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Senior Director of MISSION UNITED

West Palm Beach, FL

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 1 Apr 2020

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Senior Director of MISSION UNITED

UWPBC is currently seeking a Senior Director of MISSION UNITED, responsible for MISSION UNITED fund development, planning, coordination, initiative development, grant contract management, implementation, leadership, and assisting as a principal position on vision and focus of strategies and tactics for an integrated approach to UWPBC’s MISSION UNITED efforts.


Develop and implement a robust fund development plan to support the MISSION UNITED initiative by securing funding through sources such as government and private grants, major gifts, and in-kind support for MISSION UNITED’s fund development plan (in conjunction with United Way staff).  Further, it should include sources such as government and private grant funds, major gifts, business sponsors, and in-kind support.

Act as staff liaison and a point person between the SVP of Development, United Way of Palm Beach County staff, the MISSION UNITED Advisory Council, and MISSION UNITED sub-committees

Assist and support the efforts of the United Way of Palm Beach County to achieve community level improvements in the area of veteran services

Assist with facilitating regular planning sessions and create an information-sharing network among MISSION UNITED funders, staff, partners and volunteers

Monitor relevant community indicators to evaluate current veteran issues and programs to measure progress on key outcomes as well as work with community leaders to strengthen the community’s abilities to identify, address, and fund priority veteran issues

Develop a procurement process to identify local community agencies to successfully deliver services to veterans and their families in Palm Beach County

Manage general allocations and contract management, including service/utilization management, program design, monitoring/evaluating, technical assistance, and outcomes management

Stay current on issues and statistics relevant to veterans and their families

Facilitate and participate in community, regional, state and national planning activities as it relates to MISSION UNITED

Manage MISSION UNITED including analysis of subject matter and synthesis of information, meeting management tools, notices, agendas, manuals, drafting of materials to be considered, RFA’s, fact sheets, statistics, etc.

Create informational documents, gives presentations, and acts as one of the organizations lead authorities, both internally and externally, on the MISSION UNITED efforts

Provide leadership to subcontracted partners to ensure a comprehensive, coordinated effort in delivering veteran services, and quality assurance

Formulate, implement, and evaluate programs to assess outcomes and overall effectiveness including collecting qualitative/quantitative data on all funded program and determining program implementation efficiency

Maintain all records and documentation for all MISSION UNITED activities necessary for accountability

Assist with the organization’s disaster response efforts

Perform other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Core Competencies

Creativity and Innovation

Impact and Influence

Leading and Managing Change

Problem Solving

Relationship and Collaboration Building

Strategic Thinking

Systems and Administration

Team Leadership


Bachelor’s degree required

Military experience preferred

Minimum of five years of fund development experience required

Experience working with budgets preferred

Administrative and supervisory experience working with staff and volunteers

Excellent presentation and communication skills, public speaking experience a plus

Experience with the VA and VA benefits, and/or other human services for veterans

Ability to build consensus and facilitate collaboration and productive relationships with diverse individuals, groups, organizations, and communities

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal, meeting/facilitation, and organizational skills

Ability to successfully move diverse groups of people towards a common vision

Ability to analyze work plans and develop innovative strategies to maximize results

Physical Requirements

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to sit and type at a computer terminal for up to 8 hours per day with appropriate breaks and perform tasks that require fine dexterity and repetitive motions using the arms, hands, wrists and fingers, and lifting up to 25 lbs.  Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

United Way of Palm Beach County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.