Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach has an Executive Director position in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl.
Job Title: Executive Director
Reports To: Bishop and Board of Directors
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Supervision: Associate Director. Finance Director, HR Director, Executive Administrative Assistant, and Development Director
Catholic Charities of the five-county Diocese of Palm Beach respects life in all of its stages. In living our faith, we create hope for people in need, without regard to religion. Through our programs and ministries, we empower individuals, deliver social services and collaborate with others in building just and compassionate communities.
SUMMARY: Guided by the vision of the Office of the Bishop and the Governing Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible and accountable for leading and managing the strategic, programmatic, and financial operations of the Agency.
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of Diocese of Palm Beach, providing overall leadership to the Agency consistent with the direction of the Board Chair and vision of the Bishop’s Office. In that capacity, the Executive Director is responsible for:
1. Upholding the mission, vision and values of the Agency.
2. The overall financial, operational and strategic positioning of the Agency and all its activities.
3. Formulating and implementing the strategic plan and administrative policies and procedures in consultation with and approval of the Governing Board of Directors.
4. Establishing operating plans and procedures and financial policies in accordance with the Agency by-laws, Diocesan guidelines and government regulations.
5. The directing, managing and hiring of administrative and operational staff.
6. Representing Catholic Charities Diocese of Palm Beach both internally and in the community, communicating the Catholicity, mission, vision and values of the agency to employees, board members, diocesan leadership and the community at large.
7. Developing and maintaining appropriate relationships with :
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Executive Director has the overall responsibility for all aspects of the agency including planning, staff, budget and services. The functions below are the Executive Directors duties:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.)
ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
-Graduate degree in the Human Services, Business, Public Administration, or related field. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the nonprofit health and human service field with a record of progressive leadership, management and operational responsibilities.
-Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and possess a deep knowledge of the structure and the social mission of the Catholic Church.
-Experience in building formal coalitions.
-Experience in financial management, budgeting, and fund development.
EXPECTED TRAVEL: 15-20%; including some overnight travel
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of job. Working in an office/site requires prolonged sitting at the computer workstation; standing, bending, reaching, lifting up to 40lbs. and some driving. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, telephones, and other office equipment. It is also required to regularly sit, speak, and listen, the employee is also required to walk, use hands and fingers to type, operate equipment, and maintain records and notes. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
MENTAL DEMANDS: Must handle new and diverse work problems on a daily basis. Personal maturity is an important attribute. Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. Must have the ability to listen objectively to people, perceive the real problem and assist in bringing issues to a successful conclusion. Must relate and interact with, volunteers, clients, contractors, visitors and employees at all levels within the Agency.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Environment will occasionally become noisy due to equipment operations and interactions among clients and staff. There may be the possibility of being exposed to communicable disease, possible exposure to verbal abuse or similar behavior from residents/clients. On an as needed basis, employees may be called upon to work outside of the established work schedule, or work odd hours. All information associated with the Agency is confidential.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Palm Beach, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTE: This job description does not constitute an employment contract, written, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” work relationship. Any oral or written statements or promises to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employees. This job description is subject to change by the employer (Catholic Charities Diocese of Palm Beach, Inc.) at the discretion of the employer, or as the needs of the employer and/or requirement of the job change. Changes can be done formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Catholic Charities Diocese of Palm Beach, Inc. explicitly reserves the right to modify any of the provision of this job description at any time and without notice. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; the duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties or essential function does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.