Inspired by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, Franciscan Ministries, Inc. is a non-profit human service organization with a mission to address the unmet needs of people who are underserved, vulnerable, and overlooked. We are a presence of healing, respecting the dignity of each person through a personal approach and diverse services.

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing and carrying out Franciscan Ministries’ mission and strategic plan, advancing a vision for the future, and ensuring that the strategic plan is in focus, understood by stakeholders, and integrated into the design of all operations. As the leader of a small nonprofit, the ED works closely with program directors and is intricately involved in all functional areas of the organization including, but not limited to, program oversight, board governance, financial management and viability, fundraising and communications, organizational operations and human resources planning and management.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee all programs and activities of FM, ensuring quality service delivery and accountability for funding. Stay current on best practice in each area of service.
Hire and retain competent, qualified staff. Provide direct and indirect supervision, training, coaching and performance management.
Recruit, cultivate, and maintain strong working relationships with board members. Coordinate and attend board and committee meetings.
Develop and maintain sufficient resources to ensure the financial health of the organization.
Oversee organizational finances, policies, and procedures to ensure the highest level of fiscal integrity.
Oversee and engage in the planning and execution of all fundraising and public relations initiatives.
Identify and cultivate potential donors, benefactors, and grantors.
Oversee and ensure proper use, maintenance, and safety for all properties/locations.
Ensure regulatory and other applicable compliance.
Identify and manage organizational risks.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study; Master’s preferred
10 years relevant work experience; at least 5 years in a nonprofit, human service environment with demonstrated success in leadership and fund development
Proficient in use of MS Office Suite, fundraising database/software and social media
Skills/Strengths: strategic mindset, financial/business acumen, fundraising, management, leadership, relationship building, analysis, problem-solving, verbal and written communication, facilitation, presentation

Franciscan Ministries offers a full benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability and a retirement plan with employer contribution. Salary commensurate with experience.

Prospective candidates may submit a letter of interest and a resume through Indeed or via mail to Human Resources, Franciscan Ministries, Inc., 110 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45215. Questions may be directed to 513-761-9040, ext. 110