Career Opportunity: President/CEO

The state’s largest shelter and solution based ministry for the homeless in Oklahoma is recruiting a Christ-centered individual to lead its ministry of changing lives and ending the cycle of homelessness through a solution-based program. The selected candidate will oversee a $6 million ministry, 35 staff members, cultivate relationships with leaders, donors, and churches throughout the city, and provide solutions to end homelessness to more than 5,000 men, women, and children each year.

Primary Responsibilities:

The President is responsible for serving as the spokesperson for the Mission; leading and inspiring a team of co-workers devoted to serving the homeless and impoverished, and to foster a Christ-honoring organization that exemplifies transparency, integrity and accountability.  

Statement of Faith:

CRM considers every position one of ministry. Therefore, it is essential that the President, like all other employees, has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribes to the Mission’s Statement of Faith.  The President must also be willing to lead and/or participate in chapel service and prayer with the clients, public events and throughout our community.

General Responsibilities

Vision Leadership 

In conjunction with the Executive Team and the Board, the President creates and communicates the vision, purpose, and objectives of the Mission to staff, board members, volunteers, media and our community.  The President encourages individuals, churches and businesses to embrace and support the Mission’s vision.   

Program Leadership 

The President oversees the establishment and implementation of ministry services to foster the transformation of lives by developing a relationship with Christ, ending addictions, and gaining the knowledge and skills necessary in assisting the client to regain self-sufficiency. 

Fiscal Leadership 

The President oversees fundraising activities and securing the required resources, both financial and material.  The President is also responsible for developing relationships with churches, businesses, community leaders and individuals to foster community support and financial stability. 

Steward Leadership

The President is responsible for protecting and cultivating the assets of the ministry, to include the development of professional staff, operation within approved budgets, and adherence to all financial policies established by the board. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required

  • Have a strong personal relationship and commitment to Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Bible.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to establishing productive and life changing relationships with Jesus Christ among the impoverished.
  • Possess a compassionate heart for the poor and hurting of society. Exhibit good moral and ethical qualities.
  • Minimum of five years of executive-level leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Bible, Business Administration, Social Science, or related fields.
  • Strong leadership skills such as motivation, communication, training, discipline, and long-range planning.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making in meeting organizational objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as public speaking.
  • Available to attend week night and/or weekend speaking events.

Preferred

  • Leadership experience at a Christian, social services or non-profit organization.
  • Master’s degree (Business, Social Work, or Related Fields).
  • Experience serving homeless or indigent population.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and references to egoodin@cityrescue.org by October 26, 2018.