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We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:
Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity of Long Island is seeking an innovative, strategic, and community-minded individual to serve as its next CEO. This person, in accordance with the objectives, policies and directives set forth by the affiliate Board of Directors provides overall executive leadership for the Affiliate and ReStore.
The CEO will build trust and extend the breadth and depth of HFHLI’s reach across Nassau and Suffolk County. The CEO will lead collaborative efforts to grow and maintain productive working relationships in the community among civic and corporate partners and community leaders. Our next CEO has high standards of him/herself and others and will empower, develop, and energize staff to excel. This leader has the highest moral and ethical standards which drives their successful decision-making.
- Ensure the long-term and near-term financial sustainability of HFHLI, including through effective fundraising and engagement of the next generation of donors
- Evaluate operations, staffing, and programs and work collaboratively with the Board and key stakeholders to assist the Board as they develop the organization’s annual strategic plan.
- Work with the Board and staff to launch new development initiatives utilizing best practice fundraising methods to diversify and grow the organization’s funding streams to support operations, future goals, and growth, including preparing for and launching a capital campaign.
- Serve and collaborate with the Board as a thought partner to evaluate and implement the strategic vision and key initiatives of HFHLI
- Work with the board and CFO to establish a budget, manage funds, track progress, and maintain sound financial practices.
- Strengthen and drive a culture of trust and credibility, internally at HFHLI and externally within the Long Island community.
- Embrace accountability for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, bringing a fair approach to consensus building among HFHLI’s staff, donors and community partners among geographies
- Lead, attract and retain a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff, and volunteers
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or commensurate learning experience along with ten plus (10+) years of demonstrated success in management, including at least five (5) years in a senior management capacity.
This position requires someone with a full range of leadership qualities to support staff and members through organizational change efforts:
- Ability to build and maintain relationships across diverse staff, board, and members
- Ability to work in a team-based environment
- Ability to organize and coordinate many complex tasks and projects at once
- Ability to develop, and require use of, staff systems to assess and drive progress on key projects and initiatives
- Heightened ability to discern and execute independent judgement as needed
- Ability to provide effective and high-level supervision and development to staff
- Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrable ability to effectively facilitate meetings, present publicly, and provide professional and appropriate business level written information utilizing various media; possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities, diplomatically communicating and working with diverse personalities and populations. High degree of confidentiality, decision-making, and creative skills
- Have a passion about affordable housing, mission-driven, and has a track record of effective leadership.
- Experience in strategic planning and working with the Board to identify goals, actions, and milestones to achieve desired outcomes.
- Be a trustworthy liaison among Board, Staff, volunteers and the Community by modeling transparency and integrity.
Please send resume or CV to Jeff Davoli, Board of Directors, Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The Controller is responsible for safeguarding the assets of the affiliate, including oversight of accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting functions. This position is responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and compliance related, directly and indirectly, to internal accounting, internal and external reporting, grants, and tax compliance.
- Conduct and, in some cases, oversee all administrative and operational accounting functions such as cash management, financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
- Prepare the monthly financial reporting package and key performance metrics for the Board of Directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements
- Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process in partnership with the CEO, Department Leaders, and Treasurer/Finance Committee
- Monitor progress and changes against budget, forecast to end of the year, and keep the leadership team engaged with the organization’s financial status.
- Conduct monthly meetings with Department leaders to review and monitor actual performance in comparison to budget goals. Recommend changes as needed.
- Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting
- Perform research, benchmarking, and data analysis and make recommendations for the enhancement and improvement of existing or new systems and/or processes to improve/ streamline operations
- Coordinate and lead audits and work effectively with external auditors and the internal committee of the board of directors.
- Ensure compliance and accurate reporting on all grant obligations, including state and federal grants.
- Ensure accurate and timely filing of federal and state-related accounting reports (990, CHAR500, etc)
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax laws as well as internal control systems.
- Must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting
- CPA designation (or candidate) preferred
- A minimum of ten years of accounting experience and experience managing a budget of $4M or greater
- Experience as an auditor at a public accounting firm
- Experience working in the nonprofit or educational industries preferred by not required
- Proven management experience with accounting, billing, payroll, facilities, and/or IT functions, including staff supervision.
- Must be proficient in QuickBooks.
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- Current knowledge of FASB/GASB and relevant regulations.
Please send resume to Greg Massi, Board of Directors, Treasurer at email@example.com
Construction Crew Leader
The construction crew leader plays an important part in building and repairing more homes, leading to better neighborhoods and communities. You will lead and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. Using volunteer management techniques, you will manage volunteers and homeowner families as they assist in the building of new homes and/or repairing existing homes or completing weatherization projects. Together, you will perform hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. This is a full-time position with a living allowance of $16,300, paid over the 10 1/2 months of service. Click to Learn more.