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Executive Director of the United Way of the Tri Valley Area (UWTVA)

Farmington, ME, USA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

CEO/President/Executive Director
Full time
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 31 May 2022

Expires on 31 May 2022

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Executive Director of the United Way of the Tri Valley Area (UWTVA)

The United Way of the Tri Valley, located in Farmington, Maine is pleased to announce a national search for an accomplished Executive Director. Reporting to the UWTVA Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads the organization’s overall efforts to meets its mission “to unite people and resources to improve lives and build a strong and healthy community.” The Executive Director directs the overall operation of the organization including community impact, resource development, and resource distribution.

Primary Job Responsibilities 

  • Board Relations;
  • Resource Development/Resource Distribution;
  • Community Leadership/External Relations;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Fiscal Management;
  • Strategic Oversight and Planning;
  • Community Building and Resource Development;
  • Grant Writing;
  • Staff Supervision of Three Employees

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree, MA/MS degree preferred. Related experience and training considered; 
  • Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and independent initiative to problem solve;
  • Experience balancing multiple demands in the face of conflicting priorities; 
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize data;
  • Must have considerable ingenuity and initiative; excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Familiarity with operational requirements of nonprofit agencies;
  • Ability to recruit, retain, and engage staff, volunteer board members, committee members, and community leaders in collaboration with the UWTVA board of directors;
  • Ability to plan, monitor and evaluate budgets;
  • Capacity to organize, plan and implement activities appropriate to further organizational goals;

The United Way of the Tri Valley Area (UWTVA) 
United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is a vibrant, caring organization that works hard every day to improve people’s lives. We can’t wave a magic wand to simply make everything better in an instant. But, by working in partnership with donors, organizations, school districts, municipalities, volunteers, and people just like you, we are changing lives, every day.

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area was established in 1981 to serve all the communities in Franklin County, as well as Livermore and Livermore Falls. We are a member of United Way Worldwide but is an independent 501(c)(3) organization locally governed.

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area seeks solutions to meet immediate basic human needs, and create long lasting positive change. 

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area strives to unite people and resources to improve lives and build a strong and healthy community. It does this by identifying local needs and addressing their root causes, raising funds to meet those needs, and collaborating on local initiatives that create a measurable difference in Greater Franklin County.

When you join forces with United Way, you don't simply change lives, you change your community. The serious problems that devastate people's lives, and threaten the welfare of our entire community are many and varied. However, most arise from the same set of root causes. Root causes that we, at United Way, in collaboration with our community partners are working hard to eliminate.

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area has set ambitious goals. By allocating to non-profit organizations that provide services in our local area, building the capacity of local organizations, and coordinating or participating in local initiatives we can achieve the following goals:

  1. Increase access to and awareness of technology 
  2. Help our community become more mobile with a focus on volunteer rides and car repair programs
  3. Improve financial stability and increase independence with a focus on preparing teens and young adults to develop financial literacy skills; fund programs that raise youth aspirations
  4. Improve health with a focus on increasing access to and consumption of healthy food and increasing mental health resources

About the Farmington, ME, Community 
Farmington is a town in and the county seat of Franklin County, Maine, United States. As of the 2020 census, its population is about 7,500. Farmington is home to the University of Maine at Farmington, Nordica Memorial Auditorium, the Nordica Homestead, and the annual Farmington Fair. The downtown area includes some cool shopping, a myriad of fun restaurants, and even a drive - in movie theater.

With an active local and campus community of artists, musicians, poets, actors, writers, filmmakers, improv comics and more, there’s always something artsy and hip going on. If you’re into the active outdoor lifestyle, this is the perfect place to be.  Farmington is located in the mountain and lakes region which puts it smack dab in the heart of great hikes, splendid ski adventures, a variety of watersports, superb snowmobiling, and amazing trails for mountain biking.

Application Process 
Applicants should include a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit applications directly to the UWTVA’s search chair:

       Mr. Jamie Marcus
       Vice President, UWTVA Board of Directors

Applications received by May 15, 2022, will receive priority consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.

UWTVA cares deeply about diversity, equity and inclusion, please read more here.