Executive Director, Women in Transition

Posted by Women in Transition on November 1, 2022

WIT is an organization dedicated to empowering people with the knowledge, support, and ability to thrive beyond domestic abuse/intimate partner violence and substance abuse. Our staff are dedicated and passionate professionals who are inspired to create a world where people are free to pursue safety, healthy relationships, and supportive communities. WIT serves survivors off all gender identities and all of our services are offered free of charge.

Women In Transition (WIT) currently seeks an Executive Director to lead a passionate and mission-driven team of 15 direct service and operations staff. The Executive Director provides strategic leadership and direction to advance WIT’s mission, impact, fundraising capacity, and fiscal health and oversees the organization’s operations and programs. The position requires on-site work and reports directly to the Board of Directors.

General Responsibilities

Board Governance

• Partner with the Board in policy decisions, fundraising and increasing the overall visibility of the organization

• Provide information to the Board and board committees to help them assess and address issues and make informed fiduciary and governance decisions

• Assist with recruitment, selection and training of new Board members

• Coordinate board committee

Strategic Planning

• Provide strategic leadership and direction to ensure fulfillment of WIT’s mission through successful development and implementation of direct service, prevention, community education, and outreach programs

• Partner with the Board and staff in the implementation of WIT’s strategic plan Organizational & Program Management

• Oversee all day-to-day operations of the organization including finance, HR, and IT

• Oversee hiring, training, supervision, and retention of staff

• Manage all HR functions including maintaining HR files, benefits management, and employee handbook

• Work with Program Director to oversee program delivery and development of new programs

• Manage contracts, ensure compliance with all funder reporting requirements and regulations

Budget & Fiscal Management

• Work with the board to ensure the financial health of the organization

• Develop annual operational budget for Board approval

• Monitor and approve all expenditures and ensure appropriate financial management of all grants and contracts

• Maintain strong oversight, internal controls, and division of duties

• Work with finance team to produce monthly contract invoices and fiscal reports and to monitor contract budgets


• Work with Development/Communications Associate and Board Development Committee to create and implement an annual development plan that includes fundraising events and appeal

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via LinkedIn or to reach out to Shelly Azen at shelly@un-hr.com.

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