Hiring: Executive Director, United Way of Anderson County
The Executive Director will be responsible for the professional leadership and management of the United Way of Anderson County (UWAC) and will champion the fundraising campaign and establish the vision for community impact. The Executive Director is selected by the Board of Directors of UWAC and works closely with Board members, staff and volunteers in the pursuit of UWAC's mission and attainment of its strategic goals. Essential duties and responsibilities include leadership, management, resource development, marketing/communications, and finance/operations.
The successful candidate will possess the following: a high level of broad business and management skills; ability to generate resources and financial support for the organization; drive to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities; ability to cultivate and manage relationships towards a common goal; ability to mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement; dedication to shared and measurable goals for the common good; keen understanding of the role of Executive Director as a steward of the United Way and his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree in business or related field; 3 plus years of progressive management experience, preferably in a non-profit environment; proficient understanding of financial matters and strategic planning processes; demonstrated success in developing and securing individual, corporate and community financial support; proven ability to manage, lead and develop a high performing team; ability to work effectively in collaboration with a diverse group of people and organizations; ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders; excellent written and verbal communication skills: a persuasive and passionate communicator.
UWAC offers a competitive compensation package, including salary commensurate with experience, paid vacation, health insurance reimbursement and participation in a 403(b) retirement plan.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and 3 professional references by Wednesday, February 18, 2015 to:
* email@example.com> or
* United Way Executive Director Search, c/o Greta Ownby
Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce
1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
No personal inquiries or phone calls, please.
What We Do
United Way of Anderson County is an organization the community turns to when seeking lasting community change. We are a catalyst for making a significant and measurable difference in our community. Those aren’t just words, but it’s our commitment to you. It’s how we ask you to measure our work. Are we making a difference? Are we impacting our community?
We focus our resources to support three critical service areas:
Providing and Meeting Basic Human Needs for All of Those We Serve
The long-term physical well-being of children and adults is vital! When we ensure that basic human needs are met, we are creating a more stable community. United Way of Anderson County is committed in supporting programs that address the basic needs of all people for food, shelter, and access to healthcare.
Developing Our Youth
United Way of Anderson County believes in providing a means of achieving important youth development outcomes, such as improved performance in school and increased literacy is essential for self-esteem, a sense of personal power and the ability to define one's life as one's own. We recognize that investing in our youth can significantly change our community’s necessity for future needs.
Enabling Seniors to Live with Honor
Like everyone, seniors want to live independently and with dignity. United Way of Anderson County is committed to making a positive difference by assisting senior citizens in enhancing their quality of life, enabling them to live a life of respect and honor.
A gift to United Way of Anderson County is a long term commitment to the community. Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are all people - connected, interdependent, united. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. Join us as we LIVE United.