Feb 19, 2024

Executive Director - Jubilee Women's Center

$140,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • Valtas Group
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-Time Administration/Operations Executive Management (CEO/ED) Programs

Job Description

Passionate about empowering women out of crisis? As the next Executive Director of Jubilee Women's Center, you'll spearhead life-changing programs while guiding a $1.3M budget and dynamic team committed to providing a holistic pathway to self-sufficiency for the community’s most vulnerable.

Jubilee Women’s Center (Jubilee) opened in the fall of 1983 and is believed to be Seattle’s first transitional home for women. Jubilee offers residents a supportive housing community in which to heal from crisis and domestic abuse and get back on their feet. Jubilee supports each woman to find her best self, explore possibilities for her future, and connect her with opportunities to achieve her goals.

Mission: Jubilee Women’s Center supports women experiencing poverty to build stable and fulfilling futures, one extraordinary woman at a time.

Led by the guiding principle that women of all races and cultures are to be treated with respect and dignity, Jubilee provides programs and services that empower women to make positive life changes.

The Position / Your Role:

In collaboration with Jubilee’s 11-member Board of Directors and staff team, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the overall strategic and operational leadership of the organization. The ED currently has six direct reports: the Facilities Director, Finance Director, Occupancy Specialist, Program Director, Development Director, and Operations & Data Manager. In addition to overseeing the internal functions of the organization, the ED will be the organization’s ambassador and public face in the community.

The ED oversees a $1.3M budget and total staff of 11.

Hiring Organization

Jubilee Women's Center


Candidates will be evaluated on the full range of their lived and learned experience, professional background, volunteer experience, and direct and transferable skills.  We welcome candidates with a range of lived experience, business management experience, personal identities, and backgrounds. Jubilee is seeking candidates with a compelling combination of demonstrated experience and skills in some, or all, of the following areas:

Experience serving as an Executive Director, Deputy Director, CEO, COO, CAO, CFO, or similar role(s), or as a senior staff member of an organization, division, or department of comparable size.

Broad understanding of all aspects of running nonprofit organizations (e.g., Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Fund Development, Advocacy, Programming, Budgeting, and Financial Management.)

Exposure to nonprofit operations, business operations, or private sector entities – which may come from board, volunteer, or staff service – is required for success in this role.

Experience with trauma-informed care, social services, mental health services, and/or working with unhoused populations.

Experience with program development, resident services, public relations and communications, board development and relations, diversity, and cultural competency.

Understanding of federal, state, and local Landlord-Tenant laws.

Industry/Service Area

Housing/Shelter, Human Services, Other




Jubilee Women’s Center strives to provide competitive and equitable compensation and benefits to all employees.

The starting salary range for this position is $140,000 - $150,000.

The comprehensive benefits package includes:

·        Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (90% employer paid)

·        401(k) Retirement Plan

·        13 paid holidays per year

·        Vacation leave accrual, starting at 15 days in the first year

·        Paid sick leave accrual, 12 days per year

Application Instructions

The position is open until filled, with a priority deadline of March 1, 2024.

Candidate materials are reviewed on an on-going basis and initial interviews will begin by mid-February. Please submit a resume and a two-page (or less) cover letter addressed to Board President, Rosemary Dunigan. You can view a full profile at https://www.valtasgroup.com/jubilee

You may direct questions to Ed Rogan at ed@valtasgroup.com or 206.697.8428 or Emily Lee at emily@valtasgroup.com or 425.298.5855.

Jubilee Women’s Center is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. Each person is evaluated based on personal skill and merit. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, immigrants, refugees, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.

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