Posted on October 12, 2012
HomeownershipSF.org- Executive Director
The HomeownershipSF (HSF) Executive Director serves as senior staff member of HSF and, in partnership with the Board and its member agencies, is responsible for the progressive success of HSF. Together, the Board and Executive Director assure HSF’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of its mission and vision, and the strategic planning to effectively lead the organization all while ensuring accountability to its member agencies. HSF is a collaborative and therefore its success relies on strong coordination with member agencies to reach consensus on organizational matters.
The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director provides direction and support to the Board to carry out its governance functions.
- Legal Compliance - Assures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
- Mission, Policy and Planning - Helps the Board determine HSF’s values, mission, vision, strategic plan and corresponding short- and long-term goals
- Management and Administration - Provides general oversight of all HSF activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and assures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
- Governance – Works with the Board Chair to enable the Board to fulfill its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Board, its committees and individual Board members
- Finances – Oversees the fiscal activities of HSF including fund development, budgeting, reporting and audit
- Community Relations - Assures HSF and its mission, programs, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to member agencies, relevant stakeholders and the community at-large.
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a major in business is required or equivalent and relevant experience in nonprofit management or affordable homeownership field. Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration or Public Policy preferred.
As Executive Director, the ideal candidate will demonstrate critical competencies in four broad categories:
- Commitment to results: The Executive Director is a systems thinker who is goal driven. This individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into individual and organizational knowledge and learning. The Executive Director is action oriented and innovative. S/he translates broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.
- Nonprofit business savvy: As HSF’s leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in non-profit management and administration.
- The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management with knowledge in the following areas: pre- and post- homeownership education/counseling, program planning and evaluation, finance and personnel; fund development, human services, supporting board governance, oral/ written communications and must be comfortable with diversity and respectful of a wide range of cultures, faiths, beliefs and experiences.
- Some experience working in community relations and with collaborative groups is strongly preferred. A high level of personal skills to make formal, persuasive presentations to funders and community groups is a must.
- Leading change: The Executive Director possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader. S/he shares HSF’s values, mission and vision. S/he consistently displays integrity, models behavior, develops people, and builds teams. This individual deals effectively with demanding situations and designs and implements change as needed.
- Motivating: The Executive Director manages continuity, change and transition. This individual knows how to influence and enable others. S/he addresses the impact of attitude and action on HSF, its Board, staff, member agencies and partners.
Download the complete job description from our website at www.homeownershipsf.org
$70,000 - $75,000 without healthcare benefits, $65,000 - $70,000 with healthcare benefits.
Email both resume and cover letter to:
Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. Please feel free to call with questions.
HSF Transition Committee Chair