Executive Director

Lansing, IL 60438

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Executive Level/Administration Job Number: 5410

Job Description

We are assisting a service provider in Lansing, Il in their search for a full-time Executive Director.  The ED is responsible for the management of all agency programs, the management of all agency’s fiscal resources, the supervision of all staff, the provision of quality faith-based services to the community, the expansion of the organization, and the execution of the agency's mission. The selected candidate will be hired by the Board of Directors and is directly accountable and reports directly to the board through its elected President.

  • Set organizational and programmatic goals and objectives and developing projections of needs and funding.
  • Formulate and administer all major operational policies and procedures.
  • Review operating results, comparing them to established objectives and correcting unsatisfactory results.
  • Dispense advice, guidance, directions, and authorization to carry out major plans, and procedures, consistent with established policies and board approval.
  • Work with staff and board members to create a vision for the development and expansion of services.  
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.

  • A master's degree or Ph.D. in counseling, psychology, or social work with a clinical license preferred.
  • At least 5 years of senior-level nonprofit leadership, fundraising, planning, and management experience, including budgeting and financial management.
  • Clinical background in counseling, consulting, and psychoeducation preferred.
  • Proven track record of building an inclusive, diverse, high-performing workplace culture.
The ideal candidate will be a proven leader, manager, and professional with a deep understanding of and appreciation for how best to serve diverse communities through faith-based clinical work. The candidate will be committed to the staff, board, and the constituents they serve, as well as being savvy about managing the finances and operations of a growing non-profit Christian counseling agency. The successful candidate will be positioned to build on the agency’s successes while visioning the next stage of growth and development.
The employer offers a competitive compensation salary and a comprehensive benefits package.


Meet Your Recruiter

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.
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