Position Title: Executive Director
Reports to: CPC Leadership Team
FLSA: Exempt

The Executive Director leads with a commitment to the protection, justice, and healing of abused and neglected children and families. The ED is responsible for overseeing the CPC administration, fund development, programs, and strategic plan and advancing the CPC mission and purpose. In partnership with the CPC Membership, the Executive Director will provide strategic leadership, ensure financial viability, and oversee organizational operations and programming.

Core Responsibilities
Leadership and Strategy
  • Publicly represent the CPC and effectively communicate the CPC vision and mission to Membership, partners, funders, and the community.
  • Provide strategic leadership to and motivate staff and the CPC Membership to advance and realize CPC strategies.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with all CPC members and support a connected and impactful coalition.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with funders and partner organizations in the community.
Fund Development
  • Ensure that the CPC has a diverse and sufficient array of revenue streams.
  • Develop and maintain long-term and trusting relationships with major individual donors, foundations, and corporate funders.
Organizational Operations
  • Foster a positive and strong organizational culture that helps attract and retain competent, successful and impactful staff.
  • In partnership with CPC staff, ensure that CPC programs are successful, effective, culturally responsive, and accessible.
  • In partnership with the CPC staff, ensure that CPC communications are clear and consistent.
Budgeting and Fiscal Oversight
  • Develop, implement, and be accountable to annual operating budget that aligns with and supports the mission and the longā€term Strategic Plan.
  • Communicate and report financial information to the CPC Leadership Team on a routine basis.

The CPC staff and membership believe that its success as an organization is based on a
culture that reflects its commitment to child and family wellbeing. All CPC employees are expected to:
  • Work with a spirit of collaboration and promote a culture of teamwork, wellness, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrate passion for the CPC mission and vision.
  • Champion change and demonstrates aptitude to improve current processes and procedures.
  • Engage in ongoing learning and growth

Core Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong facilitation and conflict management skills
  • Active listening skills and the ability to maintain clear boundaries and ethics
  • Strong relationship-building skills and savvy
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • An understanding of nonprofit and coalition models
  • Ability to build and lead a strong collaborative team on multiple projects.
  • An understanding of fundraising strategy, a successful fundraising track record in major gifts and relationships with Tulsa area philanthropists.
  • Understanding of the legislative/advocacy process
  • Proven ability to work independently, think creatively, able to manage time, plan, set and implement priorities.
  • Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, websites, social media, presentations, databases, and internet research.

Education and Experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree; or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of collaborative leadership of a professional staff team, board, or coalition
  • 5+ years’ experience facilitating groups
  • 5+ years in nonprofit fundraising, including cultivating, asking for, and stewarding major gifts
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with key partners and players in the community
  • Experience driving strategies that involve diverse partners, organizations and people

Tools and Equipment Used
Computer, including word processing software, email, printer, and personal phone.

In-Office Expectations
The Executive Director is expected to work in-office 50% or more of the time. They
are expected to be present for all membership and committee meetings and events.

This is a part time position

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