Position Title: Vice President of Community Impact
Service Area: Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe Counties and the Cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton, and Radford Virginia
Type: Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $75,000+ based on experience
Reports to: President and CEO
United Way of Southwest Virginia is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age, or status as a veteran or other category protected under applicable state or municipal law. United Way of Southwest Virginia will reasonably accommodate the disabilities of qualified applicants to permit them to perform the essential functions of the subject position.
Purpose of the Position:
The Vice President of Community Impact provides strategic and innovative leadership for all United Way of Southwest Virginia’s programs and initiatives. This position reports directly to the President and CEO and leads the Community Impact department providing direct supervision of the Director of Childhood Success, the Director of Youth Success, the Director of Research and Data Analytics, the Grants Manager, and serves on the Senior Leadership Team. The Vice President works directly with the President and CEO to refine, implement, and evaluate the organization’s strategic plan and the overall Community Impact Plan.
The Vice President positions United Way of Southwest Virginia as a community leader in Southwest Virginia and provides overall leadership, vision, and focus to develop strategies and tactics for an integrated approach to community impact both internally and with partners. The Vice President develops strategic partnerships, oversees implementation of strategic initiatives, and provides oversight for all programs and initiatives including successful, appropriate, and impactful utilization of grant funds and the timely, accurate reporting of impact to funders.
The Vice President is a strong strategy professional who demonstrates sound judgment, proven team leadership skills, and the ability to work closely with senior leaders in the organization to help drive effective cross-organizational strategy projects involving internal and external stakeholder groups. The Vice President is a dedicated individual with a positive-outcomes performance attitude and strong sense of loyalty to the organization, vision, mission and team of United Way of Southwest Virginia.
Areas of Responsibility:(Other duties may be assigned)
1) Results Oriented
5) Caring, Inspiring and Dynamic
1) Strategic Community Collaborator
2) Effective & Engaging Communicator
3) Critical Thinking & Creative Problem Solving
4) Planning & Implementation
5) Embracing & Managing Change
Requirements of the Position:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge and Skills:
Educational and/or Experience - Bachelor's Degree from accredited four-year college or university required, Master’s Degree preferred; 6+ years’ leadership experience in non-profit management, financial management, strategic planning, and organizational development required. Practical understanding of program design, evaluation, and research and statistics preferred.
Residency and Travel – It is preferred that applicants reside in the service area and be available to work beyond normal hours, attend early morning, evening, and/or weekend meetings on a periodic basis, and should be able to travel independently throughout Southwest Virginia and occasionally outside the service area.
Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance; reliable high-speed home internet required.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Information - This job also requires the following skills: Strategic thinking, leadership skills, problem solving, professional demeanor, customer service, persuasive/negotiation, people skills, and extensive knowledge of fundraising techniques, volunteer management and public speaking.
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