LEI Director of Administration

Responsible To:

President

Qualifications:

A call of God to Christian work and witness and God's leading to work with Literacy and Evangelism International (LEI).   Minimum of a B.A., and at least five years experience. Other qualifications include previous experience with managing staff, negotiating agreements, financial management, and managing vendor relationships.

Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external ministry partners. Recognizing the call of God, the Director of Administration is expected to maintain personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of LEI.  

Skills

This position requires skills such as the ability to identify and implement best practices, work independently, think strategically, plan for the long-term success of the organization, and effectively delegate tasks.  Personal attributes include leadership, confidence, self-motivation, cost-consciousness and strong problem-solving skills.

 

Summary:

The Director of Administration is a strategic thought-partner, is part of the Executive Team which meets monthly to implement strategic initiatives, and reports to the CEO.

Manage overall office operations; oversee Office Manager, facilities management, and administration.  

Develop, modify, and implement organizational strategies and policies; plan the use of materials and human resources, and manage administrative staff.  

Complete Description:

LEI Director of Administration

 

Job Purpose

The Director of Administration is a strategic thought-partner, is part of the Executive Team which meets monthly to implement strategic initiatives, and reports to the CEO.

Manage overall office operations; oversee Office Manager, facilities management, and administration.  

Develop, modify, and implement organizational strategies and policies; plan the use of materials and human resources, and manage administrative staff.  

 

Responsibilities

Finance: part of the finance committee that reviews budgets for all departments, reviews operating costs, and suggests cost-saving measures.  Is responsible for ACH and wire transfers as part of the separation of accounting functions.   

Works to improve processes and policies, manages administrative staff, and participates in long-term organizational planning.

Office management: manages the overall office operations, negotiates contracts, manages vendor relationships, and oversees office-operating procedures.

Human resources: works with the personnel committee to recruit personnel, maintain personnel records, monitor insurance coverage, and ensure up-to-date policies.

 

Qualifications

 

A call of God to Christian work and witness and God's leading to work with Literacy and Evangelism International (LEI).   Minimum of a B.A., and at least five years experience. Other qualifications include previous experience with managing staff, negotiating agreements, financial management, and managing vendor relationships.

Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external ministry partners. Recognizing the call of God, the Director of Administration is expected to maintain personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of LEI.  

 

Skills

This position requires skills such as the ability to identify and implement best practices, work independently, think strategically, plan for the long-term success of the organization, and effectively delegate tasks.  Personal attributes include leadership, confidence, self-motivation, cost-consciousness and strong problem-solving skills.

 

Support  

Faith support position/Raises personal support or is self-funded.