Girls Inc.-President & CEO of Girls Inc. Jacksonville

Posted Jun 05, 2024 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jul 05, 2024


Girls Inc of Jacksonville is seeking a President & CEO who will provide visionary and strategic leadership to the
Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers of Girls Inc. of Jacksonville to help fulfill the organization’s
mission of providing research-based academic, health and wellness, and life skills programs to girls
currently in grades K-12. In addition, the President & CEO will work to ensure that the organization has
a strong infrastructure and business model to support the organization’s controlled growth, based on a
sound strategic growth plan, funding sources and community collaborations and partnerships that she
helps secure. The President & CEO will oversee the daily operation to include staff, program, fund
development, administrative, financial and facility oversight, and will work to ensure that all board and
organizational policies, procedures and practices are defined and administered in a timely, fair and
consistent manner in alignment with the organization’s core values.

Essential duties and responsibilities

- Facilitates continuous and healthy growth by engaging the team in long-range strategic planning for achieving its mission and evaluates progress towards the organization’s goals. - Provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff and carries out Board authorized policies and plans. - Plays a key role in revenue development, grant writing, and donor cultivation and stewardship. Increases and manages a portfolio of major donors and supporters of the organization. - Works to ensure the financial health and sustainability of the organization. - Develops and manages the annual budget in partnership with the Board. - Actively participates in the development of plans and budgets for the finance committee; operates within the approved budget. - Provides visionary and strategic leadership and management towards maintaining a strong, positive, collaborative, and inclusive organizational culture. - Confers regularly with the Board President. Works as a team with the president in implementing board decisions, in coordinating work of the board of directors, in developing board goals and long-range planning, and in reviewing progress towards goals. - Attends Board of Directors meetings, in a non-voting capacity, serving as a consultant. Makes reports on progress, major problems, and review of staff work. - Serves as a consultant on all board committees, including ad hoc committees or task forces; facilities coordination of staff work as related to committees in order to avoid overlap or gaps in progress toward accomplishment of goals. - Works closely with the Board President and the Board of Directors to seek advice and guidance from Girls Incorporated National, and to reflect and implement all national program goals and organization/mission strategies as are relevant to the local organization and the community in which the organization operates.


- 8-10 years of senior leadership experience. - Proven track record of fund raising and business development. - Strategic, visionary, and critical thinking capabilities. - Superb accuracy and attention to detail. - Outstanding interpersonal/communication skills - both written and oral. - Human resources and people management experience. - Ability to be adaptive and flexible to meet the demands of the changing workplace and marketplace. - Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively - High energy, caring, self-starter, innovative, team player, positive attitude. - Skills at identifying, developing and utilizing community services and resources. - Must clear all background screenings and education verification. - Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record with access to a fully insured automobile.

Education and Experience

- Minimum bachelor’s degree, graduate degree(s) preferred. - Knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office programs and Google applications.

Salary/Salary Range

90,000 - 110,000

How to Apply

Send resume to


Girls Inc. Jacksonville


Jackie Underwood | Email