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Executive Director

Posted: 03/24/2024

The Executive Director of The Good Samaritan Inn reports to the Board of Directors and strategically and
culturally drives the organization by:
● Creating a culture of respect, efficiency, compassion, and fun - making it a great place to work!
● Committing to community development and collaboration as the “face” of the organization
● Ensuring fiscal responsibility and respect for data
● Advancing The Good Samaritan Inn’s mission through quality programming and compassionate service

Position Description:

● Manage Employees
○ Weekly 1:1 meetings and Bi-Weekly Management Meetings
○ Train, coach, evaluate, and support Employees
○ Take lead on final HR decisions including hiring and discipline

● Planning & Organization:
○ Create annual schedule of activities
○ Assure proper maintenance of building and equipment
○ Guide logistics of programming and events
○ Work collaboratively to create and enforce policies
○ Create efficiencies through organized data collection, reporting, and communication tools

● Support programming by:
○ Cultivating volunteer & patron relations and handling any concerns
○ Directly serving in programs as-needed

● Create and execute a strategic fundraising plan for both annual and major gifts
● Facilitate top-level decisions for income-generating programs and events
● Grant research, acquisition, and management
● Cultivate relationships with current and potential donors

● Drive a cohesive brand for Good Samaritan Inn through social media, marketing materials, and website
● Serve as “face” of the organization, representing organizational values and ideals
● Engage the community through public speaking and media relations

● With support of the Finance and Marketing Manager and Board Finance & Policy Committee:
○ Create and oversee annual budget and ensure fiscal responsibility
○ Support annual audit
○ Make recommendations for financial investments

● Drive the vision of the organization alongside Board of Directors
● Work with the Board Chair and Committee Chairs to further Board impact including:
○ Creating agendas, preparing meeting documents, and attending meetings
○ Assisting in facilitating an annual Board Retreat
○ Seeking Board approval as appropriate for all major fiscal, scope, or mission-based decisions
○ Supporting board-led fundraising

● Attend monthly board and (as-needed) committee meetings

Required Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s Degree in business, administration, marketing, or related field, or equivalent experience
● Valid driver’s license
● 5 years or more experience in management or commensurate education
● 2 or more years in budget management or commensurate education
● Demonstrated mission-focused leadership
● Ability to utilize or learn new technologies and programs including Google docs, Microsoft Office, and
donor and financial management systems
● Strong data management and communication skills
● Work efficiently and effectively both independently and as a team member
● Give and take directions in English
● Ability to obtain Food Manager’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree in business, administration, marketing, or related field
● Experience or Knowledge in:
o Donor and financial management systems
o Creating marketing materials and website management
o Event management
o Grant writing and fulfillment
o Directing volunteers
o Agriculture and food/service industries
o Donor relations
o Working with or on a Board of Directors

Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
● Must get Food Manager’s License within 3 months after hire.

Salary & Benefits:
● Employer- paid vision, dental, and life Insurance; Generous time-off policy; YMCA and Sams Club
● Salary Range: $65,000-$80,000 based on education and experience

To Apply:
● Email your resume and cover letter to with Application: Executive Director as a
subject line.
● Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to applications received by
Monday, April 8, 2024 at 11:59PM.

All offers for employment with The Good Samaritan Inn are contingent upon the candidate having successfully
completed a criminal background check. The Good Samaritan Inn will consider qualified candidates with criminal
histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal Laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Good Samaritan Inn values diversity and celebrates an equal-opportunity workforce to benefit our staff,
patrons, and community. Therefore, we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital
status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status,
military service, or other non-merit factor.