April 22, 2013
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04/24/13 - Chief Executive Officer - Shorehaven: Shorehaven, a thriving not-for-profit continuing care retirement community situated on a beautiful lakefront location, is seeking a CEO who will lead and promote this elegant campus. Accountable to the Board of Directors, responsibilities include developing strategy, resources, and services to continue and enhance the ministry of Shorehaven, ensuring continued long-term viability; maintain the Christ-Centeredness of the organization; and ensuring the continuance of high quality care and services. Minimum of ten years of management experience with strong preference for experience in a CCRC environment. Master’s degree preferred but experience can substitute for general education. Active membership in a church is preferred. A willingness to relocate to Oconomowoc essential. Candidate nominations or expressions of personal interest may be directed in confidence to Dan Deffet, Deffet Group, Inc., email: email@example.com.
04/22/13 - Chief Financial Officer - Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries: Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries, a highly recognized not-for-profit leader in the field of care and services for the aging seeks an experienced and forward-thinking finance executive. Oakwood operates two continuing care retirement communities in addition to providing home and community based services to the greater Madison, WI area. The CFO will provide guidance and direction in the finances of the organization, establishing economic objectives and policies, and preparing financial analyses. The finalist will be capable of both strategic planning and leadership, as well as an accomplished technician who is fully capable of managing daily operational activities. He/she will be an experienced financial executive who demonstrates the ability to oversee financial and accounting responsibilities with appropriate industry experience, preferably in the long-term care field. In addition, it is essential that the finalist has experience in financial forecasting, feasibility and financial sensitivity analyses, and a familiarity with bond financing. He/she will be an energetic and creative individual with a minimum of ten to fifteen years of experience. Knowledge of actuarial analysis, investment strategizing and insurance products is preferred. Expressions of personal interest, and recommendations, held in strict confidence, may be directed to: Dan Deffet, Deffet Group, Inc., email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
04/22/13 - Chaplain, Director of Pastoral Care - Lutheran Life Communities: Heads Pastoral Care Department. Responsible for oversight of ministering to the spiritual needs of Lutheran Home residents, families, and staff. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): planning and leading corporate worship; one-on-one resident visits; hospital calls; counseling and prayer with residents, families, and staff; Bible studies and other small group activities; participation in area clergy organizations. Operates under the direction of the Administrator and in accordance with the stated purposes and general policies of the organization. Ordained Lutheran pastor. Training and experience in geriatric institutional chaplaincy helpful, but not required. A sense of calling to ministry with the elderly a priority. Experienced and skilled in working within a team ministry. Open to pastoring people of various backgrounds and faiths. Comfortable with and supportive of a worship style that is welcoming to all who wish to worship and commune, regardless of denominational background. Possesses a true shepherd’s heart: loving, patient, humble, compassionate, especially toward the elderly and those who suffer from dementia. Preaching style appropriate to the elderly and their stage of life. Strong oral and written communication skills. Basic computer skills and ability to use various software programs. Experience in administrative duties, budget management, and staff oversight. Please send cover letter and resume to Stephanie Viane, email@example.com.
04/17/13 - Special Events Manager - Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois: Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois, a premier human care services provider seeks a Special Events Manager. Responsibilities include: developing, planning, organizing and implementing LCFS’ special event program and corporate donor segment solicitation and cultivation program. The position is directly responsible for event revenue budgets totaling $360,000 per fiscal year, managing within a $120,000 budget. Bachelor’s degree required with 4 or more years of proven not-for-profit development/fundraising experience or comparable sales/marketing experience. We need a team member who is highly effective at developing relationships with new and existing individual and business donors for event sponsorship, and is comfortable with the financial gift solicitation process and asking local businesses for donations. Send your resume and cover letter to: Director of Development, 7620 Madison Street, River Forest, Illinois 60305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: Special Events Manager. Available until filled. EOE.
04/01/13 - Executive Director - Lutheran Family Service of Iowa: Lutheran Family Service of Iowa is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization’s statewide mission. LFS is a 112 year old ministry of the LCMS congregations in Iowa. The organization provides multiple professional services, including individual, marriage and family counseling, unplanned pregnancy counseling, domestic adoption, and assistance with international and embryo adoption. Support for professional church workers and their families is also a focus of LFS ministry. The person selected to fill this leadership position will have a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, a proven ability to lead, a minimum of 5 years experience in administration, not-for-profit administration preferred, and will be a member in good standing of a Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregation. Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume by email to EDSearch@LFSiowa.org or by mail to: LFS, ATTN: John Tolson, Board President, 230 9th Ave North, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged and held in confidence. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2013.
