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Executive Director, Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

About the Agency: 

The Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Inc., organized in 1965, is part of a national network of Community Action Agencies and eligible entities working to reduce poverty among Northeast Florida families by providing employment, education, emergency assistance, housing repair and other anti-poverty initiatives.   Services are provided in Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties with the home office located in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Position Summary:   

Under policy direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director performs a wide range of difficult to complex management and leadership activities that serve to support effective corporate performance.  Uses considerable independent judgment in decisions that influence performance.  Advises and assists the Board of Directors in planning, policy and operations designed to achieve the CSBG Organizational Standards, Agency’s Mission, performance results and the Agency’s Strategic Plan.

Essential Functions:

  • Engages board of directors, staff and community partners in performance expectations, status of performance and results.

  • Coordinates a leadership system that focuses on strategic direction of the Board of Directors that addresses poverty reduction and the mission of the Agency.

  • Directs the development and implementation of Agency goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

  • Directs and insures proper coordination of all administrative affairs; prepares and submits reports to the board of directors of finance, programs, staffing and other administrative activities; prepares agenda and documents, attends and participates in board of directors meetings to receive general direction.

  • Supervises department heads (has authority to delegate his related responsibilities to subordinate assistance answerable to him as he is to the Board), attends Board, CAA and community meetings.

  • Responsible for planning, administering, coordinating fiscal management of programs and maintenance of program discipline as specified in funding guidelines.

  • Responsible for directing the efforts of the poor in vocalizing their needs, and to have a part in the design for their self-improvement; provides resources for exploration and training to assist the poor to act for and on behalf of themselves.

  • Provides for in-service orientation and on-going training of in-house staff, and provides for appropriate training for program related community groups to enable them to become more conversant as advocates of the poor.

  • Makes available to staff, as needed, appropriate technical and consultative assistance in augmenting program effectiveness, and in achieving desired goals, expanding program opportunities, etc.

  • Establishes efficient internal reporting systems for documentation of records and services, and appropriate retrieval systems for reporting purposes; assists in the preparation of required documentation and narrative reports to be submitted at intervals to the Board and other entities as appropriate and required.

  • Performs all duties consistent with the proper and efficient carrying out of the CAA program objectives.

  • Establishes a working relationship with the news media of the community.

  • Directs overall and topical plans for disseminating information about the Agency.

  • Analyzes all existing internal regulations and operations and develops changes to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Agency.

  • Represents the Agency at meetings, conferences, training sessions, etc., pertinent to Agency’s administrative matters.

  • Reviews and approves all progress reports.

  • Evaluates and reviews job performance of Department Directors.

  • Mobilizes city, state and national resources to compliment and supplement services and programs provided through NFCAA to effectively combat poverty and further goals of the Community Action Agency.

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.


  • Decision Making
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Results Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Technical Capacity
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Flexibility

Required Education and Experience:

Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Business Administration or related field or six (6) years of experience with recognized administrative ability and proven experience in administration of a sizable for profit or non-profit organization. Community Action experience is recommended.  Minimum of five years management experience is a must. 

AAP/EEO Statement:

NFCAA is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone any form of discrimination, including harassment, with regard to recruiting, advertising, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation benefits, disciplinary action, termination, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Application Process: 

The Application and Job Description can be downloaded from the Agency’s website at

Applications/Resumes should be emailed to:

Closing Date:

November 5 , 2019

City Executive, Self-Help Credit Union

Apopka, FL

Position Description:

Self-Help is seeking to expand financial services to our members and to grow our member base in the Orlando, FL, and surrounding area. We are seeking a dynamic leader with strong business development, community economic development, philanthropy, nonprofit and/or financial services experience to lead the development and expansion of our regional footprint in this area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Represent and promote Self-Help in the community to enhance Self-Help’s brand and demand for products and services with particular focus on deposit, mortgage, and lending growth.

  • Serve as an active participant in key community development and policy initiatives in Orlando and surrounding areas, strengthening communities and low- and moderate-income families.

  • Work in collaboration with other branches and colleagues on issue campaigns that advance Self-Help’s community economic development priorities, programs, and activities.

  • Research, develop and maintain relationships with deposit cultivation and lending opportunities, in coordination with Self-Help mortgage, commercial and consumer lending staff to promote regional development and responsible lending. This includes effectively representing Self-Help with realtors, non-profits, banks, government agencies, elected officials, and other community partners.

  • Oversee branch performance and activity, taking action to implement plans or interventions when components of branch performance are lower than expected.

  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 5 to 7 years of business development, non-profit, lending and/or banking experience, including 3 to 5 years of supervision.

  • Proven management, coaching and leadership skills.

  • Strong analytical skills necessary to evaluate credit requests, prepare budgets and determine trends in a given market.

  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills. 

  • Ability to build collaborative relationships across the organization and influence others without direct control.

  • Demonstrated success in business development and community development policy initiatives.

  • Ability to establish strong peer relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders in cross-functional, and external teams.

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles, practices, financial markets, banking, and analysis of financial data.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability and willingness to travel in the region

  • Position involves working evenings/weekends, as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • English/Spanish fluency a plus.

  • Experience working in or significant knowledge of Orlando and surrounding community.

Physical Requirements:

Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.


Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

To Apply:

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to Please include the position title as the subject.  The position will remain posted until filled.

The Organization:

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided $8.5 billion in financing to 159,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. The Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago, Florida and South Carolina. Learn more at, and

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status.