Christian Job Corps is seeking a full-time, salaried Executive Director to provide leadership and coordination of the day-to-day operations of the CJC sites of Madison County. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, have at least five years experience supervising and working within a social work or non-profit environment and be a mature Christian, active in a church. Complete Job Description and Qualifications are included below. Download and save the application, complete it, save again, and send to careers@cwjc.net.

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Christian Job Corps

Executive Director (Full Time) – Position Description

The Christian Job Corps Executive Director reports to the Christian Job Corps Board of Directors through the Chair of the Board.

 

Basic Function

To provide full-time and salaried, day-to-day coordination for all sites of the CJC of Madison County.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Play an active role in project and funding development through the Board of Directors and fundraising committees.
  2. Provide or arrange for the recruiting, orientation, training and evaluation of volunteers, participants, mentors, and teachers
  3. Supervise the work of the staff
  4. Maintain accurate records based on grant guidelines
  5. Serve as a liaison with the local, state and national Woman’s Missionary Union office
  6. Encourage and lead Recruitment Director Volunteer Coordinator, and Site Coordinators in locating specific job opportunities and internships for students.
  7. Serve as a liaison with social service agencies, churches, medical community, and local colleges
  8. Provide leadership in carrying out the policies and procedures set by the Board of Directors
  9. Ensure the confidentiality of participant records
  10. Plan activities for participants and volunteers which “celebrate” successes in the program
  11. Network with agencies and groups providing similar services for cross referrals; and be an active liaison with these organization/groups.
  12. Pay bills and make deposits while maintaining accurate financial records.
  13. Submit a written annual report in January. The report should include but is not limited to the following list:
    • Progress report on the current year’s graduates (list number of graduates with

      progress unknown, employment, and further education)

    • Update of internships secured for students
    • General demographic information
    • Update of computers and vehicles donated to graduates

Updated January 2021

Basic Qualifications

Christian person, mature in their faith and active in a local church with good interpersonal skills who understands and can communicate the purpose of CJC. Candidates should have a resume’ which indicates general experience in public speaking, fundraising, counseling, and educational activities.

Other Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree (required) in a related discipline, i.e. Social Work, Psychology, Business Management, Education, etc….
  2. Completion of CJC certification training after being hired (required)
  3. Completion of supervision training (optional, suggested)
  4. Willing to allow background check (required)
  5. Experience working with community volunteers
  6. Excellent relational skills, including ease in relating to diverse education/socio-economic constituents, friendliness, encouragement, excitement about mission, and willingness to assist/serve the needs of others
  7. Sensitivity and commitment to cultural diversity

Leadership Characteristics

  1. Inspires a shared vision
  2. Demonstrates good team-building skills and communicates regularly with the staff and holds scheduled staff meetings
  3. Seeks opportunities to change, grow and improve
  4. Serves as an example to the community and staff by behaving in ways that are consistent with the goals and purposes of CJC
  5. Fosters collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust
  6. Strengthens people by sharing information and power
  7. Displays empathy for the students and respect for volunteers

 

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