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ABQ FaithWorks is looking for an Executive Director!




ABQ FaithWorks Collaborative is a non-profit organization whose mission is "to be a proactive interfaith community which leverages shared resources in support of asylum seekers and people who are unhoused, or at the risk of becoming so. Together, we learn, serve and advocate with our clients. We aim

to set the standard for a collaborative community response."


Our current focus is on asylum seekers resident in Albuquerque, whom we can assist with volunteer case managers, or ‘Family Liaisons’, with food and transportation options. We also work to prevent eviction and to rapidly rehouse those who have lost housing out of the larger precariously-housed population.


Position Title: Executive Director

Position Status: Full time

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: FLSA exempt

Pay Schedule: Biweekly

Pay Range: $68,000-$75,000 depending on experience


Essential Duties:

The Executive Director is responsible for motivating, leading, and managing all staff, organizational administration and operations, program development and supervision, financial management, and strategic planning. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and engaging member congregations.

The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.


Administration (This is an estimated 40% of the position)

Plan, actively manage, and oversee day-to-day and long-term operations and programs to attain continued growth, success and optimal mission impact.

• Report on the organization’s progress in achieving its mission and

programmatic goals.

• Actively engage in fiscal management through hands-on budgetary

development and oversight, including grants management.

• Ensure adherence to organizational policies and procedures.

• Provide thoughtful executive leadership that is inclusive, transparent, and

empowering in a manner that supports and guides the mission.

• Foster a collaborative working environment for staff that recognizes positive

contributions, encourages professional development, and champions a culture

that values diversity and community. Manage and encourage staff, overseeing

processes such as hiring, coaching, separation, professional development,

performance management, and benefits.


Fundraising (This is an estimated 40% of time)

Overall, drive and develop fundraising to guarantee the organization’s financial sustainability.

• Take ownership of the establishment of great relationships with

contractors, member congregations, donors, government, corporate, and

private grantors.

• Continually seek out new and multi-year funding sources.

• Cultivate and expand donor management strategies on an on-going basis.

• Investigate long-term strategies and/or hiring needs around fundraising.

• Oversee and participate in all grant writing, contracts, and grant management

activities.


Community Engagement (Estimated 15%)

Overall, work well with the communities that FaithWorks serves and be an active participant in the local and national landscape.

• Ensure effective communication with all stakeholders.

• Represent FaithWorks in the community and with stakeholders—funders,

member congregations, organizational partners, the community, industry,

government, and other agencies.

• Represent the organization professionally and responsibly in the media and at

appropriate public functions, including making effective public presentations.

• Respond to policy and political initiatives that impact constituents and

advocate to policymakers on their behalf.


Board of Directors and Volunteers (Estimated 5%)

Keep the Board current on finances, program, and day-to-day operations, so that Directors can make informed decisions in a timely and accurate manner.

• Attend all Board meetings, provide reports and supporting documents at the

direction of the Board President.

• Promote active and broad participation by Board members and volunteers in

all areas of the organization's work.


Employee Requirements

1. Employee must have experience being or working in multicultural

environments. Experience working specifically with refugees, immigrants,

asylum-seekers and the precariously housed is preferred but not required.

2. A Bachelor degree is required, a Master’s degree is preferred.

3. Employee must be able to conduct interviews in person, online and over the

phone.

4. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel within Albuquerque.

5. Employee must be proficient using computers and other information

technology.

6. Employee must be proficient with Microsoft Office or related software.

7. Employee must have flexibility to work on some nights and weekends.

8. Employee must follow and adhere to all organizational policies and

procedures.


For best consideration, interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter by January 15, 2024, to Jane McGuire at jmcguire@unm.edu

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