Catholic Charities Lake City – Regional Director

Posted Sep 03, 2023 Lake City, Florida


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Expires Nov 01, 2023


Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc., Lake City Regional Office is seeking a Regional Director. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Lake City, FL. For more than 46 years, Catholic Charities has served the local community with charitable services. Our mission is that Catholic Charities puts faith into action to serve the most vulnerable in our community, advocating for justice, human dignity and quality of life, while reflecting the compassion of God in Christ.

Catholic Charities offers a competitive non-profit compensation package with competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits; 100% employer paid health insurance, paid time off, sick leave, 12 paid holidays, paid parental leave, life insurance, flexible spending account, short-term disability, long-term disability, supplemental 403B retirement plan, and pension. The hiring range for this position is $55,000 to $65,000 annually To apply please submit a cover letter, application and resume. Catholic Charities is an EEO and e-verify participating agency.

Job Summary
The Regional Director (RD) is responsible for providing supervision and oversight to the Lake City Regional Office of Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. (CCB), Diocese of St. Augustine. The Lake City Regional Office provides social services in Columbia, Hamilton, Lafyette, Suwannee, and Union counties. The RD is an important part of the CCB Leadership team and plays a significant role in development and implementation of the strategic plan. The RD is responsible for the supervision and oversight of administration, programs, fundraising, and community relations. The RD is responsible for the overall success of the regional offices and ensures services are delivered in alignment with Catholic Charities mission, policies, procedures, and service philosophy.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the Catholic Charities Bureau. • Provides oversight for all programs, services, and funding of the agency. • Is the face of Catholic Charities within the community. • Provides oversight of financial resources to maximize service delivery while seeking additional support from grants and other funding sources. • Effectively manage employees, either directly or through others, in the training, supervision, performance evaluation, and establishing department goals and evaluation. • Leads and mentors, manages, encourages and models customer-driven service to all • Develop and maintain staff relationships to achieve high staff morale, productivity, teamwork and retention • Participate in the development of the agency's plans and programs as a strategic partner, providing strategic input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the agency • Enforce established agency policies and procedures. • Assist with implementation of accreditation and Performance and Quality Improvement process. • Assess community needs and identify partnership opportunities to promote programs uniquely suited to the mission. Administration • Conducts staff meetings to communicate and educate staff on policies, procedures, agency programs, and to coordinate daily operations of the agency. • Assists in ensuring all services are delivered in compliance with licensing, governmental regulations, and accreditation requirements. • Provide counsel and encouragement to staff members performing below standards through documented job performance counseling sessions or written instruction. • Ensure that all Agency programs are provided in a professional manner. Relationship with Regional Advisory Board of Directors • Coordinate activity of the Regional Advisory Board of Directors. • Prepare updates and reports on agency operations for Advisory Board meetings. • Works directly with Board members on organizing and executing special events and other agency-related initiatives. Development Functions • Responsible for overseeing development and fundraising functions of the Regional Office. • Responsible for overseeing the efforts to secure the monetary, volunteer and in-kind resources for the agency. • Responsible for coordinating all Parish and Community outreach efforts. • Insure preparation of statistical reports for all programs and services for the CEO/Diocesan Director, the Advisory Board of Directors, and funding sources. Financial Functions • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and efficient use of all Agency resources, at all times, and in line with the regulations and guidelines attached to the multiple funding streams and ethical and best practices. Community Relations • Network with other agencies in the local regional area to establish mutually supportive relationships for referrals for services not provided by Catholic Charities. • Attend Agency and Partnership meetings. • Participate in promoting communications and educating public on agency activities. • Make presentations throughout the community, to leadership, Advisory Board and Diocesan leadership. • Responsible for presenting a positive public image and increasing the agency’s awareness in the community.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching. • Strong analytic and strategic-thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to create, implement and monitor complex plans, and translate those plans into goals and concrete strategies. • Strong organizational abilities, including planning, continuous improvement methodologies, delegating, program development, creating partnerships with external parties, and task facilitation. • Ability to operate effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary professional environment and work with others to build and sustain a collaborative operating environment while setting realistic goals for the Agency. • Highly effective communication (written, online, and public speaking) to articulate the mission, vision and values of the Agency. • Ability to supervise, manage and lead staff by example effectively and professionally. • Ability to complete tasks efficiently and with high attention to detail. • Ability to present complex information in a clear manner to senior leadership, Board members and staff. • Excellent analytical, strategic thinking and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organizational skills • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, people management skills and verbal communication skills with the ability to foster a cooperative work environment. • Excellent written, research, communication and presentation creation skills and experience. Other Requirements • Clear a Level II background screening. • Clear a reference check (professional and personal) • Clear a local background check from the county in which you reside. • Clear a Motor Vehicles Records check. • Provide proof of and maintain a minimum personal auto insurance according to agency standards. • Provide a copy of all certifications prior to your first day of employment. • Clear an E-Verify check. • Valid Florida state driver’s license. • 20% travel is required for this job. • This position requires that you drive your personal automobile or vehicle on agency business on behalf of Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. Therefore, you must be at least 21 years old and have a current valid Florida Driver’s License with no more than 5 points on your Florida driver’s license within the last three years and no DUI convictions. You are required to carry automobile liability insurance in the amount of at least $50,000 for each person, $100,000 for each accident or occurrence for bodily injury, and $25,000 for property damage. Additionally, if transporting children, employees must be at least 25 years old and have increased limits of 100/300/50. Please read the CCB Automobile and Driving Policy for full driving requirements.

Education and Experience

• Preferably a practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church. • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. • Master’s degree in relevant field preferred. • A minimum of 8 years’ experience directly related to the job duties. • A minimum of 5 years of supervisory non-profit management.

Salary/Salary Range

$55,000 to $65,000

How to Apply


Catholic Charities Lake City


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