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Executive Director for Project Transformation North Georgia


Project Transformation North Georgia is hiring a new Executive Director. The mission for Project Transformation is to transform communities by engaging children, college-age young adults, and churches in purposeful relationships. POSITION SUMMARY: The Executive Director will implement and communicate the goals and mission of the organization and will be responsible to lead the staff, college interns, and volunteers annually. The Executive Director will lead efforts to raise and manage a budget of approximately $200,000. RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Project Transformation North Georgia Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead and direct the day-to-day management, enhancing organizational processes and infrastructure that will allow Project Transformation North Georgia to grow and fulfill its mission. Those responsibilities include: Christian Leadership – Communicate and implement the strategic plans and policies established by the Board of Directors. Oversee operation of the organization and ensure that all goals, objectives and key performance indicators are met. Ensure staff, Board and other key stakeholders have sufficient and up-to-date information. Possess a leadership style that empowers employees, encourages good performance, maximizes return on investments and rewards productivity. Stay abreast of current trends and anticipate future trends to ensure the organization is positioned for growth. Leading and Engaging in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives: Promote inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in all lanes of our work. Be a champion for the communities and people experiencing marginalization. Hold yourself, our teams, volunteers, and board members accountable to the work of racial and social justice. Seek opportunities for staff and board members to engage in further DEI learning. Fund Development – Work with the Board to develop a fundraising strategy to strengthen and diversify funding sources. Cultivate strong relationships with key donors: individuals, foundations, and corporations. Build brand strategy and drive community awareness. Become well known in the community as the “face” of the organization. Create innovative marketing and outreach strategies using technology and social networks in order to increase visibility. Leverage community resources and collaborations. Board Administration and Support – Develop strong relationships with the Board Chair and Board members. Contribute to the development of a strategic plan. Work collaboratively with the Board in the development and implementation of goals and the organization’s mission for the future. Prepare and report on key performance indicators related to finance, staffing, programs and other key activities. Actively engage and energize Board members and committees. Engage with the board in recruiting new board members. Programs and Service Delivery – Work alongside the Program Director to ensure ongoing programmatic excellence. Work closely with and retain host churches and partner churches through continuous dialogue and support. Oversee the design, marketing, promotion, delivery and high quality of programs and services. Ensure program-wide adherence to organizational risk management and Safe Sanctuaries policies. Ensure programming meets Project Transformation National standards as indicated in the Chapter Affiliation Agreement. Evaluation – Oversee the implementation of all program evaluations in accordance with PT National standards. Work with the Program Director to collect and compile evaluation data and results at the end of each summer program. Report all summer program data to PT National. Churches and Community Partners – Ensure the organization and its mission, programs, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders. Seek opportunities for public speaking to promote visibility. Establish solid working relationships and collaborative arrangements with civic groups, church congregations, and other key stakeholders to gain financial support. Oversee the development and implementation of volunteer programs. Ensure that volunteers are recruited for summer programs and supply drives are conducted with churches and community partners. Interact with volunteers and churches throughout the year. Financial – Ensure the organization is fiscally sound. Develop an annual budget for Board approval. Prudently manage the organization's resources within budget guidelines. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial information. Analyze actual performance vs. budget on a monthly basis and report significant variances to the Board. Ensure compliance with Federal, state and local laws. Ensure all financial policy and procedures are followed. Organizational Culture – Promote an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, a common organizational understanding of goals, professionalism, innovation, change management, teamwork, and open communication. Human Resources Management – Ensure all policies and procedures are up-to-date, followed, and conform to current laws and regulations. Effectively manage the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures. Establish measurable performance goals for employees and ensure that performance reviews are conducted annually. Responsible for the recruitment, retention and release of all personnel. QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree with a focus on organizational leadership or non-profit management is ideal. However, Project Transformation values multiple pathways to attaining professional experience, education, and skills. The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to at least five to seven years in leading organizational growth, community engagement, building relationships, and fund development. Alignment with Project Transformation’s Core Values: Wesleyan Practice of Faith Mutual Relationships Intentional Community Connectional Ministry Discernment of Purpose Empowerment of Young People Servant Leadership Holistic Development Possess the following personal attributes: Christian faith Entrepreneurial spirit Innovative Enthusiastic High energy level Personable Sense of humor Please send questions and applications to apply@ptnorthgeorgia.org

Contact: Rev. Ellen Shepard

Address: 5312 W Mountain Stone Mountain GA 30083

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Website: www.ptnorthgeorgia.org