Part-time Executive Director Position Opening

REPORTS TO:  Board of Directors


  • Part-time (25 hours per week)
  • Exempt position


This position is the only employment position or at least the primary focus of their work responsibilities. Under the supervision of the Board of Directors the Executive Director is to exercise responsibility for the overall leadership, operational management, and strategic planning for the Center. He/she hires and supervises the staff, implements Center services, manages the organization, and works with the Board in funding and marketing. The Executive Director works closely with staff and the Board to fulfill the Center’s mission.


Revenue Generation:  oversees all fundraising and marketing activities

  • Assess the Center’s needs and resources
  • Works with board to identify new funding sources
  • Develop donor data base that is easily accessed for solicitations
  • Develops a grant writing strategy 
  • Leads planning and execution of fundraising plan activities
  • Cultivates key relationships with community stakeholders and donors

Oversees Marketing and Public Relations; communicates Samaritan’s mission and program to stakeholders 

  • Represents Samaritan through public speaking and community engagement
  • Leads efforts to maintain and increase community awareness of available mental health services
  • Creates strong working relationships with key constituencies and stakeholders to include donors, legislators, foundations, other nonprofits, and media to promote Samaritan as an expert resource of high-quality mental health services
  • Strengthen relationships with area congregations

Budget and Finance: develops annual budget and assures it is funded

  • Oversees fiscal management of the agency including financial reporting
  • Assess the Center’s financial resources and needs
  • Develops and oversees the budget with accurate forecasting of revenue and expenses
  • Keep the Board informed about the Center’s financial position
  • Provides recommendation for staff compensation

Strategic Leadership: leads development, implementation, and update of strategic plan

  • Drives annual strategic planning process
  • Articulate the vision and mission of the Center
  • Meet with staff to establish program’s goals and objectives
  • Participate in meetings of the Board of Directors
  • Facilitate Board development
  • Build and maintain Center’s relationship with supporting groups

Program and Services: provides leadership for providing quality program services

  • Work with referral services and area professionals
  • Coordinate with Clinical Director to provide oversight of Samaritan’s counseling programs
  • Ensures all programs and services are evaluated for implementation of the mission
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the developments and trends in mental health

Administration: recruits, selects, and manages a mission driven staff

  • Coordinates Center Administration
  • Hiring, assigning, supervising, evaluating, and discharging staff 
  • Maintaining personnel records
  • Conducting annual staff performance reviews
  • Assist the Board of Directors in formulating policies and procedures
  • Work with Clinical Director to maintain Institute accreditation
  • Facilities management


  • Commitment to the mind-body-spirit-community focused mission of Samaritan
  • Knowledge and experience in the leadership and management of a nonprofit organization
  • Ability to work effectively as a leader among religious leaders, community sponsors and resource person
  • Knowledge to serve as the staff leader
  • Experience as an organizer and enabler of staff team with the ability to delegate work

A successful leader for our organization will be visionary and strategic.  He/she will have an affable, entrepreneurial spirit, be creative, confident, and credible.  He/she will have a solid decision-making ability.


  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, advanced degree is preferred but not mandatory if the candidate has 10 or more years of related leadership experience as a director or assistant director.
  • Experience in budgeting and fiscal management
  • Experience in marketing and public relations
  • Has demonstrated experience and success in outreach and marketing
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in Board relationships and collaboration building

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