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President and CEO

United Way of Treasure Valley
Boise, ID

Relocation expenses: Paid

CEO/President/Executive Director
Full time
$121,000 to $140,000 per year

Published on 9 May 2022

Expires on

President and CEO



United Way of Treasure Valley (UWTV) improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community to advance the health, education, and financial stability of every person in the Treasure Valley of Idaho.

Nearing its 100th Anniversary, UWTV works closely with the local business and corporate community, nonprofit organizations, individuals, and elected officials to identify, align, and advance strategies and programs that create measurable change in the region. Housed in Boise, Idaho UWTV serves 11 counties in Idaho and two in Eastern Oregon. This broad and diverse area represents more than 40% of the total population of the region. UWTV empowers success for children and families in Southern Idaho by creating, curating, and sharing extensive Community Needs Assessments, and United Way’s unique ALICE data. These data sets help identify priority needs and opportunities in the areas of health, education, and financial stability. Specific focus areas include:

• Advancing educational success for children cradle to career by providing access to high quality early education; supporting children in and out of school time and advancing opportunities to gain contemporary career skills that lead to financial stability;

• Connecting people to the programs and services that provide the best help for their circumstances through the delivery and training of Findhelpidaho. org closed loop referral system;

• Expanding access to preventative health resources including mental, physical, and dental health programs; and

• Playing an extensive role as the community’s convenor, collaborator and advocate for improved policy, systems, and environmental change. UWTVs programs, projects, and investments are focused through extensive growth of the Community School Strategy across the region. Through comprehensive leadership and professional development provided by UWTV, tens of thousands of local children and adults can access high-performing health and human service programs near their homes and neighborhoods. UWTV has an annual operating budget of about $4M and a staff of 14.


UWTV is seeking an adaptable, innovative, and community-focused leader to serve as its next President & CEO.

The President & CEO will build trust and extend the breadth and depth of UWTV’s reach across the Treasure Valley in partnership with a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff, and volunteers. The President & CEO is the ‘Chief Mobilizer’, leveraging the power of relationships and networks, and working across private, public, and corporate sectors to improve conditions in the community.

Inspired by a genuine passion to deliver support and resources for the region, the President & CEO will develop a clear vision for UWTV’s next chapter in partnership with the Board of Directors, Corporate, and Community Partners. A key to success in this role will be skillfully balancing a wide array of interests and needs. They will be responsible for developing an equitable and thoughtful approach to program management, strategic initiatives, staff management, partnerships, fundraising, and external relations.

The next President & CEO will play a key role in contributing to the implementation and operationalization of UWTV’s strategic vision. They will bring transformational and adaptable leadership to all areas of UWTV, including operations, financial performance, talent, and culture. As a guiding force, this executive will expand funding streams, strengthen community relationships, and elevate UWTV’s brand in the Treasure Valley and beyond.

 Keys for success include:

• Serve and collaborate with the Board as a thought partner to evaluate and implement the strategic vision and key initiatives of UWTV.

• Define and communicate the value proposition of UWTV, enhancing its relevancy and increasing brand awareness, influence, and impact.

• Ensure the near-term and long-term financial viability of UWTV, including growing and maintaining strong corporate relationships, developing new innovative methods of fundraising, and engaging the next generation of donors.

• Deepen and maintain a culture of trust, equity, and credibility, internally at UWTV and externally within the Treasure Valley community.

• Build upon a strong reputation for UWTV as a convener and influencer. Foster collaboration with the community at-large on Idaho’s most critical social issues.

• Represent UWTV in the business, donor, nonprofit, government, and United Way communities.

• Lead, attract, develop, and retain a diverse team of high-performing Board members, staff, and volunteers. 


The President & CEO of UWTV will possess the following attributes and competencies:

A Strategic and Adaptable Leader

The President & CEO will be a forward-looking ‘big picture thinker’ who is skilled at leading complex organizations, setting new heights for UWTV while building upon existing momentum. They will be successful at planning and implementation to ensure that day-to-day operations are aligned with strategic goals while also being nimble, adaptable, and innovative in response to emerging needs. They will be passionate about leading high-performing teams to achieve measurable outcomes while guiding organizational growth and development of staff.

A Champion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The President & CEO will embrace the significant role UWTV can play in addressing barriers to the achievement of economic well-being and quality of life for many in the community. This leader will be dedicated to listening, learning, and amplifying the voices of all. They will have a rich understanding that the community is best served when diversity, equity, and inclusion is prioritized and embedded into organizational structures, culture, programs, and processes. Additionally, they help to develop a Board and staff that reflects the diversity of the communities UWTV serves.

A Relationship Builder

The President & CEO will be emotionally intelligent, skilled at convening, listening to, and seeking to understand the perspectives of a variety of constituents to establish trust, inspire new ideas, build effective relationships, and achieve ambitious goals. They will have a natural ability to foster collaboration among individuals and groups with varying opinions and priorities under a common goal while also giving everyone a sense of shared purpose and engagement in the work of UWTV. They will also be able to set direction, challenge others, and bring people to the table to engage in difficult conversations when necessary for the greater good. An influential communicator, they will also be comfortable and skilled at engaging the media and a wide range of audiences. 

A Skilled Fundraiser

The President & CEO will be a skilled fundraiser who can enthusiastically define and convey the relevance of UWTV’s work to existing and new funding sources. In close collaboration with the Board, this leader will be exceptional at exploring new ways to comprehensively invest in the community. As the chief fundraiser for the organization, they will bring a keen understanding of the changing landscape of philanthropy and will work across the aisle to bring people together towards a common goal. An effective storyteller, they will be able to tie the investments to the outcomes in a compelling way. The President & CEO will exude an authentic, confident, and humble spirit enabling them to represent UWTV with a wide range of donors, including corporate leaders, foundations, community partners, elected officials, and government agencies.

A Passion for the Mission

Above all, the President & CEO will be energized by leading UWTV in living out its values and achieving its mission and vision. They will be passionate about cementing UWTV into a clear leadership role among philanthropic organizations and community partners alike while collaboratively addressing systemic opportunities facing the Treasure Valley. They will be an empathetic leader that focuses on deeply understanding their constituents and the community that they serve. They will understand how empowering, educating, and connecting the community through employment, health, and financial stability-related programs can enhance a community and the lives of its citizens.


Salary is competetive and commensurate with experience.  The salary range for this position begins at $120,000.


Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Alex Corvin, Maleka Pensky, and Casey Shea of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here, or email the Koya team directly at All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Koya Partners is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

UWTV is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.