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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for supervising, directing, and administering the programs of Henderson Settlement.

The Executive Director shall:

Lead, plan and direct the efforts of Henderson Settlement

Directly supervise the Department Directors and administration staff; hold them accountable for their assigned duties

Prepare; manage the Settlement budget; stay within approved budget

Final decision on recruitment and dismissal of all staff, with the exception of those on the Supervisory level where decisions are made in consultation with the President of the Board of Directors

Establish and maintain high standards of ethical behavior, safe practice, policy adherence and discipline throughout the staff

Sign, as necessary, legal contracts and agreements on behalf of the Settlement

Seek material and financial support by making needs known to staff, individuals, church groups, foundations and other organizations; report progress as required

Take advantage of regular professional training

Serve as an advisor to the Board of Directors

Carry out all other duties as assigned by the Board President

Maintain a safe, clean working environment


Commitment to God in Christ and a respect for and understanding of the ministries of the United Methodist Church

Spiritual maturity and comfort with the language and essentials of the Christian faith

Willingness to work with the Settlement’s mission and vision and to honor United Methodist theology, social principles and practice

Strong leader who is trustworthy and willing to serve as a mentor

Strategic thinker with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and a strong operational focus

Well-organized, self-directed individual with a heart for outreach missions and the community

Intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels

Ability to produce clearly written documentation for technical and non-technical audiences

Ability to speak persuasively and confidently to large and diverse audiences

Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, as well as social media platforms and all existing Settlement information systems

Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field; four or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Expectations of Employee:

Adhere to Henderson Settlement’s Policy and Procedures

Act as a role model within and outside Henderson Settlement

Maintain a positive and respectful attitude

Communicate regularly with the Board of Directors

Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload

Consistently meet deadlines

Deliver expected results in the areas established as goals or objectives

Exemplify the highest standard of Christian faith and morality

Please send resumes to the HR office at:

For more information please contact Katrinia at  (606) 337-3613 Ext 318

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