POSITION: Executive Director
FUNCTION: The Executive Director has internal, board oriented and public oriented responsibilities. Working with the Board of Directors. the Executive Director will set the strategic direction and goals of the organization and will ultimately be responsible for the success of those goals. The Executive Director is responsible overseeing the staff, programs, expansion, and the execution of its mission. The Executive Director is the public face of the organization.
Education and experience
Advanced degree preferred
Five years of senior management experience in the nonprofit sector
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
Connection to the Domestic Violence cause
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong and persuasive written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively speak and make presentations in both small and large group settings.
Experience working with a culturally diverse staff
Strong foundation in collaborative leadership
Knowledge of all federal and state legislation applicable to House of Ruth
Experience working with community stakeholders
Ability to effectively navigate issues related to human resources management
Project management experience
Proficiency in the use of technology for:
E-mail and communications
Passionate about people, social justice, the women’s movement, and the field of domestic violence
Warm, charismatic, and approachable
Flexible and creative
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