No person in our community should ever have to spend the night on the street.
Front Steps provides a pathway home for our neighbors experiencing homelessness by offering emergency shelter, affordable housing, recuperative medical care, supportive services, and by promoting community awareness.
Front Steps is seeking an Executive Director to assist the Board of Directors in the rapid accomplishment of the organization's vision and mission.
The successful candidate should have experience working with
Board of Directors
Multiple levels of government (Local, County, State, and Federal)
Talented pool of leadership and employees
An entrepreneurial spirit which takes personal pride and ownership of the organization in accomplishing the vision and mission
Desire and ability to attract, develop, and retain the best staff
Strong attention to funding, budgets, and accounting
High expectations in service delivery to our client base
Ability to meet and interact in a positive and influential manner with stakeholders, to include business owners, churches, other service providers
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Bachelor's degree or higher. Additional training in development is helpful.
At least three (3) years demonstrated success in staff leadership, fundraising/development, partnership development, and financial management.
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain annual budgets in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Proven ability to strategically and effectively lead and grow an organization.
Strong development, marketing, and public relations experience proven to engage stakeholders, public and private donors, policymakers, the media, and the community at large.
Demonstrated success in acquiring organizational funding from grants and public sources, and general fundraising efforts.
Demonstrated knowledge of human resources practices, policies, and procedures that conform to employment laws and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to establish accountability standards and measurements to determine organizational effectiveness.
Demonstrated success in working with a Board of Directors.
Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills.
Strong and effective oral and written communication skills.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Valid driver's license.
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Five (5) years leadership experience in non-profit.
Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Non-Profit Administration, Leadership, or Management or Social Work or closely related field.
General knowledge of local philanthropic community.
Familiar with non-profit agencies serving those experiencing homelessness.
Additional Salary Information: Moderate copay - Humana Health Insurance
12 days sick / year
16 vacation days first year up to 26 vacation days during year 9
Front Steps is the managing organization of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH). At Front Steps, we believe that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Our mission is to provide a pathway to hope through shelter, afforable housing, and community education.