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Providence House (Executive Director (Search closed))

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• Advanced degree in a relevant field desirable

• A minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible executive experience in a complex, multi-site human service agency, government entity or faith-based organization, ideally in the field of homeless services/supportive housing; facilities management/real estate/government tax credit expertise a plus

• Track record of motivating, leading and managing a skilled staff as well as evidence of success in recruiting senior and mid-level executives

• Successful relationship builder with a track record of attracting funding especially from foundations and individuals; understanding the complexity of government funding

• Have keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

• Financial acumen, budget oversight and forecasting skills with the ability to link strategic and operational goals to fiscal realities and program priorities

• Strong presentation and communication skills so as to promote Providence House and build coalitions and relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

• Experience working collaboratively with a committed Board of Directors in executing mission and vision, creating and implementing a strategic plan with measurable outcomes, addressing infrastructure and housing needs and educating the Board concerning the challenges ahead

• Proven ability to set an inspiring and galvanizing vision


• Passion and dedication to Providence House’s mission as well as personal compassion for the people the organizations serves

• Visionary leader, strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to respond to issues quickly and effectively

• Strong work ethic with a commitment to maintaining an environment that always looks to improve and grow

• Superior interpersonal skills and someone who relates easily to people at all levels from the Chairman of the Board to the mother and child in transitional housing

• Competent, creative, collaborative, client-centered, charismatic and confident

• Empathetic, energetic, flexible, innovative, nimble and patient

• Strong communicator who presents information in a concise and compelling manner to external and internal stakeholders

• Unquestioned integrity and values