• Chief Executive Officer - Boys & Girls Clubs of Decatur

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  • Overview

     An exciting opportunity to lead the Boys & Girls Clubs of Decatur, located in Decatur IL is open, and we are looking for our next Chief Executive Officer to make a positive impact on kids’ lives.  We are looking for candidates that will lead the overall planning and operation of the organization while providing leadership, direction and support to the Board of Directors. 


    Boys & Girls Clubs mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  You will be responsible for bringing this mission to life in this community, as you work to ensure that the kids and teens in your care achieve great futures by providing a safe and fun space, an engaging Club Experience, and managing caring professionals to guide them along the way.


    As a proof point, 54% of Club alumni said the Club saved their life, so the impact you and your team will have on these kids and teen’s lives will be life changing.


    • Build the capacity of existing staff and raise the level of expertise of those we bring into the organization.
    • Ensure program quality and consistency.
    • Leverage data for effective decision making.
    • Enhance fundraising models and capability.
    • Partner with Board to foster Organization/Club growth.

    Experience Requirements

    • Board management/engagement
    • Business and financial management
    • Leadership
    • Data analytics
    • Fundraising/Sales
    • Organization turn-around/failure-correction


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate operations in a multi-unit organization.
    • Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, delegation.
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written; ability to speak effectively and persuasively to groups and individuals.
    • Demonstrated competency and ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a Board of Directors, Staff, Community Groups, and other related agencies.
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise professionals and other staff/volunteers who may be in distant subunits of the organization.
    • Advanced knowledge and expertise in asset management including financial resources and property.
    • Demonstrated skills and competency in the following areas preferred: the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs; of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations and of management; and resource development activities and sources of funding.