MI, Jackson - Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.
Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.
Greater Jackson Habitat for Humanity, a faith-based nonprofit organization serving Jackson County, seeks an executive director. The position of executive director provides leadership to the organization and carries out the direction of the board of directors in partnership with staff and volunteers to provide affordable housing to Jackson families.
The executive director will be a strong leader and team builder with staff and volunteers, having excellent communication skills, experience in nonprofit management best practices, experience in retail, be a skilled negotiator, and enjoy fund development. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in human services, administration or a related field, and possess three to five years of progressive experience as a nonprofit manager or director.
The ideal candidate will have a high-energy, long-term commitment to Habitat, and its board, staff and volunteers. Salary and benefits are negotiable. A minimum commitment of three years is required.
Job conditions: Requires flexibility in time required for performing work related to the position with some evening meetings.
For a complete job description, please see job posting at www.jacksonhabitat.org. Greater Jackson Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should send their resume, three references and cover letter including salary history by December 30, 2012 to email@example.com to be considered.