• Executive Director

    Omicelo Cares, Inc.

    Full-Time | Pittsburgh, PA

    The Executive Director is the key management leader of Omicelo Cares. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programming and implementation of the strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community collaboration and outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Please review our website to learn about our mission, core values and specific programs.


    General Responsibilities:


    1) Organization Strategy Implementation: Ensure that Omicelo Cares’ mission is fulfilled through successfully implementing the 7 PillarsTM Business Accelerator and expanding upon the success of Omicelo Cares’ Real Estate Co-Powerment Series. Spearhead annual strategic planning and consensus building for direction of future programming (based on evaluation and feedback on ongoing programming) among board and staff. Serve and lead as point person for community collaboration and outreach.



    2) Organization Operations. Oversee Omicelo Cares’ resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate and responsive to meeting the mission.

    • Responsible and effective administration of Omicelo Cares operations and resources.
    • Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff to meet the program objectives as programs launch and/or expand.
    • Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
    • Responsible for IRS 990 compliance.


      3) Financial Performance and Viability: Develop financial and other resources sufficient to ensure the fiscal and organizational health of Omicelo Cares.

    • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Omicelo Cares, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and quarterly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
    • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
    • Responsible for fundraising, grant-writing and developing other resources necessary to support Omicelo Cares’ mission.  It is anticipated that the first six months will require building upon existing relationships the board has cultivated to secure grants with local, regional and national funders;it is expected that those relationships will be cultivated and new relationships built.
    • Responsible for writing successful mission-centric grants and creating grant templates that improve the organizations ability to swiftly respond to unique fundraising opportunities.
    • Cultivate a pipeline of revenue to secure programming sustainability over the long term. 
    • Develop a five year financial sustainability plan, to be submitted with the 2020 Annual work plan to board for approval.



      4) Board Governance: create a suite of communication and procedural processes with the board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission.

    • Responsible for leading Omicelo Cares in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
    • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.



      Professional Qualifications:


    • A bachelor’s degree with demonstrated experience in business acceleration or social entrepreneurship or housing development.
    • Five  or more years of senior nonprofit management or equivalent experience.
    • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
    • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
    • Ability to convey a vision of Omicelo Cares strategic future to the community, program collaborators, donors, board, and volunteers.
    • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector. Strong relationships with foundations a plus.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and serve.


      Job Responsibilities:

    1. Planning and management of annual budget.
    2. Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations of Omicelo Cares.
    3. Serving as Omicelo Cares primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, collaborators, donors, the media and the general public.
    4. Establish and maintain relationships with relevant organizations locally and beyond and utilize those relationships to strategically amplify Omicelo Cares’ mission.
    5. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in increasing the overall visibility of Omicelo Cares.
    6. Supervise, lead and serve with organization staff, as hired.
    7. Oversee strategic planning and implementation.
    8. Oversee organization of Board and committee meetings.
    9. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
    10. Review and approve contracts for services.
    11. Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.


      Competitive salary of $90,000 - $100,000 and benefits, with potential to increase based on successful fundraising within the first twelve months.


      Please email your resume and a cover letter explaining your unique qualifications to meet the needs of this position to: info@omicelocares.org


      Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on January 18, 2019.



      About Omicelo Cares:


      Omicelo Cares is a nonprofit organization that believes neighborhoods can create promise for all community members. Our mission is to grow community members’ incomes in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods through specialized real estate education and targeted support for small businesses. Our vision is that neighborhoods create promise for all community members. In three years, Omicelo Cares is targeting to be a community catalyst and the bona fide education source for providing community members a fully exposed path to earning a “real” living wage through real estate, asset investments and improved business skills. Please visit our website: http://www.omicelocares.org/ and learn more about our approach and programs.

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