Chief Executive Officer

Incarnation House
April 27, 2022
4061 N Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Incarnation House Chief Executive Officer

Position Description

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a full-time position charged with leading Incarnation House as it provides wraparound resources to support housing insecure and at-risk teens as they move from high school to independent living.

The CEO ensures that processes and infrastructure competently support the organization as it continues to successfully fulfill its mission. Responsibilities include leadership and oversight of all programs and practices, building and maintaining mutually supportive relationships within the North Dallas High School community (leadership, faculty and staff, as well as students and families) and mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and programs at the Church of the Incarnation, supporting partnership with the Roseland Homes community and its students and families, as well as its social institutions, for-profit and not-for-profit partners and other educational institutions, and cultivating ongoing relationships and support from donors and volunteers.

The CEO is responsible for the vision and resources of Incarnation House. S/he ensures the vision is carried out within a high-performance, collaborative culture, with a motivated staff that supports effective and resourceful development.  Responsibilities in this area include strategic planning, collaboration and partnership development, liaison with other programs, organizations and networks, and management of task forces and councils as needed.

The CEO is responsible for resource development, budget management and monitoring and reporting of financials. S/he sets the pace and tone for fundraising, maintains a funds solicitation calendar and determines the nature of special events and other fundraising.

The CEO leads the senior management team which may include a Program Director, Case Manager, accountant and other program support staff, as well as members of the fundraising team and/or funding consultants. All staff members ultimately report to this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

The CEO will:

  1. Work with the board of directors, senior staff, strategic volunteers and community partners (in particular North Dallas High School, Church of the Incarnation and Incarnation Place) to identify and maintain a clear mission, vision, values and strategic plan; translate strategic plans into effective and engaging tactical plans; provide oversight of tactical plans and leadership team activities; ensure planned activities align with those of the Church of the Incarnation and Incarnation Place; lead development of new projects and initiatives; lead development and maintenance of partnerships; and maintain policies and procedures regarding data collection and impact measurement to support evaluation of the organization’s work.
  2. Work closely with development oriented board members to identify and secure strategic donors to meet the organization’s need for financial and human resources; maintain relationships with core donors; produce grant requests, see to it that donor objectives are met and ensure grant reports are completed by program and senior staff.
  3. Recruit, hire and manage qualified individuals necessary for the accomplishment of the organization’s goals; provide ongoing feedback and coaching to team members; set goals and identify staff development opportunities; create and monitor benchmarks for team productivity and ensure continuous process improvement.
  4. Lead the development of detailed budgets for board approval; conduct business in accordance with the approved budget; immediately inform the board president and treasurer regarding any deviations in excess of 15% of the approved budget; oversee management of all recurring financial, accounting, and administration functions including billing, invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.

Reporting Relationships

The CEO reports to the Board of Directors. All other members of staff and volunteers report directly or indirectly to the CEO.

Key Credentials and Personal Qualities

  • Master's Degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Finance, Economics or its equivalent preferred but not required
  • 5-10 years successful senior leadership experience at a social impact organization
  • Deep commitment to equity in all processes and practices
  • Experience at change leadership and change management
  • Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Sense of humor, integrity, impeccable work ethic
  • Knowledge of Office Suite and Excel required


The compensation range is commensurate with qualifications. The position includes a full benefits package at the executive level.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and how you heard about our search.

Application Instructions

Send resume via email to

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