Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley is seeking an Executive Director. Interested applicants please email resume to executive@hfhmv.org.

Position:  Executive Director

1. Summary

The Executive Director provides overall leadership to the affiliate in accordance with the directives, policies and objectives set by the affiliate board of directors.  The Executive Director accepts the covenant of Habitat for Humanity and is a leading advocate of the affiliate in regard to fulfilling the mission and vision statements.  The Executive Director is a nonvoting, ex-officio member of the board of directors.

2. Responsibilities

General Administration

  • Act as the chief administrator responsible for managing all aspects of affiliate operations
  • Establish office procedures, guidelines and performance standards.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all staff.
  • Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure communication of relevant issues flows among all groups.
  • Ensure the affiliate adheres to government regulations and HFH International policies.

Human Relations

  • Manage the affiliate office by directing, training, supervising, and recognizing the paid staff in the performance of assigned duties.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of sound financial practices.
  • Interact with the finance committee to ensure completion of audits and other financial activities.
  • Work with the staff, Executive Committee, and board in preparing a yearly budget. Ensure that the affiliate operates within budget guidelines.
  • Responsible for homeowner mortgage payment issues (delinquent payments, foreclosures etc.).
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its mission. This includes development of a fund raising plan.
  • Provide leadership for solicitation of major gifts including identifying and meeting with major corporate and individual donors.
  • Manage all fund raising programs such as special events, direct mail, etc.

Committee support and guidance

  • Assist the committee chairs and provide communication flow among committees, staff, volunteers, and the board as appropriate.
  • Monitor the progress of all committees and support their efficient operation.
  • As appropriate, attend committee meetings and assist committee members in completing their chart of work.

Board Support

  • Work with Board President and the Executive Committee to prepare an agenda for board meetings.
  • Assist the board of directors in making fundamental decisions, preparing strategic plans and creating/maintaining policies.

Community Relations and Resource Development

  • Serve as spokesperson for the affiliate.
  • Actively participate with appropriate community groups which share the goals of HFH.
  • Establish and nurture good media relationships.

3.  Position Description

  • Reports to: Executive Committee of the Board of Directors specifically and to the Board of Directors overall. The Executive Committee will solicit input from the entire Board of Directors in performing an annual review of the Executive Director.
  • Direct Reports: Director of Finance & HR, Director of Family & Volunteer Services, Director of Development, Director of Construction, Struthers & Salem ReStore Managers.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ experience in not-for-profit management leadership role or other relevant management/leadership experience.
  • Requirements/ Skills: Must be able to articulate the organization’s mission, values and goals.  Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and able to manage projects.  Must possess the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.  Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness to travel are required.  Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field, including training provided by HFHI. 
  • Job Classification: Full Time Exempt
  • Hours: Varied, flexible. Some weekend and evenings required.

TIMETABLE –subject to change

May 20, 2022                                                     Resume Deadline

Week of May 23, 2022                                       Resume Review

Week of June 6 & 13, 2022                                Phone Interviews – top 6 candidates

Week of June 20, 2022                                      In-Person Interviews

June 22, 2022                                                    Executive Committee Meeting

June 29, 2022                                                    Board Meeting – Approval

June 30, 2022                                                    Job Offered

August 1, 2022                                                   New Executive Director begins (or sooner)