Project Transformation of Greater Dallas seeks new executive director

project-transformation-logo-2014-ogORGANIZATION:

Project Transformation Greater Dallas was founded in 1998 under the auspices of the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and incorporates a collaborative model of ministry to address three unique challenges in one program:

  1. How to meet the academic, physical, and spiritual needs of children from under-served communities.
  2. How to provide meaningful ways for college students to explore ministry opportunities and develop as young adult leaders for the church and the world.
  3. How to help revitalize churches in low-income communities.

The Mission for Project Transformation is to engage young adults in purposeful leadership and ministry, support under-served children and families and connect churches to communities in need.

 

POSITION:

Project Transformation Greater Dallas is seeking an energetic and accomplished senior leader to serve as its Executive Director. The Executive Director will implement and communicate the mission and goals of the organization. The Executive Director will be responsible to lead the current 10 staff members, approximately 110 college interns, and more than 1,500 volunteers annually and will lead efforts to raise and manage a budget of $1.5 million.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the 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 Greater Dallas to continue to grow and fulfill its mission.

The Executive Director is responsible to:

  •  Possess a Christian leadership style that empowers employees, encourages good

    performance and rewards productivity.

  •  Uphold the mission and values of Project Transformation, including maintaining and

    nurturing the covenant relationship with the United Methodist Church.

  •  Oversee operation of the organization and ensure that all operational goals, objectives

    and key performance metrics are met.

  • Develop fundraising strategies to strengthen and diversify funding sources. Cultivate

    strong relationships with key donors: individuals, foundations, and corporations. Build

    brand strategy and drive community awareness.

  • Establish solid working relationships and collaborative arrangements with civic groups,

    church congregations, and other key stakeholders to gain financial support.

  • Provide administration and support for the Board of Directors, assistance with strategic planning and implementation of strategic and operational plans.
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence.
  • Ensure the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently

    presented in a strong, positive image.

  • Lead all aspects of financial management including budget preparation and the timely

    and accurate reporting of financial information.

    The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of senior leadership experience and proven fundraising ability. Knowledge of developmental levels for youth, specifically those in urban communities, and bilingual English-Spanish would be pluses. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; MBA or MPA preferred.

    For more information, please visit www.projecttransformation.org/dallas. Please email your resume to: CNMSearchServices@gmail.com

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