| Job Description
Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio and Texas. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family.
We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to help our organization grow and make a difference for our community.
TITLE: President (Executive Director)
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
JOB SUMMARY: The President (Executive Director) serves as chief executive of Healthy Futures of Texas and, in partnership with the Board, is responsible for the strategic direction and success of the organization. Together with the Board, the President (Executive Director) assures Healthy Futures of Texas relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the mission and vision, and the accountability of the organization to its diverse constituents.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Actively supports the development and maintenance of a strong Board of Directors; seeks and builds Board involvement in the strategic direction of the organization
- Ensures that the agency has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent, timely and measurable progress
- Establishes and fosters collaborative partnerships among agencies and individuals, including representatives of school districts, government, elected officials, businesses/corporate sector, coalition agencies, board members, and community leaders
- Assures adequate control and accounting of all funds, including preparation of an annual budget and maintaining sound financial practices
- Guides staff in the development and implementation of programs for youth and adults and community engagement
- Implements a proactive fund raising and fund development strategy to ensure sustainability
- Serves as the spokesperson of the organization, and represents the organization to the community, agencies and the public
- Serves ex-officio on all Board committees
- Actively engages and energizes Board members, staff, volunteers and partners
- Supervises the coordination of all organizational events, meetings, fundraising activities, and programs
- Advocates for effective prevention strategies and disseminates information on issues pertinent to teen and unplanned pregnancy and maintains and utilizes a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field
- Recruits and retains staff, providing leadership, direction, and supervision to all staff
- Minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Education, Social Services, or related field
- 3 years demonstrated experience with development and fundraising for nonprofit organizations
- 3 years demonstrated experience with grant writing for nonprofit organizations
- Demonstrates an energetic, creative approach to projects, and evidence of successful collaborative relationships with community agencies
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to meet assigned deadlines and to work well under pressure
- Familiarity with teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention research and related issues
- Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook programs.
- Must have a Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Bilingual (English and Spanish) candidates will be preferred
- At least five years in a senior management role.
- Work location: San Antonio
- This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.
- External contacts include monitoring and collaboration with:
- Evaluation, legal, business, accounting, communications, and training consultants
- Representatives of local organizations
- Donors and potential donors
- Internal contacts include HFTX Leadership Team members; management team members; HFTX staff, board members, and volunteers
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY/PROVIDING INPUT
- Responsible for the overall organizational budget & financial management
with the input of the Leadership Team, makes decisions on strategies to accomplish organizational goals
- Supervises VP of Operations
- Supervises other staff, as assigned
SALARY RANGE: Competitive
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a résumé, salary history, a short writing sample (1‐2 pages), and a list of 3 professional references to jobs@hf‐ tx.org. Note: To be considered, applicants must submit all the required documents.
APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: Open until filled, with preference given to applications received by April 1, 2017.
Healthy Futures of Texas is an equal‐opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of LGBTQ communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be aware that a criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to hiring.
- 2300 West Commerce Street, Suite 212 • San Antonio, TX 78207 • 210‐223‐4589 •
- FAX 210‐223‐4591 • info@hf‐tx.org • www.hf‐tx.org •