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Vice President of MISSION UNITED

West Palm Beach, FL

Relocation expenses: Not paid

C-Suite/Vice President
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 1 Nov 2019

Expires on

Vice President of MISSION UNITED

The Vice President of MISSION UNITED is responsible for the planning, coordination, development, contract/system management, implementation and overall leadership, vision and focus of strategies and tactics for an integrated approach to UWPBC’s MISSION UNITED efforts.


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

Leads United Way’s efforts to achieve community level improvements in the area of veteran services

Develop and maintain relationships with the philanthropic community and helps secure 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) 

Facilitates regular planning sessions and creates 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

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

General allocations and contract management, including service/utilization management, program design, monitoring/evaluation, technical assistance and outcomes management

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

Facilitates and participates in community, regional, state and              national planning activities as it relates to MISSION UNITED

Manages MISSION UNITED effectively, 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.

Creates informational documents, gives presentations, and acts as the organization’s lead authority, both internally and externally, on the MISSION UNITED efforts

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

Formulates, implements, and evaluates programs to assess outcomes and overall effectiveness, collecting qualitative/quantitative data on all funded programs, determining program implementation efficiency

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

Assist with the organization’s disaster response efforts

Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor


Core Competencie

Creativity and Innovation

Impact and Influence

Leading and Managing Change

Problem Solving

Relationship and Collaboration Building

Strategic Thinking

Systems and Administration

Team Leadership

Visioning and Alignment


Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Business, Public Administration or related field preferred

Military experience highly preferred

Minimum of five years related experience in contract management, human service delivery and/or administration

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/di

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.