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Executive Director
Family Promise Salt Lake in Salt Lake City, Utah
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Date Posted 05/12/2020
Philanthropy-Senior/Executive Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Board Relations

  • Strong leadership for an outstanding staff.

  • Communicate with and serve as liaison forthe Board of Trustees and its Committees.

  • Provide monthly ED reports at board meetings and prepare other documentsand reportsfor board members as needed in a timely manner.

  • Together with the Finance Committee, develop and recommend an annual budget for Board approval.

  • Work with the Finance Committee to report to the Board on the financial status of the agency on a monthly basis.

  • Make recommendations to the Board regarding program and policy changes.

  • Implement Board-approved personnel policies and monitor strategies that improve the effectiveness of the agency.

Program Development/Administration:

  • Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of agency programs and services.

  • Research & implement best practices in the homeless services field from Family Promise National, HUD etc.

  • Work in conjunction with the Board of Trustees to develop long-range plans for program expansion.

  • Maintain and oversee data collection for agency programs.

  • Supervise employees and establish performance standards for all staff members.

  • Together with staff Case Manager, determine eligibility of families entering the shelter program and/or disciplinary action as necessary to ensure family/volunteer safety.

  • Ability to be on call in case of client emergency.

  • Recruit and educate volunteers to care for familiesexperiencing homelessness.

  • Coordinate and communicate services with other community agencies and organizations.

  • Lead the organization during a time of growth through the development of new facilities and programs, andrecruitadditional faithand othercommunity partners.

Fundraising, Communication & Resource Management:

  • Developand coordinateagency fundraising efforts,including public and private grant requests.

  • Assist with development of major fundraising and exposure events as needed.

  • Develop and maintain community support by soliciting monetaryand in-kind donations from donors at all levels. Nurture long-term relationships with all funding sources.

  • Represent the agency in a professional manner with faith communities, community agencies/organizations, coalitions, individuals and the community-at-large.

  • Promote an effective, high-visibility and positive public image of the agency and its mission.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, nonprofit management, public administrationor related field.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly public speaking ability.

  • History of increasingly responsible experience in organizational leadership, management and program development.

  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively withstaff members,community partners, volunteers, corporations, faith communities, and boards.

  • The ability to think creatively and entrepreneurially – we are constantly looking for ways to improve our service to assist families in need.

  • Ability to pass criminal background check.

  • Knowledge of basic computer software (Microsoft Suite) and electronic communication tools.

  • Understanding of basic accounting, reporting, and book keeping.

  • Possess a valid driver's license, personal vehicle, and good driving record.

  • Experience with direct service to populations experiencing homelessness, knowledge of homeless service provision models and programming.

  • Able to lift upto 30 pounds (i.e. accepting donated items at the shelter, assisting a family with moving belongings when they return to housing etc.).Demonstrated success in fund development and financial management.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Non-profit: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

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