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Vice President of Mission Stewardship

Where

Remote

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

May 25, 2024

Classification

Exempt

Category

Executive

Location / Chapter

YFC USA National Service Center

Compensation

106,000-120,720

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Position Summary

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The position of Vice President of Mission Stewardship is a leadership role within YFC’s VP Team, which is charged with the execution of YFC/USA’s strategy and vision. This role has responsibility for key aspects of organizational management, including Information Management, Data Analytics, Finance, and Facility Management. This role aligns these areas to organizational strategic goals with an emphasis on integrating technical disciplines with ministry philosophy. 

This position requires strategic thinking with exceptional interpersonal skills and is charged with modeling and fostering YFC’s Cultural Attributes across the YFC Movement.   

Essential Functions

VP Team Leadership

  • In partnership with the VP Team, lead the National Service Center (NSC) in the creation and oversight of Charters, Roadmaps, and KPIs
  • In partnership with the VP Team, foster YFC’s Cultural Attributes inside the NSC and across the YFC Movement 
  • Provide Financial Leadership to both direct areas of management and the NSC as a whole 
  • Through operational leadership and voice, champion YFC’s core operating statements/documents including the Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Standards of Conduct, and Strategic Plan 

Financial Leadership

  • Align Finance team to organizational strategic goals
  • Through oversight of the Finance team, establish, maintain, and ensure financial controls
  • Lead and equip national leadership in financial management and the budgeting process 
  • Guide the YFC Movement in aspects of sound financial management and stewardship
  • Management of Key Vendor relationships including but not limited to banking and external auditor.

Information Management Leadership 

  •  Align Information Management team to organizational strategic goals.
  • Build a technology posture of responsiveness, service and support to the YFC Movement
  • Create structures that mitigate cyber risk and vendor risk, manage technology-related crisis response 

Data Analytics 

  • Establish an Analytics function that conducts exploratory analysis (identify and gather data) and works with national leadership to craft explanatory analysis (answering “how?” and “why”) in story formatting
  • Working with team to establish, track, and report on YFC Movement and National Service Center (NSC) financial and non-financial KPIs. 

Facilities

  • Oversee YFC/USA facility footprint including the management, sale, and acquisition of new office space

Divisional Leadership

Direct, support and empower the following department and functions:

  • Finance Department
  • Information Management Department
  • Analytics Function
  • Facilities Function

Spiritual Responsibilities

Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of Youth for Christ USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as an employee in the movement of Youth for Christ be recognized as an associate minister of the Gospel. As an employee of Youth for Christ and an associate minister of the Gospel, YFC expects all employees to:

  • Seek God’s guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives.
  • Participate and lead regular times of prayer, devotion and worship as a regular aspect of your role within YFC.
  • Teach and preach from the Holy Bible at YFC staff meetings, conferences, camps and events.
  • Model empathy, humility and care for all people. This includes promoting equity and inclusion in word and in the practice of faith expression.

YFC employees will have an opportunity to be commissioned or licensed as a minister of the Gospel through the established Youth for Christ process, and/or ordained by an outside body recognized by Youth for Christ USA. YFC Cultural Attributes

Our cultural attributes are not about competency. It is an obedience to the call of Christ on our lives. YFC believes that spiritually healthy adults fosters healthy relationships with our kids. We place a heavy commitment and emphasis on developing and equipping a Christ-centered life marked by Enduring Humility, Relentless Trust, Joyful Camaraderie, Courageous Faithfulness and Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our leaders are expected to be willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:

  • Ability to humbly serve and honor others even in difficult situations with prayer, consistency, transparency, and resilience. (Enduring Humility).
  • Demonstrates proper reliance on God, others, and self through generous giving of time and skills, by collaboratively incorporating others’ ideas, welcoming candid input, recognizing others’ need for grace and extending forgiveness and empathy. (Relentless Trust).
  • Prioritizes others’ needs for a missional outcome, characterized by joy, with active listening and problem-solving skills, while encouraging and empowering fellow believers. (Joyful Camaraderie).
  • Trusts God with new approaches and changes, and communicates needs and limits with emotional intelligence*, while seeking confidence and wisdom in Christ. (Courageous Faithfulness) •Seeks and fosters authentic Christ-Centered relationships with people of various backgrounds and an inviting environment and empowers historically marginalized groups and indigenous populations (within the local context), through active listening, inclusion, advocacy of those who are vulnerable and respect of others’ experiences. (Kingdom Inspired Diversity).

Position Requirements

Knowledge and Skills

  • Accounting/Financial management background with strong grasp on financial statements and budgeting, 5 years minimum experience of financial management leadership. Executive Leadership and Not for Profit Financial experience preferred 
  • Ability to understand/learn multiple technical fields with assistance of subject matter experts for organizational decision making.
  • Experience overseeing complex technology rollouts 
  • Experience creating and managing from KPI’s.
  • Experience in managing team level resourcing/staffing
  • Ability to leverage technical understanding to create and communicate missional value
  • Strong communication skills, communicating and coaching complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and leaders

Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Unlimited Vacation time
  • 10 roll-over sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid week off between Christmas and New Years
  • Health & Welfare Benefits Long Term Disability 403(b) Retirement Savings Program & Matching Contribution starting at 3% after year one, Employer paid Short & Long term disability.

EOE Statement

YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.

We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.

We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.