundraising, and strong communications skills, including public speaking. 

●     Experience in supervising staff and/or contractors.

●     Experience with community engagement skills in an urban setting preferred.

●     Knowledge of the Springfield community preferred but not required.  


Please note that for the care and safety of our children and our families, MLKJFS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment and as such, the incumbent will be required to be immunized against Covid-19 on or before their first day of employment. Proof of vaccination status will be required. Individuals may request medical or religious exemption, but must do so prior to their start date. 


JOB BENEFITS: 


A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered commensurate with experience. Generous paid time off and medical insurance is included.

In accordance with the mission and vision of the MLKFS, the next President/CEOExecutive Director will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and staff to carry on the organization’s proud record of achievement and commitment to…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    30 de setembro de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Nível médio/Gerencial

Benefícios

JOB BENEFITS: 


A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered commensurate with experience. Generous paid time off and medical insurance is included.


JOB BENEFITS: 


A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered commensurate with experience. Generous paid time off and medical insurance is included.


Localização

Presencial
106 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01109, USA

Como se inscrever

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF to applications@mlkjrfs.org with the subject line President/CEOExecutive Director. Any questions can also be directed to the same email address.


Please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF to applications@mlkjrfs.org with the subject line President/CEOExecutive Director. Any questions can also be directed to the…

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