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Executive Director

Company: Emergency Infant Services
Date Posted: February 21, 2018

Organization Overview
Emergency Infant Services (EIS) is a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary assistance to children five and younger in the Tulsa area whose families are in significant financial stress. EIS provides the most basic of needs: food, formula, clothing, and diapers, along with other children’s items. EIS provides support for thousands of infants and toddlers annually. EIS believes in providing families facing financial challenges with immediate help because a hungry child cannot wait.

Position Description
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration of EIS to ensure the needs of all clients are met in a timely, sensitive and cost-effective manner. The Executive Director develops and executes short-term and long-term goals and objectives in collaboration with the Board of Directors, including fundraising, marketing and outreach. The Executive Director manages the day-to-day operations of the agency, including leading staff members. The Executive Director interacts with donors, strategic partners, staff, volunteers and clients. The Executive Director continuously strives to develop more effective strategies to create impact in the community.  It is critical that the Executive Director have a passion for the welfare of infants, children and their families.

Basic Responsibilities

  • Leads EIS staff and volunteers in a manner that keeps the organization in line with its Mission and Core Values
  • Manages day-to-day business operations, administrative functions and organizational development
  • Manages and maintains productive and professional relationships with EIS staff members—including, but not limited to, annual reviews, goal-setting and coaching
  • Works strategically with the board to energize, engage and inspire toward the vision of EIS’s strategic future and fulfillment of the mission
  • Develops and maintains relationships with the Tulsa community including donors, volunteers, corporations, foundations, other nonprofits, community-based programs, churches and government agencies
  • Facilitates communications, shares best practices and develops partnerships both internally and externally
  • Promotes our mission and advocates for our clients in the community
  • Plans and executes special event fundraisers in coordination with the board and volunteers
  • Cultivates donor relationships and stewardship
  • Utilizes system for evaluating programs and measuring outcomes

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience
  • Preference given to applicants with previous nonprofit management and      knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations
  • Special event planning and fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated financial experience including budget preparation, budget management, oversight of financial reporting and analysis

Position Requirements:

  • Able to work independently, take initiative, and think critically and with foresight
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegation, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to effectively implement overall strategy of EIS with integrity and compassion
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and public speaking ability
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
  • Oversee and collaborate with staff and volunteers

Position reports directly to the Board of Directors

Full-time executive level position with salary based on experience and skills

To apply for the position, send an email with a cover letter with salary requirement and resume to

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 28th