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Executive Director

Jackson, MS, USAJacksonMSUSA
Full-time
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How to Apply

Your application package should include the following, in PDF format:

  • Cover letter, including salary expectations
  • Professional resume, including telephone contact information for three professional references

The deadline is Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5pm (CST).

Please submit your application package as attachments by EMAIL to:

Attn: Hiring Committee – Executive Director
[email protected]

OR MAIL to:

Catholic Charities

Human Resources

Attn: Hiring Committee – Executive Director

850 East River Place

Jackson, MS 39202

 

The ideal candidate should have a master’s degree in social work or related field and 5 to 7 years of experience in a senior management role at a small or medium size not-for-profit social service or mental health agency, or similar background in not-for-profit management.  A practicing Catholic is preferred.

Areas of Responsibility: 

The Executive Director has primary responsibility for the planning, management and execution of all operational functions according to the strategic priorities approved by the board, including: accounting and finance, human resources, fund development and marketing.  The Executive Director is responsible for agency advocacy for public policies consistent with Catholic Social Teaching.

Educational Background: 
Master Degree
Skills/Experience: 

A candidate should have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit /voluntary organizations
  • Human resources and volunteer management
  • Financial management and accounting, with ability to promote financial sustainability
  • Project management
  • Grant writing and Fund Development, with ability to cultivate major gifts
  • Marketing management, including social media platforms
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to foster a collaborative and diverse work environment
  • knowledgeable of Catholic Social Teaching
How to Apply: 

Your application package should include the following, in PDF format:

  • Cover letter, including salary expectations
  • Professional resume, including telephone contact information for three professional references

The deadline is Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5pm (CST).

Please submit your application package as attachments by EMAIL to:

Attn: Hiring Committee – Executive Director
[email protected]

OR MAIL to:

Catholic Charities

Human Resources

Attn: Hiring Committee – Executive Director

850 East River Place

Jackson, MS 39202

 

Additional Information: 

Please note that incomplete submissions will not be considered. Applications will not be accepted by fax, or hand-delivery. No phone calls please.

Catholic Charities would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted by the hiring committee.

 Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified candidates

Organization Info

Catholic Charities, Jackson MS

Overview
Headquarters: 
Jackson, MS, USA
Annual Budget : 
$5-10M
Size: 
51-200 employees
Founded: 
1837
About Us
Mission: 

The mission of Catholic Charities is to be a visible sign of Christ's love. Our focus is to provide quality direct services, education, and advocacy. "We want each of our clients to feel God's love and concern."

Programs: 

Over the years, the agency has continued to expand its services and serve Mississippians in new ways. Today, some of the services and programs include maternity care for unwed mothers, including foster care for emotionally disturbed children and refugee children. At any given time, there are approximately 80 children in foster care at Catholic Charities.

Other services include Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, Hope Haven Home Based and Residential Services, two Domestic Violence Centers, two Rape Crisis Centers, Emergency Assistance, Family Life Ministry, family counseling, refugee resettlement and social services, Children’s Mental Health programs, legal aid for immigrants, housing for low-income families and elderly, and branch offices in Natchez and Vardaman.

 

Why Work For Us?: 

Catholic Charities, Inc. serves the 65 counties of the Diocese of Jackson, MS with the home office located in Jackson, MS.  The Mission of Catholic Charities is to be a visible sign of Christ’s love.  Our focus is to provide quality direct services, education, and advocacy.  “We want each of our clients to feel God’s love and concern.”

With offices in Jackson, Natchez, Greenwood, and Vardaman, we are able to serve many Mississippians.  Our services are offered regardless of faith, race, or age – 75% of the people we serve are of other faiths.  Catholic Charities is funded by federal, state, and local agencies, together with donations from the Catholic Diocese of Jackson’s Annual Service Appeal, individual donations, fund raising and private foundations. 

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 14 2019
Active Until: 
Mar 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Catholic Charities, Jackson MS
industry: 
Nonprofit