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Executive Director

Survivor Empowerment Center
Carbondale, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Survivor Empowerment Center (founded in 1972 as The Women’s Center, Inc.) is seeking a transformational leader to advance our mission to end domestic violence and sexual assault in Southern Illinois and to assist survivors of these crimes and their non-offending significant others.

 

As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, our next Executive Director will lead, encourage, and challenge a small management team and our entire 40+ person staff to provide quantifiable excellence in counseling, advocacy, shelter care and prevention education throughout our eight-county service area.

 

The Executive Director reports to a volunteer Board of Directors; members of which are partners in advancing the mission of Survivor Empowerment Center with their time, talents and financial resources.

 

Responsibilities include:  strategic planning, personnel hiring and supervision, program and fiscal oversight, fundraising, grant writing, public speaking and networking with local and state groups. Position projected start date is August 1, 2022. 

 

Requirements include Bachelor’s degree in business administration and/or social services and minimum of 3 years experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Must possess supervisory skills, knowledge of budgeting and financial planning; strong communications, public speaking and organizational skills.  Flexible hours including some weekends and evenings. Must possess current driver’s license, insured vehicle and willingness to travel.  Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority. Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management, and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority. Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management, and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority.

As an equal opportunity employer, Survivor Empowerment Center actively seeks candidates who will enhance the diversity of its staff.

 

Send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and contact information for three references to:  HR Specialist, Survivor Empowerment Center, 610 S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL  62901.

HR Specialist

Survivor Empowerment Center

610 S. Thompson Street

Carbondale, IL  62901

 

Company Description
One of the first domestic violence centers in the country, Survivor Empowerment Center (formerly The Women's Center, Inc.) was created in 1972 by a group of visionaries who recognized the need for a safe, secure environment for Southern Illinois women and their children. Although our mission to stop domestic violence and sexual assault has remained unchanged, the community and people we serve has changed over the last 50 years. We proudly serve all survivors (women, men, children, trans, non-binary, etc.) of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as their non offending partners or family. We are pro-choice in all aspects of social, educational, financial, family, and legal rights. Our goal is to give a voice to survivors so that they can take charge of their lives.

Survivor Empowerment Center

Why Work Here?
Awesome benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K, generous PTO/vacation time, flexible schedule

One of the first domestic violence centers in the country, Survivor Empowerment Center (formerly The Women's Center, Inc.) was created in 1972 by a group of visionaries who recognized the need for a safe, secure environment for Southern Illinois women and their children. Although our mission to stop domestic violence and sexual assault has remained unchanged, the community and people we serve has changed over the last 50 years. We proudly serve all survivors (women, men, children, trans, non-binary, etc.) of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as their non offending partners or family. We are pro-choice in all aspects of social, educational, financial, family, and legal rights. Our goal is to give a voice to survivors so that they can take charge of their lives.

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610 S. Thompson St. Carbondale

Carbondale, IL
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