Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties

Ogden, UT 84401

Job details

Job type



8-hour shift

Monday to Friday

Occasional Saturdays for Habitat projects


Paid time off

About Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties

Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties is a nonprofit organization that partners with the local community to help families and individuals build homes and improve places to call home. We believe affordable homeownership plays a critical role in strong and stable communities. Habitat homeowners can achieve the stability they need to build a better life.

Job description

Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties Executive Director

Responsibilities: The Executive Director is the principal leader of Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, who plans, develops and establishes policies and objectives for the organization in accordance with board directives and organizational mission. This is the top executive in the organization, reporting to the Board of Directors.

Purpose: The Executive Director, in accordance with the objectives, policies and directives set forth by the Board of Directors provides overall executive leadership for Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties and the Weber ReStore.

The Weber ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement thrift store that accepts donated merchandise from individuals and businesses. The ReStore sells a constantly changing inventory of diverse items to the public at a fraction of the retail price, while diverting reusable household items and building materials from area landfills. Merchandise includes furniture, flooring, tools, lighting, hardware, plumbing, cabinets, home decor; and appliances such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators. Sales from the ReStore go toward building and rehabilitating safe and affordable homes in Weber and Davis counties.

Responsibilities of the Executive Director include: establishing and implementing fundraising and public relations strategy; supervision and mentoring of paid staff; maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure of the organization; serving as the primary communication link among directors, officers, committees and volunteers; networking with community partners; serving as the public face and corporate spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties providing the necessary management to ensure that the whole organization runs smoothly and effectively while carrying out the goals and objectives of mission.

Provide leadership for fundraising, marketing and partner relations

  • Establish and implement a fundraising strategy to meet Executive Director/Board defined objectives, marketing, and partner relations
  • Establish and implement development strategies including appropriate donor and volunteer appreciation and events
  • Develop volunteer, community and donor database for communication & donor management

Oversee the affiliate’s paid and volunteer personnel

  • Develop and support mutual expectations with Board and committee chairs through annual retreat and monthly meetings and reports
  • Upon budget approval, employ, supervise and evaluate paid staff members
  • Oversee the orientation, training, evaluation and nurturance of Board members, volunteers and staff, to help ensure that they are making worthwhile and fulfilling contributions to the work of the affiliate

Manage the business of the affiliate

  • Ensure that Habitat policies are faithfully maintained by the Board, committees and staff
  • Assist Board of Directors in developing, maintaining, and amending proposed annual budget
  • Communicate with the Board treasurer and accountant about accounts payable; deposits; signing checks, internal financial controls; etc.
  • Maintain and update Policy and Procedure manual for employees
  • Maintain close working relationship with general contractors, including working knowledge of site progress to ensure that projects are built within time and budgetary parameters
  • Oversee management of Habitat office, to ensure that: Correspondence and messages go to appropriate committees; records system is maintained; timely donation receipts given and retained; state, federal, and Habitat reports filed; homeowner documents kept in locked file; original legal papers kept in safety deposit; etc.; legal accountability is maintained regarding nondiscrimination & donations

Desired Qualifications:

Education: Four-year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing,

Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required.

Advanced degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or non-profit management preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years relatable experience. Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing.

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Demonstrated ability to build and sustain community relationships/partnerships. Proven experience in influencing others and building relationships.

Skills & Abilities: Experience working in an environment requiring flexibility and managing change. Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Proficient with Google business products and platforms. Familiarity with federal state and local employment laws.

Travel within communities served and Northern Utah region. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. A current valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.

To apply, visit https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/204820957/ or send resume to [email protected].