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
Creativity and Innovation
Impact and Influence
Leading and Managing Change
Relationship and Collaboration Building
Systems and Administration
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
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.