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CEO, Crossroads United Way serving Elkhart, LaGrange and Noble Counties.

Company: United Way Worldwide
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

CEO, Crossroads United Way serving Elkhart, LaGrange and Noble Counties.CEO, Crossroads United Way serving Elkhart, LaGrange and Noble Counties.Experience/Position Requirements
--- Substantial experience working in the nonprofit sector, and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards, or extensive experience in the leadership and management of organizations of comparable size and mission.
--- Expertise on issues relevant to the organization.
--- Ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders.
--- A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large.
--- Ability to navigate among multiple sectors, including nonprofit, public and corporate environments.
--- Experience in developing partnerships, building teams and conflict management.
--- Experience in increasing philanthropic support.
--- Must demonstrate a high level of intelligence and intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems.The President/CEO has unquestioned integrity, a long-term perspective, a strong sense of accountability, drives for results, creates and nurtures a positive culture, has flexibility and courage to shift direction and experiment with new initiatives, and possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.Education and Background
--- Undergraduate degree required.
--- Training, experience or advanced degree preferred in business, public administration or social services desired.
--- Must have five to seven years of experience in executive leadership and management level in the for-profit or non-profit sector, including professional or volunteer leadership within the health and human services field.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
--- Visionary: Confronts the complex realities of the environment and simultaneously maintains faith in a different and better future, providing purpose, direction, and motivation.
--- Team-Builder: First ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right times; fostering commitment, trust, and collaboration among multicultural leaders and stakeholders.
--- Outward Turning: Understands the dynamics of local, regional, and national environments, and works on an agenda rooted in the community's own perception of its needs and aspirations.
--- Business Acumen: Possesses a high-level of broad business and management skills and is effective at generating financial support for the organization.
--- Network-Oriented: Values the power of networks; striving to leverage United Way's breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.
--- Mission-Focused: Catalyze others' commitment to the mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivation.
--- Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
--- Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
--- Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
--- Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.
--- Interact effectively with diverse groups of individuals and organizations.
--- Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to persuade and influence others around ideas, decisions, and financial support.
--- Ability to work autonomously with a minimal amount of supervision, and to excel in an entrepreneurial, self-starting and fast paced environment.
--- Must be proficient and comfortable with use of a computer and its applications including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), among other items; Customer Relations Management (CRM) experience preferred.Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
--- Constant exposure to the work environment is typically controlled, agreeable, and in a non-smoking office, though travel may occasionally expose the employee to inclement weather conditions.
--- A person in this position needs to constantly move about inside the office and during frequent off-site meetings.
--- Frequent activity associated with attending meetings within the organization and meeting external constituents.
--- Frequently attend local meetings. Occasional annual United Way (UW) conference attendance is needed.
--- Regarding meetings: observing the presenter or information being relayed, as well as detecting the message, and exchanging information is a requirement.
--- The employee will occasionally be required to audibly address/convey information to large groups of people in an indoor setting.
--- Frequently communicate with others and/or express oneself via meetings, over the telephone, and through written channels.
--- Constantly recognize and discern written material.
--- Constantly operate typical office equipment (telephone, copier, printer, fax, computer, keyboard, etc.).
--- On an infrequent/seldom basis, the employee may need to move items up to twenty-five (25) pounds when preparing for meetings, events, or gatherings.
--- Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
--- Must have a valid driver's license, daily access to reliable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance.
--- Frequently required to drive/operate a car.
--- Ability to periodically work evenings and weekends/outside the standard 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM timeframe.

Keywords: United Way Worldwide, Elkhart , CEO, Crossroads United Way serving Elkhart, LaGrange and Noble Counties., Executive , Elkhart, Indiana

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