03/14/13 - Development Director - Nordic Heritage Museum: As an internationally recognized museum and cultural center, the Nordic Heritage Museum inspires people of all backgrounds by sharing and exhibiting the culture, values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples, and seeks their next Development Director to support and foster this mission. As a member of the institution’s leadership team, the Director develops and executes short and long-term growth strategies and development initiatives for the organization. The position also oversees the Development staff. Responsibilities include the management of capital, annual, and endowment campaigns, major gifts, foundation and government grants, corporate relations, fundraising events, and the planned giving and membership programs. The Nordic Heritage Museum seeks an experienced fund development professional with demonstrated success in philanthropic support. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), as well as five (5) years of relevant experience and knowledge of non-profit business practices. Experience in an institution focused on arts, culture, or heritage preservation would be beneficial. The Nordic Heritage Museum is a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter and resume as soon as possible to Waldron, Attn: Ed Rogan, email@example.com. To view the full position specification, please click here.
03/12-13 - Ministry Consultant - Bethesda Lutheran Communities: The Religious Life and Church Relations Department of Bethesda has 1 full-time position available based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “Empowered by the love of Christ, a Ministry Consultant advocates for and ministers to people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families, their support staff, congregations and communities, through visiting, teaching, consulting, resourcing, and training.” Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in religious education, social work, special education, etc.) and must be a member in good standing of a Lutheran congregation. Leadership experience in a church-work profession and experience in developmental and intellectual disabilities, training in special education or early childhood education, or clinical pastoral education are helpful but not required. Send your résumé to Ms. Sarah Luedke, Human Resources Generalist, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please visit www.bethesdalutherancommunities.org.
03/06/13 - Chief Operating Officer - Lutheran Senior Services, St. Louis, Missouri: In anticipation of the retirement of the incumbent, Lutheran Senior Services is currently seeking applicants for their Chief Operating Officer position. LSS is the ninth largest not-for-profit senior housing organization in the country. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, LSS has over a 150 year history of service to the community. LSS serves over 3000 continuing care residents on nine campuses and nearly 600 seniors in nine affordable housing programs across Missouri and Illinois. LSS has annual revenues of $156 million dollars and a work force of over 2600 employees. LSS provides over 5 million dollars in benevolent care annually, to support residents who can no longer cover the cost of their own care. Their In-Homes Services meet the needs of seniors in the broader community providing private duty, hospice care, skilled nursing and therapy services. The COO is responsible for all areas of Affordable Housing, CCRC, AL and SNF operations and reports to the President of LSS. With a focus on mission and executing strategic directions, the new COO will assure continuous quality improvement, regulatory compliance, resident satisfaction and service excellence across the continuum. Continuing the good work underway toward “person-centered care” is an expectation. In addition, the COO will be involved in developing and leading strategic initiatives within LSS. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of an MS degree and ten years of healthcare, hospitality or senior living operations and leadership experience in the broad areas of service provided by LSS. An NHA is preferred. Multi-site leadership and “system” experience is required. Candidates must present a mission focus, an ability to work within a team, strong business acumen, exceptional communication skills and a clear vision for the future of senior living services. This is a strong, successful, dynamic organization with an outstanding reputation. Interested applicants may request additional information or apply by email to email@example.com.
02/19/13 - Chief Financial Officer - Lutheran Life Villages: The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results to the President and CEO, the Board of Directors and all Department Directors. A current understanding of GAAP, Nursing home and CCRC regulations is desired. The Chief Financial Officer is also responsible for all information technology oversight and delivery. A minimum of 10 years of accounting experience and 3 years supervisory experience is required, with a strong preference for healthcare and non-profit organizations. A bachelor's degree is required and strong preference will be given to candidates with a MBA in Finance and/or CPA/CMA designations. Click here for direct link to application.
