President & CEO

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Position Type
Executive
Fields
Youth
Employment Type
Full Time

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis (Girls Inc. Indy) has been serving girls in the Indianapolis area since 1969. The organization, formerly known as The Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, was founded by three mothers who desired a safe space for their girls to grow up and be independent. Girls Inc. Indy has grown tremendously since its inception, providing programming to girls in two facility locations in the Indianapolis area. Today, Girls Inc. Indy serves 2,500 participants annually.

Girls Inc. Indy inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold by delivering engaging and empowering programs to girls in outreach locations. Girls can find programs, which are delivered by trained volunteer facilitators, at schools, youth organizations and other community centers throughout greater Indianapolis. The program curriculum focuses on issues that all girls face like conflict management, college and career planning, and body image.

Girls Inc. Indy seeks a leader who is passionate about the empowerment of girls. This leader will work collaboratively with stakeholders, partners, donors, volunteers, Board and staff in a dynamic operating environment. This person will be an effective leader who will foster vibrant teamwork, pursue quality, support equity and diversity, engender mutual respect, and nurture a culture that is grounded in a shared vision. This dynamic leader will inspire stakeholders, community leaders, partners, donors, Board and staff to work collaboratively to achieve the vision of Girls Inc. Indy as a place where everyone can prosper and reach their full potential.

This is a high-energy position for a dynamic leader who is excited about expanding opportunities for youth through the impact of empowerment and mentoring.  This results-oriented leader works collaboratively with teams and diverse constituencies to achieve goals. This person is a compelling and credible advocate who tirelessly works as an ambassador for the organization.  

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a career path of progressive leadership and management experience in the nonprofit, corporate and/or government sectors. Applicants should have significant experience in growing the capacity and impact of an organization that focuses on complex, systemic issues. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to operate effectively within a nonprofit governing environment.  Ideally, this individual has experience working in volunteer-driven organizations and/or in an organization that serves a statewide or multijurisdictional audience.

The most qualified candidates will possess the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative external relationships with current funders, potential donors, as well as allies in business, government and community-based organizations.  An ability and desire to raise private contributions is necessary.

To apply, submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://bit.ly/2PYUNfG (click on the Apply button at the bottom of the page).

For more information about Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, visit https://girlsincindy.org/

It is the policy of Girls Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status and political belief or any other protected characteristic as protected by law.  Girls Inc. prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment by supervisors or employees.  Girls Inc. will not tolerate harassment of our employees by anyone, including vendors.

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