We believe Amani residents are experts in their own lives, experiences and needs and can use these to positively contribute to the improvement of the community – only residents can truly drive sustainable change. We’re committed to hiring highly professional team members to serve as a resource for residents, offering services in a compassionate and responsive environment.
Executive Director The Executive Director will work closely with community partners who are at the heart of building a healthy community in the Amani neighborhood. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the Dominican Center in making a positive impact on the community as it serves the residents and partners of the Amani neighborhood. The Executive Director will focus on building neighborhood capacity through education and programs related to neighborhood safety; housing & economic development; and education and family well-being, as well as the overarching goal to foster social change. They will lead the overall planning and operation of the organization while providing leadership, direction, and support to the Board of Directors.
The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, fund development, strategic direction, and public relations of the Dominican Center. In cooperation with students, staff, volunteers, board members and neighbors, the Executive Director ensures that the Center is a place of refuge, education, employment, and support in a loving and caring environment.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as brand spokesperson and key ambassador for the Dominican Center and its mission.
Stay informed on the community’s needs and the Dominican Center’s role in meeting those needs, as well as key organizations locally that we partner with to meet community needs.
Work with key internal and external stakeholders, establish organizational goals, develop policies and procedures, comprehensive budgets, and diverse programs that fulfill the mission of the Dominican Center.
Procure and manage resources necessary to ensure the healthy financial operation of the organization which includes budget creation, monitoring, analysis, and reporting that is conducted in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Partner with the Board of Directors to assure development of an effective and motivated board, including identification, recruitment, training, and involvement of members in meeting the goals of the Dominican Center.
Provide leadership to organization’s staff by developing administrative and operational standards that empower staff to meet their professional, programmatic, and organizational goals.
Retain a diverse, qualified staff and volunteers by providing coaching and personal development for team members.
Monitor and approve the organization’s resource development efforts and programs services while ensuring those programs and fundraising results meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.
Oversee and communicate organizational results to board, staff, residents, and key stakeholders in the community.