02/01/13 - Vice President, Services for Senior Adults - Lutheran Social Services of Michigan: Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, located in Detroit, MI is seeking a Vice President, Services for Senior Adults who will provide leadership, management and administration services for independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing at five locations within the state. Key responsibilities will be to: identify/evaluate opportunities for growth, develop/oversee business plan implementation, develop, implement and monitor annual operating budget, and provide leadership and guidance to assigned services. A minimum of eight years management experience in a related field required, demonstrated experience in business development, systems design and implementation, and working within an integrated delivery system. Expressions of personal interest/recommendations, may be directed to: Dan Deffet, Deffet Group, Inc., email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
02/01/12 - Regional Director - Bethesda Lutheran Communities: Bethesda Lutheran Communities, a leading provider of supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is seeking a Regional Director to oversee the Northwest Region. Based in Portland, Oregon, and directly responsible to the Vice President of Operations, the Regional Director is responsible for all elements of the operations of Bethesda's programs in 2 of the states in which we provide services (Oregon and Washington). Qualified candidates will have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of Bethesda; a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred); and at least 4 years' experience in providing service to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at a management level. A complete job description can be found at http://bethesdalutherancommunities.org/corporate. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
01/1/13 - Executive Director - Compass Housing Alliance: Compass Housing Alliance (CHA) is seeking a new Executive Director who possesses a deep understanding and compassion for low-income individuals and families, the working poor, and people experiencing homelessness, and the difficulties they face. Competitive candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in a closely related field. A related advanced degree would be highly advantageous, as would a record of continuous professional development and training. Candidates who possess experience in real estate development, asset management or housing development (ideally focused on low-income or affordable housing) coupled with significant experience leading operations and administration within a sizable organization or division/department would be considered competitive. To apply, please address a resume and cover letter to Ed Rogan, use the reference code LS242 in the subject line and email your materials as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org.
12/17/12 - Chief Development Officer - Immanual Lutheran Communities: Immanuel Lutheran Communities, a CCRC located in Kalispell Montana, seeks a proven and innovative Chief Development Officer (CDO). The right candidate will possess a successful track record of fundraising and embrace Immanuel's mission. The CDO is part of the executive management team and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate's first priority will be to craft a strategic plan for the development function that incorporates the current needs and vision of the ministry. In large part, the CDO will be building a program that has great growth potential through integrated donor cultivation and relationship management across the fundraising spectrum. This includes: direct marketing; annual giving; planned giving; capital campaigns; special events; donor services; grant writing; major, individual and foundation giving. A bachelor's degree and five years of proven experience in successful fundraising, preferably for a non-profit organization is required. Candidates who have the ability to inspire philanthropy in others and are committed to continued professional development are encouraged to apply. Please contact Kathy Braunberger at 406-752-9612 x108 or email@example.com.
12/17/12 - Associate Chaplain, Continuing Care Retirement Community - Carroll Lutheran Village: Carroll Lutheran Village, a nationally accredited CCRC in Westminster, MD has an opportunity for an Associate Chaplain to provide pastoral and spiritual care to our constituency serving in conjunction with the Chaplain and an interdisciplinary team. Candidates will be actively rostered by a nationally recognized denomination, possess a graduate degree and a desire to serve an aging population. We are conveniently accessible to all parts of Carroll County with an easy 30 or less minute drive from Reisterstown, Owings Mills, Interstate 83, Frederick County, and communities near the Pennsylvania line. We offer use of our state of the art fitness facility, swimming pool and employee wellness program at no charge, and an exceptional environment for both residents and staff. Join us in making a difference in the lives of some very special people! Please send inquiries and your resume to Chaplain Jimmie Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
12/06/12 - Chief Executive Officer - Immanuel Lutheran Communities: Immanuel Lutheran Communities (www.ilcorp.org), a 300-resident CCRC in scenic Kalispell, Montana, seeks a Chief Executive Officer to provide leadership to this premier aging services organization with 263 employees, a $13MM annual budget, and $29MM in assets. Preferred candidates will have strong financial acumen, board experience, a clear values-based leadership style, a nursing home administrator's license, and a desire to commit to making their home in the Kalispell area. Interested candidates may direct inquiries to Caryn Howell with MHS Alliance at Caryn@StiffneyGroup.com or 574-537-8736. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
12/01/12 - Development Executive - Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio: Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio, a faith based social service agency providing a broad array of human services in Central Ohio, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated, results oriented individual to lead the philanthropic development and fundraising functions of the Agency and its service lines. This position reports to the CEO and provides effective direction to the development department ensuring superior results. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of related success in providing strategic direction and achieving operational goals; competence in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of donors; demonstrated experience and success in capital campaign planning and execution, annual and planned giving programs, and major gifts; excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, project management, marketing and sales skills; possess strong community relations knowledge; 10 years' experience in fundraising and/or development with at least 3 years at a senior management level with fiscal responsibilities; and a Bachelor's degree in business or a related field. If you want to be a part of our dynamic leadership team submit your cover letter and resume to Heather McCracken, Vice President of Human Resources, LSSCO by email to email@example.com or mail to: Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio; c/o HR- Dev; 500 W Wilson Bridge Rd, Ste 245; Worthington, OH 43085. EOE.
**Next issue update: May 1, 2013