Community Enrichment Center
November 28, 2022
North Richland Hills, Texas
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Position Description

Job Title:              CEO

Location:              North Richland Hills, TX 


The CEO is the key leader of the Community Enrichment Center (CEC). The CEO creates and maintains the culture of the CEC to fulfill its Vision and Mission for the communities and people that it serves. The CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, operations, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, spiritual formation, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Because of the extensive dealings with numerous churches, it is important that the CEO has a strong spiritual foundation and is an active church member.

Overall Key Responsibilities:

1) Board Governance: Works with board to fulfill the organization’s mission.

  • Responsible for leading The CEC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission and strategic plan as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing in a timely and accurate manner all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

2) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

  • Responsible for overseeing implementation of CEC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission and providing positive outcomes to board and donors.
  • Organizes, leads, and facilitates strategic planning sessions to ensure that The CEC can successfully fulfill its Mission today and into the future.
  • Responsible for growing the CEC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic, and private organizations.

3) Organization Operations: Creates, implements, and maintains appropriate processes and programs to ensure that the operations of the organization run effectively and efficiently.

  • Responsible for effective oversight of the leadership team and the operations they oversee.
  • Responsible for the hiring and retention of a high performing staff.
  • Responsible for any disciplinary actions needed to maintain a high performing staff.
  • Responsible for signing all contracts, agreements, and other legal instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.

4) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.

  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
  • Responsible for overseeing fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support CEC’s mission.

Duties and Tasks:

  • Establish, monitor, and fulfill CEC strategic plan with Board of Directors.
  • Leads by example to maintain and embed the culture of CEC.
  • Assists staff in setting annual goals to meet strategic plan.
  • Works with Vice Presidents to evaluate staff’s performance on an annualized basis.
  • Identify opportunities for property development to house homeless families and other affordable housing needs.
  • Obtain financing for purchase, rehab, and subsidized maintenance of property portfolio.
  • Supervise property management resources.
  • Interview, hire, supervise, coach, and evaluate Vice Presidents.
  • Supervise Vice Presidents and assist in setting and fulfilling goals in their specific area.
  • Act as the executive interface and key liaison to the Hills Church, the largest donator.
  • Maintain relationships with our large donators.
  • Maintain close ties to HUD, State, City & County officials, and other beneficial relationships.
  • Direct image of the CEC through appearances, marketing and public relation activities and printed materials.

Education:   Master’s Degree in management, administration, or field related to the organization’s mission, with at least 5 years’ experience/education in a non-profit environment preferred. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years work experience in a related field.

Experience: Minimum ten years work experience in a related field. Work experience to include a minimum of five years supervisory or administrative experience, preferably in the non-profit sector.

Skills: Working knowledge and ability to utilize community resources. Experience and skilled in interactions with people with disabilities. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrates proven decision-making skills.

Other: Having the nature “to serve” and possessing humility are key characteristics of this individual.

Certificates and Licenses: No certifications needed.

Work Environment:

The work environment is a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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