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Full Time Executive Director

Position Status: Full Time
FLSA: Exempt (salaried): Salary will be competitive based upon experience and qualifications.  
Supervised by: President of the Board of Directors in consultation with the Board of Directors


The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and is accountable to the Board of Directors for the overall management and operation of Family Abuse Center (FAC) to meet the organizations goals and objectives. The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation of Board policies; ensuring compliance with applicable state agencies and funders service requirements, laws and regulations; planning, implementing, and evaluating service programs; serving as a liaison with appropriate federal, state, and local agencies; recruiting and training staff; as well as managing the Center’s financial and facility resources.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Social Work, or Human Resources


The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • 5 years experience in executive leadership, staff supervision, and financial management.
  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and groups.
  • Experience with grant writing and fundraising.
  • Experience with community networking.


  • Demonstrates effectiveness in working as both a leader and member of a team, while offering guidance, support, and leadership to staff.
  • Effectively utilizes appropriate conflict resolution skills and handles crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness.
  • Ability to maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills.
  • Demonstrates self-direction, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize job responsibilities.
  • Ability to provide and receive peer supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills, written communication skills, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services.
  • Proficiency in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Ability to work with the Board of Directors.
  • Bilingual preferred.


  • Direct the overall operation of all FAC programs, services, and activities.
  • Determine FAC’s staffing needs, the organization and responsibilities of each department or program, the lines of authority and delegation of responsibilities within the organization, and the salary and benefit plans for all FAC employees.
  • Determines FAC’s budgetary needs, secures all funding required for program implementation and operation with the Board’s assistance, and executes and ensures FAC compliance with all contractual agreements with funding sources and affiliates.
  • Ensures the operation and effectiveness of FAC activities by routine monitoring and evaluation, arranges for independent inspections, audits and evaluations as required by the Board and funding sources.
  • Ensures the conservation and proper management of the organization’s financial and facility resources.
  • Represents FAC and the Board of Directors with the public and with other governmental and private organization having a relationship with or interest in the work of FAC.
  • Engage in on-going professional development in the fund-raising field and to assist in fundraising efforts.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals.


Family Abuse Center exists to eliminate domestic violence in Central Texas by sheltering victims of domestic violence and by preventing abuse from occurring through intervention and education. Family Abuse Center is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. The Family Abuse Center Board of Directors encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.


Applicants are invited to submit the following four application documents to the FAC Board of Directors Vice President Nicholas Werse at Nick.Werse@Gmail.com.

  1. A cover letter that speaks to relevant work experience, qualifications, and experience working with diverse populations.
  2. A resume
  3. A sample grant or letter of intent for a grant application (confidential information may be redacted as deemed appropriate).
  4. A 1-page writing sample that speaks to the applicant’s experience with, interest in, and passion for addressing domestic violence.

The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.